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

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

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

Cooling System

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

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LR4
Engine Order Code LM7
Engine Order Code L59
Engine Order Code LU3
Engine Type Gas V8
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 260 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.6
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
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
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 114.0
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

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

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) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Steering

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

Summary

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

Suspension

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

Tires

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

Trailering

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

Transmission

Transfer Case Model
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MG5
Trans Order Code M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
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 Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1682
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100

Wheels

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