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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
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Reg Cab 133" WB Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 133" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $21,087 $24,100
Reg Cab 133" WB N/A N/A $22,290 $25,475
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $23,450 $26,800
Reg Cab 133" WB LS N/A N/A $23,493 $26,850
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $23,581 $26,950
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $23,712 $27,100
Ext Cab 143.5" WB N/A N/A $24,303 $27,775
Ext Cab 157.5" WB N/A N/A $24,565 $28,075
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD N/A N/A $24,784 $28,325
Crew Cab 153" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $25,287 $28,900
Crew Cab 167" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $25,550 $29,200
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS N/A N/A $25,768 $29,450
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $25,900 $29,600
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS N/A N/A $26,031 $29,750
Crew Cab 153" WB N/A N/A $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $26,162 $29,900
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $26,180 $29,920
Crew Cab 167" WB N/A N/A $26,403 $30,175
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $26,753 $30,575
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,015 $30,875
Crew Cab 153" WB LS N/A N/A $27,475 $31,400
Crew Cab 167" WB LS N/A N/A $27,737 $31,700
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $27,956 $31,950
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $28,218 $32,250
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,262 $32,300
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,525 $32,600
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD N/A N/A $28,809 $32,925
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD N/A N/A $29,071 $33,225
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $30,143 $34,450
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT N/A N/A $30,388 $34,730
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $30,406 $34,750
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT N/A N/A $30,651 $35,030
Crew Cab 153" WB LT N/A N/A $32,300 $36,915
Crew Cab 167" WB LT N/A N/A $32,563 $37,215
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,018 $37,735
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,280 $38,035
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $35,109 $40,125
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $35,371 $40,425
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2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW ST N/A N/A $23,134 $26,225
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $24,058 $27,300
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,832 $29,305
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW ST N/A N/A $25,944 $29,435
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $26,757 $30,380
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $27,019 $30,685
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $28,674 $32,580
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW ST N/A N/A $29,621 $33,710
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,749 $33,830
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW SLT N/A N/A $30,696 $34,960
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SRW ST N/A N/A $32,303 $36,800
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SRW SLT N/A N/A $33,378 $38,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,087
$23,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,100
$26,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$402 / month
$437 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 64.9
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 40.9
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 67.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 33.6
Overhang, Front (in)
37.0 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 36.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
114.1 123.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
222.1 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
12.1 8.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in)
76.2 74.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - 47.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.1 49.9
Wheelbase (in)
133.0 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.1 8.9
Cab to Axle (in)
55.9 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.7 96.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
61.9 63.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.6 97.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.5 20.1
Cargo Volume (ft³)
70.7 73.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.9 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 51.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 x 1.1 13.9 x 1.18
Brake ABS System
Four-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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
34 35
Fuel Tank Location
LH Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
24.1 NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.8 46.1
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA NA
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QIZ NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3042 2835
Spare Tire Order Code
QIZ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 649
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16 LT235/80R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 649
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2205 2835
Rear Tire Order Code
QIZ NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2205 2835
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16 LT235/80R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 649
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16 LT235/80R17
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10600 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1060 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1590 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10600 12000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
16,000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2809 2997
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9200 11000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6084 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2071 2887
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4410 4000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.36 18
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
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
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 345 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
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)
5.61 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.67
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
RH NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.04 5.04
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 3.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
MW3 DDP
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
Yes NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code
E63 140.5" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Reg Cab 8' Box
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front
NA Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4800 4000
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6084 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 NA
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6900 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4500 NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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