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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL 22 27 $17,187 $18,160
2WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 22 27 $17,880 $19,120
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 22 27 $18,747 $19,855
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 22 27 $19,353 $20,740
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $20,887 $22,425
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 16 21 $21,082 $22,640
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $21,861 $23,495
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $23,285 $25,060
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $24,204 $26,070
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 18 $20,385 $21,235
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 14 18 $25,319 $27,225
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,760 $21,625
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 14 18 $25,430 $27,345
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 18 $24,491 $25,780
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $26,714 $28,725
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $27,881 $29,980
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $33,633 $36,165
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $26,429 $27,820
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $28,857 $31,030
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $33,912 $36,465
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,272 $29,760
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $28,783 $30,950
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $29,964 $32,220
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $31,601 $33,980
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,744 $39,510
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 13 18 $40,808 $43,880
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,496 $24,475
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 13 18 $28,439 $30,580
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,784 $24,775
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 13 18 $28,718 $30,880
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $28,367 $29,860
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $29,643 $31,875
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $30,397 $32,685
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,562 $39,315
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $29,421 $30,970
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $31,429 $33,795
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $36,841 $39,615
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $31,264 $32,910
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $31,713 $34,100
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $32,931 $35,410
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $39,673 $42,660
AWD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 12 18 $43,737 $47,030
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,187
$20,385
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,160
$21,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$354 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 GMC Sierra covers all the essential pickup-truck bases, even the green one.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 62.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 65.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.9 7.7
Cab to Axle (in) 37.8 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 80.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.7 34.7
Overhang, Front (in) 34.0 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) 33.0 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.6 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 189.4 205.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.9 13.4
Cab to End of Frame (in) 81.8 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.2 73.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 44.0 47.2
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.5 50.6
Tailgate Width (in) 52.0 61.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.7 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 54.4 62.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 16.5 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.4 60.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 54.4 61.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 0.39 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.61 x 2.36
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.28 x 0.39 12.99 x 1.18
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 26
Fuel Tank Location Midship Driver Side
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 22.0 16.73
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 765 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Mini P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QU1
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 2304
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 765 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 2004
Rear Tire Order Code NA QU1
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 720
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 4800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 480
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 9100
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1384 1879
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4300 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2400 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1752 2584
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 4800 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2350 3750
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Mini 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Maximum Alternator Watts 1350 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 145
Engine
Displacement 2.3L/140 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5250 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 3750 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 99D LU3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 17
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 1.63
Trans Order Code 44R M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Ranger GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code 111.5" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6' Styleside Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.23
Axle Type - Front Twin-Forged SLA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35.1 1.38
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 3200
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2350 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 1.38
Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front SLA w/Coil Springs Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating
 
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