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Selected Style Reg Cab 117.5" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $13,955 $15,420
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,303 $19,120
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $13,665 $15,100
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,014 $18,800
Reg Cab 120" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 120" XL 15 20 $13,995 $15,865
Reg Cab 139" XL 15 20 $14,250 $16,165
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 15 18 $16,834 $19,205
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $17,089 $19,505
Supercab 139" XL 15 20 $16,133 $18,380
Supercab 157" XL 15 20 $16,388 $18,680
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $19,321 $22,130
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $19,576 $22,430
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 15 20 $14,854 $16,875
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 15 18 $17,484 $19,970
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 15 20 $16,779 $19,140
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $19,864 $22,770
Reg Cab 120" XLT 15 20 $16,205 $18,465
Reg Cab 120" Lariat 16 19 $18,275 $20,900
Reg Cab 139" XLT 15 20 $16,460 $18,765
Reg Cab 139" Lariat 16 19 $18,530 $21,200
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 15 20 $17,064 $19,475
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lariat 16 19 $19,133 $21,910
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XLT 15 18 $18,904 $21,640
Reg Cab 120" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $20,974 $24,075
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $19,159 $21,940
Reg Cab 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $21,229 $24,375
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 15 18 $19,554 $22,405
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $21,624 $24,840
Supercab 139" XLT 15 20 $18,547 $21,220
Supercab 139" Lariat 16 19 $20,617 $23,655
Supercab 157" XLT 15 20 $18,802 $21,520
Supercab 157" Lariat 16 19 $20,872 $23,955
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 15 20 $19,193 $21,980
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 16 19 $21,262 $24,415
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $21,701 $24,930
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $23,231 $26,730
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $21,956 $25,230
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $23,486 $27,030
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $22,282 $25,615
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $23,812 $27,415
Standard Reg Cab 120" 15 20 $13,565 $14,835
Standard Reg Cab 139" 15 20 $13,820 $15,125
Standard Reg Cab 120" 4WD 15 18 $16,399 $18,055
Standard Reg Cab 139" 4WD 15 18 $16,653 $18,345
Standard Supercab 139" 15 20 $15,593 $17,140
Standard Supercab 157" 15 20 $15,849 $17,430
Standard Supercab 139" 4WD 15 18 $18,779 $20,760
Standard Supercab 157" 4WD 15 18 $19,035 $21,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,665
$13,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,100
$15,865
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$264 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 40.9
Front Hip Room (in) 60.1 61.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.8
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0 63.8
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 117.5 119.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8 78.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.0 32.5
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4 37.2
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.7 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 194.5 202.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.4 72.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 62.0 65.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.4 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.3 19.7
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.6 58.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.2 62.1 @ Belt
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 2.25 11.03 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25 12.13 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 25.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 42.22
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5 14
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 40.49
Steering Type Power Power
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1804
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R16SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 722 719
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R16SL
Front Tire Order Code XFL T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1804
Spare Tire Order Code ZFL T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 722 719
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R16SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 722 719
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 1804
Rear Tire Order Code YFL T52
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2,000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1471 1614
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 2500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6500 6,500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2335 2236
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 5550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 2900
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16.0 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16.0 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.7 15.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 95
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 2800 255 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L35 992
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 210 @ 4750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.41
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.24
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 44M
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
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Special Ford F-150
Body Code E63 119.9" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 1.18
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 2500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.08
Axle Type - Front NA Twin Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3262 3400
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 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 30.2
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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