Compare 2003 Chevrolet Silverado SS vs 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche

2003 Chevrolet Silverado SS
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche
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Ext Cab 143.5" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 13 17 $34,304 $39,205
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1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 14 18 $28,131 $32,150
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB N/A N/A $29,793 $34,050
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD 13 17 $30,756 $35,150
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD N/A N/A $32,418 $37,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,304
$28,131
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,205
$32,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$653 / month
$536 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 61.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 38.9
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
61.5 62.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 65.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
66.3 65.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.3 52.9
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 130.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.0 8.6
Cab to Axle (in)
41.9 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 79.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.9 31.0
Overhang, Front (in)
36.9 38.8
Frame Width, Rear (in)
NA NA
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
138.5 NA
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
227.7 220.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.3 8.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
NA NA
Height, Overall (in)
73.9 74.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
63.8 NA
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
68.7 63.0 Min, 97.6 Max
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.8 50.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.5 22.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
113.6 41.0 Min
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
63.8 50.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 x 1.2 12.9 x 1.2
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 x 1.1 12.0 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 31
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
NA NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 43.3
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA NA
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 2184
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 2184
Rear Tire Order Code
QSS NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 2184
Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA NA
Spare Tire Size
P265/75R16 P265/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QSS NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
740 720
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7400 7200
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
13000 13000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2942 2743
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6400 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3600 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1862 2551
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 3400
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.9 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 105
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 4000 325 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LQ9 LM7
Displacement
6.0L/394 5.3L/327
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
345 @ 5200 285 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
New Venture Gear NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.63
Trans Order Code
M32 M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA New Venture Gear NVG246
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Code
E63 NA
Body Style
Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside 5 Door Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado SS Chevrolet Avalanche
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3925 3400
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 1.12
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.10 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 4000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Indep Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3925 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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