2012 Sierra 1500 Short Bed Extended Cab Pickup Specs

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2012 Sierra 1500 Short Bed Extended Cab Pickup Specs

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Engine: 4.3L Vortec V 6 OHV with variable valve timing and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 15 MPG city, 20 MPG highway, 17 MPG combined and 442 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
26.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 195 hp @ 4,600 rpm; 260 ft lb of torque @ 2,800 rpm
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ABS
3.230:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including 2-ventilated
Electronic brake distribution
Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
Immobilizer
Space-saver spare tire with steel rim
StabiliTrak stability control
Independent front wishbone suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, rigid rear beam suspension with leaf springs
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Chrome front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger door mirrors: black, externally adjustable
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 230.2, overall width (inches): 80.0, overall height (inches): 73.9, ground clearance (inches): 8.9, wheelbase (inches): 143.5, front track (inches): 68.1, rear track (inches): 67.0 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 46.9
Headlights: halogen with complex surface lenses
Metallic paint
Straight side pickup bed
Rear side windows: wind-up on driver side and passenger side
Rear window:
Tinted glass
Underbody protection for engine
Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 6,400, published curb weight (lbs): 4,906, gross trailer weight braked (lbs): 4,400 and payload allowance (lbs): 1,494
Windshield wipers with intermittent wiper
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12V power outlet(s) in front
Fixed mast antenna
Ashtray in the front
Audio system with AM/FM radio
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 78.7, front width (inches): 62.4, width between arches (inches): 50.6, height (inches): 21.0 and loading floor height (inches): 33.8
Cargo area light
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Cruise control
Front cup holders
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Driver seat : 40/20/40 split, front passenger seat : 40/20/40 split, front center seat : 40/20/40 split
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver, height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for passenger, front seat belts for center
Front seat center armrest
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Two height-adjustable front and rear seats head restraints
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 41.2, rear headroom (inches): 39.2, front hip room (inches): 62.5, rear hip room (inches): 61.9, front leg room (inches): 41.3, rear leg room (inches): 34.3, front shoulder room (inches): 65.2 and rear shoulder room (inches): 65.3
Low tire pressure indicator
Power steering
Front reading lights
Rear seat belts for driver, rear seat belts for passenger, 3-point rear seat belts for center
Rear seats:
Rear view mirror
Front and rear curtain airbag
Seating: six passengers
Vinyl upholstery
Service interval indicator
Front side airbag
Six speakers
Tilt/ steering wheel
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
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