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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 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $19,557 $21,610
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,715 $25,960
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,828 $21,910
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,977 $26,260
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $21,822 $24,940
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 21 $25,090 $28,675
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,290 $33,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,854 $28,405
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 20 $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,548 $33,770
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 20 $27,120 $30,995
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $30,677 $35,060
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,172 $23,395
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,267 $26,815
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $25,790 $29,475
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,262 $23,495
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,539 $27,115
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $26,053 $29,775
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $26,490 $30,275
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $28,035 $32,040
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,230 $36,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $27,540 $31,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $29,085 $33,240
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,493 $37,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $30,051 $34,345
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $33,608 $38,410
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85 21 27 $14,264 $15,095
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 21 27 $15,308 $16,915
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 21 27 $16,584 $17,550
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 21 27 $17,032 $18,820
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 21 27 $16,310 $17,260
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $17,004 $18,790
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 21 27 $15,783 $17,440
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 21 27 $18,131 $20,035
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 21 27 $18,004 $19,895
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 21 27 $19,430 $21,470
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 21 27 $17,742 $19,605
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $19,403 $21,440
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 21 26 $19,371 $21,405
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 21 26 $20,100 $22,210
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 23 $22,258 $24,595
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 23 $23,434 $25,895
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,231 $24,565
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,959 $25,370
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,572 $18,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,733 $19,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $19,093 $20,205
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,434 $21,475
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,950 $20,940
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,557 $22,715
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,407 $22,550
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,833 $24,125
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $21,796 $24,085
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $22,502 $24,865
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SE LS Z71 17 22 $24,661 $27,250
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SF LS Z71 17 22 $25,837 $28,550
Reg Chassis Cab 1SK Z71 21 27 $14,978 $15,850
Reg Chassis Cab 1SL Z71 21 27 $15,658 $16,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,461
$14,264
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,190
$15,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 63.9 53.3
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.4 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.6 7.3
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 34.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 67.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6 26.9
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 33.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 110.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 192.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 13.6 7.3
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 111.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 42.6
Tailgate Width (in) 64.8 52.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 57.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 18.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 59.0 44
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 64.8 NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
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 11.6 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.10 11 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 19.6
Fuel Tank Location LH - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - 3.31
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 39.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPR QCE
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2904
Spare Tire Order Code QPR NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2904
Rear Tire Order Code QPR QCE
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P205/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3900 2400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 585 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 585 360
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3900 4000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 2533
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 5500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2431 1761
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 4850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3750 2900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1794 1352
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 100
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 185 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LU3 LK5
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.8L/169
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 175 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 27
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.26
Trans Order Code MG5 MA5
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 3.75
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.37
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 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Chevrolet Colorado
Body Code E63 E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Regular Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.10
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 2535
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.42
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent Coil
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 2533
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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