Compare 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Special vs 1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500

1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Special
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500
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Reg Cab 117.5" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $13,665 $15,100
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $13,955 $15,420
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,014 $18,800
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,303 $19,120
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Reg Cab 117.5" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,398 $16,455
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $14,660 $16,755
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,901 $17,030
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 17 23 $16,148 $18,455
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 15 20 $16,843 $19,250
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,023 $19,455
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,285 $19,755
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $17,526 $20,030
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 4WD 16 20 $18,773 $21,455
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 4WD 13 18 $19,468 $22,250
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 15 20 $20,299 $23,199
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 4WD 14 18 $22,924 $26,199
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,665
$14,399
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,100
$15,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$257 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.9
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.0 65.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
60.1 60.0
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
36.7 36.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.0 111.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
194.5 194.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.4 6.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
NA NA
Height, Overall (in)
70.4 70.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.3 41.6
Wheelbase (in)
117.5 117.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.0 6.8
Cab to Axle (in)
41.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.8 76.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.0 32.0
Overhang, Front (in)
35.4 35.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.4 64.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.3 19.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
55.6 55.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.2 60.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 49.1
Tailgate Width (in)
62.0 62.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.7 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Brakes
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.0 x 2.25 10.0 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.57 x 1.25 11.57 x 1.25
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25 25
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Inboard LH Frame
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.5 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.8 39.8
Steering Type
Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
44.2 44.2
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
722 722
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
722 722
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1763 1763
Rear Tire Order Code
YFL YFL
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1843
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
722 722
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
XFL XFL
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1843
Spare Tire Order Code
ZFL ZFL
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6100 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3686 3686
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1471 1546
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6500 6500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2335 2330
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.7 12.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1200 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 2800 255 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
L35 L35
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 4400 200 @ 4400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11 11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.40
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.55
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
MG5 MG5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.02 4.02
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Special Chevrolet C/K 1500
Body Code
E63 E63
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3262 3262
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 25
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Coil Spring Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.25 1.25
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 3.08
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 25
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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