GMC Sierra/Sierra Denali - 2009

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Model Lineup

 

Engines

Transmissions

 

Vortec 4.3L V-6

(LU3)

Vortec 4.8L V-8

(LY2)

Vortec 5.3L V-8

(LY5, LMG, LH6, LC9)

Vortec 6.0L

V-8

(L76)

Vortec 6.2L V-8 (L9H)

4-spd auto (Hydra-Matic 4L60)

6-spd auto (Hydra-Matic 6L80)

Work Truck (1SA)

s 1

o 2

o

LY5 3

LM6/LC9 4

LH6 4

s

s 8

Crew Cab SL (2SA)

S

s

All models w/ SLE1 (3SA)

s 5

o

LY5 3

LM6/LC9 4

LH6 4

o 6

s

o

Ext. Cab & Crew Cab w/ SLT (4SA)

s

LY5 3

LMG/LC9 4

LH6 4

o 6

o 7

s

o 7

Sierra Denali Crew Cab

s

s

1 avail. only with reg. cab models, 2WD ext. cab std. box and 2WD ext. cab short box

2 std. on crew cab, 4WD ext. cab std. box and 4WD ext. cab short box and; not avail. on reg. cab models

3 not avail. on 4WD crew cab; std. on ext. cab. long box

4 requires 4WD crew cab

5 not avail. on ext. cab long box

6 not avail. on reg. cab or ext. cab long box

7 avail. on SLT crew cab

8 std. with 5.3L

Key:  

Standard

s

Optional

o

Not available

Sierra Light Duty Regular Cab

Overview

Models:

TC/TK 10703: regular cab standard box, 2WD & 4WD

 

TC/TK 10903: regular cab long box, 2WD & 4WD

Body style / driveline:

2/3-passenger regular cab, ½-ton, two- and four-wheel drive light-duty pickups available with 6-foot 6-inch, and 8-foot (2 m and 2.4 m) box

EPA vehicle class:

full-size truck

Manufacturing locations:

Pontiac, Mich.; Fort Wayne, Ind.

Key competitors:

Ford F-Series, Dodge Ram, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan

Engines

 

Vortec 4.3L V-6 (LU3)

Vortec 4.8L V-8 (LY2)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LY5)

Type:

4.3L V-6

4.8L V-8

5.3L V-8

5.3L V-8

Displacement

(cu in / cc):

262 / 4300

293 / 4807

325 / 5328

325 / 5328

Bore & stroke

(in / mm):

4 x 3.48 / 101.6 x 88

3.78 x 3.27 / 96 x 83

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

Block material:

cast iron

cast iron

cast iron

cast iron

Cylinder head material:

cast iron

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

Ignition system:

direct composite distributor, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

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

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

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

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.2:1

9.1:1

9.9:1

9.9:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

195 / 145 @ 4600

295 / 220 @ 5600*

320 / 240 @ 5200*

315 / 235 @ 5200*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

260 / 353 @ 2800

305 / 414 @ 4600*

340 / 461 @ 4200*

338 / 458 @ 4400*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

E85 and/or regular unleaded

regular unleaded

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

5600

 6000

 6000

6000

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

 

 

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

2WD: 15 / 20

4WD: 14 / 18

2WD: 14 / 19

4WD: 14 / 18

2WD: 14 / 20

4WD: 14 / 19

2WD: 14 / 20

4WD: 14 / 19

Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 4L60

Hydra-Matic 6L80

Type:

four-speed automatic

six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

First:

3.06

4.03

Second:

1.63

2.36

Third:

1.00

1.53

Fourth:

0.70

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

2.29

3.06

Final drive ratio (std. & avail.):

3.23, 3.42, 3.73 and 4.10

3.42

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

2WD and 4WD: independent coil-over-shock; monotube shock absorbers

Rear:

solid axle with semi-elliptic, variable-rate, two-stage multileaf springs; splayed shock absorbers; monotube shocks available

Steering type:

power-assisted rack-and-pinion (2WD and 4WD)

Steering ratio:

19.2:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3.5

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m)

 

2WD/4WD Reg. Cab Standard Box:

39.7 / 12.1

2WD/4WD Reg. Cab Long Box:

