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2006 Chevrolet Avalanche
2006 GMC Sierra 1500
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1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD LS
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
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Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $14,968 $15,840
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,263 $19,960
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,244 $20,365
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,666 $20,400
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,476 $20,610
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,502 $23,500
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,767 $23,790
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,751 $24,865
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,852 $24,975
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,332 $25,500
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SL 16 20 $23,693 $25,895
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,739 $25,945
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $23,977 $26,205
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $24,778 $27,080
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $24,897 $27,210
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $25,052 $27,380
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $25,162 $27,500
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $25,235 $27,580
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,022 $28,440
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,072 $28,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,159 $28,590
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $26,228 $28,665
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,342 $28,790
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,425 $28,880
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,683 $30,255
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,747 $30,325
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $27,866 $30,455
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,884 $30,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,953 $30,550
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $28,149 $30,765
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $28,923 $31,610
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $28,927 $31,615
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,188 $31,900
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,321 $32,045
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $29,591 $32,340
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $30,451 $33,280
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,647 $33,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,913 $33,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $31,050 $33,935
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,180 $35,170
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,010
$14,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,910
$15,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$565 / month
$264 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 63.9
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 61.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.0
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
Brakes
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
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
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 - - TBD -
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
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
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
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 Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
13000 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2738 2400
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
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 17 x 7
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.6 16.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 145
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
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Sixth 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
Summary
Body Code
NA E63
Body Style
5 Door Crew Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Avalanche GMC Sierra 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 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
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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