2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Competitors

$50-64k heavy duty truck, designed & built in U.S.A. 8.2' box 4,920 lb capacity
400 hp 408 cu. in. V8 turbo

As well as being compared against other heavy duty trucks and truck and SUVs, the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat is also often compared to super cars, exotic cars, luxury cars, cargo vans and cars. The 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat's top rivals come from Chevrolet (such as the Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab LT and the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab ) and Ford (such as the F350 Super Duty Super Cab Lariat and the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat)

compared to heavy duty truck competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat compared to other heavy duty truck competitors include: it is much more powerful (400 HP @ 2,800 RPM vs 322 HP @ 4,400 RPM), has slightly more seats (6 vs 5), has slightly more airbags (5 vs 2), has slightly more cargo space (78.6 ft3 vs 9.5 ft3) and has slightly more spacious front seats (65.8 ft3 vs 64.4 ft3).

However, on average it slightly less ground clearance (8" vs 8.4"), costs more ($59,085 vs $39,635), has rougher suspension (live vs independent), lacks the safety benefits of electronic stability control and doesn't have CD changer (not available vs optional).

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab LT

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab LT
$39,635

Significant advantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab LT (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 6,223 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Much cheaper: $39,635 vs $59,085
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab LT (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much less powerful: 322 HP @ 4,400 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack

common strengths of the Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab LT and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • People mover: 6 vs 6
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • CD player comes standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab LT vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Ford F350 Super Duty Super Cab Lariat

2011 Ford F350 Super Duty Super Cab Lariat
$45,260

Significant advantages of the F350 Super Duty Super Cab Lariat (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly cheaper: $45,260 vs $59,085
  • Sportier performance: 18.8 lb/hp vs 20.5 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the F350 Super Duty Super Cab Lariat (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more cramped back seats: 47.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the F350 Super Duty Super Cab Lariat and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Very powerful: 385 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 5
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
arrow Compare the F350 Super Duty Super Cab Lariat vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali

2011 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali
$48,680

Significant advantages of the Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly cheaper: $48,680 vs $59,085
  • CD changer comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much less powerful: 322 HP @ 4,400 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly fewer airbags: 2 vs 5

common strengths of the Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the 2011 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Ram 3500 Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn Edition

2011 Ram 3500 Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn Edition
$58,415

Significant advantages of the 3500 Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn Edition (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Entertainment system comes standard
  • Navigation system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 3500 Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn Edition (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Significantly lower towing capacity: 2,980 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Significantly less powerful: 350 HP @ 3,000 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Much less cargo room: 9.5 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3

common strengths of the 3500 Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn Edition and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have spacious back seats: 69.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Ram 3500 Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn Edition vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab
$30,250

Significant advantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.8" vs 8"
  • Much cheaper: $30,250 vs $59,085
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much less powerful: 322 HP @ 4,400 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Fewer seats: 3 vs 6
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 74.3 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Extended Cab LT

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Extended Cab LT
$36,625

Significant advantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Extended Cab LT (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.7" vs 8"
  • Much cheaper: $36,625 vs $59,085
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Extended Cab LT (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much less powerful: 322 HP @ 4,400 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much more cramped back seats: 51.2 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3

common strengths of the Silverado 3500 HD Extended Cab LT and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 74.3 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
  • People mover: 6 vs 6
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Extended Cab LT vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat compared to other truck and SUV competitors include: it is slightly more powerful (400 HP @ 2,800 RPM vs 310 HP @ 5,600 RPM), much more towing weight (4,920 lb vs 1,235 lb), has slightly more spacious front seats (65.8 ft3 vs 58.0 ft3), has significantly more spacious back seats (67.6 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3) and has standard power outlets (standard vs not available).

However, on average it slightly less ground clearance (8" vs 9.3"), costs more ($59,085 vs $42,045), is slightly more sluggish (20.5 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp), has slightly fewer airbags (5 vs 6) and has rougher suspension (live vs independent).

2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax
$33,770

Significant advantages of the Tundra CrewMax (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 10.4" vs 8"
  • Electronic stability control

Significant disadvantages of the Tundra CrewMax (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,450 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Passenger power seats not available
  • Power seats not available

common strengths of the Tundra CrewMax and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Very roomy back seats: 65.2 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have spacious front seats: 65.8 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat

2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat
$42,045

Significant advantages of the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Electronic stability control
  • Sportier performance: 15.7 lb/hp vs 20.5 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,560 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Premium radio not available
  • No subwoofer

common strengths of the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Fairly powerful: 365 HP @ 5,000 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Very roomy back seats: 66.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
arrow Compare the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
$69,730

