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Selected Style Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 15 21 $17,688 $19,545
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 15 21 $19,167 $21,180
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 17 20 $22,509 $25,725
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 15 21 $17,778 $19,645
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 15 21 $19,439 $21,480
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 17 20 $22,771 $26,025
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 17 20 $21,476 $24,545
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 17 20 $23,603 $26,975
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 17 20 $24,885 $28,440
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 19 $29,083 $33,238
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 19 $22,964 $26,245
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 19 $24,478 $27,975
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 19 $25,935 $29,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 19 $29,343 $33,535
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $22,339 $24,685
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 15 18 $23,819 $26,320
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 15 18 $25,357 $28,980
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $22,430 $24,785
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 15 18 $24,091 $26,620
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 15 18 $25,620 $29,280
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $24,543 $28,050
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 15 18 $26,057 $29,780
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 18 $27,601 $31,545
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 18 $32,055 $36,635
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $25,593 $29,250
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 18 $27,107 $30,980
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 18 $28,651 $32,745
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 18 $32,318 $36,935
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,655 $19,855
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,900 $20,140
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,407 $23,055
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,652 $23,340
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $21,283 $24,015
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST 14 19 $22,199 $25,080
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,932 $27,095
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,236 $23,960
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,528 $24,300
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,399 $26,475
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $24,735 $28,000
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $25,019 $28,330
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,356 $29,885
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,640 $30,215
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,688
$17,655
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,545
$19,855
Monthly Payment Estimate
$326 / month
$331 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 63.9 64.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.4 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.6 8.3
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 36.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.3 34.0
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 36.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 123.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 207.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 13.6 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 4.9
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 74.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - 47.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 47.9
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 120.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) 64.8 63.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.6 75.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 20.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 57.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 64.8 63.5
Brakes
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 0.78 13.8 x .87
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.10 13.2 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2 NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.5 39.3
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 686
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QNF NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 2004
Spare Tire Order Code QNF NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 686
Rear Tire Size P235/75R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 686
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1723 2004
Rear Tire Order Code QNF NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1723 2004
Front Tire Size P235/75R16 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 3300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 510 330
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3300
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 3650
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 8,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2347 2484
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 6350
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1676 2032
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.96 17
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LU3 EKG
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 215 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.33
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
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) - TBD - 11.9
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
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Dodge Ram 1500
Body Code E63 120.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.3' Bed
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front Independent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 3650
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent SLA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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