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Selected Style Reg Cab 117.5" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $13,665 $15,100
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $13,955 $15,420
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,014 $18,800
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,303 $19,120
Reg Cab 117.5" WB (CMI)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,398 $16,455
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $14,660 $16,755
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,901 $17,030
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 17 23 $16,148 $18,455
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 15 20 $16,843 $19,250
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,023 $19,455
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,285 $19,755
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,526 $20,030
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $18,773 $21,455
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 4WD 13 18 $19,468 $22,250
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 15 20 $20,299 $23,199
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 4WD 14 18 $22,924 $26,199
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,665
$14,399
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,100
$15,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$257 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 60.1 60.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0 65.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4 35.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.7 36.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.0 111.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 194.5 194.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 6.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA NA
Height, Overall (in) 70.4 70.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 41.6
Wheelbase (in) 117.5 117.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 6.8
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8 76.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.0 32.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.4 64.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.3 19.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.6 55.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.2 60.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 49.1
Tailgate Width (in) 62.0 62.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Four Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 2.25 10.0 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25 11.57 x 1.25
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Inboard LH Frame
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 25
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 39.8
Steering Type Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 44.2
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1843
Spare Tire Order Code ZFL ZFL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 722 722
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 722 722
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 1763
Rear Tire Order Code YFL YFL
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1843
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 722 722
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code XFL XFL
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6500 6500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2335 2330
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1471 1546
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 3200
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.7 12.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 2800 255 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L35 L35
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 200 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11 11
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.55
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code MG5 MG5
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code E63 E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Special Chevrolet C/K 1500
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3262 3262
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 25
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 1.25
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.08
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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