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Selected Style Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD LT1
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD LT1 N/A N/A $26,759 $29,245
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD LT2 N/A N/A $28,442 $31,085
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 4WD LT1 N/A N/A $29,842 $32,615
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD LT3 N/A N/A $30,167 $32,970
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 4WD LT2 N/A N/A $31,366 $34,280
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 4WD LT3 N/A N/A $33,090 $36,165
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $22,540 $25,535
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $23,920 $27,140
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $24,998 $28,335
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 ST N/A N/A $25,162 $28,525
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,346 $28,740
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $25,916 $29,460
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,546 $30,135
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,710 $30,325
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $26,727 $30,345
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,702 $31,450
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,865 $31,640
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,885 $32,855
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,250 $33,250
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,413 $33,440
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $30,319 $34,365
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,426 $35,780
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,589 $35,970
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $33,033 $37,480
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $34,701 $39,460
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $37,415 $42,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,759
$22,540
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,245
$25,535
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$426 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 65.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 -
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 40.2
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Hip Room (in) 62.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 67.0
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 153.0 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.9 8.4
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.7 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 36.2
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 148.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 239.7 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4 7.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 77.0 73.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.2 49.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) 61.9 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 98.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 74.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 1.4 13.9 x 1.18
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.5 13.9 x 1.26
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 35
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 49.6 44.6
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3042 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QIZ TWD
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16 LT245/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ TWD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16 LT245/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16 LT245/70R17E
Front Tire Order Code QIZ TWD
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1245 940
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1245 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8300 9400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8300 NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14000 15000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3131 3127
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600 8650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6000 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2213 2340
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410 4410
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.2 18.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 136
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LQ4 EZA
Displacement 6.0L/364 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler Yes None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 4400 330 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 6.29
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 2.10
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08 5.74
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 3.48
Trans Order Code MT1 DEG
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 1.38
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code E63 140.5" WB
Body Style Crew Cab 6.5' Fleetside Reg Cab 8' Box
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD Dodge Ram 2500
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 5200
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.38 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000 6150
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Hypoid
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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