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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
Crew Cab 156.0" WB LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crew Cab 156.0" WB LS N/A N/A $26,731 $30,550
Crew Cab 156.0" WB LT N/A N/A $30,599 $34,971
Crew Cab 156.0" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $29,750 $34,000
Crew Cab 156.0" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,585 $38,383
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,304
$26,731
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,205
$30,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$653 / month
$509 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3 65.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 61.4
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 38.8
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.1
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 62.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 65.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.3 7.4
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA NA
Height, Overall (in) 73.9 77.0
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 47.2
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 153.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 79.7-
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.9 84.7
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 37.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA NA
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 138.5 148.1
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 227.7 237.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 113.6 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 61.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 61.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 68.7 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 64.8
Brakes
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 13.0 x 1.4
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-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 12.8 x 1.5
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location NA LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
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 49.6
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 2205
Front Tire Size P275/55R20 LT245/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA NA
Spare Tire Size P265/75R16 LT245/75R16
Front Tire Order Code QSS QIZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 3042
Spare Tire Order Code NA QIZ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/55R20 LT245/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 2205
Rear Tire Order Code QSS QIZ
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400 10,200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 11,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 740 1500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 2500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1862 2258
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 4410
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 14,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2942 3097
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6400 8600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600 6000
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Chrome
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Chrome
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.9 15.4
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
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4000 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LQ9 LQ4
Displacement 6.0L/394 6.0L/364
Engine Oil Cooler Yes Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 300 @ 4400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.08
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.48
Trans Order Code M32 MT1
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD HD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model New Venture Gear NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.48
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
Body Code E63 E63
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside Crew Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.25
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 6000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 4500
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.10 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 6000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Torsion Bar
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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