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1997 GMC Sierra 1500
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Reg Cab 117.5" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,010 $16,012
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 23 $14,273 $16,312
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 17 23 $14,513 $16,587
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 17 23 $15,830 $18,092
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 17 23 $16,333 $18,667
Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,635 $19,012
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 15 20 $16,701 $19,087
Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,898 $19,312
Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $17,138 $19,587
Ext Cab 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $18,284 $20,896
Ext Cab Sportside 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $18,787 $21,471
Ext Cab 155.5" WB 4WD 13 18 $19,155 $21,891
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Reg Cab 120" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Standard Reg Cab 120" 17 22 $13,219 $14,505
Standard Reg Cab 139" 17 22 $13,457 $14,775
Standard Supercab 139" 17 22 $15,116 $16,660
Standard Supercab 157" 17 22 $15,366 $16,945
Standard Reg Cab 120" 4WD 16 20 $16,313 $18,020
Standard Reg Cab 139" 4WD 16 20 $16,590 $18,335
Standard Supercab 139" 4WD 15 18 $18,487 $20,490
Standard Supercab 157" 4WD 15 18 $18,794 $20,840
Reg Cab 120" XL 17 22 $13,652 $15,525
Reg Cab 139" XL 17 22 $13,889 $15,805
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 22 $14,510 $16,535
Supercab 139" XL 17 22 $15,713 $17,950
Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 22 $15,933 $18,210
Supercab 157" XL 17 22 $15,959 $18,240
Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 22 $16,223 $18,550
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 17 22 $16,367 $18,720
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $16,613 $19,010
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 16 20 $16,783 $19,210
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 22 $16,924 $19,375
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $17,192 $19,690
Reg Cab 120" Lariat 16 21 $17,948 $20,580
Supercab 139" XLT 17 22 $18,178 $20,850
Reg Cab 139" Lariat 16 21 $18,203 $20,880
Supercab 157" XLT 17 22 $18,407 $21,120
Reg Cab 120" 4W XLT 16 20 $18,449 $21,170
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 16 20 $18,619 $21,370
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 17 22 $18,827 $21,615
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lariat 16 21 $18,934 $21,740
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $19,023 $21,845
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,185 $22,035
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,495 $22,400
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,839 $22,805
Supercab 139" Lariat 16 21 $20,183 $23,210
Supercab 157" Lariat 16 21 $20,422 $23,490
Reg Cab 120" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $20,634 $23,740
Reg Cab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $20,808 $23,945
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 16 21 $20,843 $23,985
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $21,207 $24,415
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,268 $24,485
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,509 $24,770
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,863 $25,185
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $22,840 $26,335
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $23,146 $26,695
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $23,502 $27,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,010
$13,652
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,012
$15,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$259 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.4 63.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
60.0 61.3
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.8 72.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
41.6 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
117.5 119.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.8 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.8 78.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.0 32.5
Overhang, Front (in)
35.4 37.2
Frame Width, Rear (in)
36.7 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
111.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
194.5 202.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
55.6 58.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.2 62.1 @ Belt
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
62.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.7 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.4 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.2 19.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.57 x 1.25 12.13 x - TBD -
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
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.0 x 2.25 11.03 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25 25.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.6 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
44.2 42.22
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.5 14
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.8 40.49
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
722 719
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1763 1804
Rear Tire Order Code
YFL T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1804
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/70R16SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
722 719
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/70R16SL
Front Tire Order Code
XFL T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1804
Spare Tire Order Code
ZFL T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
722 719
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/70R16SL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3686 2900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1596 1614
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 2500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6500 6,500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2278 2236
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6100 5550
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16.0 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16.0 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 15.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1200 1425
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 4400 205 @ 4400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 2800 255 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
L35 992
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.2L/256
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.24
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
MG5 44M
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 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.49
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code
E63 119.9" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Coil Spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.25 1.18
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 2500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 3.08
Axle Type - Front
NA Twin Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3262 3400
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 2900
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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