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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 SL 16 22 $18,263 $19,960
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,502 $23,500
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,666 $20,400
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,767 $23,790
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $24,778 $27,080
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,022 $28,440
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,747 $30,325
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,751 $24,865
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $23,977 $26,205
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,159 $28,590
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,884 $30,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SL 16 20 $23,693 $25,895
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $25,052 $27,380
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,425 $28,880
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $28,149 $30,765
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $26,228 $28,665
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $27,866 $30,455
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $29,591 $32,340
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,244 $20,365
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,332 $25,500
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $24,897 $27,210
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,476 $20,610
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,739 $25,945
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $25,162 $27,500
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,683 $30,255
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $28,923 $31,610
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,647 $33,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $25,235 $27,580
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,188 $31,900
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,913 $33,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,342 $28,790
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,953 $30,550
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,321 $32,045
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $31,050 $33,935
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $28,927 $31,615
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $30,451 $33,280
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,180 $35,170
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,852 $24,975
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,072 $28,495
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 19 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 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 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.6 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) NA 41.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) NA 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 63.0 Min, 97.6 Max 78.6
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 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 26
Fuel Tank Location NA LH
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1230 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 4000
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 1683
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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 16.6
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L59 LU3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Crew Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Avalanche GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code NA E63
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.12 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
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 3686
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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