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  • 2020 Pickup Truck of the Year: Specifications as Tested

2020 Pickup Truck of the Year: Specifications as Tested

Jan 30, 2020
 
General
Vehicle/model Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Custom Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LTZ Ford Ranger Lariat FX4
Base price $52,790 $45,195 $64,785 $39,760
Price as tested $62,020 $48,420 $73,265 $44,785
Engine
Type Turbocharged, common rail-injected diesel I-6 Naturally aspirated, direct-injected gasoline V-8 Turbocharged, common rail-injected diesel V-8 Turbocharged, direct-injected I-4
Displacement 3.0L 6.6L 6.6L 2.3L
Bore x stroke (in) 3.30x3.54 4.05x3.89 4.05x3.89 3.45x3.7
Compression ratio (:1) 15.0 16.0 16.0 10.0
Mfg. 's power rating @ rpm (hp) 277 @ 3,750 401 @ 5,200 445 @ 2,800 270 @ 5,500
Mfg. 's torque rating @ rpm (lb-ft) 460 @ 1,500 464 @ 4,000 910 @ 1,600 310 @ 3,000
Mfg. 's suggested fuel type Ultra-low sulfur diesel Regular unleaded Ultra-low sulfur diesel Regular unleaded
Drivetrain
Transmission 10-speed automatic 6-speed automatic 10-speed automatic 10-speed automatic
Axle ratio (:1) 3.23 3.73 3.42 3.73
Frame/Body Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame
Suspension/Axles
Front Independent with twin-tube shock absorbers Independent with torsion bars Independent with torsion bars Short- and long-arm independent and tubular stabilizer bar
Rear Solid-axle leaf springs with twin-tube shock absorbers Semi-elliptic three-stage multi-leaf spring Semi-elliptic three-stage multi-leaf spring Solid-axle leaf springs, outboard gas pressurized shocks
Steering
Type Electric power rack and pinion steering Hydraulic power-assisted recirculating ball Hydraulic power-assisted recirculating ball Electric power rack and pinion steering
Brakes
Front 13.5-inch disc 14.0-inch disc 14.0-inch disc 12.24-inch disc
Rear 14.1-inch disc 14.1-inch disc 14.1-inch disc 12.12-inch disc
ABS 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Wheels/Tires
Wheels (in) 20x9 20x8.5 20x8.5 17x8.0
Tires P275/60R20 all-terrain LT275/65R20 AT LT275/65R20 AT LT265/65R17 A/T OWL
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase (in) 147.4 158.94 158.94 126.8
Overall length (in) 231.7 249.95 249.95 210.8
Overall width (in) 81.2 81.85 81.85 85.8
Height (in) 75.5 79.82 79.82 71.5
Track f/r (in) 69.9/68.2 68.1/68.3 67.9/68.1 61.4/61.4
Minimum ground clearance (in) 8.07 10.12 10.12 8.9
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft) 50.2 52.8 52.8 41.99
Approach/departure angles (deg) 19.1/23.5 24.1/21.9 24.1/21.9 28.7/25.4
Breakover angle (deg) 19.3 18.7 18.7 21.5
GVWR (lb) 7,200 10,650 11,350 6,050
Payload (lb) 1,567 3,446 3,120 1,560
Maximum towing capacity (lb) 9,200 14,500 18,500 7,500
Seating 5 5 5 5
Fuel capacity (gal) 24.0 36.0 36.0 18.0
Photo 2/53   |   Specifications As Tested Ptoty 25
 
