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Selected Style Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $13,919 $14,730
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $14,108 $14,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $14,894 $15,930
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $17,325 $18,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 17 23 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $18,073 $19,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $20,130 $21,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 16 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Reg Chassis Cab 2WD Work Truck 19 25 $15,809 $16,730
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
$13,919
$14,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,730
$15,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$264 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 61.4
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 - 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.3 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 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) -TBD - 13.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44.0 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 78.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 19.5
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 26
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - LH
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 40.1
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QCE QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QCE QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1800 4000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 400
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1375 1683
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1823 2400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 6100
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 16.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 16
Transmission
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MA5 MG5
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
Summary
Body Style Regular Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code E63 E63
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 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 3686
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.23
Axle Type - Front - TBD - 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) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3686
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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