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Selected Style Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $14,968 $15,840
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,048 $19,725
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,045 $23,000
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,450 $20,165
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,310 $23,290
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,320 $26,580
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,693 $28,080
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,417 $29,965
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $21,584 $23,590
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $23,433 $25,610
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,830 $28,230
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,555 $30,115
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LS 16 20 $23,391 $25,565
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,508 $26,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $26,095 $28,520
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,820 $30,405
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $25,770 $28,165
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $27,536 $30,095
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $29,261 $31,980
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,210 $19,270
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,250 $23,225
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,096 $26,335
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,441 $19,515
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,658 $23,670
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,361 $26,625
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,593 $31,250
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,318 $33,135
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $24,933 $27,250
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $25,995 $28,410
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,859 $31,540
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,583 $33,425
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $26,040 $28,460
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $27,065 $29,580
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,991 $31,685
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,721 $33,575
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $28,470 $31,115
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $30,121 $32,920
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $31,851 $34,810
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $22,522 $24,615
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $25,743 $28,135
Ext Cab 143.5" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 14 19 $30,130 $32,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,968
$30,130
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,840
$32,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$549 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 61.4
Passenger Capacity 3 6
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Second Leg Room (in) - 33.7
Second Hip Room (in) - 61.5
Second Head Room (in) - 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 66.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6 32.9
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 138.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 227.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 8.3
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 73.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 143.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 8.0
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 78.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 63.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 63.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.4 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.18 12 x 1.1
Brake Type Hydraulic Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location LH LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QPR NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QPR QSS
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QPR QSS
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 4000 1125
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 7500
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 13000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2400 2654
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 6200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1682 1844
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 3600
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 16.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 145
Engine
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 380 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LU3 LQ9
Displacement 4.3L/262 6.0L/394
Engine Oil Cooler NA Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 345 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 3.06
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 N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
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 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 1.63
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 M32
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 HD w/OD
Summary
Body Code E63 E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Chevrolet Silverado SS
Suspension
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 3925
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 4-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.23 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 4000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 3925
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.73
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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