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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
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2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $24,733 $26,595
4WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,662 $29,745
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,802 $29,895
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,844 $29,940
2WD Reg Cab 133" LT N/A N/A $27,955 $30,060
2WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,150 $31,345
2WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,192 $31,390
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT N/A N/A $30,415 $32,705
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT N/A N/A $30,457 $32,750
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,731 $33,045
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,773 $33,090
4WD Reg Cab 133" LT N/A N/A $30,885 $33,210
4WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,080 $34,495
4WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,122 $34,540
2WD Crew Cab 153" LT N/A N/A $32,377 $34,815
2WD Crew Cab 167" LT N/A N/A $32,419 $34,860
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT N/A N/A $33,345 $35,855
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT N/A N/A $33,387 $35,900
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,237 $37,890
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,279 $37,935
4WD Crew Cab 153" LT N/A N/A $35,302 $37,960
4WD Crew Cab 167" LT N/A N/A $35,344 $38,005
2WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $37,116 $39,910
2WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $37,158 $39,955
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $38,167 $41,040
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $38,209 $41,085
4WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $40,045 $43,060
4WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $40,087 $43,105
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2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $26,097 $29,185
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $26,097 $29,185
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $28,525 $31,960
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,617 $31,985
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,617 $31,985
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $28,783 $32,175
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,783 $32,175
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,956 $32,390
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,956 $32,390
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $31,383 $35,100
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $31,383 $35,100
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,483 $35,260
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,489 $35,285
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $31,549 $35,290
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $31,549 $35,290
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,649 $35,450
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,628 $37,615
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $33,628 $37,615
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Power Wagon N/A N/A $34,375 $38,520
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,375 $38,520
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $34,484 $38,690
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,541 $38,710
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $34,650 $38,880
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,405 $40,760
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $36,405 $40,760
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,303 $41,815
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,376 $41,950
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,543 $42,140
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,993 $44,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,733
$26,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,595
$29,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$443 / month
$486 / 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 Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
62.5 65.0
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - 29.7
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.1 49.9
Wheelbase (in)
133.0 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.6 7.5
Cab to Axle (in)
55.9 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
36.9 33.0
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 39.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 41.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
116.5 122.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
220.2 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
11.3 7.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 100.8
Height, Overall (in)
76.4 73.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
75.5 74.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.6 51.0
Tailgate Width (in)
61.6 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.8 98.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 16.9
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
62.5 65.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.0 20.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.8 13.9 x 1.39
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)
13.5 x 0.79 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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
34 35
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
24:1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.3 48.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QIZ TWD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E LT245/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 675
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16 LT245/70R17E
Front Tire Order Code
QIZ TWD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3042 3000
Spare Tire Order Code
ZIZ TBB
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 675
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E LT245/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2205 3000
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
13000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1575 945
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2625 2350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10500 9450
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
10500 9400
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6084 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2374 2312
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9200 8650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4200 4410
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2902 2825
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
18500 15000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.7 16.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
360 @ 5400 355 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 4200 395 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
LY6 EZC
Displacement
6.0L/366 5.7L/345
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 5.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 3.48
Trans Order Code
MYD DEG
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
HD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 6.29
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.10
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Reg Cab 8' Box
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code
E63 140.5" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Full Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 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
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4800 5200
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
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -

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