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Here's how the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, 1999 GMC Sierra 2500, 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 and the 2003 GMC Sierra 3500 measure up.
Ext Cab 157.5" WB DRW
$27,169
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 131.5" WB
$18,637
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 137.0" WB SL
$22,831
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 137.0" WB, 60.4" CA SLE
$26,668
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 2-door 2-door
Seats
6 2 2 3
Engine

340.0-hp, 8.1-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

300.0-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

300.0-hp, 6.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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)

340.0-hp, 8.1-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

300.0-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

300.0-hp, 6.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

340.0-hp, 8.1-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

300.0-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

300.0-hp, 6.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
225.0" length, 76.0" height 208.6" length, 73.8" height 225.0" length, 76.0" height 225.0" length, 76.0" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Taupe

Graphite

Pewter Gray

Taupe

Dark Ruby Red

Gray

Navy

Taupe

Graphite

Pewter Gray

Taupe

Sage

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

5-Speed A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

5-Speed A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Wheels

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

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 100 105 105

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V8
Displacement
6.0L/364 5.7L/350 6.0L/364 6.0L/366
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 4400 255 @ 4600 300 @ 4400 300 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
360 @ 4000 330 @ 2800 360 @ 4000 360 @ 4000
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
0.00 mi 0.00 mi 0.00 mi 0.00 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
0.00 mi 0.00 mi 0.00 mi 0.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Indep Coil Spring Indep Torsion Bar Indep Torsion Bar
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Type - Front
N/A - Independent Independent
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Semi-Floating Full Floating Full Floating

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder Ladder Ladder

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Power Power Pwr
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four Wheel Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x 1.5 in 12.50 x 1.26 in 12.8 x 1.5 in 12.8 x 1.5 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x 1.2 in - 13.0 x 1.1 in 12.8 x 1.2 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
34 gal 34 gal 50 gal 27 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- - - 23 gal

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Power Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
50.2 ft 43.4 ft 45.1 ft 44.9 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 47.9 ft 47.1 ft N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
LT215/85R16 LT245/75R16E LT215/85R16D LT215/85R16D
Rear Tire Size
LT215/85R16 LT245/75R16E LT215/85R16D LT215/85R16D
Spare Tire Size
LT215/85R16 - - -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
7500 lbs 5000 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
1000 lbs 500 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9,800 lbs 10,000 lbs 7500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
1500 lbs 1000 lbs 750 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9,800 lbs - - -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
3500 lbs - - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Curb Weight - Front
3087 lbs 2887 lbs 2959 lbs 2917 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
2658 lbs 1498 lbs 2664 lbs 2317 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
5745.00 lbs 4385.00 lbs 5623.00 lbs 5234.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
N/A 4215.00 lbs N/A N/A
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A 4215.00 lbs N/A N/A
Gross Combined Wt Rating
16,000 lbs 12,000 lbs 16000 lbs 16000 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
13350.00 lbs 9600.00 lbs 13050.00 lbs 13050.00 lbs
Curb Weight
5745.00 lbs 4385.00 lbs 5623.00 lbs 5234.00 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
11,400 lbs 8600.00 lbs 11,400 lbs 11,400 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity
6 3 3 3
Front Head Room
41.0 in 40.0 in 41.1 in 41.1 in
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.5 in 41.3 in 41.3 in
Front Shoulder Room
65.2 in 65.0 in 65.7 in 65.7 in
Front Hip Room
61.4 in 60.1 in 61.5 in 61.5 in
Second Head Room
38.4 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Leg Room
33.7 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Shoulder Room
66.3 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Hip Room
61.5 in N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase
157.5 in 131.5 in 137.0 in 137.0 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
246.5 in 208.6 in 225.0 in 225.0 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.7 in 76.8 in 77.8 in 86.0 in
Overhang, Front
37.0 in 35.4 in 37.0 in 37.0 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
47.3 in 41.7 in 51.0 in 51.0 in
Cab to End of Frame
N/A 97.6 in N/A 111.4 in
Ground Clearance, Front
9.1 in 7.1 in 8.3 in N/A
Ground Clearance, Rear
12.1 in 7.3 in 6.9 in N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
61.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
64.8 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50.0 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box (Area) Height
19.5 in N/A N/A N/A
Tailgate Width
61.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Volume
70.7 ft³ N/A N/A N/A
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Height, Overall
76.2 in 73.8 in 76.0 in 76.0 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor
N/A - - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
97.6 in - - -

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