44.3 / 15.4

Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, front disc/rear drum, four-wheel ABS

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm)

 

Disc/drum brakes:

front: 12.99 x 1.18 / 330 x 30

rear: 11.61 x 2.36 / 295 x 60

Total swept area (sq in / sq cm)

 

Disc/drum brakes:

front: 301.2 / 1944

rear: 172.4 / 1112

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size & type:

17 x 7.5-in steel

 

17 x 7.5-in chrome-style steel

 

17 x 7.5-in polished cast aluminum

 

18 x 8-in chrome-clad aluminum

 

20 x 8.5-in chrome aluminum

 

22-inch (dealer installed)

Tires:

P245/70R17 all season, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/70R17 AL2, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/70R17 on/off road, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/65R18 all season, blackwall or white letter

 

P275/55R20 AL2 touring blackwall

 

22-inch (dealer installed)

Dimensions
Exterior

 

Regular Cab, Standard Box

Regular Cab, Long Box

Wheelbase (in / mm):

119 / 3023

133 / 3378

Overall length (in / mm):

205.6 / 5222

224.5 / 5702

Overall width (in / mm):

79.9 / 2031

79.9 / 2031

Overall height (in / mm)

 

 

2WD:

73.6 / 1869

73.5 / 1867

4WD:

73.8 / 1875

73.8 / 1875

Track (in / mm)

 

 

Front:

68.1 / 1730

68.1 / 1730

Rear:

67 / 1702

67 / 1702

Min. running ground clearance

 

 

2WD:

7.7 / 196

8.2 / 208

4WD:

9.1 / 231

9.5 / 241

Ground to top of load floor (in / mm)

 

 

2WD:

34.7 / 881

34.7 / 881

4WD:

33.9 / 861

33.9 / 861

Step-in height

 

 

2WD:

32.4 / 824

32.4 / 824

4WD:

32.4 / 824

32.4 / 824

Approach angle (deg)

 

 

2WD:

15.1

16

4WD:

16.2

17

Breakover angle (deg)

 

 

2WD:

24.4

21.5

4WD:

24.4

21.8

Departure angle (deg)

 

 

2WD:

25

24.1

4WD:

24.2

23.3



Interior

 

Regular Cab

Headroom (in / mm):

41.5 / 1054

Legroom (in / mm):

41.3 / 1049

Shoulder room (in / mm):

65.2 / 1656

Hip room (in / mm):

62.5 / 1588

Curb Weight & Payload

 

GVWR (lb / kg)

Base Curb Weight (lb / kg)*

Payload (lb / kg)*

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

2WD

 

 

 

 

Reg. Cab Standard Box:

6400 / 2903

4558 / 2068

1842 / 836

58 / 42

Reg. Cab Long Box:

6400 / 2903

4751 / 2155

1649 / 748

58 / 42

4WD

 

 

 

 

Reg. Cab Standard Box:

6400 / 2903

4798 / 2176

1602 / 727

59 / 41

Reg. Cab Long Box:

6800 / 3084

5007 / 2271

1802 / 817

59 / 41

*5.3L with six-spd transmission

Cargo box

 

Regular Cab, Standard Box

Regular Cab, Long Box

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

60.7 / 1718

75.5 / 2138

Length at floor (in / mm):

78.7 / 1999

97.8 / 2479

Width at floor (in / mm):

62.4 / 1586

62.4 / 1586

Width between wheel housings (in / mm):

50.6 / 1286

50.6 / 1286

Tailgate width (in / mm):

61.5 / 1564

61.5 / 1564

Inside height (in / mm):

21 / 553

21 / 553

Capacities

 

Regular Cab, Standard Box

Regular Cab, Long Box


Seating:

2 or 3

2 or 3


Fuel tank (gal / L):

26 / 98

34 / 128


 

 

 

 

 

Vortec 4.3L

Vortec 4.8L

Vortec 5.3L

Engine oil (qt / L):

4.5 / 4.3

6 / 5.7

6 / 5.7

Cooling system (qt / L):

12.6 / 11.9

13.4 / 12.7

14.9 / 14.1

Trailering

Trailer towing maximum with ball hitch (lb / kg):

 

