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Selected Style Ext Cab 143.5" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 13 17 $34,304 $39,205
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 14 18 $28,131 $32,150
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD 13 17 $30,756 $35,150
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB N/A N/A $29,793 $34,050
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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 31
Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
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
Tires
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
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
Trailering
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
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
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1862 2551
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 3400
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
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.9 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 285 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS Chevrolet Avalanche
Body Code E63 NA
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside 5 Door Crew Cab
Suspension
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
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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