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2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $26,097 $29,185
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $26,097 $29,185
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $28,525 $31,960
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,617 $31,985
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,617 $31,985
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $28,783 $32,175
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,783 $32,175
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,956 $32,390
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $28,956 $32,390
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $31,383 $35,100
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SXT N/A N/A $31,383 $35,100
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,483 $35,260
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,489 $35,285
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $31,549 $35,290
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $31,549 $35,290
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $31,649 $35,450
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,628 $37,615
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $33,628 $37,615
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Power Wagon N/A N/A $34,375 $38,520
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,375 $38,520
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $34,484 $38,690
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $34,541 $38,710
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $34,650 $38,880
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,405 $40,760
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $36,405 $40,760
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,303 $41,815
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,376 $41,950
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $37,543 $42,140
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,993 $44,860
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2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $18,600 $19,375
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $18,974 $19,765
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $21,710 $22,615
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $21,998 $22,915
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 15 20 $23,265 $24,490
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $23,550 $24,790
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 14 19 $25,021 $26,905
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 14 20 $25,569 $26,915
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 14 19 $25,133 $27,025
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 14 19 $26,058 $28,020
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 14 18 $27,412 $28,855
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" SLE 14 19 $26,890 $28,915
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $27,602 $29,055
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $27,697 $29,155
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 14 19 $27,225 $29,275
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 14 18 $27,783 $29,875
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,561 $30,065
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 14 20 $28,016 $30,125
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 14 18 $28,062 $30,175
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 14 19 $28,127 $30,245
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $28,988 $31,170
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 14 19 $29,308 $31,515
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" SLE 14 18 $29,820 $32,065
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $30,594 $32,205
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $30,099 $32,365
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 21 $30,945 $33,275
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 14 19 $30,945 $33,275
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $31,057 $33,395
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $32,275 $34,705
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" SLT 14 20 $32,419 $34,860
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 14 20 $32,698 $35,160
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 14 20 $32,977 $35,460
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" SLT 14 19 $35,349 $38,010
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 14 19 $35,628 $38,310
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 14 19 $35,907 $38,610
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 14 20 $35,995 $38,705
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 13 19 $38,009 $40,870
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 14 20 $38,925 $41,855
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 12 19 $40,938 $44,020
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,097
$18,600
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,185
$19,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$486 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
With such a wide range of models, the 2009 GMC Sierra covers all the bases; it’s also arguably better-looking than its Chevy Silverado counterpart.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 15 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
65.0 62.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 41.5
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 65.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
29.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
49.9 47.2
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.5 7.7
Cab to Axle (in)
56.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.6 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.0 34.7
Overhang, Front (in)
39.3 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
41.8 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
229.7 205.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.1 13.4
Cab to End of Frame (in)
100.8 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.9 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.0 50.6
Tailgate Width (in)
60.6 61.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.3 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
16.9 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
65.1 62.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
74.9 60.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
66.4 61.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.18 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x 2.36
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.39 12.9 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35 26
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
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)
48.9 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
675 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
TWD QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3000 2004
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
675 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3000 2004
Rear Tire Order Code
TWD QPR
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9450 4800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 480
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
945 720
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2312 1769
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4410 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15000 9500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2825 2538
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8650 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6000 3750
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 15.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1904 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
395 @ 4200 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
EZC LU3
Displacement
5.7L/345 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5400 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.74 2.29
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.48 1.63
Trans Order Code
DEG M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
6.29 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code
140.5" WB E63
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Box Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.23
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5200 3200
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Type - Rear
Full-floating Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Hydroformed
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3

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