Reg. Cab, Std. Box

2WD: 9200 / 4173 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

4WD: 8900 / 4037 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

Reg. Cab, Long Box

2WD: 10000 / 4536 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

4WD: 9800 / 4445 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

Sierra Light-Duty Extended Cab

Overview

Models:

TC/TK 10753: extended cab, standard box, 2WD & 4WD

 

TC/TK 10953: extended cab, long box, 2WD & 4WD

Body style / driveline:

5/6-passenger extended cab, 1/2-ton, two-and four-wheel drive light-duty pickups available with 5-foot 8-inch, 6-foot 6-inch, and 8-foot (1.7 m, 2 m and 2.4 m) box

EPA vehicle class:

full-size truck

Manufacturing location:

Pontiac, Mich.; Fort Wayne, Ind.

Key competitors:

Ford F-Series, Dodge Ram, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan

Engines

 

Vortec 4.3L V-6 (LU3)

Vortec 4.8L V-8 (LY2)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG)

Type:

4.3L V-6

4.8L V-8

5.3L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

262 / 4300

293 / 4807

325 / 5328

Bore & stroke

(in / mm):

4 x 3.48 / 101.6 x 88

3.78 x 3.27 / 96 x 83

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

Block material:

cast iron

cast iron

cast iron

Cylinder head material:

cast iron

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

Ignition system:

direct composite distributor, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

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

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

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.2:1

9.1:1

9.9:1

Horsepower

(hp / kW @ rpm):

195 / 145 @ 4600*

295 / 220 @ 5600*

320 / 240 @ 5200*

Torque

(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

260 / 353 @ 2800*

305 / 414 @ 4600*

340 / 461 @ 4200*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

E85 and/or regular unleaded

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

5600

 6000

 6000

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

2WD: 15 / 20

2WD: 14 / 19

4WD: 14 / 18

2WD: 14 / 20

4WD: 14 / 19

Engines cont’d

 

Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LY5)

Vortec 6.0L V-8 (L76)


Type:

5.3L V-8

6.0L V-8


Displacement (cu in / cc):

325 / 5328

364 / 5967


B ore & stroke

(in / mm):

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

4 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 92


Block material:

cast iron

cast aluminum


Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum


Valvetrain:

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder; variable valve timing


Ignition system:

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

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


Fuel delivery:

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection


Compression ratio:

9.9:1

9.6:1


Horsepower

(hp / kW @ rpm):

315 / 235 @ 5200*

367 / 274 @ 5600*


Torque

(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

338 / 458 @ 4400*

375 / 508 @ 4300*


Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded


Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6000

6000


Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

 

 

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

2WD: 14 / 20

4WD: 14 / 19

2WD: 13 / 18

4WD: 13 / 17

Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 4L60

Hydra-Matic 6L80

Type:

four-speed automatic

six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

First:

3.06

4.03

Second:

1.63

2.36

Third:

1.00

1.53

Fourth:

0.70

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

2.29

3.06

Final drive ratio

(std & avail.):

3.23, 3.42, 3.73 and 4.10

3.42

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

2WD and 4WD: independent coil-over-shock; monotube shock absorbers

Rear:

solid axle with semi-elliptic, variable-rate, two-stage multileaf springs; splayed shock absorbers; monotube shocks

Steering type:

power-assisted rack-and-pinion (2WD and 4WD)

Steering ratio:

16.73:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

 

2WD/4WD Ext. Cab Short Box:

44.6 / 13.6

2WD/4WD Ext. Cab Standard Box:

46.9 / 14.3

2WD/4WD Ext. Cab Long Box:

51.2 / 15.6

Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS; or power-assisted, front disc/rear drum, four-wheel ABS

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm)

 

disc/drum brakes:

front: 12.99 x 1.18 / 330 x 30

rear: 11.61 x 2.36 / 295 x 60

with four-wheel disc:

front: 13 x 1.18 / 330 x 30

rear: 13.5 x 0.79 / 343 x 20

Total swept area (sq in / sq cm)

 

with disc/drum brakes:

front: 301.2 / 1944

rear: 172.4 / 1112

with four-wheel disc:

front: 257 / 1656

rear: 113 / 732

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size & type:

17 x 7.5-in steel

 

17 x 7.5-in chrome-style steel

 

