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Selected Style 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 15 21 $17,688 $19,545
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 15 21 $17,778 $19,645
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 15 21 $18,570 $20,520
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 15 21 $18,842 $20,820
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 14 19 $20,493 $22,645
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 14 19 $20,584 $22,745
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 15 20 $20,650 $23,600
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 14 19 $21,376 $23,620
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 14 19 $21,647 $23,920
Reg Cab 119.0" WB LS 17 20 $21,910 $25,040
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 15 20 $22,115 $25,275
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 17 20 $22,172 $25,340
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 19 $22,964 $26,245
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 19 $23,817 $27,220
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 17 20 $24,150 $27,600
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $24,543 $28,050
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 15 18 $24,578 $28,090
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 15 18 $24,841 $28,390
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 16 19 $25,200 $28,800
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 15 18 $25,396 $29,025
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $25,593 $29,250
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Z71 15 18 $25,978 $29,690
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Z71 15 18 $26,241 $29,990
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 18 $26,446 $30,225
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 18 $26,687 $30,500
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 18 $27,698 $31,655
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 18 $27,737 $31,700
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 18 $28,748 $32,855
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 19 $28,796 $32,910
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 16 19 $29,058 $33,210
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $31,863 $36,415
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $32,125 $36,715
Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Heritage Reg Cab 120" XL 17 20 $17,314 $19,610
Heritage Reg Cab 139" XL 17 20 $17,572 $19,910
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 20 $18,072 $20,490
Heritage Supercab 139" XL 17 20 $19,624 $22,295
Heritage Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 20 $19,640 $22,315
Heritage Supercab 157" XL 15 19 $19,882 $22,595
Heritage Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 20 $19,898 $22,615
Heritage Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,217 $22,985
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 20 $20,368 $23,160
Heritage Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,475 $23,285
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 15 19 $20,944 $23,830
Heritage Supercab 139" XLT 17 20 $22,088 $25,160
Heritage Supercab 157" XLT 15 19 $22,346 $25,460
Heritage Reg Cab 120" 4WD XLT 15 19 $22,578 $25,730
Heritage Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 15 19 $22,836 $26,030
Heritage Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,948 $26,160
Heritage Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $23,206 $26,460
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 15 19 $23,304 $26,575
Heritage Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,368 $28,975
Heritage Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,626 $29,275
Heritage Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lightning 13 16 $29,190 $33,035
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 19 $18,902 $21,455
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 19 $19,160 $21,755
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 19 $19,616 $22,285
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 19 $20,342 $23,130
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $21,336 $24,285
Supercab 163" XL 15 19 $21,594 $24,585
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 19 $21,602 $24,595
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $21,636 $24,635
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $21,796 $24,820
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 19 $21,860 $24,895
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $21,894 $24,935
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,054 $25,120
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 15 19 $22,328 $25,440
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $22,488 $25,625
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $22,620 $25,780
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,214 $26,470
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $23,790 $27,140
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,014 $27,400
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $24,048 $27,440
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,272 $27,700
Supercab 163" XLT 15 19 $24,306 $27,740
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,315 $27,750
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,538 $28,010
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,573 $28,050
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $24,776 $28,285
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,796 $28,310
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,266 $28,855
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,300 $28,895
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $25,768 $29,440
Supercab 133" Lariat 15 19 $26,138 $29,870
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $26,344 $30,110
Supercab 145" Lariat 15 19 $26,396 $30,170
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,426 $30,205
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,684 $30,505
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,942 $30,805
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,072 $30,955
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,411 $31,350
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,232 $32,305
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 15 19 $28,430 $32,535
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,490 $32,605
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,534 $32,655
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $28,972 $33,165
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,217 $33,450
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $29,230 $33,465
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,210 $34,605
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $31,402 $35,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,688
$18,902
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,545
$21,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$326 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 65.3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 66.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.3 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) 42.0 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 211.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) 78.7 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 72.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 126.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 22.3
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 62.4
Brakes
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) 12.8 x 0.78 13.7 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location LH Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QNF T72
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1953
Spare Tire Order Code QNF T72
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R16 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1723 1953
Rear Tire Order Code QNF T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1723 1953
Front Tire Size P235/75R16 P235/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 6500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 510 975
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 3450
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 11500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2347 2712
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 6650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1676 2046
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.04 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 130
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System MFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 293 @ 3500
Engine Order Code LU3 99W
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 231 @ 4750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 1.55
Trans Order Code MG5 44A
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 2.32
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code E63 126" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 3450
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.31
Axle Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 4150
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
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 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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