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2WD Reg Cab 126" STX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 17 23 $24,368 $26,630
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 17 23 $21,427 $22,790
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 17 23 $24,918 $27,250
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 17 23 $21,699 $23,095
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $21,699 $23,095
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 17 23 $25,187 $27,555
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,187 $27,555
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 15 21 $30,413 $33,460
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 15 21 $31,329 $34,495
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" STX 17 23 $26,833 $29,415
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" XL 17 23 $24,888 $26,615
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 17 23 $27,209 $29,840
F-150 2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,160 $26,915
F-150 2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $27,474 $30,140
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2 15 21 $32,610 $35,945
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 13 18 $43,726 $48,505
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 21 $38,235 $42,300
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 15 21 $33,526 $36,980
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 13 18 $43,018 $47,705
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 21 $39,836 $44,110
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XL 17 23 $28,200 $30,275
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 17 23 $29,403 $32,320
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" FX2 15 21 $32,875 $36,245
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 21 $38,500 $42,600
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 15 21 $33,791 $37,280
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 21 $40,101 $44,410
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" XL 15 21 $29,301 $31,490
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 15 21 $30,500 $33,560
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 16 21 $27,261 $29,900
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 16 21 $25,491 $27,285
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 16 21 $27,809 $30,520
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 16 21 $25,761 $27,580
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $25,761 $27,580
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 16 21 $28,075 $30,820
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,075 $30,820
F-150 4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor 11 14 $38,022 $42,060
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 14 19 $33,664 $37,135
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 14 19 $34,221 $37,765
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" STX 16 21 $29,726 $32,685
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" XL 16 21 $27,843 $29,880
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $30,100 $33,110
F-150 4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,114 $30,180
F-150 4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $31,194 $34,345
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4 14 19 $35,860 $39,615
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 14 19 $41,126 $45,565
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 14 19 $36,417 $40,245
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 14 19 $42,728 $47,375
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" SVT Raptor 11 14 $40,577 $44,945
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" XL 14 19 $31,979 $34,450
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 14 19 $33,126 $36,525
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" FX4 14 19 $36,125 $39,915
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 14 19 $41,392 $45,865
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 14 19 $36,683 $40,545
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 14 19 $42,993 $47,675
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" XL 14 19 $32,252 $34,755
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 14 19 $33,392 $36,825
F-150 AWD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $46,618 $51,770
F-150 AWD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 12 16 $45,909 $50,970
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2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $35,988 $39,015
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition 14 20 $39,219 $42,665
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 14 19 $27,543 $29,585
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $33,877 $36,630
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $34,351 $37,255
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $23,617 $25,240
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $31,891 $34,475
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" R/T 14 20 $28,777 $31,115
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $38,862 $42,160
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition 13 19 $42,092 $45,810
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $30,482 $32,805
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $36,818 $39,850
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $36,864 $40,005
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $27,601 $29,650
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $34,820 $37,695
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 13 19 $31,471 $34,035
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,368
$29,926
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,630
$32,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$444 / month
$536 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
All-new engines across the 2011 Ford F-150 model line finally give these full-size trucks strong (yet efficient) performance to match their macho looks. The 2011 Ram 1500 vies with the latest Ford F-150 as the most desirable full-size pickup truck you can buy.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.6 66.0
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
60.5 63.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- 63.2
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
134.4 152.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
213.2 229.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 9.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.8 75.1
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
125.9 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 9.0
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.2 79.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
38.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
22.4 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
65.5 50.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.3 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in)
60.3 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.8 67.4
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
17.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60.3 66.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x 9.1 13.2 x 1.10
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x 9.0 13.8 x 0.87
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.0 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
20.0 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P255/65R17 P275/60R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
T73 TTJ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P255/65R17 P275/60R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P255/65R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
T73 TTJ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
T73 TBS
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 8700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
825 1305
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1375 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2675 2923
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10400 14000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2010 2205
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6450 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3150 3700
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.0 14.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
2100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
155 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 700
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SMPI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
278 @ 4000 407 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99M EZH
Displacement
3.7/227 5.7L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 6500 390 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Type
6 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 1.67
Trans Order Code
446 DGQ
Summary
Body Code
126" WB 140.5" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab Pickup Crew Cab 5.7' Bed
Vehicle Name
Ford F-150 Ram 1500
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring Multi-link coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36.1 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Solid
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3150 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32.0 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3750 3700
Frame
Frame Type
Fully-boxed Ladder type
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 11.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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