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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
Reg Cab 120" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 120" XL 17 20 $16,893 $19,125
Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 20 $19,189 $21,795
Reg Cab 139" XL 17 20 $17,151 $19,425
Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 20 $19,447 $22,095
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $19,765 $22,465
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,125 $25,210
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 16 20 $20,023 $22,765
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,384 $25,510
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 20 $17,619 $19,970
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 20 $19,915 $22,640
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lightning 12 16 $28,733 $32,515
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $20,491 $23,310
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,853 $26,055
Supercab 139" XL 17 20 $19,171 $21,775
Supercab 139" XLT 17 20 $21,635 $24,640
Supercab 139" Lariat 15 19 $24,796 $28,315
Supercab 139" XLT Heritage 17 20 $21,635 $24,640
Supercab 157" XL 17 20 $19,429 $22,075
Supercab 157" XLT 17 19 $21,893 $24,940
Supercab 157" Lariat 15 19 $25,054 $28,615
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,495 $25,640
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,917 $28,455
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $27,629 $31,610
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT Heritage 14 18 $24,917 $28,455
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,753 $25,940
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,175 $28,755
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $27,887 $31,910
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 17 20 $19,899 $22,620
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 17 20 $22,363 $25,485
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 15 19 $25,523 $29,160
Supercab Flareside 139" King Ranch 15 19 $27,931 $31,960
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $23,223 $26,485
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,643 $29,300
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $28,357 $32,455
Suprcb Flreside 139" 4WD King Ranch 15 19 $30,765 $35,255
SuperCrew 139" XLT 16 20 $24,943 $28,485
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 16 20 $26,829 $30,680
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 16 20 $29,323 $33,580
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 15 19 $27,707 $31,700
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $29,801 $34,135
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 15 19 $32,295 $37,035
SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $32,243 $36,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,304
$16,893
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,205
$19,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$653 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 40.9
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 61.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 -
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.8
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 63.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.9 73.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 48.3
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 119.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.9 33.2
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 138.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 227.7 206.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 113.6 58.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 62.1 @ Belt
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 68.7 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 60.3
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 13.2 x 0.43
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 12.1 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 25.0
Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 42.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center NA 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 40.5
Steering Type Pwr Power
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 1804
Front Tire Size P275/55R20 P235/70R16SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA 719
Spare Tire Size P265/75R16 P235/70R16SL
Front Tire Order Code QSS T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 1804
Spare Tire Order Code NA T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA 719
Rear Tire Size P275/55R20 P235/70R16SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA 719
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 1804
Rear Tire Order Code QSS T52
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400 4,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 4,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 740 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 4,000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1862 1751
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 2500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 6,500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2942 2281
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6400 6050
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600 3500
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 16.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16.0 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 16.0 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.9 20.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 130
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4000 252 @ 3400
Engine Order Code LQ9 992
Displacement 6.0L/394 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 202 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.41
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.25
Trans Order Code M32 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual 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 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.49
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS Ford F-150
Body Code E63 119.9" WB
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 2500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10 3.08
Axle Type - Front Independent Twin Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 3450
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 3500
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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