17 x 7.5-in polished cast aluminum

 

18 x 8-in chrome-clad aluminum

 

20 x 8.5-in chrome-clad aluminum

Tires:

P24570R17 all season, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/70R17 AL2, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/70R17 on/off road, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/65R18 all season, blackwall or white letter

 

P275/55R20 AL2 touring blackwall

Dimensions
Exterior

 

Extended Cab, Standard Box

Extended Cab, Long Box

Wheelbase (in / mm):

143.5 / 3645

157.5 / 4001

Overall length (in / mm):

230.2 / 5844

249.2 / 6325

Overall width (in / mm):

79.9 / 2029

79.9 / 2029

Overall height (in / mm)

 

 

2WD:

73.9 / 1876

73.6 / 1870

4WD:

73.7 / 1872

73.6 / 1868

Track (in / mm)

 

 

Front:

68.1 / 1730

68.1 / 1730

Rear:

67 / 1702

67 / 1702

Min. running ground clearance

 

 

2WD:

8.9 / 226

9 / 230

4WD:

9 / 228

9.3 / 240

Ground to top of load floor (in / mm):

 

 

2WD:

33.8 / 858

33.5 / 851

4WD:

33.4 / 848

33.1 / 841

Step-in height

 

 

2WD:

32.4 / 824

32.4 / 824

4WD:

32.4 / 824

32.4 / 824

Approach angle (deg)

 

 

2WD:

15.9

16.2

4WD:

16

16.4

Breakover angle (deg)

 

 

2WD:

19.6

18

4WD:

19.3

17.8

Departure angle (deg)

 

 

2WD:

24

22.8

4WD:

23.3

22



Interior

 

Extended Cab, Front

Extended Cab, Rear

Headroom (in / mm):

41.2 / 1048

39.2 / 997

Legroom (in / mm):

41.3 / 1049

34.33 / 872

Shoulder room (in / mm):

65.2 / 1657

65.3 / 1658

Hip room (in / mm):

62.5 / 1588

61.9 / 1571.4

Curb Weight & Payload

 

GVWR (lb / kg)

Base Curb Weight (lb / kg)*

Max. Payload (lb / kg)*

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

2WD

 

 

 

 

Ext. Cab Standard Box:

6400 / 2903

5068 / 2299

1732 / 785

58 / 42

Ext. Cab Long Box:

6900 / 3130

5244 / 2378

1656 / 751

59 / 41

4WD

 

 

 

 

Ext. Cab Standard Box:

7000 / 3175

5309 / 2408

1691 / 767

59 / 41

Ext. Cab Long Box:

7000 / 3175

5504 / 2496

1496 / 678

60 / 40

*5.3L w/ 6-spd transmission

Cargo box

 

Extended Cab, Standard Box

Extended Cab, Long Box

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

60.7 / 1718

75.5 / 2138

Length at floor (in / mm):

78.7 / 1999

97.82 / 2484.7

Width at floor (in / mm):

62.4 / 1586

62.4 / 1586

Width between wheelhousings (in / mm):

50.6 / 1286

50.6 / 1286

Tailgate width (in / mm):

61.5 / 1564

61.5 / 1564

Inside height (in / mm):

21 / 553

21 / 553

Capacities

 

Extended Cab, Standard Box

Extended Cab, Long Box


Seating:

5 or 6

5 or 6


Fuel tank (gal / L):

26 / 98

34 / 128


 

 

 

 

 

 

Vortec
4.3L

Vortec
4.8L

Vortec
5.3L

Vortec
6.0L

Engine oil (qt / L):

4.5 / 4.3

6 / 5.7

6 / 5.7

6 / 5.7

Cooling system (qt / L):

12.6 / 11.9

13.4 / 12.7

14.9 / 14.1

14.4 / 13.6

Trailering

Trailer towing maximum with ball hitch (lb / kg):

 

Ext. Cab, Std. Box:

2WD: 9700 / 4400 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle OR 6.0L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

4WD: 9400 / 4264 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle OR 6.0L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

Ext. Cab., Std. Box

(w/ enhanced trailering pkg.):

2WD: 10700 / 4853 (6.0L w/ 3.73 axle)