General
Vehicle/model Ford F-250 Tremor Ford F-250 Limited GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4
Base price (incl. destination, configuration, and powertrain options) $52,115 $83,600 $57,490 $69,185
Price as tested $71,530 $85,925 $66,295 $76,960
Engine
Type Naturally aspirated, multi-port gasoline V-8 Turbocharged, common rail diesel V-8 Turbocharged, common rail-injected diesel I-6 Turbocharged, common-rail direct injected diesel V-8
Displacement 7.3L 6.7L 3.0L 6.6L
Bore x stroke (in) 4.22x3.74 3.90x4.25 3.30x3.54 4.05x3.89
Compression ratio (:1) 10.5 15.8 15 16
Mfg. 's power rating @ rpm (hp) 430 @ 5,500 475 @ 2,800 277 @ 3,750 445 @ 2,800
Mfg. 's torque rating @ rpm (lb-ft) 475 @ 4,000 1,050 @ 1,600 460 @ 1,500 910 @ 1,600
Mfg. 's suggested fuel type Regular unleaded or E85 Ultra-low sulfur diesel Ultra-low sulfur diesel Ultra-low sulfur diesel
Drivetrain
Transmission 10-speed automatic 10-speed automatic 10-speed automatic 10-speed automatic
Axle ratio (:1) 4.30 3.31 3.23 3.42
Frame/Body Aluminum body on fully boxed steel frame Aluminum body on fully boxed steel frame Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame
Suspension/Axles
Front Mono beam with coil springs, twin-tube shock absorbers and stabilizer bar Mono beam with coil springs, twin-tube shock absorbers and stabilizer bar Independent with coil-over Rancho shock absorbers Independent short-long arms with torsion bars and Rancho shock absorbers
Rear Solid-axle leaf springs with twin-tube shocks Solid-axle leaf springs with twin-tube shocks Solid axle with semi-elliptic, variable-rate, two-stage multi-leaf springs, splayed Rancho shock absorbers Semi-elliptic three-stage multi-leaf spring with Rancho shock absorbers
Steering
Type Hydraulic power rack and pinion steering Hydraulic power rack and pinion steering Electric power rack and pinion steering Hydraulic power-assisted recirculating ball
Brakes
Front 14.29 14.29 13.5 14.0
Rear 14.29 14.29 14.1 14.1
ABS 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Wheels/Tires
Wheels (in) 18x9 20x9 18x8.5 20x8
Tires LT285/75R18E AT LT275/65R20E OWL AT LT275/65R18 all-terrain LT275/65R20 AT
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase (in) 159.8 159.8 147.5 158.94
Overall length (in) 250.0 250.0 231.7 250.0
Overall width (in) 105.9 105.9 81.2 81.85
Height (in) 79.3 79.3 78.4 79.82
Track f/r (in) 68.3/67.2 68.3/67.2 69.9/68.3 68.1/68.3
Minimum ground clearance (in) 8.7 8.7 10.87 10.12
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft) 53.0 53.0 49.5 52.8
Approach/departure angles (deg) 16.9/21.1 16.9/21.1 28.7/27.2 24.9/21.9
Breakover angle (deg) 21.2 21.2 20.4 18.7
GVWR (lb) 10,000 10,000 7,100 11,350
Payload (lb) 2,811 2,016 1,455 3,049
Maximum towing capacity (lb) 15,000 14,000 9,100 18,500
Seating 5 5 5 5
Fuel capacity (gal) 34.0 34.0 24.0 36.0
Photo 3/53   |   Specifications As Tested Ptoty 19
General
Vehicle/model Jeep Gladiator Sport Ram Rebel EcoDiesel Ram 3500 Laramie
Base price $35,040 $49,935 $55,245
Price as tested $50,480 $56,660 $79,470
Engine
Type Naturally aspirated, sequential and multi-port-injected V-6 Turbocharged, common-rail injected diesel V-6 Turbocharged, electronic common-rail injected diesel I-6
Displacement 3.6L 3.0L 6.7L
Bore x stroke (in) 3.78x3.27 3.27x3.60 4.21x4.88
Compression ratio (:1) 11.3 16.0 16.2
Mfg. 's power rating @ rpm (hp) 295 @ 6,400 260 @ 3,600 400 @ 2,800
Mfg. 's torque rating @ rpm (lb-ft) 260 @4,400 480 @ 1,600 1,000 @ 1,152
Mfg. 's suggested fuel type Regular unleaded Ultra-low sulfur diesel Ultra-low sulfur diesel
Drivetrain
Transmission 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 6-speed automatic
Axle ratio (:1) 4.10 3.92 3.73
Frame/Body Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame Steel and aluminum body on ladder frame
Suspension/Axles
Front Solid axle with link coil suspension and monotube shocks Independent coil springs and twin-tube shocks Three-link solid axle with track bar with coil springs
Rear Solid axle with link coil suspension and monotube shocks Five-link solid axle with track bar and twin-tube shocks Two-stage longitudinal leaf springs
Steering
Type Electro-hydraulic power steering Electric power steering Hydraulic power-assisted steering
Brakes
Front 12.9-inch disc 14.9-inch disc 14.17-inch disc
Rear 13.6-inch disc 14.8-inch disc 14.09-inch disc
ABS 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Wheels/Tires
Wheels (in) 17x7.5 18x8.0 18x8.0
Tires 245/75/R17 all-terrain LT275/70R18E OWL all-terrain LT275/70R18E all-season
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase (in) 137.3 140.0 169.0
Overall length (in) 218.0 228.9 260.8
Overall width (in) 73.8 82.1 83.5
Height (in) 73.1 77.7 80.1
Track f/r (in) 62.9/62.9 68.5/68.1 Not Available
Minimum ground clearance (in) 10.0 8.2 13.1
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft) 44.5 46.2 53.5
Approach/departure angles (deg) 40.8/25.0 18.9/25.0 23.2/24.7
Breakover angle (deg) 18.4 17.8 22.7
GVWR (lb) 6,250 7,100 12,300
Payload (lb) 1,535 1,750 4,420
Maximum towing capacity (lb) 7,650 9,860 24,870
Seating 5 5 5
Fuel capacity (gal) 22.0 23.0 32.0

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