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2012 Ford Econoline Cargo E-250 Recreational
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Specs

2012 Ford Econoline Cargo
E-250 Recreational
2021 Chevrolet Express Cargo
2500 Extended RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain --
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume -- 31 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Power --
401 hp @ 5,200 RPM
181 hp @ 3,400 RPM
276 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque --
464 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
298 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders --
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.8:1
16.5:1
11:1
Displacement --
6,600 cc
2,800 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke --
4.06 in x 3.86 in
3.7 in x 3.94 in
3.92 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.4 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 283.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 3,060 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 10,000 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 244.1 in
Width -- 79.3 in
Height -- 84.3 in
Wheelbase -- 155.2 in

Available Options

2012 Ford Econoline Cargo
E-250 Recreational
2021 Chevrolet Express Cargo
2500 Extended RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Red Hot
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel, Di, 4-Cylinder
  • Engine, 6.6L V8
  • Air Conditioning, Rear
  • Auxiliary Heat Generator, Fuel-Operated.
  • Cargo Liner, Spray-In
  • Communications Package
  • Enhanced Convenience Package
  • Hotel Shuttle Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • Safety Package
  • Seating Arrangement, 5-Passenger, Express Crew Van Package

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