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Selected Style Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85 21 27 $14,264 $15,095
Reg Chassis Cab 1SK Z71 21 27 $14,978 $15,850
Reg Chassis Cab 1SL Z71 21 27 $15,658 $16,570
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 21 27 $15,308 $16,915
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 21 27 $16,310 $17,260
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 21 27 $15,783 $17,440
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 21 27 $16,584 $17,550
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,572 $18,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $17,004 $18,790
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 21 27 $17,032 $18,820
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,733 $19,595
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 21 27 $17,742 $19,605
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 21 27 $18,004 $19,895
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 21 27 $18,131 $20,035
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $19,093 $20,205
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,950 $20,940
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 21 26 $19,371 $21,405
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $19,403 $21,440
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 21 27 $19,430 $21,470
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,434 $21,475
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 21 26 $20,100 $22,210
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,407 $22,550
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,557 $22,715
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $21,796 $24,085
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,833 $24,125
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,231 $24,565
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 23 $22,258 $24,595
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $22,502 $24,865
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,959 $25,370
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 23 $23,434 $25,895
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SE LS Z71 17 22 $24,661 $27,250
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SF LS Z71 17 22 $25,837 $28,550
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 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $19,557 $21,610
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,828 $21,910
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,172 $23,395
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,262 $23,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $21,822 $24,940
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,715 $25,960
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,977 $26,260
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,267 $26,815
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,539 $27,115
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,854 $28,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 21 $25,090 $28,675
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $25,790 $29,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $26,053 $29,775
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 20 $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $26,490 $30,275
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 20 $27,120 $30,995
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $27,540 $31,475
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $28,035 $32,040
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $29,085 $33,240
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,290 $33,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,548 $33,770
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $30,051 $34,345
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $30,677 $35,060
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,230 $36,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,493 $37,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $33,608 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,264
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,095
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$303 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 63.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 61.4
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.3 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.3 13.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 111.3 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 50.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 1.1 12.0 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.6 26
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 40.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QCE QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2904 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2904 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QCE QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 3900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 585
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 360 585
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 3900
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1761 2431
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1352 1794
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 145
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2800 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LK5 LU3
Displacement 2.8L/169 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 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) 3.67 3.55
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.32
Trans Order Code MA5 MG5
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code E63 E63
Body Style Regular Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.23
Axle Type - Front Independent Coil Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 3150
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3686
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3750
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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