Significant advantages of the Land Cruiser (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Electronic stability control
  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 38.7 ft vs 50.4 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Land Cruiser (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,510 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Much more cramped back seats: 36.5 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 58.0 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3

common strengths of the Land Cruiser and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Fairly powerful: 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab

2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab
$30,945

Significant advantages of the Tundra Double Cab (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 10.4" vs 8"
  • Electronic stability control

Significant disadvantages of the Tundra Double Cab (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,515 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 51.1 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Tundra Double Cab and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 5
  • Both have spacious front seats: 65.8 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab

2011 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab
$22,675

Significant advantages of the Tacoma Double Cab (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Electronic stability control
  • Significantly cheaper: $22,675 vs $59,085

Significant disadvantages of the Tacoma Double Cab (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,235 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Much less powerful: 159 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Worse brakes

common strengths of the Tacoma Double Cab and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Power mirrors availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged

2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged
$75,395

Significant advantages of the Range Rover Sport Supercharged (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly more powerful: 510 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Electronic stability control

Significant disadvantages of the Range Rover Sport Supercharged (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,126 lb vs 4,920 lb
  • Power outlets not available
  • Much more cramped back seats: 48.1 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3

common strengths of the Range Rover Sport Supercharged and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Fairly powerful: 510 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

compared to super car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat compared to super car competitors include: it has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have paddle shifters (not available vs standard), is much more sluggish (20.5 lb/hp vs 5.5 lb/hp), is much less powerful (400 HP @ 2,800 RPM vs 550 HP @ 8,000 RPM), much slower 0-60 time (6.7 seconds vs 3.9 seconds) and much slower 1/4 mile time (15.3 s s @ 93.0 mph mph vs 11.5 s s @ 125.0 mph mph).

2012 Jaguar XKR

2012 Jaguar XKR
$104,375

Significant advantages of the XKR (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Sportier performance: 8.0 lb/hp vs 20.5 lb/hp
  • Much higher top speed: 175 mph vs 98 mph
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 12.6 s s @ 115.0 mph mph vs 15.3 s s @ 93.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the XKR (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • None found

common strengths of the XKR and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have an air compressor to maximize power output: Supercharger vs Turbocharger
arrow Compare the 2012 Jaguar XKR vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
$230,675

Significant advantages of the 458 Italia (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Sportier performance: 5.3 lb/hp vs 20.5 lb/hp
  • Much higher top speed: 201 mph vs 98 mph
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 3.4 seconds vs 6.7 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the 458 Italia (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the 458 Italia and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
$196,995

Significant advantages of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Sportier performance: 5.5 lb/hp vs 20.5 lb/hp
  • Much higher top speed: 199 mph vs 98 mph
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 11.2 s s @ unknown mph vs 15.3 s s @ 93.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

compared to exotic car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat compared to exotic car competitors include: it costs less ($59,085 vs $408,250), has slightly more seats (6 vs 4), has slightly more cargo space (78.6 ft3 vs 14.9 ft3), has an auxiliary audio input jack and has standard folding rear seats (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is significantly less powerful (400 HP @ 2,800 RPM vs 604 HP @ 4,800 RPM), slightly slower 0-60 time (6.7 seconds vs 5.1 seconds), much lower top speed (98 mph vs 184 mph), is much more sluggish (20.5 lb/hp vs 10.5 lb/hp) and has rougher suspension (live vs independent).

2010 Maybach 57 S

2010 Maybach 57 S
$408,250

Significant advantages of the 57 S (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more powerful: 604 HP @ 4,800 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Electronic stability control

Significant disadvantages of the 57 S (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more expensive: $408,250 vs $59,085
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Less cargo room: 14.9 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3

common strengths of the 57 S and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 5
  • People mover: 5 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2010 Maybach 57 S vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Bentley Mulsanne

2011 Bentley Mulsanne
$291,295

Significant advantages of the Mulsanne (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much higher top speed: 184 mph vs 98 mph
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • More powerful: 505 HP @ 4,200 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the Mulsanne (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more expensive: $291,295 vs $59,085
  • Fewer seats: 4 vs 6
  • Less cargo room: 15.6 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3

common strengths of the Mulsanne and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat compared to luxury car competitors include: it has slightly more seats (6 vs 5), has much more cargo space (78.6 ft3 vs 14.0 ft3), is slightly more powerful (400 HP @ 2,800 RPM vs 275 HP @ 6,000 RPM), has much more spacious front seats (65.8 ft3 vs 51.2 ft3) and has much more spacious back seats (67.6 ft3 vs 41.4 ft3).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), is significantly more sluggish (20.5 lb/hp vs 11.4 lb/hp), has slightly fewer airbags (5 vs 6), has a significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a significantly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2012 BMW 750i

