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Selected Style Reg Cab 119.0" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 15 20 $23,641 $27,019
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 14 17 $20,398 $22,540
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SL 14 17 $21,977 $24,285
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Sierra HT 14 17 $21,977 $24,285
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 14 17 $23,628 $27,004
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 14 17 $20,559 $22,718
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SL 14 17 $22,249 $24,585
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 14 17 $23,891 $27,304
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 14 17 $23,886 $27,299
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 14 17 $24,691 $28,219
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 14 17 $26,071 $29,796
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Denali 12 15 $37,961 $43,385
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 14 17 $24,149 $27,599
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SL 14 17 $24,954 $28,519
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 14 17 $26,334 $30,096
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 21 $16,288 $17,998
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SL 16 21 $17,867 $19,743
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Sierra HT 15 20 $17,867 $19,743
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 15 20 $20,923 $23,912
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 21 $16,449 $18,176
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SL 16 21 $18,138 $20,043
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 15 20 $21,185 $24,212
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 15 20 $21,391 $24,447
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SL 15 20 $22,196 $25,367
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 15 20 $23,379 $26,719
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 15 20 $21,653 $24,747
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SL 15 20 $22,458 $25,667
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD N/A N/A $19,122 $21,560
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $20,862 $23,525
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $21,025 $23,715
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,928 $24,765
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $23,565 $26,640
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $23,729 $26,830
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,288
$19,122
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,998
$21,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$359 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 66.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 63.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 99.7
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 72.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 47.5
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 134.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 11.2
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 55.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.3 31.9
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 38.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 203.2 220.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 8.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 71.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8 60.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8 64.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 97.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 64.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 19.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.5 x 1.26
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.9 - TBD -
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 35.0
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.5 45.5
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 683
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1853 3040
Rear Tire Order Code QCC TYD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1853 3040
Front Tire Size P255/70R16 LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 683
Spare Tire Size P255/70R16 LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Order Code QCC TYD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 3040
Spare Tire Order Code QCC TYD
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 683
Rear Tire Size P255/70R16 LT245/75R16E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9500 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 6200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1643 2050
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 14,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2298 2775
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 8800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.72 20.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4600 245 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 345 @ 3200
Engine Order Code L35 EML
Displacement 4.3L/262 5.9L/360
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 NA
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.75
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 5.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 3.04
Trans Order Code MG5 DDP
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 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.67
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 8' Bed
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code E63 135" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35.1
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front Hypoid NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 4500
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 6200
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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