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[Intro] [3/4-Ton Unloaded] [3/4-Ton Loaded] [1-Ton Unloaded] [1-Ton Loaded] [F-450] [Diesel v Gas Comparison]

Part 1: Introduction to the 2007 Heavy Duty Shootout
[Intro] [Detailed Truck Specs] [Dodge] [General Motors] [Ford] [Squat Test]

Part 3: Hill Climbs
[Intro] [3/4-Ton 7% Grade] [1-Ton 7% Grade] [Diesel v Gas Comparison 7% Grade]
[3/4-Ton 15% Grade] [1-Ton 15% Grade] [Diesel v Gas Comparison 15% Grade]

[F-450 All Grades] [Summary]

One-Ton DRW Crew Cab 4x4 Diesel Pickups

Gear Ratios:

  2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT Crew Cab 4x4 6-speed T1000 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT Quad Cab 4x4 6-speed 68RFE 2008 Ford F-350 King Ranch Super Duty Crew Cab 4x4 5-speed 5R110
Rear Axle Ratio 3.73 4.10 3.73
First: 3.10 3.23 3.11
Second: 1.81 1.84 2.22
Third: 1.41 1.41 1.55
Fourth: 1.00 1.00 1.00
Fifth: .71 .81 .71
Sixth: .61 .63 -

Testing Conditions:

Location: Milan Dragway (Milan, MI), elevation 600 feet
Conditions: Weather: Dry, Sunny
Temperature: 70 - 75 F
Windspeed: 3.5 - 10.0 MPH (WNW-NNW)
Humidity: 38 - 56 %

One-Ton Test Results - Without Trailer:



One-Ton 1/4-Mile Without Trailer Summary
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Quad Cab 6.7-L I6 4x4 DRW 6-speed auto 4.10 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Crew Cab 6.4-L V8 4x4 5-speed auto 3.73 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Crew Cab 6.6-L V8 4x4 6-speed auto 3.73
0 to 30 mph
2.62 s
3.30 s
3.09 s
0 to 40 mph
4.20 s
4.78 s
4.24 s
0 to 50 mph
6.14 s
6.96 s
6.06 s
0 to 60 mph
8.62 s
9.58 s
8.48 s
0 to 70 mph
11.72 s
12.80 s
11.42 s
0 to 80 mph
16.56 s
17.50 s
15.20 s
1/4-Mile Time
16.96 s
18.02 s
17.32 s
1/4-Mile Speed
80.70 mph
81.03 mph
84.38 mph
       

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