GMC Sierra 3500HD Chassis Cab - 2015

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Overview

Models:

3500HD reg. cab, 137.5-in wheelbase, 2WD & 4WD
3500HD reg cab, 162-in. wheelbase, 2WD & 4WD
3500HD crew cab, 171.5-in. wheelbase, 2WD & 4WD

Body style / driveline:

2-3 passenger regular cab or 5-6-passenger crew cab 1-ton; 2- and 4-wheel-drive chassis cab

Construction:

body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

full-size truck

Manufacturing location:

Flint, Mich.

Key competitors:

Ford Super Duty Series chassis cab, Ram heavy-duty chassis cab

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Engines

 

Vortec 6.0L V-8 (L96)

Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V-8 (LML)

Type:

6.0L V-8

6.6L V-8

Displacement
(cu in / cc):

364 / 5967

403 / 6599

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.00 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 91.9

4.05 x 3.89 / 103x 99

Block material:

cast iron

cast iron

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

overhead valve, four valves per cylinder

Ignition system:

coil-near-plug, platinum- tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

compression, glow plug start aid

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

direct injection diesel with high pressure common rail

Compression ratio:

9.6:1

16.0:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

322 / 240 @ 5400

397 / 296 @ 3000

Torque
(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm) :

380 / 515 @ 4200

765 / 1037 @ 1600

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

diesel or B20

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6000

3000

Emissions controls:

three-way catalytic converter, positive crankcase ventilation, evaporative collection system

cooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), EGR cooling-bypass system, diesel particulate filter system (DPF), selective catalyst reduction (SCR)

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Transmissions

 

Hydra-Matic 6L90

Allison 1000

Type:

6-speed automatic (with Vortec 6.0L)

6-speed automatic (with Duramax 6.6L)

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

First:

4.03

3.10

Second:

2.36

1.81

Third:

1.53

1.41

Fourth:

1.15

1.00

Fifth:

0.85

0.71

Sixth:

0.67

0.61

Reverse:

3.06

4.49

Final drive ratio:

3.73 or 4.10

3.73

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

long- and short-arm independent front torsion bar suspension

Rear:

semi-elliptic 7+1 multi-leaf spring

Steering type:

integral power-assisted recirculating ball

Steering ratio:

16:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3.57

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Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, Hydroboost brake-apply system, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS

Rotor diameter x thickness  (in / mm):

front: 13.98 x 1.57 / 355 x 40
rear: 14.7 x 1.34 / 373 x 34

Total swept area
(sq in / sq cm):

front: 277.6 / 1791
rear: 282 / 1819

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

17-in steel – 8-lug (std)
17-in forged polished alum – 8-lug (avail. on SLE crew cab)

Tire size:

LT235/80R17 all-season blackwall (std)
LT235/80R17 all-terrain blackwall (avail)

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Dimensions

Exterior

 

Regular Cab
short

Regular Cab
long

Crew Cab

Wheelbase (in / mm):

137.5 / 3492

162 / 4115

171.5 / 4356

Cab-to-axle (in / mm):

59.06 / 1500

83.58/ 2123

59.4 / 1509

Overall length (in / mm):

229.5 / 5829

254 / 6452

263.5 / 6693

Overall width (in / mm):

80.12 / 2035 (std)
75 / 1905 (with wide rear axle)

80.12 / 2035 (std)
75 / 1905 (with wide rear axle)

80.51 / 2045 (std)
75 / 1905 (with wide rear axle)

Overall height (in / mm):

76.85/1952

76.54/1944

77.76/1975

Front bumper to axle
(in / mm):

38.70 / 983

38.7 / 983

38.7 / 983

Front bumper to back of cab (in / mm):

117.10 / 2974

117.10 / 2974

117/ 2974

 

Weights and Payload

 

GVWR (lb / kg)

Curb Weight
(lb / kg)

Payload (lb / kg)

Regular cab, 137.5-in. wheelbase – 2WD

6.0L: 13200 / 5988
6.6L: 13200 / 5988

6.0L: 5888 / 26716
6.6L: 6639 / 3011

6.0L: 7490 / 3397
6.6L: 6740 / 3057

Regular cab, 137.5-in. wheelbase – 4WD

6.0L: 13200 / 5988
6.6L: 13200 / 5988

6.0L: 7075 /3209
6.6L: 6325 / 32869

6.0L: 6325 / 2869
6.6L: 7075 / 3209

Regular cab, 162-in. wheelbase – 2WD

6.0L: 13200 / 5988
6.6L: 13200 / 5988

6.0L: 6091 / 2763
6.6L: 6842 / 3104

6.0L: 7287 / 3305
6.6L: 6537 / 2965

Regular cab, 162-in. wheelbase – 4WD

6.0L: 13200 / 5988
6.6L: 13200 / 5988

6.0L: 6436 / 2919
6.6L: 7187 / 3260

6.0L: 6964 / 3159
6.6L: 6214 / 2819

Crew cab, 171.5-in. wheelbase – 2WD

6.0L: 13200 / 5988
6.6L: 13200 / 5988

6.0L: 6595 / 2991
6.6L: 7346 / 3332

6.0L: 6783 / 3077
6.6L: 6033 / 2737

Crew cab, 171.5-in. wheelbase – 4WD

6.0L: 13200 / 5988
6.6L: 13200 / 5988

6.0L: 6948 / 3152
6.6L: 7698 / 3492

6.0L: 6453 / 2927
6.6L: 5702 / 2586

 

Interior

 

Regular Cab

Crew Cab

Headroom (in / mm):

42.8 / 1087 (front)

42.8 / 1087 (front)

Legroom (in / mm):

45.28 / 1150 (front)

45.28 / 1150 (front)

Shoulder room (in / mm):

64.84/ 1647 (front)

64.84/ 1647 (front)

Hip room (in / mm):

60.75 / 1543 (front)

60.75 / 1543 (front)

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Capacities

 

Regular Cab

Crew Cab

Seating:

3

5 or 6

Fuel tank (gal / L):

63.5 / 240

63.5 / 240

Engine oil (qt / L):

6.0L: 6.0 / 5.7
6.6L: 10 / 9.5

6.0L: 6.0 / 5.7
6.6L: 10 / 9.5

Cooling system (qt / L):

6.0L: 16.4 / 15.5
6.6L: 25.4 / 24

6.0L: 16.4 / 15.5
6.6L: 25.4 / 24

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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