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Selected Style Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD SLE1
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD SLE1 N/A N/A $27,216 $29,745
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD SLE2 N/A N/A $28,735 $31,405
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 2WD SLT N/A N/A $30,496 $33,330
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 4WD SLE1 N/A N/A $30,300 $33,115
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 4WD SLE2 N/A N/A $31,695 $34,640
Crew Cab 153.0" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $33,420 $36,525
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD LS 14 19 $30,010 $33,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD LT 14 19 $30,010 $33,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 2WD Z66 14 19 $30,010 $33,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LS 14 18 $32,665 $36,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LT 14 18 $32,665 $36,910
1500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD Z71 14 18 $32,665 $36,910
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LS N/A N/A $33,913 $38,320
2500 5-Door Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD LT N/A N/A $33,913 $38,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,216
$30,010
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,745
$33,910
Monthly Payment Estimate
$496 / month
$565 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 61.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 38.9
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 62.9 62.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 65.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.2 52.9
Wheelbase (in) 153.0 130.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.9 8.6
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.7 79.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 31.0
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 38.8
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 148.1 NA
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 239.7 221.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4 8.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 77.0 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 41.0 Min
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9 50.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 61.9 NA
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 63.0 Min, 97.6 Max
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 50.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 22.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 1.4 12.9 x 1.2
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.5 12.0 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 31
Fuel Tank Location LH NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 49.6 43.3
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - 3.2
Tires
Front Tire Order Code QIZ QMJ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 2134
Spare Tire Order Code QIZ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16 P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 2134
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ QMJ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 2134
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16 P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16 16"
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8300 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1230 1230
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2075 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8200 8200
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,000 13000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3131 2738
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6000 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2213 2504
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410 3400
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.52 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Engine
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 335 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LQ4 L59
Displacement 6.0L/364 5.3L/327
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 4400 295 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 14
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.70
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access NA N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.63
Trans Order Code MT1 M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA New Venture Gear NVG246
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500HD Chevrolet Avalanche
Body Code E63 NA
Body Style Crew Cab 6.5' Fleetside 5 Door Crew Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.42
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 3400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 1.12
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000 4000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 32
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Indep Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 3400
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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