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Selected Style 1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD LS 14 19 $30,010 $33,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD LT 14 19 $30,010 $33,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD Z66 14 19 $30,010 $33,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LS 14 18 $32,665 $36,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LT 14 18 $32,665 $36,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD Z71 14 18 $32,665 $36,910
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $33,913 $38,320
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,913 $38,320
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $14,968 $15,840
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,048 $19,725
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,045 $23,000
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,450 $20,165
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,310 $23,290
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,320 $26,580
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,693 $28,080
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,417 $29,965
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $21,584 $23,590
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $23,433 $25,610
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,830 $28,230
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,555 $30,115
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LS 16 20 $23,391 $25,565
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,508 $26,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $26,095 $28,520
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,820 $30,405
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $25,770 $28,165
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $27,536 $30,095
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $29,261 $31,980
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,210 $19,270
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,250 $23,225
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,096 $26,335
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,441 $19,515
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,658 $23,670
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,361 $26,625
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,593 $31,250
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,318 $33,135
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $24,933 $27,250
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $25,995 $28,410
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,859 $31,540
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,583 $33,425
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $26,040 $28,460
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $27,065 $29,580
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,991 $31,685
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,721 $33,575
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $28,470 $31,115
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $30,121 $32,920
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $31,851 $34,810
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $22,522 $24,615
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $25,743 $28,135
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,010
$14,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,910
$15,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$565 / month
$264 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 14 mpg 16 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 -
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 41.0
Second Hip Room (in) 62.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 65.2
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 61.4
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.6 8.0
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
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 8.5
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 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) NA 63.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 63.0 Min, 97.6 Max 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 50.0 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.5 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 41.0 Min 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 50.0 NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x 1.2 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x 2.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 11.8 x 1.18
Brake Type Pwr Hydraulic
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location NA LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 26
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 40.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QMJ QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Size 16" P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QMJ QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2134 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1230 4000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8200 4000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6800 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2504 1682
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2738 2400
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L59 LU3
Displacement 5.3L/327 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 295 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.55
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
Summary
Body Code NA E63
Body Style 5 Door Crew Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Avalanche Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Suspension
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 3.23
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3686
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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