2008 F-150 Specifications

     Overview
     Specifications

    2008 F-150 Specifications

    Powertrain
    /Chassis

    POWERTRAIN

    4.2L V-6

    4.6L TRITON V-8

    5.4L TRITON V-8

     Engine Type

    V-6 iron block, aluminum heads

    V-8 iron block, aluminum heads

    V-8 iron block, aluminum heads

     Bore/Stroke

    3.81 x 3.74

    3.55 x 3.54 in

    3.55 x 4.16 in

     Displacement

    256 cu in, 4196 cc

    281 cu in, 4606 cc

    330 cu in, 5400 cc

     Compression Ratio

    9.2:1

    9.4:1

    9.8:1

     Fuel Injection

    Sequential multi-port electronic

    Sequential multi-port electronic

    Sequential multi-port electronic

    Valvetrain

    OHV, 2 Valves per cylinder

    SOHC, 2 Valves per cylinder

    SOHC, 3 Valves per cylinder, Variable Camshaft
    Timing

    Power

    202 hp @ 4,350 rpm

    248 hp @ 4,750 rpm

    300 [email protected] 5,000 rpm

     Torque

    260 lb.-ft. @ 3,750 rpm

    294 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm

    365 lb.-ft. @ 3,750 rpm

     Oil Capacity

    6 qt

    6 qt

    7 qt

     Coolant Capacity

    19.7 qt

    20.0 qt

    20.7 qt

     Transmission Type

    5-speed manual/4-speed automatic overdrive

    4-speed automatic overdrive (4R75E)

    4-speed automatic overdrive (4R75E)

    Gear Ratios

    5-speed manual

    4-speed automatic O/D

    4-speed automatic O/D

       1st

    3.90:1

    2.84:1

    2.84:1

       2nd

    2.25:1

    1.55:1

    1.55:1

       3rd

    1.49:1

    1.00:1

    1.00:1

       4th

    1.00:1

    0.70:1

    0.70:1

       5th

    0.80:1

     Available axle ratios

    3.31:1 / 3.55:1 / 3.73:1 / 4.10:1

     

    SUSPENSION

     Front

     

       4×2

    Coil-on-shock, long-spindle
    double wishbone independent, cast aluminum lower control arm

       4×4

    Coil-on-shock, long-spindle
    double wishbone independent, cast aluminum lower control arm

     Rear

     

       4×2

    Hotchkiss-type
    non-independent live, leaf springs and outboard shock absorbers

       4×4

    Hotchkiss-type
    non-independent live, leaf springs and outboard shock absorbers

    STEERING

     Type

    power rack-and-pinion

     Overall Ratio

    20.0:1 (Regular Cab / SuperCab
    132.5-inch wheelbase) 17.0:1 (SuperCab 144.5 and 163-inch wheelbase / SuperCrew)

     Turning circle,
    curb-to-curb

    see Dimensions and
    Capacities

    BRAKES

     Front

    13.0-in vented disc

     Rear

    13.7-in vented disc

     Assist type

    Vacuum, ABS

    WHEELS AND TIRES

     Base wheel and tire

    17-in steel, P235/70R17,
    All-Season

     Largest wheel available

    22-in aluminum, P275/45R22
    All-Season

    FUEL ECONOMY (city/hwy)

    4×2 4.2L V6 5-Spd Man

    2008 MY figures N/A

    4×2 4.2L V6 4-Spd
    Auto

    2008 MY figures N/A

    4×2 4.6L V8 4-Spd
    Auto

    2008 MY figures N/A

    4×2 5.4L V8 4-Spd
    Auto

    2008 MY figures N/A

     

     

    4×4 4.6L V8 4-Spd
    Auto

    2008 MY figures N/A

    4×4 5.4L V8 4-Spd
    Auto

    2008 MY figures N/A

     

     

    DIMENSIONS
    & CAPACITIES (
    All dimensions are in inches unless otherwise noted)

     

     

    Regular Cab

     

    SuperCab

     

    SuperCrew

     

     

    Styleside

    Flareside

    Styleside

     

