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Selected Style Reg Cab 133" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $25,375 $29,000
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $27,650 $31,600
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $32,405 $37,035
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,343 $31,250
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $29,443 $33,650
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $34,407 $39,323
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $25,637 $29,300
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $27,912 $31,900
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $32,668 $37,335
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,606 $31,550
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $29,706 $33,950
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $34,670 $39,623
Reg Cab 133" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $20,956 $23,950
Reg Cab 133" WB N/A N/A $20,956 $23,950
Reg Cab 133" WB LS N/A N/A $22,925 $26,200
Ext Cab 143.5" WB N/A N/A $22,925 $26,200
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS N/A N/A $25,156 $28,750
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT N/A N/A $29,774 $34,028
Crew Cab 153" WB N/A N/A $24,675 $28,200
Crew Cab 153" WB LS N/A N/A $26,775 $30,600
Crew Cab 153" WB LT N/A N/A $31,601 $36,116
Ext Cab 157.5" WB N/A N/A $23,187 $26,500
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS N/A N/A $25,418 $29,050
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT N/A N/A $30,037 $34,328
Crew Cab 167" WB N/A N/A $24,937 $28,500
Crew Cab 167" WB LS N/A N/A $27,037 $30,900
Crew Cab 167" WB LT N/A N/A $31,864 $36,416
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $23,450 $26,800
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD N/A N/A $23,450 $26,800
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $25,611 $29,270
Ext Cab 143.5" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 13 17 $34,304 $39,205
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,956
$34,304
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,950
$39,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$399 / month
$653 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 17 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 61.4
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Passenger Capacity 3 6
Second Head Room (in) - 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 66.3
Second Leg Room (in) - 33.7
Second Hip Room (in) - 61.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.1 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 133.0 143.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.1 8.0
Cab to Axle (in) 55.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.7 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) NA 32.9
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA NA
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.1 138.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 222.1 227.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 12.1 8.3
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA NA
Height, Overall (in) 76.2 73.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 70.7 113.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9 63.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 61.9 63.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.6 68.7
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) 12.8 x 1.5 12 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.1 13 x 1.2
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 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) 34 26
Fuel Tank Location LH NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center NA NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.8 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 2064
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ QSS
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 2064
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA NA
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16 P265/75R16
Front Tire Order Code QIZ QSS
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3042 2064
Spare Tire Order Code QIZ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA NA
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,600 7400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,600 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1500 740
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6084 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2071 1862
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410 3650
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 16,000 13000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2809 2942
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9200 6400
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.4 14.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
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 300 @ 4400 345 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 380 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LQ4 LQ9
Displacement 6.0L/364 6.0L/394
Engine Oil Cooler Yes Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 17
Transmission
Trans PTO Access RH NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.61 2.29
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.04 1.63
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MW3 M32
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off Yes NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA New Venture Gear
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.61 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Chevrolet Silverado SS
Body Code E63 E63
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6900 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 3925
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10 4.10
Axle Type - Front NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4800 3925
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA 4.10
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6084 3750
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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