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Ford
F-450
2012
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2012 Ford F-450 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2012 Ford F-450 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Ford F-450 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$49,395
Invoice *
$45,486
Engine
6.7L V-8 400 HP 800.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm
Transmission
6-spd SelectShift w/OD / SelectShift
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
6.7L V-8 400 HP 800.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm
Transmission
6-spd SelectShift w/OD / SelectShift
Alternator
157 amp / 357 amp dual / 200 amp heavy duty
Battery
750 amp with run down protection, dual lead acid batteries
Axle Ratio
4.30
Recommended Fuel Type
diesel
Fuel Tank
37.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
part-time four-wheel
4WD Shift
manual / electronic
Locking Hub Control
manual / automatic
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Traction Control
driveline
Ride
firm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil / heavy duty coil
Front Shocks
heavy duty / Rancho
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
heavy duty leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty / Rancho
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
17.0 " polished forged aluminum
Front Tires
LT245/75SR17.0EBSW AS / LT245/75SR17.0EBSW AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
6 / 5
Front Seat Type
40-20-40 split-bench / bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
60-40 split-bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
partial
Overhead Console
full with storage
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / clock / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
CD-MP3 decoder
Speakers
2 / 4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual / power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Power Outlets
2
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Park Distance Control
rear
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt
Front Windows
manual / power
Rear Windows
manual / power
1-Touch Open
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger / driver front-impact
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Ignition Disable
SecuriLock
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
58.6 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Length
98.0 "
Exterior Length
263.0 "
Exterior Width
96.0 "
Exterior Height
79.7 "
Wheelbase
172 "
Front Tread
75 "
Rear Tread
75 "
Turning Radius
25.2 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
13,300 lbs.
Curb Weight
8,178 lbs. / 8,181 lbs. / 8,179 lbs. / 8,194 lbs. / 8,286 lbs. / 8,218 lbs. / 8,198 lbs. / 8,182 lbs. / 8,176 lbs. / 8,086 lbs. / 8,171 lbs. / 8,199 lbs. / 8,239 lbs. / 8,206 lbs. / 8,184 lbs. / 8,214 lbs. / 8,172 lbs. / 8,236 lbs. / 8,186 lbs. / 8,312 lbs. / 8,185 lbs. / 8,145 lbs. / 8,167 lbs. / 8,180 lbs. / 8,196 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
6,000 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
9,000 lbs.
Payload
5,260 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
17,500 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
33,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.1 "
Rear Legroom
42.1 "
Front Headroom
40.7 "
Rear Headroom
40.8 "
Front Hiproom
67.6 "
Rear Hiproom
67.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
68.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
68.0 "
Passenger Volume
133 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Width
50.9 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
77.3 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
58.6 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
rear
Skid Plates
2
Pickup
regular / regular with bed liner
Bumpers
black with 2 front tow hook(s) / front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Bumper
chrome
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Fender Flares
black
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
clearcoat monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual power remote heated convex spotter
Trailering
class V
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
60/60,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2012 Ford F-450 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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