4WD: 10400 / 4717 (6.0L w/ 3.73 axle)

Ext. Cab, Long Box:

2WD: 9500 / 4309 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

4WD: 9200 / 4173 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

Sierra Light-Duty Crew Cab

Overview

Models:

TC/TK 10543: crew cab, short box, 2WD & 4WD; AWD Denali

Body style / driveline:

5/6-passenger crew cab, 1/2-ton, two-, four- and all-wheel drive light-duty pickups available with 5-foot 8-inch (1.7 m) box

EPA vehicle class:

full-size truck

Manufacturing locations:

Silao, Mexico

Key competitors:

Ford F-Series, Dodge Ram, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan

Engines

 

Vortec 4.8L V-8 (LY2)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LC9)


Type:

4.8L V-8

5.3L V-8

5.3L V-8


Displacement (cu in / cc):

293 / 4807

325 / 5328

325 / 5328


Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.78 x 3.27 / 96 x 83

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92


Block material:

cast iron

cast iron

cast aluminum


Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

cast aluminum


Valvetrain:

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder


Ignition system:

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

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

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


Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection


Compression ratio:

9.1:1

9.9:1

9.9:1


Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

295 / 220 @ 5600*

320 / 240 @ 5200*

315 / 235 @ 5200*


Torque

(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

305 / 414 @ 4600*

340 / 461 @ 4200*

338 / 458 @ 4400*


Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

E85 and/or regular unleaded

E85 and/or regular unleaded


Maximum engine speed (rpm):

 6000

 6000

 6000


Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

2WD: 14 / 19

4WD: 14 / 18

2WD: 14 / 20

4WD: 14 / 19

14 / 19 (four-spd)

2WD: 14 / 20 (six-spd)

4WD: 14 / 19

 

Engines cont’d

 

Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LH6)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LY5)

Vortec 6.0L V-8 (L76)

Vortec 6.2L V-8 FlexFuel (L9H)

Type:

5.3L V-8

5.3L V-8

6.0L V-8

6.2L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

325 / 5328

325 / 5328

364 / 5967

376 / 6162

B ore & stroke (in / mm):

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

4 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 92

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast iron

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder; variable valve timing

OHV, two valves per cylinder; variable valve timing

Ignition system:

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

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

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

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

Fuel delivery:

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.9:1

9.9:1

9.6:1

10.5:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

315 / 235 @ 5200*

315 / 235 @ 5200*

367 / 274 @ 5600*

403 / 301 @ 5700*

Torque (lb-f t / Nm @ rpm):

338 / 458 @ 4400*

338 / 458 @ 4400*

375 / 508 @ 4300*

417 / 565 @ 4300*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

Regular unleaded

regular unleaded

regular unleaded (premium recommended but not required); or E85 ethanol

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6000

6000

6000

6000

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

2WD: 15 / 20

4WD: 14 / 19 19 (four-spd)

4WD: 14 / 20 (six-spd)

2WD: 14 / 20

4WD: 14 / 19

2WD: 14 / 19

4WD: 13 / 18

2WD: 13 / 19

4WD: 12 / 19

AWD: 12 / 19

Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 4L60

Hydra-Matic 6L80

Type:

four-speed automatic

six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

First:

3.06

4.04

Second:

1.63

2.36

Third:

1.00

1.52

Fourth:

0.70

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.66

Reverse:

2.29

3.06

Final drive ratio (std. & avail.):

3.23, 3.42, 3.73 and 4.10

3.42

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

All models: independent coil-over-shock; monotube shock absorbers

Rear:

All models: solid axle with semi-elliptic, variable-rate, two-stage multileaf springs; splayed shock absorbers; monotube shocks

Steering type:

power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

16.73:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m)

 

2WD/4WD Crew cab short box:

47.2 / 14.4

Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS; or power-assisted, front disc/rear drum, four-wheel ABS

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm)

 

disc/drum brakes:

front: 12.99 x 1.18 / 330 x 30

rear: 11.61 x 2.36 / 295 x 60

four-wheel disc:

front: 13 x 1.18 / 330 x 30

rear: 13.5 x 0.79 / 343 x 20

Total swept area (sq in / sq cm)

