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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
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $14,968 $15,840
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,263 $19,960
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,502 $23,500
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,666 $20,400
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,767 $23,790
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $24,778 $27,080
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,022 $28,440
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,747 $30,325
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,751 $24,865
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $23,977 $26,205
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,159 $28,590
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,884 $30,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SL 16 20 $23,693 $25,895
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $25,052 $27,380
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,425 $28,880
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $28,149 $30,765
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $26,228 $28,665
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $27,866 $30,455
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $29,591 $32,340
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,244 $20,365
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,332 $25,500
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $24,897 $27,210
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,476 $20,610
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,739 $25,945
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $25,162 $27,500
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,683 $30,255
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $28,923 $31,610
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,647 $33,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $25,235 $27,580
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,188 $31,900
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,913 $33,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,342 $28,790
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,953 $30,550
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,321 $32,045
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $31,050 $33,935
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $28,927 $31,615
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $30,451 $33,280
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,180 $35,170
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,852 $24,975
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,072 $28,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,130
$14,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,930
$15,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$549 / month
$264 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 63.9
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 143.5 119.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.6 78.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 19.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) NA 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location LH LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 40.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
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
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1125 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7500 4000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2654 2400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6200 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1844 1683
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8 16.6
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) 145 145
Engine
Fuel System SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LQ9 LU3
Displacement 6.0L/394 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.02
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 N/A 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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado SS GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code E63 E63
Body Style Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.23
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 3150
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
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 3686
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3925 3476
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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