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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL

4x2 Crew Cab 5.75 ft. box 143.5 in. WB

2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL

4x2 Crew Cab 5.75 ft. box 143.5 in. WB

2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman

4x4 Crew Cab 149 in. WB

2008 GMC Sierra 1500
(2008 GMC Sierra 1500 4x2 Crew Cab 5.75 ft. box 143.5 in. WB shown)
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2009 GMC Sierra 1500
(2009 GMC Sierra 1500 4x2 Crew Cab 5.75 ft. box 143.5 in. WB shown)
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2015 RAM 1500
(2014 RAM 1500 4x4 Crew Cab 140 in. WB shown)
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A N/A    $35,425*
MSRP $28,460 $30,245 $36,415
Destination Charge $925 $995 $1,195
Invoice Price $26,041 $28,128 $33,842
Total List Price $29,385 $31,240 $37,610
Available Engines 295-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (regular gas) 295-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (regular gas) 395-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 (regular gas) 240-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (diesel)
Available Transmissions 4-speed automatic w/OD 4-speed automatic w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 8-speed automatic w/OD
Fuel Economy City 14 mpg 14 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 19 mpg 19 mpg 19 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole - -
Side, Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Overall, Overall - -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) - -
Front, Overall Front - -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) - -
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier - -
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side - -
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot - Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck - Acceptable -
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front - Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso - Marginal -
Side, Driver Torso - Poor -
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear - Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage - Good Good
Other, Roof Strength - - Marginal
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot - Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest - Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck - Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating - Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints - Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry - Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage - Poor -
Side, Overall Side - Poor -
Overview 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard N/A
Drive-Type Overview rear wheel drive rear wheel drive 4 wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6 performance, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, fixed antenna
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6 performance, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, fixed antenna
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, clock, seek-scan, 6, fixed antenna
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
clock
N/A Available:
automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, console mounted single remote CD
N/A N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
N/A N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Interior 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Air conditioning, front manual manual manual
Underseat ducts Standard Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A N/A Standard
Clock in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Compass N/A N/A Available
Cruise control Standard Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim plastic/rubber plastic/rubber urethane
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2
Lighter elements N/A N/A Available:
front
Ashtray Standard Standard Available
Overhead console mini mini Available:
mini
Floor mats rubber front & rear rubber front & rear Available:
rubber front & rear
N/A N/A Available:
carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power power
Rear windows power power power
1-Touch Window Up N/A N/A driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver driver driver and passenger
Instrumentation analog analog analog
Oil pressure gauge N/A N/A Standard
Driver information center Standard Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer N/A Available N/A
Water temp gauge Standard Standard Standard
Voltage gauge N/A N/A Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard N/A
Exterior temperature display N/A N/A Available
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Rear window defogger Available Available Available
Rearview mirror day-night day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors passenger passenger N/A
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 N/A
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material plastic/vinyl Standard:
plastic/vinyl
urethane
N/A Available:
leather/metal-look
N/A
Seats 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Front seat type split-bench split-bench split-bench
Seating capacity 6 passengers 6 passengers 6 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support driver driver N/A
Front armrests center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
N/A
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench full bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth cloth Standard:
vinyl
N/A N/A Available:
cloth
Entertainment 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single Available:
console mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard N/A
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Available N/A
Voice recognition N/A N/A Available
Speakers 6 performance 6 performance 6
Equalizer automatic automatic N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard N/A
1st row LCD screen N/A N/A Available:
1
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Available Available
Safety and Security 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact N/A N/A seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain N/A N/A curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard N/A
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard Standard N/A
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners N/A front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard Available
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Available
Parking assist N/A N/A Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock Standard:
