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Reg Cab 117.5" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,459 $16,525
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $14,721 $16,825
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,962 $17,100
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 17 23 $16,209 $18,525
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 15 20 $16,905 $19,320
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,084 $19,525
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,346 $19,825
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,587 $20,100
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $18,834 $21,525
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 4WD 13 18 $19,530 $22,320
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 15 20 $20,360 $23,269
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 4WD 14 18 $22,985 $26,269
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2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special 15 21 $13,298 $14,560
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB Work Special 15 21 $13,535 $14,830
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB 15 21 $14,370 $16,335
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB 15 21 $14,612 $16,620
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB 13 18 $16,751 $19,095
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB 13 18 $16,989 $19,375
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB 13 18 $17,437 $19,890
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB 4WD 13 17 $17,500 $19,965
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB 13 18 $17,675 $20,170
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB 4WD 13 17 $17,789 $20,305
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 17 $19,562 $22,355
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 17 $19,842 $22,685
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 17 $20,238 $23,150
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 17 $20,518 $23,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,459
$13,298
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,525
$14,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$243 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
60.1 65.6
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.0 66.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in)
35.4 37.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
36.7 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
111.0 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
194.5 199.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.6 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
NA 79.7
Height, Overall (in)
70.8 71.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
41.6 43.5
Wheelbase (in)
117.5 118.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.8 8.8
Cab to Axle (in)
41.9 39.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.8 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.0 31.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.4 64.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.2 19.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
55.6 55.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.2 60.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
62.0 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.7 77.5
Brakes
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 11.0 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.57 x 1.25 11.6 x 1.26
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 Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25 26.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.8 40.6
Steering Type
Power Variable Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
44.2 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1803
Spare Tire Order Code
ZFL TR8
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
722 713
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
722 713
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1763 1803
Rear Tire Order Code
YFL TR8
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1803
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
722 713
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code
XFL TR8
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6500 7800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2330 2340
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6100 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3686 3800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1546 1680
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 3650
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 20.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1200 1404
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 117
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 2800 230 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
L35 EHC
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.9L/239
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 4400 175 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.02 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.38
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.57
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
MG5 DDC
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 119" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5'
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Dodge Ram 1500
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 31.8
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3262 3650
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 31.8
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Coil Spring Wide Track
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.25 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 3.21
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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