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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 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $18,928 $20,915
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,199 $21,215
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $19,326 $21,355
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $19,416 $21,455
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $20,995 $23,995
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 15 20 $21,792 $24,080
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 15 20 $22,063 $24,380
Reg Cab 119.0" WB LS 16 21 $22,255 $25,435
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $22,461 $25,670
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 16 21 $22,518 $25,735
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,163 $27,615
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 16 21 $24,495 $27,995
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $24,981 $28,550
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $25,243 $28,850
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 16 20 $25,545 $29,195
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $25,799 $29,485
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $26,005 $29,720
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $26,267 $30,020
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LS 16 20 $26,420 $30,195
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $26,849 $30,685
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $27,090 $30,960
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $27,680 $31,635
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $28,140 $32,160
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 19 $28,730 $32,835
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $28,993 $33,135
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 16 20 $29,255 $33,435
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $29,610 $33,840
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 19 $30,218 $34,535
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $30,366 $34,705
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $31,915 $36,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $32,178 $36,775
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $33,446 $38,225
SE King Cab V6 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $19,828 $21,200
King Cab V6 Automatic SE 15 20 $20,810 $22,250
Crew Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $21,838 $23,350
King Cab V6 Manual Nismo 17 21 $21,965 $23,750
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SE 15 20 $22,821 $24,400
King Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 15 20 $22,935 $24,800
King Cab V6 Automatic LE 15 20 $23,121 $25,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic LE 15 20 $24,647 $26,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 15 20 $24,831 $26,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,461
$19,828
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,190
$21,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$353 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 55.8
Passenger Capacity 3 4
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 25.4
Second Hip Room (in) - 55.0
Second Head Room (in) - 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 31.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) 42.0 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 10.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 69.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 48.2
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 8.7
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 58.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 73.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 59.0 33.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 61.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 44.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.3 x 0.7
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 11.7 x 1.1
Brake Type Hydraulic Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 21.1
Fuel Tank Location LH NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 43.3
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 14.2 20.4
Tires
Front Tire Order Code QPR NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QPR NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QPR NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P265/70R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 585 630
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3900 6300
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 11133
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2401 2369
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 5655
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1696 1938
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.6 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 110
Engine
Fuel System MFI NVIS
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 284 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LU3 NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.0L/241
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 265 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 4.37
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.63
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.74
Trans Type 5 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.97
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.52
Trans Order Code MG5 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Nissan Frontier 4WD
Body Code E63 125.9" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside King Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Independent - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Dana 44
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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