Compare 2009 GMC Sierra Denali vs 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2009 GMC Sierra Denali
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5"
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2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $18,600 $19,375
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $18,974 $19,765
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $21,710 $22,615
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $21,998 $22,915
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 15 20 $23,265 $24,490
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $23,550 $24,790
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 19 $24,635 $26,490
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 19 $24,751 $26,615
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 14 20 $25,569 $26,915
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $25,872 $27,820
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT 14 19 $26,509 $28,505
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $26,788 $28,805
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 14 18 $27,412 $28,855
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $27,602 $29,055
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $27,697 $29,155
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 18 $27,402 $29,465
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 14 20 $27,634 $29,715
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 18 $27,681 $29,765
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $27,937 $30,040
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,561 $30,065
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 18 $28,802 $30,970
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $28,964 $31,145
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT 14 18 $29,439 $31,655
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 18 $29,718 $31,955
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $30,594 $32,205
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 14 19 $30,559 $32,860
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 21 $30,601 $32,905
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 18 $30,866 $33,190
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 18 $31,894 $34,295
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" LTZ 14 20 $31,954 $34,360
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 20 $32,233 $34,660
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 14 20 $32,512 $34,960
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" LTZ 14 19 $34,884 $37,510
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 19 $35,163 $37,810
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 14 19 $35,442 $38,110
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 20 $35,530 $38,205
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 20 $38,460 $41,355
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,804
$18,600
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,870
$19,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$681 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
With work truck roots and upmarket style, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado is very big and very versatile.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 15 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.2
Passenger Capacity
- 3
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- 62.5
Front Head Room (in)
- 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
- 73.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 47.2
Wheelbase (in)
- 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 7.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 34.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
- 205.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 13.4
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 60.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- 61.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 50.6
Tailgate Width (in)
- 61.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- 62.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 21.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.99 x 1.18
Brake Type
- Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 11.61 x 2.36
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 26
Fuel Tank Location
- Driver Side
Steering
Steering Type
- Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 16.73
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 39.7
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2004
Rear Tire Order Code
- QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Front Tire Size
- P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
- P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
- QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2004
Spare Tire Order Code
- QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
- P245/70R17
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 8200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 480
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 720
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 4800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 9500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 1961
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2597
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 195 @ 4600
Engine Type
- Gas V6
Fuel System
- MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
- LU3
Displacement
- 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 15
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.63
Trans Order Code
- M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.70
Drivetrain
- REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Trans Type
- 4
Summary
Body Style
- Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name
- Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code
- E63
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- 1.38
Axle Type - Rear
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.23
Axle Type - Front
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- 1.38
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3200
Suspension Type - Rear
- 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3750
Frame
Frame Type
- Hydroformed
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3

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