2014 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE Crew Cab 4.3L 153.5-in RWD 

  • $38k
  • 4.3L V8
  • 18 city 24 hwy
7.1 Out of 10

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand GMC
Body style Truck
Model year 2014
City range 468 miles
Highway range 624 miles
MSRP $38k
Annual cost $10,278

engine & drivetrain

Engine size 4.3L
Air compressor None
Fuel Gas
Cylinders V8
Paddle shifters N/A
Gearing type Traditional
Transmission 6-speed Automatic 2WD

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 13.11 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes 13.58 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheel width 255 mm
Front wheel diameter 17 inch
Front wheel aspect ratio 70

safety features

Active head restraints No
  1. Driver
  2. Passenger
  3. Side
  4. Head curtain
Antilock brakes Standard
Child door locks Standard
Electronic stability control Standard
Traction control Standard
Rear camera N/A
Rear sensor N/A
Park assist system N/A
Communication system None

physical dimensions

Width 80 in
Front track width 68.9 in
Height 73.7 in
Ground clearance 8.5 in
Length 239.6 in
Wheelbase 153.5 in
Curb weight 5,000 lb
GVWR 6,900 pounds
Tow weight 5,800 pounds
Has a rear spoiler No
Seats 6 seats
Front seat room 74 ft³
Rear seat room 63 ft³


Carbon monoxide/mile 0.9 g
Methane/mile 0.01 g
NMOG/mile 0.03 g
Nitrogen oxide/mile 0.02 g
Vapor canisters 1
Vapor canister capacity 138 g
Bleed canisters 0
Catalytic converters 4
Recirculates exhaust gas No

power & handling

Max torque 305 ft-lb @ 3,900 RPM
Max HP 285 HP @ 5,300 RPM
Power-to-weight ratio 17.54 lb/hp
Curb-to-curb turning radius 48.6 feet

stereo & entertainment

Brand Generic
Speakers 6 speakers
Has a speed sensitive volume No
Has a subwoofer No
Auxiliary input Yes
AM/FM radio Standard
CD player Standard
CD changer N/A
Satellite radio Standard
Entertainment system N/A


Cruise control Standard
Front A/C N/A
Front passenger A/C N/A
Keyless entry Standard
Keyless ignition N/A
Sun roof N/A
Navigation system N/A
Roof rails N/A
Power locks Standard
Power mirrors Standard
Power outlets Optional, $0
Power steering Standard
Power windows Standard
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