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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
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST 16 22 $18,638 $20,340
2-Door Club Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $20,266 $22,170
2-Door Club Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $23,297 $25,575
4-Door Quad Cab 131 ST 16 22 $19,914 $21,740
4-Door Quad Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $21,431 $23,445
4-Door Quad Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $24,542 $26,940
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $21,204 $23,190
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,833 $25,020
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,863 $28,425
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $22,470 $24,590
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,988 $26,295
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $27,098 $29,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,216
$18,638
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,745
$20,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$496 / month
$339 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 32.1
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 39.6
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Hip Room (in) 62.9 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.9 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.7 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 32.1
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 148.1 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 239.7 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4 8.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in) 77.0 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.2 48.8
Wheelbase (in) 153.0 131.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 61.9 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 45.2
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.5 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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) 13 x 1.4 NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 22.0
Fuel Tank Location LH Inboard LH
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 49.6 44.0
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 713
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 1903
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ TVF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 713
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QIZ TVF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2205 1903
Spare Tire Order Code QIZ NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1230 330
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2075 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8200 3,300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8300 N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6000 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2213 1800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,000 7,700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3131 2461
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.52 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LQ4 EKG
Displacement 6.0L/364 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 4400 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.67
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08 3.84
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 2.53
Trans Order Code MT1 DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 1.23
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 4.23
Summary
Body Style Crew Cab 6.5' Fleetside Club Cab 6'5" Bed
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 1500HD Dodge Dakota
Body Code E63 131.3" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 3100
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000 3600
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.21
Axle Type - Front Independent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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