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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
Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 20 $17,473 $18,930
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 20 $19,095 $21,230
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 20 $21,044 $23,470
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 20 $17,736 $19,225
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 20 $21,301 $23,765
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,003 $24,020
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,628 $26,440
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,572 $28,675
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,721 $31,145
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,265 $24,315
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,833 $28,975
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 20 $20,752 $23,135
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 16 20 $22,701 $25,375
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,376 $27,300
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,325 $29,540
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,469 $32,005
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $22,745 $25,425
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $24,863 $27,860
Supercab 133" Lariat 14 19 $27,138 $30,475
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $22,083 $24,110
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $23,006 $25,725
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $25,129 $28,165
Supercab 145" Lariat 14 19 $27,399 $30,775
Supercab 145" Harley-Davidson 14 19 $30,875 $34,770
Supercab 163" XL 14 19 $22,345 $24,405
Supercab 163" XLT 14 19 $25,385 $28,460
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,438 $28,520
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,482 $30,870
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,631 $33,340
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,005 $33,770
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,775 $27,135
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,699 $28,820
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,747 $31,175
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,896 $33,645
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,266 $34,070
Supercab 145" 4WD Harley-Davidson 14 18 $33,933 $38,285
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $25,038 $27,430
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,008 $31,475
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $23,754 $26,585
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $25,881 $29,030
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $26,446 $29,680
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,500 $32,040
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,644 $34,505
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $26,864 $30,160
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 14 19 $29,457 $33,140
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 14 19 $32,210 $36,305
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,618 $33,325
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,627 $35,635
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,459 $36,590
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,212 $39,755
SuperCrew 150" XLT 15 19 $27,125 $30,460
SuperCrew 150" Lariat 14 19 $29,718 $33,440
SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 14 19 $32,471 $36,605
SuperCrew 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $29,879 $33,625
SuperCrew 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,888 $35,935
SuperCrew 150" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,720 $36,890
SuperCrew 150" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,473 $40,055
SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 15 19 $27,848 $31,290
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $30,601 $34,455
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $32,611 $36,765
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,968
$17,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,840
$18,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$316 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 66.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 65.4
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 73.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 126.0
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) 31.6 33.1
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - 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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 62.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 65.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 22.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.18 13.0 x 0.55
Brake Type Hydraulic Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.7 x 0.47
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location LH Midship
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 41.8
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1953
Rear Tire Order Code QPR T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1953
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QPR T72
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1953
Spare Tire Order Code QPR T72
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 4000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 240
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1682 1976
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 3400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 7200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2400 2549
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 6500
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1650
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 202 @ 4350
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 260 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LU3 992
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.2L/256
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.80
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 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.25
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 44M
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 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code E63 126" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 36
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.31
Axle Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 4150
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.23 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 3850
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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