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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 112" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,816 $14,610
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,922 $16,530
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,955 $17,705
Reg Cab 112" WB Edge 18 23 $15,357 $17,025
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,211 $18,300
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,323 $20,395
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,357 $21,570
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Edge 17 21 $18,636 $20,750
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 18 23 $15,775 $17,500
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $16,862 $18,735
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $17,179 $19,095
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,044 $21,215
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,136 $22,455
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $20,448 $22,810
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,900 $19,915
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $18,217 $20,275
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $21,174 $23,635
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $21,487 $23,990
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,815 $25,500
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Lvl II 16 19 $23,955 $26,795
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,847 $15,730
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,785 $16,375
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,246 $19,425
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,471 $18,290
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,636 $19,615
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,461
$13,816
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,190
$14,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$244 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.3
Passenger Capacity 3 3
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
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 107.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 188.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 13.6 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3 43.9
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.6 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6 29.7
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 33.1
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 59.0 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) 78.7 72.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 54.4
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 17
Fuel Tank Location LH Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 37.74
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.73
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 22.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 765
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1594
Rear Tire Order Code QPR NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPR NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1594
Spare Tire Order Code QPR NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 585 160
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 585 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3900 1600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3900 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 4380
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3750 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1794 1245
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 2000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2431 1765
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.3L/138
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 143 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LU3 99D
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 24
Transmission
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
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.40
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 3.72
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Ford Ranger
Body Code E63 111.5" WB
Suspension
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 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 2400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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