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Selected Style 1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB Z66
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB LS 14 19 $29,758 $34,010
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB LT 14 19 $29,758 $34,010
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB Z66 14 19 $29,758 $34,010
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LS 14 18 $32,383 $37,010
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LT 14 18 $32,383 $37,010
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD Z71 14 18 $32,383 $37,010
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $33,617 $38,420
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,617 $38,420
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $19,509 $21,285
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $19,795 $21,640
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $20,799 $22,735
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $21,071 $23,040
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $22,065 $24,135
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,361 $24,490
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $22,652 $24,850
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,627 $25,890
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $24,008 $26,340
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,218 $27,700
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $26,564 $29,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,758
$18,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,010
$19,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$567 / month
$331 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 39.6
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Hip Room (in) 62.0 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 32.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.0 32.1
Overhang, Front (in) 38.8 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) NA 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 221.6 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.8 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA 88.1
Height, Overall (in) 73.6 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.9 48.8
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.8 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) NA 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.8 74.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 63.0 Min, 97.6 Max 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 50.0 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.5 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 41.0 Min 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 50.0 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 45.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x 1.2 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 22.0
Fuel Tank Location NA Inboard LH
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 44.0
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 15.8 14.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size 16" - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QAN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 325
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7300 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 325
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2512 1807
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2758 2479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6800 6010
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 5.3L/327 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 295 @ 5200 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 4000 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code L59 EKG
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.67
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.84
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.53
Trans Order Code M30 DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off New Venture Gear NVG246 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Crew Cab Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Avalanche Dodge Dakota
Body Code NA 131.3" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.12 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Indep Torsion Bar Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.21
Axle Type - Front Independent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 3100
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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