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2012 GMC Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE Specs

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

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 SLE
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 T*10953 models.)

Dimensions

Weight Information
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
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7
Front Hip Room (in) 62.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Volume (ft³) 53.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 21.0

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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 4.8L/293
Engine Order Code L20
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 305 @ 4600
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5600
Transmission
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.69
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Model Magna MP3023/4
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
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
Brakes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.4
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3
Steering Type Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Tires
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) 2304
Rear Tire Order Code QVL
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3950
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3950
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.4
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.8
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.42
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Rear 2-stage multi-leaf
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3950
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.4
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42

Safety Features

Safety
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 Yes
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 and rear outboard...
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)

Warranty

Warranty
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) 13.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Trailering
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
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 9400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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