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Selected Style Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $14,968 $15,840
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,263 $19,960
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,244 $20,365
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SL 16 22 $18,666 $20,400
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 18 $19,476 $20,610
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,502 $23,500
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $21,767 $23,790
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,751 $24,865
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SL 16 21 $22,852 $24,975
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,332 $25,500
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SL 16 20 $23,693 $25,895
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $23,739 $25,945
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 21 $23,977 $26,205
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $24,778 $27,080
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $24,897 $27,210
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $25,052 $27,380
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $25,162 $27,500
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $25,235 $27,580
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,022 $28,440
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,072 $28,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,159 $28,590
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE1 16 20 $26,228 $28,665
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SL 15 19 $26,342 $28,790
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $26,425 $28,880
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,683 $30,255
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,747 $30,325
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLE2 16 20 $27,866 $30,455
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $27,884 $30,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $27,953 $30,550
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $28,149 $30,765
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $28,923 $31,610
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE1 15 19 $28,927 $31,615
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,188 $31,900
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $29,321 $32,045
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD SLT 16 20 $29,591 $32,340
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE2 15 19 $30,451 $33,280
Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,647 $33,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $30,913 $33,785
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $31,050 $33,935
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,180 $35,170
XE King Cab I4 Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab I4 Manual 2WD XE 22 25 $15,038 $15,900
King Cab I4 Automatic 2WD XE 19 24 $16,030 $16,950
King Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $18,064 $19,100
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $19,057 $20,150
Crew Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $19,813 $20,950
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $20,389 $21,800
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $20,806 $22,000
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $20,997 $22,450
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $21,184 $22,650
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $21,372 $22,850
Crew Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $22,120 $23,650
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD Nismo 17 21 $22,289 $24,100
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $22,774 $24,350
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $22,915 $24,500
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $23,102 $24,700
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $23,260 $25,150
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $23,445 $25,350
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $24,970 $27,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $25,155 $27,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,968
$15,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,840
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 63.9 55.8
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.7
Passenger Capacity 3 4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.4 58.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) - 25.4
Second Hip Room (in) - 58.0
Second Head Room (in) - 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.6 8.7
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 72.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 13.6 10.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.2 69.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 125.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 64.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.6 73.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 64.8 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-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 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 21.1
Fuel Tank Location LH NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - 3.55
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code QPR NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QPR NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QPR NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2400 1985
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1683 1690
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System MFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LU3 NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.5L/152
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 154 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 25
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.08
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code MG5 NA
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 3.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.64
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Nissan Frontier
Body Code E63 125.9" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside King Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Independent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating NA
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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