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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

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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MSRP $28,460 $30,245
Destination Charge $925 $995
Invoice Price $26,041 $28,128
Total List Price $29,385 $31,240
Available Engines 295-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (regular gas) 295-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 4-speed automatic w/OD 4-speed automatic w/OD
Fuel Economy City 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 19 mpg 19 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Front, Passenger's
Front, Driver's
Side, Rear Seat
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side, Front Seat
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot - Acceptable
Side, Driver Head and Neck - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso - Marginal
Side, Driver Torso - Poor
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage - Good
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Restraints - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry - Good
Side, Structure/safety cage - Poor
Side, Overall Side - Poor
Overview 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
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
Available:
immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Drive-Type Overview rear wheel drive rear 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
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
N/A Available:
automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Air conditioning, front manual manual
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Clock in-radio display in-radio display
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim plastic/rubber plastic/rubber
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Ashtray Standard Standard
Overhead console mini mini
Floor mats rubber front & rear rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer N/A Available
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Rear window defogger Available Available
Rearview mirror day-night day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors passenger passenger
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material plastic/vinyl Standard:
plastic/vinyl
N/A Available:
leather/metal-look
Seats 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Front seat type split-bench split-bench
Seating capacity 6 passengers 6 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 4-way 4-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support driver driver
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth cloth
Entertainment 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Available
Speakers 6 performance 6 performance
Equalizer automatic automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Available
Safety and Security 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard Standard
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners N/A front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 72/100,000 72/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Exterior 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Antenna fixed fixed
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone Standard:
clearcoat monotone
N/A Available:
metallic monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored body-colored
Grille trim Standard:
black w/chrome surround
Standard:
black w/chrome surround
Available:
body-colored w/chrome accents
Available:
chrome
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door tailgate tailgate
Tinted windows deep deep
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Pickup box regular regular
Pickup cargo box light Standard Standard
Pickup truck tonneau cover N/A Available:
hard
N/A Available:
soft
Pickup bed extender N/A Available
Pickup bed liner N/A Available
Rear step bumper Standard Standard
Tires P245/70SR17.0 BSW AS P245/70SR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels 17" styled steel 17" styled steel
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel full-size steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps N/A Available
Mechanical 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Engine 4.8L V-8 4.8L V-8
Engine - valvetrain OHV OHV
Brakes front disc/rear drum front disc/rear drum
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type rear-wheel rear-wheel
Engine block heater Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Suspension tuning Standard:
regular
Standard:
regular
Available:
heavy duty
Available:
heavy duty
Front suspension type short and long arm short and long arm
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type leaf leaf
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs leaf leaf
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Transmission 4-spd auto w/OD 4-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
3.23
Standard:
3.23
Available:
3.73
Available:
3.73
Locking/limited slip differential Available Available
Remote vehicle starting system N/A Available
Specifications 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SL
Exterior length 229.9 " 230.2 "
Exterior body width 80.0 " 80.0 "
Exterior height 73.8 " 73.8 "
Exterior box length 69.3 " 69.3 "
Engine 4.8L V-8 4.8L V-8
Horsepower 295 @ 5,600 rpm 295 @ 5,600 rpm
Torque 305 @ 4,800 rpm 305 @ 4,600 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 19 mpg 19 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.78 / 3.27 " 3.78 / 3.27 "
Curb weight 5,148 lbs. 5,227 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 6,800 lbs. 6,800 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,650 lbs. 3,650 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,950 lbs. 3,950 lbs.
Payload 1,652 lbs. 1,573 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 4,600 lbs. 4,700 lbs.
GCWR 10,000 lbs. 10,000 lbs.
Wheelbase 143.5 " 143.5 "
Front track 68.1 " 68.1 "
Rear track 67.0 " 67.0 "
Turning radius 23.6 ' 23.6 '
Ground clearance 12.3 " 12.3 "
Front legroom 41.3 " 41.3 "
Rear legroom 38.7 " 38.7 "
Front headroom 41.5 " 41.2 "
Rear headroom 40.6 " 40.5 "
Front hiproom 62.5 " 62.5 "
Rear hiproom 65.5 " 65.4 "
Front shoulder room 65.2 " 65.2 "
Rear shoulder room 65.2 " 65.1 "
Pickup box minimum width 50.6 " 50.6 "
Pickup box maximum width 62.5 " 62.4 "
Pickup box depth 21.0 " 21.0 "
Fuel tank 26.0 gal. 26.0 gal.