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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 14 19 $30,130 $32,930
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $22,540 $25,535
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $23,920 $27,140
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $25,916 $29,460
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $24,998 $28,335
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,546 $30,135
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 ST N/A N/A $25,162 $28,525
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,710 $30,325
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,885 $32,855
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $30,319 $34,365
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $34,701 $39,460
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,346 $28,740
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $26,727 $30,345
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,702 $31,450
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,250 $33,250
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,426 $35,780
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,865 $31,640
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,413 $33,440
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,589 $35,970
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $33,033 $37,480
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $37,415 $42,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,130
$22,540
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,930
$25,535
Monthly Payment Estimate
$549 / month
$426 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 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 65.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 -
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 138.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 227.7 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.3 7.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.9 73.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 49.9
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 8.4
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.9 36.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 74.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.6 98.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 x 1.1 13.9 x 1.26
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.9 x 1.18
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) NA Yes
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
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 44.6
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QSS TWD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P275/55R20 LT245/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 LT245/70R17E
Front Tire Order Code QSS TWD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA TWD
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P275/55R20 LT245/70R17E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1125 940
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7500 9400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1844 2340
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600 4410
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 15000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2654 3127
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6200 8650
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8 18.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1904
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler Yes None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 330 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4000 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LQ9 EZA
Displacement 6.0L/394 5.7L/350
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 NA
Transmission
Trans PTO Access N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
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 5.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 3.48
Trans Order Code M32 DEG
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.38
Trans Description Cont. Automatic HD w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 6.29
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 2.10
Trans Type 4 6
Summary
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 8' Box
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code E63 140.5" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 6150
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 5200
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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