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Selected Style Reg Cab 119.0" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 17 23 $13,896 $15,355
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 17 23 $14,167 $15,655
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 17 23 $17,237 $19,700
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 17 23 $18,020 $20,595
Reg Cab 119.0" WB LS 17 23 $17,123 $19,570
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 17 23 $17,386 $19,870
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 20 $16,715 $18,470
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 20 $16,986 $18,770
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $20,470 $23,395
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $20,733 $23,695
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 17 23 $19,530 $22,320
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $24,350 $27,829
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 17 23 $20,313 $23,215
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 16 20 $24,612 $28,129
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 16 20 $19,836 $22,670
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LT 16 20 $20,098 $22,970
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $22,763 $26,015
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $27,159 $31,039
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $23,025 $26,315
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $27,421 $31,339
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD N/A N/A $17,341 $19,825
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $19,953 $22,845
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $18,460 $21,100
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,258 $24,345
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $18,299 $20,910
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,097 $24,155
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $19,069 $21,805
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $19,231 $21,995
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,858 $25,050
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $22,019 $25,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,896
$17,341
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,355
$19,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$256 / month
$330 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 63.6
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 66.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 47.5
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 134.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.1 11.2
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 55.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.3 31.9
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 38.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) 42.0 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.2 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 203.1 220.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 8.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) 78.7 99.7
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 71.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9 60.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6 64.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 97.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.2 64.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 19.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.5 x 1.26
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 0.79 NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 13.0 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 35.0
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 3040
Front Tire Size P235/75R16 LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 697 683
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Order Code QNF TYD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 3040
Spare Tire Order Code QNF TYD
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 697 683
Rear Tire Size P235/75R16 LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 697 683
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 3040
Rear Tire Order Code QNF TYD
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 900
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1739 2050
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8000 14,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2184 2775
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3750 6200
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 20.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4600 245 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 345 @ 3200
Engine Order Code L35 EML
Displacement 4.3L/262 5.9L/360
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 NA
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 5.06
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 3.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 DDP
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) 4.02 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11 12.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.67
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.75
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code E63 135" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 8'
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35.1
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2950 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.54
Axle Type - Front Hypoid NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 4500
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 6200
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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