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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Change
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Selected Style Crew Cab 143.5" WB LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LS 16 19 $26,665 $30,475
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 19 $30,170 $34,480
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 18 $29,732 $33,980
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $33,236 $37,985
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 18 $30,183 $34,495
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $21,512 $24,340
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $22,979 $26,045
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $23,609 $26,720
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $25,226 $28,600
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST N/A N/A $23,773 $26,910
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $25,389 $28,790
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $24,319 $27,545
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $25,785 $29,250
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $26,313 $29,835
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,930 $31,715
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $26,477 $30,025
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $28,093 $31,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,665
$21,512
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,475
$24,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$508 / month
$406 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 62.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 67.0
Second Head Room (in) 40.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 64.9
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 -
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6 33.0
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 36.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 148.1 123.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 230.2 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 72.6 73.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - 47.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.2 49.9
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.1 8.2
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 79.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 68.5 97.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.2 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 20.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 49.6 73.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6 63.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x 1.14 13.9 x 1.26
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) 12.80 x 0.78 13.9 x 1.18
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 35
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.60 46.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 NA
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 657
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2835
Rear Tire Order Code QCC NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3195
Front Tire Size P255/70R16 LT265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 657
Spare Tire Size P255/70R16 LT265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QCC NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3195
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 657
Rear Tire Size P255/70R16 LT265/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1020 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6800 12000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2012 2430
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12000 15000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2807 2913
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6800 8650
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.88 18
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1904
Engine
Displacement 5.3L/325 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler Yes None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 295 @ 5200 345 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 4000 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LM7 EZA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 NA
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.75
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 5.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 3.04
Trans Order Code M30 DDP
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Crew Cab Fleetside Reg Cab 8' Box
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code E63 140.5" WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 6150
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4416 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 5200
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Stage Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Frame
Frame Type - TBD - Ladder
 
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