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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 LS 15 21 $19,687 $22,500
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 15 21 $17,421 $19,250
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 15 21 $17,421 $19,250
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 15 21 $19,950 $22,800
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 15 20 $20,737 $23,700
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 15 20 $20,737 $23,700
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 15 20 $22,885 $26,155
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 15 19 $28,052 $32,060
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 15 19 $22,308 $25,495
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 15 19 $24,456 $27,950
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 15 19 $28,315 $32,360
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 14 18 $19,955 $22,050
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 14 18 $22,356 $25,550
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 14 18 $20,226 $22,350
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 14 18 $20,226 $22,350
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 14 18 $22,618 $25,850
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 14 18 $23,975 $27,400
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 14 18 $26,031 $29,750
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 14 18 $30,686 $35,070
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 14 18 $24,937 $28,500
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 14 18 $26,993 $30,850
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 14 18 $30,948 $35,370
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 15 21 $17,149 $18,950
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 15 21 $15,497 $16,845
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 15 21 $16,249 $17,690
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 15 21 $16,249 $17,690
Reg Cab 112" WB R/T 13 18 $21,999 $24,150
Club Cab 131" WB Base 15 21 $17,903 $19,515
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 15 21 $17,917 $19,530
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 15 21 $17,917 $19,530
Club Cab 131" WB R/T 13 18 $24,076 $26,450
Quad Cab 131" WB Sport 15 21 $19,891 $21,715
Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 15 21 $19,891 $21,715
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $18,295 $19,955
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $19,207 $20,980
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $19,207 $20,980
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $20,848 $22,790
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $20,870 $22,815
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $20,870 $22,815
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $22,372 $24,480
Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $22,372 $24,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,149
$15,497
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,950
$16,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$316 / month
$281 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 54.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 71.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.3 38.2
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 37.8
Frame Width, Rear (in) 42.0 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 107.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 203.2 196
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 7.9
Cab to End of Frame (in) 78.7 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 65.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 49.6
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 112.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 7.0
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 38.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 77.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 59.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 17.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 46.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 57.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 45.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.1 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 20
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center NA 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 36.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code QNF NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QNF NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1723 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QNF NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1723 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R16 P245/70R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 520 670
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5200 6700
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 5800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2347 1934
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 5000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 3850
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1676 1421
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 136
Engine
Fuel System MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 225 @ 3200
Engine Order Code LU3 EHC
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.9L
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 175 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21
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) 4.02 3.50
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 10.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.39
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) 3.55 3.57
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 DDC
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Dodge Dakota
Body Code E63 112.0" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 6'5" Bed
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.21
Axle Type - Front Indepdent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 3100
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.42 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30.2
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 3100
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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