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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 112" WB 2.5L I4 Manual SX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB 2.5L I4 Automatic SX 20 25 $10,624 $11,485
Reg Cab 112" WB 2.5L I4 Manual SX 22 27 $10,624 $11,485
Reg Cab 112" WB 2.5L I4 Automatic SE 20 25 $11,894 $13,305
Reg Cab 112" WB 2.5L I4 Manual SE 22 27 $11,894 $13,305
Cab Plus 125" WB 2.5L I4 Manual SE 22 27 $13,804 $15,445
Cab Plus 4 125" WB 2.5L I4 Manual SE 22 27 $13,804 $15,445
Cab Plus 125" WB 3.0L V6 Automatic SE 17 22 $14,206 $15,895
Cab Plus 125" WB 3.0L V6 Manual SE 17 23 $14,206 $15,895
Cab Plus 4 125" WB 3.0L V6 Automatic SE 17 22 $14,206 $15,895
Cab Plus 4 125" WB 3.0L V6 Manual SE 17 23 $14,206 $15,895
Cab Plus 125" WB 4.0L V6 Automatic SE 16 21 $14,807 $16,570
Cab Plus 125" WB 4.0L V6 Manual SE 17 21 $14,807 $16,570
Cab Plus 4 125" WB 4.0L V6 Automatic SE 16 21 $14,807 $16,570
Cab Plus 4 125" WB 4.0L V6 Manual SE 17 21 $14,807 $16,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,665
$10,624
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,100
$11,485
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$191 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 60.1 52.7
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 37.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.0 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4 33.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.7 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.0 107.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 194.5 187.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 6.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.4 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 42.6
Wheelbase (in) 117.5 111.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) 62.0 43.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 71.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.3 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.6 43.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.2 - TBD -
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 9.0 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25 10.28 x 1.33
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 17.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6 22.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 41.6
Steering Type Power Power
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 722 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P205/70R14
Front Tire Order Code XFL NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1192
Spare Tire Order Code ZFL NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 722 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P205/70R14
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 722 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 1192
Rear Tire Order Code YFL NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1192
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P205/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1580
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 158
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 2200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6500 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2335 1797
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 4320
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1471 1233
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 14" x 5.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 14" x 5.5"
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 14" x 5.5"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.7 6.5
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 I4
Fuel System SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 2800 146 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L35 NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.5L/153
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 119 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 27
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.20
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 NA
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 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.50
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.40
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Special Mazda B-Series 2WD Truck
Body Code E63 112"
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 1.1
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.73
Axle Type - Front NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3262 2400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.63
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 2350
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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