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Selected Style Reg Cab 117.5" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,513 $16,587
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,010 $16,012
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $14,273 $16,312
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 17 23 $15,830 $18,092
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 15 20 $16,701 $19,087
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $17,138 $19,587
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,635 $19,012
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,898 $19,312
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $18,284 $20,896
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 4WD 13 18 $19,155 $21,891
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 17 23 $16,333 $18,667
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $18,787 $21,471
Reg Cab 108.3" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 108.3" WB 23 30 $11,059 $11,703
Reg Cab 108.3" WB LS 23 30 $11,360 $12,553
Reg Cab 117.9" WB LS 23 30 $11,631 $12,853
Ext Cab 122.9" WB LS 23 30 $13,170 $14,553
Reg Cab 108.3" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $15,613 $17,253
Reg Cab 117.9" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $16,000 $17,680
Ext Cab 122.9" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $17,333 $19,153
Reg Cab 108.3" WB 4WD 17 22 $15,453 $16,353
Reg Cab 117.9" WB 23 30 $11,342 $12,003
Reg Cab 117.9" WB 4WD 17 22 $15,767 $16,685
Ext Cab 122.9" WB LS 4-Cyl LS 23 30 $13,239 $14,160
Reg Cab Sportside 108.3" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $16,021 $17,703
Ext Cab Sportside 122.9" WB 4WD LS 17 22 $17,740 $19,603
Reg Cab Sportside 108.3" WB LS 23 30 $11,767 $13,003
Ext Cab Sportside 122.9" WB LS 23 30 $13,577 $15,003
Ext Cab 122.9" WB LS V6 LS 18 25 $14,132 $15,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,010
$11,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,012
$11,703
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$195 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 30 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.5
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.4 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 60.0 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 111.0 105.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 194.5 189.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.6 7.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA NA
Height, Overall (in) 70.8 63.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 41.6 46.0
Wheelbase (in) 117.5 108.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8 9.1
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 37.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8 67.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.0 29.0
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4 34.8
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.2 17.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.6 39.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.2 54.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 40.3
Tailgate Width (in) 62.0 54.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.4 54.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 2.25 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25 10.5 x 1.03
Brake Type Power Power
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 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 19
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Inboard LH Frame
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 36.9
Steering Type Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6 13
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 38.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5 15
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 722 768
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 722 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 1452
Rear Tire Order Code YFL QCE
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1453
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 722 768
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code XFL QCE
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1452
Spare Tire Order Code ZFL NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 750
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 2000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 4200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 2300
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1596 1294
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 2500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6500 5000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2278 1735
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 4
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
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.8 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.2L/133
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 118 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas L4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 2800 130 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L35 LN2
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11 9.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.65
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.37
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MG5 MW2
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 3.94
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6' Fleetside
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Chevrolet S-10
Body Code E63 E63
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 2300
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 32
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 0.98
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 2500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.73
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3262 2500
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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