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Selected Style 1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB LS
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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
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $19,557 $21,610
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,715 $25,960
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,828 $21,910
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,977 $26,260
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $21,822 $24,940
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 21 $25,090 $28,675
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,290 $33,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,854 $28,405
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 20 $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,548 $33,770
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 20 $27,120 $30,995
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $30,677 $35,060
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,172 $23,395
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,267 $26,815
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $25,790 $29,475
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,262 $23,495
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,539 $27,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $26,053 $29,775
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $26,490 $30,275
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $28,035 $32,040
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,230 $36,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $27,540 $31,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $29,085 $33,240
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,493 $37,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $30,051 $34,345
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $33,608 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,758
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,010
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$567 / month
$303 / 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
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 63.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 -
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 41.0
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Hip Room (in) 62.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 61.4
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) NA 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 221.6 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.6 13.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.6 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.9 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.6 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) NA 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.8 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.0 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 38.8 36.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 50.0 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.5 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 41.0 Min 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 50.0 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 63.0 Min, 97.6 Max 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 12.0 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x 1.2 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 26
Fuel Tank Location NA LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 15.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 40.1
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size 16" P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QMJ QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QMJ QPR
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3900
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7300 3900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 585
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 585
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2512 1794
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2758 2431
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6800 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 3750
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 295 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L59 LU3
Displacement 5.3L/327 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.55
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.32
Trans Order Code M30 MG5
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off New Venture Gear NVG246 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.40
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Avalanche GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code NA E63
Body Style 5 Door Crew Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Indep Torsion Bar Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.23
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 3150
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.12 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3686
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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