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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 $34,916 $39,905
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW ST N/A N/A $23,134 $26,225
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $24,058 $27,300
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW ST N/A N/A $29,621 $33,710
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SRW SLT N/A N/A $30,696 $34,960
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW ST N/A N/A $25,944 $29,435
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW SLT N/A N/A $27,019 $30,685
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,832 $29,305
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $26,757 $30,380
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SRW ST N/A N/A $32,303 $36,800
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SRW SLT N/A N/A $33,378 $38,050
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $28,674 $32,580
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,749 $33,830
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,916
$23,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,905
$26,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$665 / month
$437 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 67.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 64.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 -
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.9
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.9 33.6
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 36.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 138.5 123.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 227.7 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.3 8.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 73.9 74.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - 47.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 49.9
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 8.9
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 96.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 68.7 97.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 20.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 113.6 73.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 63.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 x 1.1 13.9 x 1.26
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 13.9 x 1.18
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 35
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.3 46.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 NA
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 649
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2835
Rear Tire Order Code QSS NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2835
Front Tire Size P275/55R20 LT235/80R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 649
Spare Tire Size P265/75R16 LT235/80R17
Front Tire Order Code QSS NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2835
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 649
Rear Tire Size P275/55R20 LT235/80R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 760 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7600 12000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1862 2887
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3925 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2942 2997
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6400 11000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.9 18
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1904
Engine
Displacement 6.0L/394 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler Yes None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 345 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4000 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LQ9 EZA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 NA
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 5.04
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 3.04
Trans Order Code M32 DDP
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 HD w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NVG 149 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.67
Summary
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 8' Box
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code E63 140.5" WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.10 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 4000
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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