2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS Specs

4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS
MSRP based on 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 13 mpg City/18 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas/Ethanol V8, 4.8L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive LS
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Crew Cab Pickup - Short Bed
Transmission Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode (On Crew Cab models, requires (L20) Vortec 4.8L V8 SFI Flex-Fuel engine. Not available on C*10953 models.)


Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3258
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2083
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3950
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7
Front Hip Room (in) 62.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1
Passenger Capacity 6
Second Head Room (in) 40.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2
Second Hip Room (in) 65.4
Front Head Room (in) 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 148.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 80.0
Cab to Axle (in) 32.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.0
Wheelbase (in) 143.5
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 12.1
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 230.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 53.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 21.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 62.4
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 69.3
Tailgate Width (in) 61.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.5

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Driver Side
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13

Performance Specs

Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5600
Displacement 4.8L/293
Engine Order Code L20
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 305 @ 4600
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans PTO Access NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.69
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Model Magna MP1222/5/6
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Trans Power Take Off NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Order Code M30
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.99 x 1.18
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.61 x 2.36
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3
Steering Type Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.73
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2304
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004
Front Tire Order Code QVL
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QVL
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3950
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.38
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3950
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.42
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Rear 2-stage multi-leaf

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features StabiliTrak, stability control system with Proactive Roll...
Daytime Running Lamps, with automatic exterior lamp control
Air bags, frontal, driver and right-front passenger with...
Air bags, head curtain side-impact, front outboard seating...
Air bags, seat-mounted side-impact, driver and right-front...
OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan Includes...
Automatic Crash Response (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is...
Stolen Vehicle Assistance (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is...
OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete...
Door locks, rear child security (Crew Cab models only.)
Tire Pressure Monitor System (does not apply to spare tire)


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 100,000
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 9500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 825
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
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