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Here's how the 1997 Chevrolet 2500, 1994 GMC Sierra 2500, 1995 Chevrolet 3500 and the 1998 Chevrolet 2500 measure up.
HD Ext Cab 155.5" WB C6P
$19,872
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 131.5" WB
$15,454
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 131.5" WB
$17,508
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 131.5" WB
$17,932
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 0-door 0-door 2-door
Seats
3 2
Engine

195.0-hp, 6.5-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

290.0-hp, 7.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

255.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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180.0-hp, 6.5-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

230.0-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

255.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
208.6" length, 73.8" height " length, " height " length, " height 208.6" length, 73.8" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Taupe

Dark Ruby Red

Gray

Navy

Taupe

Dark Ruby Red

Gray

Navy

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel - - Steel
Front Wheel Material
Steel - - Steel
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in - - 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel - - Steel
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in - - 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in - - 16 x 6.5 in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - - 600

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V8 - - Gas V8
Displacement
5.7L/350 - - 5.0L/305
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 2800 - - 285 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes - - N/A
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 4600 - - 230 @ 4600

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A - - N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A - - N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
0.00 mi - - 646.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
- - - 19 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
- - - 14 MPG
Cruising Range - City
0.00 mi - - 476.00 mi

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Indep Coil Spring - - Indep Coil Spring
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating - - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf - - 2-Stage Multi-Leaf

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder - - Ladder

Brakes

Brake ABS System
Four Wheel - - Four Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes - - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.50 x 1.26 in - - 11.57 x 1.25 in
Brake Type
Power - - Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - - Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
34 gal - - 34 gal

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
54.6 ft - - 48.1 ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
50.2 ft - - 43.7 ft
Steering Type
Power - - Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A - - N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E - - LT225/75R16D
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E - - LT225/75R16D
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16E - - LT225/75R16D

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs - - 2000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
10,000 lbs - - 2000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
1000 lbs - - 1000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs - - 500 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A - - N/A

Weight Information

Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs - - 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
5084.00 lbs - - 4292.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
9600.00 lbs - - 7820.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
2862 lbs - - 2591 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
12,000 lbs - - 8000 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
3516.00 lbs - - 2908.00 lbs
Curb Weight
5084.00 lbs - - 4292.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs - - 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
2222 lbs - - 1701 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A - - N/A
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs - - 0.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
3516.00 lbs - - 2908.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
8600.00 lbs - - 7200.00 lbs

Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
49.1 in - - 49.1 in
Passenger Capacity
6 - - 3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
60.2 in - - 60.2 in
Cargo Volume
69.1 ft³ - - 69.1 ft³
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.2 in - - 7.3 in
Tailgate Width
62.0 in - - 62.0 in
Second Hip Room
64.2 in - - N/A
Front Head Room
39.9 in - - 40.0 in
Wheelbase
155.5 in - - 131.5 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A - - N/A
Ground Clearance, Front
7.7 in - - 7.1 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
45.7 in - - 46.5 in
Height, Overall
73.1 in - - 71.2 in
Front Shoulder Room
65.4 in - - 65.0 in
Overhang, Front
35.4 in - - 35.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.8 in - - 76.8 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor
34.8 in - - 33.0 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
97.6 in - - 97.6 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
64.4 in - - 64.4 in
Second Shoulder Room
67.6 in - - N/A
Second Head Room
37.5 in - - N/A
Second Leg Room
34.8 in - - N/A
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
237.4 in - - 213.4 in
Length, Overall
N/A - - N/A
Cargo Box (Area) Height
19.2 in - - 19.2 in
Front Leg Room
41.7 in - - 41.5 in
Front Hip Room
60.0 in - - 60.1 in
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
40.5 ft³ - - -

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