 

disc/drum brakes:

front: 301.2 / 1944

rear: 172.4 / 1112

four-wheel disc:

front: 257 / 1656

rear: 113 / 732

Wheels/Tires

 

17 x 7.5-in steel

Wheel size & type:

17 x 7.5-in chrome-style steel

 

17 x 7.5-in polished cast aluminum

 

18 x 8-in chrome-clad aluminum

 

18 x 8-in chromed aluminum (std. Denali)

 

20 x 8.5-in chrome-clad aluminum

 

20 x 8.5-in chromed aluminum (opt. Denali)

Tires:

P24570R17 all season blackwall or white letter

 

P265/70R17 AL2, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/70R17 on/off road, blackwall or white letter

 

P265/65R18 AL2, blackwall (Denali)

 

P265/65R18 all season, blackwall or white letter

 

P275/55R20 AL2 touring blackwall

Dimensions
Exterior

 

Crew Cab, Short Box

Wheelbase (in / mm):

143.5 / 3645

Overall length (in / mm):

230 / 5844

Overall width (in / mm):

79.9 / 2031

Overall height (in / mm)

 

2WD:

73.8 / 1875

4WD:

73.7 / 1872

Track (in / mm)

 

Front:

68.1 / 1730

Rear:

67 / 1702

Min. running ground clearance (in / mm):

9 / 229 (2WD, 4WD & AWD)

Ground to top of load floor (in / mm):

 

2WD:

32.9 / 835

4WD:

32.7 / 831

Step-in height

 

2WD:

32.4 / 824

4WD:

32.4 / 824

Approach angle (deg)

 

2WD:

15.3

4WD:

15.3

Breakover angle (deg)

 

2WD:

19.3

4WD:

19.3

Departure angle (deg)

 

2WD:

22.8

4WD:

22.4



Interior

 

Crew Cab, Front

Crew Cab, Rear

Headroom (in / mm):

41.2 / 1048

40.5 / 1030

Legroom (in / mm):

41.3 / 1049

38.7 / 983

Shoulder room (in / mm):

65.2 / 1657

65.1 / 1655

Hip room (in / mm):

62.5 / 1588

65.4 / 1663

Curb Weight & Payload

 

GVWR (lb / kg)

Base Curb Weight (lb / kg)*

Max. Payload (lb / kg)*

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

2WD:

 

 

 

 

Crew Cab Short Box

6800 / 3084

5156 / 2338

1644 / 745

58 / 42

Denali

6800 / 3084

5181 / 2350

1619 / 734

58 / 42

4WD:

 

 

 

 

Crew Cab Short Box

7000 / 3175

5286 / 2397

1714 / 777

58 / 42

Denali

7000 / 3175

5408 / 2453

1592 / 722

58 / 42

*5.3L w/ four-spd transmission (except Denali)

Cargo box

 

Crew Cab, Short Box

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

53.2 / 1506

Length at floor (in / mm):

69.29 / 1760

Width at floor (in / mm):

62.4 / 1586

Width between wheelhousings (in / mm):

50.6 / 1286

Tailgate width (in / mm):

61.5 / 1564

Inside height (in / mm):

21 / 553

Capacities

 

Crew Cab, Short Box


Seating:

5 or 6


Fuel tank (gal / L):

26 / 98


 

Vortec
4.8L

Vortec
5.3L

Vortec
6.0L

Vortec
6.2L

Engine oil (qt / L):

6 / 5.7

6 / 5.7

6 / 5.7

6 / 5.7

Cooling system (qt / L):

13.4 / 12.7

14.9 / 14.1

14.4 / 13.6

12.6 / 11.9

Trailering

Trailer towing maximum with ball hitch (lb / kg):

 

Crew Cab, Short Box

2WD: 9600 / 4354 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle OR 6.0L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

4WD: 9500 / 4309 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle OR 6.0L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)

Crew Cab, Short Box (w/ enhanced trailering pkg.)

2WD: 10600 / 4808 (6.0L w/ 3.73 axle)

4WD: 10400 / 4717 (6.0L w/ 3.73 axle)

Denali

2WD: 9600 / 4354 (6.2L w/ HD cooling and 3.42 axle)

AWD: 9300 / 4218 (6.2L w/ HD cooling and 3.42 axle)

*SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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