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2005 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 $21,354 $24,405
Reg Cab 133" WB N/A N/A $22,557 $25,780
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $23,716 $27,105
Reg Cab 133" WB LS N/A N/A $23,760 $27,155
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $23,848 $27,255
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB N/A N/A $24,570 $28,080
Ext Cab 157.5" WB N/A N/A $24,832 $28,380
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD N/A N/A $25,051 $28,630
Crew Cab 153" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $25,554 $29,205
Crew Cab 167" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $25,816 $29,505
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS N/A N/A $26,035 $29,755
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $26,166 $29,905
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS N/A N/A $26,298 $30,055
Crew Cab 153" WB N/A N/A $26,407 $30,180
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $26,429 $30,205
Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $26,446 $30,225
Crew Cab 167" WB N/A N/A $26,670 $30,480
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,020 $30,880
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,282 $31,180
Crew Cab 153" WB LS N/A N/A $27,741 $31,705
Crew Cab 167" WB LS N/A N/A $28,004 $32,005
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $28,223 $32,255
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $28,485 $32,555
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,529 $32,605
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $28,791 $32,905
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD N/A N/A $29,076 $33,230
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD N/A N/A $29,338 $33,530
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $30,410 $34,755
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT N/A N/A $30,655 $35,035
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $30,673 $35,055
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT N/A N/A $30,918 $35,335
Crew Cab 153" WB LT N/A N/A $32,567 $37,220
Crew Cab 167" WB LT N/A N/A $32,830 $37,520
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,285 $38,040
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,547 $38,340
Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $35,376 $40,430
Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $35,638 $40,730
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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 $23,564 $26,725
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $24,488 $27,800
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $26,262 $29,805
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW ST N/A N/A $26,735 $30,355
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,187 $30,880
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $27,810 $31,605
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $29,465 $33,500
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW ST N/A N/A $30,494 $34,725
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $30,540 $34,750
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW SLT N/A N/A $31,569 $35,975
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $33,176 $37,815
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $34,251 $39,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,354
$23,564
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,405
$26,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$407 / month
$445 / 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
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 67.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 65.1
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
76.2 74.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.1 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
133.0 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.1 8.0
Cab to Axle (in)
55.9 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.7 96.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 34.4
Overhang, Front (in)
37.0 39.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 15.2
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.5 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
73.9 74.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in)
61.9 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.6 97.9
Brakes
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
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)
34 35
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
24.0 13.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.8 44.7
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Front Tire Order Code
QIZ NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3042 2835
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1500 1090
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2650 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10600 10900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10600 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9200 11000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6084 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2078 2664
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4410 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
16000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2801 3255
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.4 18.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.61 5.63
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 2.04
Trans Type
5 6
Trans PTO Access
RH NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.04 5.63
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 3.38
Trans Order Code
MW3 DEG
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
Yes NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Summary
Body Code
E63 140.5" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Reg Cab 8' Box
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Dodge Ram 3500
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
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)
36 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6900 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4500 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front
NA Hypoid
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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