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Selected Style Reg Cab 116.0" WB LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 116.0" WB LS 15 19 $38,680 $41,370
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,680
$34,304
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,370
$39,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$690 / month
$653 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 17 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 61.4
Passenger Capacity 2 6
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 65.2
Second Head Room (in) - 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 66.3
Second Leg Room (in) - 33.7
Second Hip Room (in) - 61.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) NA 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 116 143.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) NA 8.0
Cab to Axle (in) NA 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.6 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) NA 32.9
Overhang, Front (in) NA 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA NA
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) NA 138.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 191.4 227.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) NA 8.3
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA NA
Height, Overall (in) 64.2 73.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 23.7 113.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 63.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 38.9 63.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) NA 68.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 46.8 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA 19.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 x 1.14 12 x 1.1
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) 12.8 x 0.78 13 x 1.2
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 26
Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 2064
Front Tire Size P255/45R19 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA NA
Spare Tire Size NA P265/75R16
Front Tire Order Code QMX QSS
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3107 2064
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA NA
Rear Tire Size P295/40R20 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3107 2064
Rear Tire Order Code QMX QSS
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2500 7400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 250 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 250 740
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2265 1862
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3050 3650
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) NA 13000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2475 2942
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6050 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3100 3600
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.0 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 14.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5200 345 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 331 @ 4000 380 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LM4 LQ9
Displacement 5.3L/325 6.0L/394
Engine Oil Cooler NA Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.29
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.63
Trans Order Code M30 M32
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA New Venture Gear
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet SSR Chevrolet Silverado SS
Body Code NA E63
Body Style Regular Cab Ext Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 32
Axle Type - Rear NA Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Sport Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3050 3925
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 4.10
Axle Type - Front NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3050 3925
Suspension Type - Rear Sport 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA 4.10
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 3750
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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