Specs

Research 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Work Truck 2WD Regular Cab Standard Box Work Truck

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.4
Brake Type Hydraulic
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.18

Cargo Area Dimensions

Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.5
Tailgate Width (in) 63.8
Cargo Volume (ft³) 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.7
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.9

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Watts
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145

Engine

Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code LR4
Engine Order Code LM7
Engine Order Code L59
Engine Order Code LU3
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 4.8L/293
Displacement 5.3L/325
Displacement 4.3L/262
Fuel System SFI
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 295 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800

Exterior Dimensions

Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9
Height, Overall (in) 71.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.7
Wheelbase (in) 119.0
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26
Aux Fuel Tank Location

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20

Steering

Steering Type Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3476
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3686
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.23
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code QPR
Spare Tire Order Code QPO
Spare Tire Order Code ZAN
Rear Tire Order Code QJM
Spare Tire Order Code QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
Spare Tire Order Code QJM-S
Spare Tire Order Code QJP
Spare Tire Order Code ZAN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17
Rear Tire Size P275/55R20
Front Tire Size P245/70R17
Front Tire Size P265/70R17
Front Tire Size P275/55R20
Front Tire Order Code QPO
Front Tire Order Code QSS
Front Tire Order Code QJM
Front Tire Order Code QJP
Front Tire Order Code QPR
Rear Tire Order Code QPO
Rear Tire Order Code QSS
Rear Tire Order Code QJP

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 5400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 7400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 8400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 4000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1850
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2100
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Trans Order Code M30
Trans Order Code MG5
Trans Type 4
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1682
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17

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