Specs

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SL 2WD Regular Cab Long Box DRW SL

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.5
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Volume (ft³) 69.1
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.9
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 21.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 21.9
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 22.3
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 21.9
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.4

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Watts
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 770
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770

Engine

Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 8.1L/496
Displacement 6.6L/403
Displacement 6.0L/364
Fuel System Indirect FI
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 4200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 3100
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 460 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 520 @ 1800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000
Engine Type Turbo-Charged Diesel V8
Engine Order Code LQ4
Engine Order Code LB7
Engine Order Code L18
Engine Oil Cooler Yes

Exterior Dimensions

Cab to Axle (in) 55.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) 42.1
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.2
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.2
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0
Height, Overall (in) 74.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 222.2
Wheelbase (in) 133.0

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 34
Fuel Tank Location LH

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 61.4
Front Head Room (in) 41.0
Passenger Capacity 3
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 14.7
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 45.9

Summary

Body Style Reg Cab
Body Code E63
Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 3500
Body Code ZW9
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Fleetside

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500
Axle Type - Front - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 8600
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code XEC
Rear Tire Order Code XEF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2050
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2150
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2050
Spare Tire Size LT215/85R16
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size LT215/85R16
Front Tire Size LT215/85R16
Spare Tire Order Code XYK
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code ZEF
Spare Tire Order Code ZEC
Spare Tire Order Code ZYL
Spare Tire Order Code ZYK
Spare Tire Order Code XEF
Spare Tire Order Code XYL
Rear Tire Order Code XYK
Front Tire Order Code XYL
Front Tire Order Code XEC
Front Tire Order Code XEF
Front Tire Order Code XYK
Rear Tire Order Code XYL
Rear Tire Order Code XEC

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 12,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 15,900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 15,800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3500

Transmission

Trans Type 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access - TBD -
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off Yes
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 11.7
Clutch Size (in)
Clutch Size (in) 11.9
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.61
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.64
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Trans Type 6
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MW3
Trans Order Code M74
Trans Order Code ML6
Trans Order Code MT1
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.04
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.61
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.10

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2755
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2892
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 8550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 16,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 19,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 22,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11,400

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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