2012 BMW 750i
$86,175

Significant advantages of the 750i (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Rear air conditioning comes standard
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the 750i (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.0 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much more cramped back seats: 49.7 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3

common strengths of the 750i and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have spacious front seats: 57.4 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.7 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • People mover: 5 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW 750i vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Cadillac DTS

2011 Cadillac DTS
$47,600

Significant advantages of the DTS (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the DTS (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 18.8 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack

common strengths of the DTS and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Very roomy back seats: 55.0 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Very roomy front seats: 57.8 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
  • Crowd pleaser: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Cadillac DTS vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 BMW 328i

2011 BMW 328i
$37,475

Significant advantages of the 328i (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much tighter turning radius: 36.1 ft vs 50.4 ft

Significant disadvantages of the 328i (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much less cargo room: 12.0 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 51.2 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
  • Much more cramped back seats: 41.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3

common strengths of the 328i and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • People mover: 5 vs 6
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 328i vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
$61,175

Significant advantages of the C63 AMG (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much higher top speed: 186 mph vs 98 mph

Significant disadvantages of the C63 AMG (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more cramped front seats: 49.0 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
  • Much less cargo room: 12.4 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
  • Much more cramped back seats: 39.3 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3

common strengths of the C63 AMG and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • People mover: 5 vs 6
  • Fairly powerful: 451 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

compared to cargo van competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat compared to cargo van competitors include: it has much more seats (6 vs 2), is significantly sportier (20.5 lb/hp vs 30.3 lb/hp), has much more airbags (5 vs 2), is much more powerful (400 HP @ 2,800 RPM vs 188 HP @ 3,800 RPM) and has slightly more gears (6 vs 5).

However, on average it costs more ($59,085 vs $28,945), has much less cargo space (78.6 ft3 vs 547.0 ft3), has rougher suspension (live vs independent), lacks the safety benefits of electronic stability control and doesn't have moon roof (not available vs optional).

2011 GMC Savana 2500 Cargo

2011 GMC Savana 2500 Cargo
$28,945

Significant advantages of the Savana 2500 Cargo (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much cheaper: $28,945 vs $59,085
  • Much more cargo room: 313.9 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Savana 2500 Cargo (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Many fewer airbags: 2 vs 5

common strengths of the Savana 2500 Cargo and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Fairly powerful: 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 400 HP @ 2,800 RPM
  • More gears: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 GMC Savana 2500 Cargo vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase

2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase
$42,925

Significant advantages of the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more cargo room: 547.0 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much cheaper: $42,925 vs $59,085

Significant disadvantages of the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Many fewer airbags: 2 vs 5

common strengths of the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have an air compressor to maximize power output: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have keyless entry
  • Power locks availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat compared to car competitors include: it has slightly more seats (6 vs 5), has much more cargo space (78.6 ft3 vs 9.5 ft3), is significantly more powerful (400 HP @ 2,800 RPM vs 101 HP @ 6,500 RPM), has much more spacious front seats (65.8 ft3 vs 49.3 ft3) and has much more spacious back seats (67.6 ft3 vs 37.1 ft3).

However, on average it lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), costs more ($59,085 vs $16,000), is slightly more sluggish (20.5 lb/hp vs 16.8 lb/hp), has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a slightly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR

2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR
$29,190

Significant advantages of the Altima 3.5 SR (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Sportier performance: 12.3 lb/hp vs 20.5 lb/hp
  • Significantly better cornering ability: 0.81 g vs 0.7 g

Significant disadvantages of the Altima 3.5 SR (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more cramped front seats: 49.3 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 8.2 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3

common strengths of the Altima 3.5 SR and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have power seats
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2011 Buick Lucerne CXL Premium

2011 Buick Lucerne CXL Premium
$36,440

Significant advantages of the Lucerne CXL Premium (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Electronic stability control

Significant disadvantages of the Lucerne CXL Premium (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 17.0 ft3 vs 78.6 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 56.3 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3

common strengths of the Lucerne CXL Premium and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Very roomy back seats: 51.5 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Both have spacious front seats: 56.3 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
  • Crowd pleaser: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Buick Lucerne CXL Premium vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

2012 Fiat 500 Pop

2012 Fiat 500 Pop
$16,000

Significant advantages of the 500 Pop (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 30.6 ft vs 50.4 ft
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Electronic stability control

Significant disadvantages of the 500 Pop (vs the F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat)

  • Much more cramped front seats: 45.3 ft3 vs 65.8 ft3
  • Much more cramped back seats: 30.3 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive

common strengths of the 500 Pop and F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have lots of cupholders: 5 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2012 Fiat 500 Pop vs the 2011 Ford F450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat