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Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LS
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive LS
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LS
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Xtra Fuel Economy
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive LS
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive LTZ
Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SL
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SL
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SL
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive XFE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SL
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Denali
  • Crew Cab Short Box All-Wheel Drive Denali
2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box HFE
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box R/T
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Sport
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Sport
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie Longhorn Edition
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie Longhorn Edition

Prices

MSRP $23,590 $23,590 $23,100
Invoice $22,646 $22,646 $21,654
Avg. Paid $18,721 $18,630 $18,883

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.2 8.2
Critics' Rating 8.5 8.4 9.4
Performance 8.2 8.2 8.8
Interior 8.0 7.6 8.5
Operating Cost 7.3 7.3 7.3
Safety 8.1 8.1 8.5
Reliability 4.0 4.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious rear seats in crew cab
  • Powerful 5.3-liter V8 engine
  • Strong 5.3-liter V8
  • Excellent fuel economy with V6 engine
  • Attractive, first-rate cabin
  • Supple ride
Cons
  • Hard to maneuver in tight spaces
  • Cabin fit and finish lags some rivals’
  • Lackluster fuel economy with V6
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • No performance advantage of small V8 over V6

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 4.3L/262 Gas V6 4.3L/262 Gas/Ethanol V8 4.7L/287
MPG 15 City / 20 Hwy 15 City / 20 Hwy 14 City / 20 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab Pickup Regular Cab Pickup

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 119.00 119.00 120.500
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.90 80.00 79.400
Height, Overall (in) 73.60 73.60 74.600

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Optional Optional
Privacy Glass Optional Optional
Sliding Rear Window Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional Optional

Exterior Features

Bed Liner Optional Optional Standard
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover Optional Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Optional

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front All-Terrain Optional Optional
Tires - Front On/Off Road Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Terrain Optional Optional
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Chrome Wheels Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Standard
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 9100 8900

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Navigation from Telematics Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Optional Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional Optional
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Optional Optional Optional
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 3 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.50 41.50 40.300
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 41.30 41.000
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 65.20 66.000
Front Hip Room (in) 62.50 62.50 62.900
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 60.70 60.7 57.500
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional
CD Player Optional Optional Optional
MP3 Player Optional Optional Optional
Satellite Radio Optional Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Optional Optional
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Optional Optional
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional Optional Optional
Front Tow Hooks Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional Optional Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Optional
8 Cylinder Engine Optional Optional Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V8
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.3L/262 4.7L/287
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 195 @ 4600 195 @ 4600 310 @ 5650
Torque (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 2800 260 @ 2800 330 @ 3950
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 39.7 39.7 39.500

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional Optional Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Optional
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 20 20
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26 26.000

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 2-stage multi-leaf 2-stage multi-leaf Multi-Link Coil

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional Optional Standard
8-Speed Automatic Optional
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard Standard