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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 4WD 14 16 $33,897 $38,740
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 14 16 $31,141 $35,590
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $19,557 $21,610
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,715 $25,960
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,828 $21,910
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,977 $26,260
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $21,822 $24,940
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 21 $25,090 $28,675
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,290 $33,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,854 $28,405
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 20 $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,548 $33,770
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 20 $27,120 $30,995
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $30,677 $35,060
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,172 $23,395
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,267 $26,815
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $25,790 $29,475
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,262 $23,495
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,539 $27,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $26,053 $29,775
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $26,490 $30,275
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $28,035 $32,040
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,230 $36,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $27,540 $31,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $29,085 $33,240
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,493 $37,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $30,051 $34,345
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $33,608 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,141
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,590
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$303 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 16 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 -
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.0
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 61.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 63.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.9 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 138.5 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 227.7 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.3 13.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.9 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.6 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 x 1.1 12.0 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.8 x 0.78
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location LH LH
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.6 40.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 14.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P275/55R20 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QSS QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P275/55R20 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QSS QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 585
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 585
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3900
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7800 3900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6200 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1844 1794
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3925 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2566 2431
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LQ9 LU3
Displacement 6.0L/366 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.40
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.32
Trans Order Code M32 MG5
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 NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.02
Summary
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code E63 E63
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 3150
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3686
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.23
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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