    Styleside

    Styleside

    Flareside

    Styleside

     

    Styleside

     

     

    6.5ft

    6.5ft

    8ft

     

    5.5ft

    6.5ft

    6.5ft

    8ft

     

    5.5ft

     

     

    4×2

    4×4

    4×2

    4×4

    4×2

    4×4

     

    4×2

    4×4

    4×2

    4×2

    4×2

    4×4

    4×2

    4×4

     

    4×2

    4×4

    EXTERIOR

    Wheelbase

     

    126.0

    126.0

    126.0

    126.0

    144.5

    144.5

     

    132.5

    132.5

    144.5

    144.5

    144.5

    144.5

    163.0

    163.0

     

    138.5

    138.5

    Overall length

     

    211.2

    211.2

    211.2

    211.2

    229.8

    229.8

     

    217.8

    217.8

    229.8

    229.8

    229.8

    229.8

    248.4

    248.4

     

    223.8

    223.8

    Overall height

     

    73.7

    75.6

    73.7

    75.6

    73.7

    75.6

     

    74.0

    76.5

    73.5

    75.6

    73.5

    75.6

    73.4

    75.4

     

    73.5

    76.0

    Overall width

     

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

     

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

    78.9

     

    78.9

    78.9

    Track width, front

     

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

     

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

     

    67.0

    67.0

    Track width, rear

     

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

     

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

    67.0

     

    67.0

    67.0

    Cargo box length

     

    78.8

    78.8

    78.8

    78.8

    97.4

    97.4

     

    67.0

    67.0

    78.8

    78.8

    78.8

    78.8

    97.4

    97.4

     

    67.0

    67.0

    Width (max) between
    wheels

     

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

     

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

    50.0

     

    50.0

    50.0

    Inside Box Height

     

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

     

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

    22.3

     

    22.3

    22.3

    INTERIOR

    Seating capacity

     

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

     

    5/6

    5/6

    5/6

    5/6

    5/6

    5/6

    5/6

    5/6

     

    5/6

    5/6

    Headroom

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

       Front

     

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

     

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

    40.9

     

    40.1

    40.1

       Rear

     

     

    39.6

    39.6

    39.6

    39.6

    39.6

    39.6

    39.6

    39.6

     

    39.6

    39.6

    Legroom

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

       Front

     

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

     

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

    41.3

     

    41.3

    41.3

       Rear

     

     

    32.7

    32.7

    32.7

    32.7

    32.7

    32.7

    32.7

    32.7

     

    39.0

    39.0

    Hip room

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

       Front

     

    65.4

    65.4

    65.4

    65.4

    65.4

    65.4

     

    65.8

    65.8

    65.8

    65.8

    65.8

    65.8

    65.8

    65.8

     

    63.8

    63.8

       Rear

     

     

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

     

    63.1

    63.1

    Shoulder room

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

       Front

     

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

     

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

    66.5

     

    65.8

    65.8

       Rear

     

     

    66.7

    66.7

    66.7

    66.7

    66.7

    66.7

    66.7

    66.7

     

    65.8

    65.8

    Fuel capacity (gal)

     

    26.0

    26.0

    26.0

    26.0

    27.0/
    35.7

    27.0/
    35.7

     

    26.0

    26.0

    27.0/
    35.7

    27.0/
    35.7

    27.0/

    35.7

    27.0/
    35.7

    27.0/
    35.7

    35.7

     

    30.0

    30.0

    Turning circle,
    curb-to-curb (ft)

     

    41.8

    41.8

    41.8

    41.8

    46.4

    46.4

     

    43.6

    43.6

    46.4

    46.4

    46.4

    46.4

    51.2

    51.2

     

    45.1

    45.1

     

     

     Weight and Towing (Pounds)

     

     

    Regular Cab

     

    SuperCab

     

    SuperCrew

     

     

    6.5ft

    8ft

     

    5.5ft

    6.5ft

    8ft

     

    5.5ft

     

     

    4×2

    4×4

    4×2

    4×4

     

