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Selected Style Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 15 21 $17,522 $19,362
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 15 21 $20,772 $23,740
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 15 21 $17,330 $19,150
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 15 21 $17,794 $19,662
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 15 21 $21,035 $24,040
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 15 20 $20,650 $23,600
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 15 20 $21,789 $24,902
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 15 20 $24,103 $27,547
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 15 19 $24,103 $27,547
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 15 19 $22,751 $26,002
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 15 19 $25,066 $28,647
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 15 19 $25,066 $28,647
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 14 18 $21,948 $24,252
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 14 18 $24,578 $28,090
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 14 18 $21,756 $24,040
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 14 18 $22,219 $24,552
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 14 18 $24,841 $28,390
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 14 18 $24,418 $27,907
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 14 18 $26,820 $30,652
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $26,820 $30,652
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 14 18 $25,381 $29,007
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 14 18 $27,783 $31,752
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 14 18 $27,783 $31,752
Reg Cab 2.3L XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 2.3L XL 24 29 $12,995 $13,645
Reg Cab 3.0L XL 19 23 $13,358 $14,035
Reg Cab LWB 3.0L XL 19 23 $13,855 $14,570
Reg Cab 2.3L XLT 24 29 $13,771 $15,130
Reg Cab 3.0L XLT 19 23 $14,407 $15,845
Reg Cab LWB 3.0L XLT 17 22 $15,858 $17,475
Reg Cab 3.0L Edge 19 23 $14,274 $15,695
Reg Cab 3.0L 4WD Edge Plus 18 21 $18,114 $20,010
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XL 19 23 $15,773 $17,380
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT 19 23 $16,009 $17,645
2-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 21 $17,246 $19,035
4-Door Supercab 3.0L XLT Appearance 17 21 $18,585 $20,540
4-Door Supercab 4.0L XLT Appearance 16 21 $19,552 $21,625
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 19 $20,731 $22,950
2-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 19 $19,253 $21,290
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT FX4 Off-Road 15 19 $22,956 $25,450
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT FX4 Level II 15 19 $21,888 $24,250
2-Door Supercab 3.0L Edge 19 23 $16,316 $17,990
2-Door Supercab 4.0L Edge 16 22 $16,957 $18,710
2-Door Supercab 3.0L Tremor 17 21 $17,513 $19,335
4-Door Supercab 3.0L Edge Plus 17 21 $18,595 $20,550
4-Door Supercab 3.0L Tremor Plus 17 21 $19,560 $21,635
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD Edge 15 19 $19,961 $22,085
4-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD Edge Plus 15 19 $22,150 $24,545
2-Door Supercab 4.0L 4WD XLT Value 15 19 $18,087 $19,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,330
$12,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,150
$13,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$319 / month
$227 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.4 54.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 63.9 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 107.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 222.1 187.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 12.1 6.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.0 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.2 42.6
Wheelbase (in) 133.0 111.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.6 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 55.9 37.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.0 28.5
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 33.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 52.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 70.7 37.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 64.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) 64.8 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.6 71.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.10 11.28 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location LH Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 34 16.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.4 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code QNF NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 765
Rear Tire Size P235/75R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1594
Rear Tire Order Code QNF T7H
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QNF T7H
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1594
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 164
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 390 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1640
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3900 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6400 4340
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1700 1265
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 2300
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2409 1730
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.72 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LU3 NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.3L/138
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 143 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 24
Transmission
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) - TBD - 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
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.20
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
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Summary
Body Code E63 111.6" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Wideside Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Ford Ranger
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 2400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.06
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 2300
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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