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Selected Style 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 18 $20,385 $21,235
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 14 18 $25,319 $27,225
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,760 $21,625
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 14 18 $25,430 $27,345
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 18 $24,491 $25,780
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $26,714 $28,725
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $27,881 $29,980
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $33,633 $36,165
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $26,429 $27,820
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $28,857 $31,030
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $33,912 $36,465
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,272 $29,760
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $28,783 $30,950
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $29,964 $32,220
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $31,601 $33,980
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,744 $39,510
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 13 18 $40,808 $43,880
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,496 $24,475
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 13 18 $28,439 $30,580
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,784 $24,775
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 13 18 $28,718 $30,880
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $28,367 $29,860
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $29,643 $31,875
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $30,397 $32,685
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,562 $39,315
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $29,421 $30,970
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $31,429 $33,795
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $36,841 $39,615
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $31,264 $32,910
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $31,713 $34,100
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $32,931 $35,410
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $39,673 $42,660
AWD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 12 18 $43,737 $47,030
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 17 23 $21,427 $22,790
2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 17 23 $24,368 $26,630
2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 17 23 $24,918 $27,250
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 17 23 $21,699 $23,095
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 17 23 $25,187 $27,555
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $21,699 $23,095
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,187 $27,555
2WD SuperCab 145" XL 17 23 $24,888 $26,615
2WD SuperCab 145" STX 17 23 $26,833 $29,415
2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 17 23 $27,209 $29,840
2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 15 21 $30,413 $33,460
2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 15 21 $31,329 $34,495
2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,160 $26,915
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $27,474 $30,140
2WD SuperCrew 145" XL 17 23 $28,200 $30,275
2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 17 23 $29,403 $32,320
2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2 15 21 $32,610 $35,945
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 15 21 $33,526 $36,980
2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 21 $38,235 $42,300
2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 21 $39,836 $44,110
2WD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 13 18 $43,726 $48,505
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 13 18 $43,018 $47,705
2WD SuperCrew 157" XL 15 21 $29,301 $31,490
2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 15 21 $30,500 $33,560
2WD SuperCrew 157" FX2 15 21 $32,875 $36,245
2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 15 21 $33,791 $37,280
2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 21 $38,500 $42,600
2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 21 $40,101 $44,410
4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 16 21 $25,491 $27,285
4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 16 21 $27,261 $29,900
4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 16 21 $27,809 $30,520
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 16 21 $25,761 $27,580
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 16 21 $28,075 $30,820
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $25,761 $27,580
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,075 $30,820
4WD SuperCab 145" XL 16 21 $27,843 $29,880
4WD SuperCab 145" STX 16 21 $29,726 $32,685
4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $30,100 $33,110
4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 14 19 $33,664 $37,135
4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 14 19 $34,221 $37,765
4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,114 $30,180
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $31,194 $34,345
4WD SuperCrew 145" XL 14 19 $31,979 $34,450
4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 14 19 $33,126 $36,525
4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4 14 19 $35,860 $39,615
4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 14 19 $36,417 $40,245
4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 14 19 $41,126 $45,565
4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 14 19 $42,728 $47,375
AWD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $46,618 $51,770
AWD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 12 16 $45,909 $50,970
4WD SuperCrew 157" XL 14 19 $32,252 $34,755
4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 14 19 $33,392 $36,825
4WD SuperCrew 157" FX4 14 19 $36,125 $39,915
4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 14 19 $36,683 $40,545
4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 14 19 $41,392 $45,865
4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 14 19 $42,993 $47,675
4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor 11 14 $38,022 $42,060
4WD SuperCrew 145" SVT Raptor 11 14 $40,577 $44,945
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,385
$21,427
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,235
$22,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$354 / month
$380 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 GMC Sierra covers all the essential pickup-truck bases, even the green one. All-new engines across the 2011 Ford F-150 model line finally give these full-size trucks strong (yet efficient) performance to match their macho looks.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.4
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Hip Room (in) 62.5 60.5
Front Head Room (in) 41.5 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 66.6
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 80.0 79.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.7 34.1
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 38.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.5 134.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.6 213.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 13.4 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.6 74.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.6 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 61.5 60.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 17.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 62.4 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 21.0 22.4
Cargo Volume (ft³) 60.7 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.5 60.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.7 x 9.0
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.61 x 2.36 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.99 x 1.18 13.7 x 9.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26
Fuel Tank Location Driver Side Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3 20.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.73 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 41.7
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R17
Front Tire Order Code QU1 T7B
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2304 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA T7B
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P235/75R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QU1 T7B
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4800 5500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 5500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 9100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 480 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 720 825
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1375
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4800 5000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2584 2675
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - 10400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3750 3500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1879 2010
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6400 6450
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 3150
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.4 15.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 155
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 750
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 2100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
Engine Order Code LU3 99M
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.7/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 302 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800 278 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.52
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.34
Trans Order Code M30 446
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.14
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.17
Summary
Body Code E63 126" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500 Ford F-150
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 3500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.55
Axle Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.38 32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 3750
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) 3750 3500
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.38 36.1
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type Hydroformed Fully-boxed
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.0 9.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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