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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 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 SL 16 22 $18,263 $19,960
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,502 $23,500
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,666 $20,400
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,767 $23,790
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $24,778 $27,080
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,022 $28,440
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,747 $30,325
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,751 $24,865
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $23,977 $26,205
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,159 $28,590
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,884 $30,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SL 16 20 $23,693 $25,895
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $25,052 $27,380
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,425 $28,880
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $28,149 $30,765
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $26,228 $28,665
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $27,866 $30,455
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $29,591 $32,340
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,244 $20,365
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,332 $25,500
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $24,897 $27,210
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,476 $20,610
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,739 $25,945
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $25,162 $27,500
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,683 $30,255
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $28,923 $31,610
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,647 $33,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $25,235 $27,580
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,188 $31,900
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,913 $33,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,342 $28,790
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,953 $30,550
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,321 $32,045
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $31,050 $33,935
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $28,927 $31,615
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $30,451 $33,280
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,180 $35,170
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,852 $24,975
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,072 $28,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,968
$14,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,840
$15,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$264 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 63.9
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 61.4
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 13.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 71.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 19.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.18 12.0 x 1.10
Brake Type Hydraulic Pwr
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 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location LH LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 40.1
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QPR QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QPR QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QPR QPR
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 4000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 4000 600
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1682 1683
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2400 2400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 3686
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 16.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LU3 LU3
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.55
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 MG5
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 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500 GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code E63 E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3686
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.23
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 3150
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.23 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 3686
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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