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1998 GMC Sierra 1500 specs & colors

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1998 GMC Sierra 1500

Showing the 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 117.5" WB

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Dark Ruby Red





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  • "Special" pkg


Front Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler Not Available
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 23 MPG
Cruising Range - City 425.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 17 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 575.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55
Trans Power Take Off Not Available
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Transfer Case Model Not Available
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available
Transfer Case Power Take Off Not Available
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Type - Front Not Available
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Frame Type Ladder
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.57 x 1.25 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 25 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx Not Available gal
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 39.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall 44.2 ft
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 2000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 2000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 1000 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Front 2335 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 1471 lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight 3806.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload 2294.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity 2294.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating 6500 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating 6886.00 lbs
Curb Weight 3806.00 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 6100.00 lbs
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Head Room 40.0 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Front Shoulder Room 65.0 in
Front Hip Room 60.1 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Wheelbase 117.5 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper 194.5 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper N/A in
Length, Overall N/A in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 76.8 in
Height, Overall 70.4 in
Overhang, Front 35.4 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper 47.3 in
Cab to End of Frame Not Available in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 29.0 in
Ground Clearance, Front 7.0 in
Ground Clearance, Rear 8.4 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor 78.7 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear 60.2 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor 64.4 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 49.1 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 19.3 in
Tailgate Width 62.0 in
Cargo Volume 55.6 ft³
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume Not Available ft³
Daytime running lamps Standard
Leaf spring rear suspension Standard
Black air dam Standard
Winch-type spare tire carrier (under rear frame) Standard
Dual color-keyed padded cloth sunshades w/LH storage strap, RH vanity mirror Standard
Glove box w/latched door Standard
Chrome front bumper Standard
6100# GVWR (3200 front/3686 rear), springs (3200 front/3750 rear), axles (3262 front/3750 rear) Standard
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system Standard
ETR AM/FM stereo-inc: seek-scan, digital clock, 4 speakers Standard
Manual lap safety belts, center seat position Standard
Dual black foldaway mirrors Standard
Right-hand side coat hook Standard
Cargo area lamp Standard
Independent front suspension w/coil springs Standard
600 CCA 12-volt battery Standard
Scotchgard Fabric Protector on all cloth surfaces Standard
Speed-sensitive pwr steering Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Manual lap/shoulder safety belts, outboard seat positions Standard
Mechanical jack & wheel wrench Standard
Single note horn Standard
Dual cupholders on instrument panel Standard
Aluminized stainless steel exhaust system Standard
15" silver painted steel wheels w/black center cap Standard
Black rubber floor covering Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag w/passenger suppression switch on instrument panel Standard
Insulation under dash & floor covering Standard
Painted rear step bumper w/step pad Standard
Singular rectangular halogen headlamps Standard
Molded plastic door trim panels w/dual padded armrests Standard
Lighting-inc: dome, reading, ashtray, glove-box, illuminated entry feature, underhood Standard
Double-wall steel construction 6.5' pickup box w/extensive corrosion protection Standard
Side door guard beams Standard
Vinyl headliner w/matching retainer molding Standard
Gauges-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, voltmeter, fuel level, engine temperature, oil pressure Standard
P235/75R15 all-season SBR BSW tires Standard
Daytime running lamps Standard
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
4.3L (262) SFI V6 (Vortec) engine Standard
City 16/hwy 20 (4.3L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Full-size spare tire w/steel wheel Standard
Head restraints, front seat Standard
Heater/defogger w/side window defoggers Standard
3-passenger bench seat w/folding backrest Standard
Energy-absorbing steering column/instrument panel Standard
Simulated leather steering wheel Standard
100 amp alternator Standard
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system Standard
Dual dash mounted power outlets Standard
Solid exterior paint Standard
City 17/hwy 23 (4.3L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
8-lead trailering wire harness Standard
25 gallon fuel tank Standard
Single, two-sided key Standard
Cigarette lighter Standard
Intermittent windshield wiper system Standard
Passlock theft deterrent security system Standard
1.25" Front stabilizer bar Standard
Argent painted grille Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Lights-on warning buzzer Standard
Solar-Ray tinted glass (all windows) Standard

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