power
N/A N/A Available:
power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 72/100,000 72/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000
Exterior 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Antenna fixed fixed fixed
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Standard:
clearcoat monotone
N/A Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
pearlcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored body-colored N/A
Grille trim Standard:
black w/chrome surround
Standard:
black w/chrome surround
Standard:
black
Available:
body-colored w/chrome accents
Available:
chrome
Available:
chrome
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door tailgate tailgate tailgate
Tinted windows deep deep deep
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Pickup box regular regular regular
Pickup cargo box light Standard Standard Standard
Pickup truck tonneau cover N/A Available:
hard
Available:
soft
N/A Available:
soft
N/A
Pickup bed extender N/A Available Available
Pickup bed liner N/A Available Standard
Rear step bumper Standard Standard Standard
Tires P245/70SR17.0 BSW AS P245/70SR17.0 BSW AS Standard:
P265/70SR17.0 BSW AS
N/A N/A Available:
LT265/70SR17.0E OWL AT
Wheels 17" styled steel 17" styled steel Standard:
17" argent styled steel
N/A N/A Available:
17" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel full-size steel full-size steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps N/A Available N/A
Mechanical 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Engine 4.8L V-8 4.8L V-8 Standard:
5.7L V-8
N/A N/A Available:
3.0L V-6
Engine - valvetrain OHV OHV Standard:
OHV
N/A N/A Available:
DOHC
Turbocharger N/A N/A Available:
intercooled turbo
Brakes front disc/rear drum front disc/rear drum 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist N/A N/A Standard
Drive type rear-wheel rear-wheel four-wheel
4WD shift N/A N/A electronic
Engine block heater Available Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Suspension tuning Standard:
regular
Standard:
regular
regular
Available:
heavy duty
Available:
heavy duty
N/A
Ride control N/A N/A Available
Height adjustable suspension N/A N/A Available:
automatic w/driver control
Automatic level control N/A N/A Available:
4-corner
Front suspension type short and long arm short and long arm short and long arm
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized heavy duty
Front springs coil coil Standard:
coil
N/A N/A Available:
air
Rear suspension type leaf leaf rigid axle multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar N/A N/A Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized heavy duty
Rear springs leaf leaf Standard:
coil
N/A N/A Available:
air
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic N/A N/A Standard
Transmission 4-spd auto w/OD 4-spd auto w/OD Standard:
6-spd auto w/OD
N/A N/A Available:
8-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
3.23
Standard:
3.23
Standard:
3.55
Available:
3.73
Available:
3.73
Available:
3.92
Locking/limited slip differential Available Available Available
Remote vehicle starting system N/A Available N/A
Specifications 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman
Exterior length 229.9 " 230.2 " 237.9 "
Exterior body width 80.0 " 80.0 " 79.4 "
Exterior height 73.8 " 73.8 " 77.4 "
Exterior box length 69.3 " 69.3 " 76.3 "
Engine 4.8L V-8 4.8L V-8 Standard:
5.7L V-8
N/A N/A Available:
3.0L V-6
Horsepower 295 @ 5,600 rpm 295 @ 5,600 rpm Standard:
395 @ 5,600 rpm
N/A N/A Available:
240 @ 3,600 rpm
Torque 305 @ 4,800 rpm 305 @ 4,600 rpm Standard:
410 @ 3,950 rpm
N/A N/A Available:
420 @ 2,000 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard N/A
Fuel economy - city 14 mpg 14 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 19 mpg 19 mpg 19 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.78 / 3.27 " 3.78 / 3.27 " Standard:
3.92 / 3.58 "
N/A N/A Available:
3.27 / 3.62 "
Curb weight 5,148 lbs. 5,227 lbs. Standard:
5,385 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,505 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,388 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,447 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,394 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,393 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,431 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,380 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,398 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,408 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,406 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,420 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,647 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,387 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,441 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,382 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,435 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,421 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
5,386 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 6,800 lbs. 6,800 lbs. 6,800 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,650 lbs. 3,650 lbs. 3,900 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,950 lbs. 3,950 lbs. 3,900 lbs.
Payload 1,652 lbs. 1,573 lbs. Standard:
1,520 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
1,480 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
1,320 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 4,600 lbs. 4,700 lbs. Standard:
8,550 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
7,800 lbs.
GCWR 10,000 lbs. 10,000 lbs. Standard:
14,400 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
13,800 lbs.
N/A N/A Available:
13,750 lbs.
Wheelbase 143.5 " 143.5 " 149.0 "
Front track 68.1 " 68.1 " 68.2 "
Rear track 67.0 " 67.0 " 67.5 "
Turning radius 23.6 ' 23.6 ' Standard:
24.0 '
N/A N/A Available:
24.9 '
Ground clearance 12.3 " 12.3 " Standard:
9.3 "
N/A N/A Available:
9.8 "
Drag coefficient N/A N/A .42
Front legroom 41.3 " 41.3 " 41.0 "
Rear legroom 38.7 " 38.7 " 40.3 "
Front headroom 41.5 " 41.2 " 41.0 "
Rear headroom 40.6 " 40.5 " 39.9 "
Front hiproom 62.5 " 62.5 " 63.2 "
Rear hiproom 65.5 " 65.4 " 63.2 "
Front shoulder room 65.2 " 65.2 " 66.0 "
Rear shoulder room 65.2 " 65.1 " 65.7 "
Pickup box minimum width 50.6 " 50.6 " Standard:
51.0 "
N/A N/A Available:
49.0 "
Pickup box maximum width 62.5 " 62.4 " Standard:
66.4 "
N/A N/A Available:
55.1 "
Pickup box depth 21.0 " 21.0 " 20.0 "
Passenger volume N/A N/A 125 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal. Standard:
26.0 gal.
N/A N/A Available:
32.0 gal.