    4×2

    4×4

    4×2

    4×4

    4×2

    4×4

     

    4×2

    4×4

    WEIGHT

    Base curb Weight

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

       4.2L

     

    4524

    4657

     

     

       4.6L

     

    4611

    4904

    4748

    5043

     

    4881

    5176

    4971

    5265

     

    5025

    5361

       5.4L

     

    4763

    5058

    4896

    5189

     

    5072

    5370

    5089

    5383

     

    5188

    5481

       5.4L
    payload pkg

     

    5066

    5413

     

    5411

    5758

     

    Payload capacity

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

       4.2L

     

    1930

    1940

     

     

       4.6L

     

    1990

    1840

    2000

    1850

     

    1720

    1670

    1670

    1630

     

    1720

    1480

       5.4L

     

    1830

    1740

    2100

    1700

     

    1820

    1720

    1910

    1760

     

    1810

    1660

       5.4L
    payload pkg

     

    3080

    2730

     

    2730

    2380

     

    GVWR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

       4.2L

     

    6500

    6650

     

     

       4.6L

     

    6650

    6800

    6800

    6950

     

    6650

    6900

    6700

    6950

     

    6800

    6900

       5.4L

     

    6650

    6850

    7050

    6950

     

    6950

    7150

    7050

    7200

     

    7050

    7200

     5.4L payload pkg

     

    8200

    8200

     

    8200

    8200

     

     

    CONVENTIONAL TOWING
    ? Maximum loaded Trailer Weight Ratings (lbs.
    )

     

     

     

    REGULAR CAB
    4X2

    REGULAR CAB
    4X4

    SUPERCAB
    4X2

    SUPERCAB
    4X4

    SUPERCREW
    4X2

    SUPERCREW
    4X4/AWD

    ENGINE

    AXLE
    RATIO

    MAX.
    GCWR
    (LBS.)

    126.0″
    WB

    144.5
    WB”

    126.0″
    WB

    144.5″
    WB

    132.5″
    WB

    144.5″
    WB

    163.0″
    WB

    132.5″
    WB

    144.5″
    WB

    163.0″
    WB

    138.5″
    WB

    150.5″
    WB

    138.5″
    WB

    150.5″
    WB

    4.2L EFI V6

    Manual

    3.31
    3.55

    7200
    8500

    2400
    3700

    2300
    3600











    4.2L EFI V6

    Automatic

    3.55
    3.73

    10,000
    10,500

    5200
    5700

    5100
    5600











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    4.6L Triton V8

    Automatic

    3.55

    11,500

    11,700

    6600


    6700

    6300


    6400

    6400


    6500

    6100


    6200



    6400


    6300


    3.73

    12,000
    12,200

    7100


    7200

    6800


    6900

    6900


    7000


    6600


    6700-



    6900

    6800


    6600


    6600

    5.4L 3-Valve

    Triton V8
    Automatic

    3.55

    13,000
    14,000

    8000


    8900

    7700


    8600

    7700


    8700

    7400


    8400



    8600


    8500


    8300

    8200

     

    3.73

    13,500
    11,000a
    15,000

    8500



    9800

    8200



    9500

    8200


    9500



    7900


    9400



    5300
    9500



    9500

    5100
    9300



    9200

     

    4.10

    15,300
    16,400


    11,000


    9500



    9500


    9300





     

     

     

    WARRANTY INFORMATION

     

     

    3-year, 36,000-mile
    bumper-to-bumper

     

    5-year, 60,000-mile
    powertrain limited warranty and roadside assistance

     Reduce
    GCWR/maximum trailer weight by 500 lbs. on models with optional 18″ or
    20″ wheels.

    a Ford Harley Davidson and Lariat
    Limited Packages only.

    Note:
    Maximum loaded trailer weights shown. The combined weight of the towing
    vehicle (including hitch, passenger, cargo) and the loaded trailer must not
    exceed the Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR).

    Note: See RV
    and Trailer Towing Guide for requirements, restrictions and 5th-wheel towing.

    Specifications
    subject to change.