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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $24,733 $26,595
2WD Reg Cab 133" LT N/A N/A $27,955 $30,060
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,802 $29,895
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT N/A N/A $30,415 $32,705
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,237 $37,890
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,844 $29,940
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT N/A N/A $30,457 $32,750
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $35,279 $37,935
2WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,150 $31,345
2WD Crew Cab 153" LT N/A N/A $32,377 $34,815
2WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $37,116 $39,910
2WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $29,192 $31,390
2WD Crew Cab 167" LT N/A N/A $32,419 $34,860
2WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $37,158 $39,955
4WD Reg Cab 133" Work Truck N/A N/A $27,662 $29,745
4WD Reg Cab 133" LT N/A N/A $30,885 $33,210
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,731 $33,045
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT N/A N/A $33,345 $35,855
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ N/A N/A $38,167 $41,040
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck N/A N/A $30,773 $33,090
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT N/A N/A $33,387 $35,900
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ N/A N/A $38,209 $41,085
4WD Crew Cab 153" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,080 $34,495
4WD Crew Cab 153" LT N/A N/A $35,302 $37,960
4WD Crew Cab 153" LTZ N/A N/A $40,045 $43,060
4WD Crew Cab 167" Work Truck N/A N/A $32,122 $34,540
4WD Crew Cab 167" LT N/A N/A $35,344 $38,005
4WD Crew Cab 167" LTZ N/A N/A $40,087 $43,105
2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $23,521 $25,830
2WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $23,521 $25,830
2WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $23,692 $26,025
2WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $23,692 $26,025
2WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $25,928 $28,580
2WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $25,928 $28,580
2WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA Laramie N/A N/A $25,928 $28,580
4WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $26,103 $28,780
4WD Reg Cab 143" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $26,103 $28,780
4WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA ST N/A N/A $26,278 $28,980
4WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA ST N/A N/A $28,500 $31,520
4WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA SLT N/A N/A $28,500 $31,520
4WD Quad Cab 163" WB 60" CA Laramie N/A N/A $28,500 $31,520
4WD Reg Cab 167" WB 84" CA SLT N/A N/A $26,278 $28,980
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $32,047 $35,985
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $32,047 $35,985
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,016 $38,235
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $34,213 $38,380
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $34,213 $38,380
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,991 $41,555
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $40,648 $45,735
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $35,293 $39,615
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $35,293 $39,615
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $37,699 $42,365
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $40,333 $45,375
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $39,613 $44,455
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $39,613 $44,455
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,702 $47,985
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $34,797 $39,065
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $34,797 $39,065
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,884 $41,450
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $36,694 $41,170
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $36,694 $41,170
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $39,555 $44,440
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,451 $47,750
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $37,823 $42,460
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $37,823 $42,460
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $40,356 $45,355
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $42,968 $48,340
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $42,342 $47,545
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $42,342 $47,545
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $45,431 $51,075
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,733
$23,521
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,595
$25,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$443 / month
$431 / 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) 62.5 65.0
Front Head Room (in) 41.4 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 67.0
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 36.9 NA
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 33.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.5 122.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 220.2 235.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 11.3 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 112.4
Height, Overall (in) 76.4 78.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - 31.7
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.1 51.2
Wheelbase (in) 133.0 143.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.6 8.5
Cab to Axle (in) 55.9 60
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 79.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 61.6 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.8 -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 62.5 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 21.0 -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 75.5 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.6 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x 0.79 13.9 x 1.39
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) 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 34 52
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 24:1 12.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.3 44.9
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3042 3085
Spare Tire Order Code ZIZ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 649
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E LT235/80R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 3085
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ TPY
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E LT235/80R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 649
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code QIZ TPY
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2625 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10500 11000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10500 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 13000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1575 1100
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9200 12500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4200 5200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2902 3295
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 18500 17000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6084 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2374 2196
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 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) 15.7 16.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 136
Engine
Fuel System SFI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4200 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LY6 EZA
Displacement 6.0L/366 5.7L/343
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 360 @ 5400 330 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 .74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.03 5.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.98
Trans Type 6 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
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 5.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 3.28
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 1.30
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code E63 143.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Fleetside Reg Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 4.10
Axle Type - Front Independent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4800 5200
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf NA
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 NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6900 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 NA
Frame
Frame Type Hydroformed Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score NA -
 
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