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2009 GMC Sierra Light Duty Regular Cab
Models: • TC/TK 10703: regular cab standard box, 2WD & 4WD
• TC/TK 10903: regular cab long box, 2WD & 4WD
Body style / driveline: 2/3-passenger regular cab, -ton, two- and four-wheel drive light-duty pickups available with 6-foot 6-inch, and 8-foot (2 m and 2.4 m) box
EPA vehicle class: full-size truck
Manufacturing location: Pontiac, Mich.; Fort Wayne, Ind.
Engines
  Vortec 4.3L V-6 (LU3) Vortec 4.8L V-8 (LY2) Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG) Vortec 5.3L V-8 (LY5)
Type: 4.3L V-6 4.8L V-8 5.3L V-8 5.3L V-8
Displacement (cu in / cc): 262 / 4300 293 / 4807 325 / 5328 325 / 5328
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4 x 3.48 / 101.6 x 88 3.78 x 3.27 / 96 x 83 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92
Block material: cast iron cast iron cast iron cast iron
Cylinder head material: cast iron cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum
Valvetrain: OHV, two valves per cylinder OHV, two valves per cylinder OHV, two valves per cylinder OHV, two valves per cylinder
Ignition system: direct composite distributor, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires
Fuel delivery: sequential fuel injection sequential fuel injection Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection
Compression ratio: 9.2:1 9.1:1 9.9:1 9.9:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 195 / 145 @ 4600 295 / 220 @ 5600* 320 / 240 @ 5200* 315 / 235 @ 5200*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 260 / 353 @ 2800 305 / 414 @ 4600* 340 / 461 @ 4200* 338 / 458 @ 4400*
Recommended fuel: regular unleaded regular unleaded E85 and/or regular unleaded regular unleaded
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 5600 6000 6000 6000
Emissions controls: close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O sensor
EPA estimated fuel (city / hwy): economy 2WD: 15 / 20
4WD: 14 / 18
2WD: 14 / 19
4WD:: 14 / 18
2WD: 14 / 20
4WD:14 / 19
2WD:14 / 20
4WD:14 / 19
Transmissions
  Hydra-Matic 4L60 Hydra-Matic 6L80
Type: four-speed automatic six-speed automatic
Gear ratios (:1):
First: 3.06 4.03
Second: 1.63 2.36
Third: 1 1.53
Fourth: 0.7 1.15
Fifth: -- 0.85
Sixth: -- 0.67
Reverse: 2.29 3.06
Final drive ratio (std. & avail.): 3.23, 3.42, 3.73 and 4.10 3.42

Source: General Motors


2009 GMC Sierra Light Duty Regular Cab - Dimensions
Dimensions - Exterior
  Regular Cab, Standard Box Regular Cab, Long Box
Wheelbase (in / mm): 119 / 3023 133 / 3378
Overall length (in / mm): 205.6 / 5222 224.5 / 5702
Overall width (in / mm): 79.9 / 2031 79.9 / 2031
Overall height (in / mm)
2WD: 73.6 / 1869 73.5 / 1867
4WD: 73.8 / 1875 73.8 / 1875
Track (in / mm)
Front: 68.1 / 1730 68.1 / 1730
Rear: 67 / 1702 67 / 1702
Min. running ground clearance
2WD: 7.7 / 196 8.2 / 208
4WD: 9.1 / 231 9.5 / 241
Ground to top of load floor (in / mm)
2WD: 34.7 / 881 34.7 / 881
4WD: 33.9 / 861 33.9 / 861
Step-in height
2WD: 32.4 / 824 32.4 / 824
4WD: 32.4 / 824 32.4 / 824
Approach angle (deg)
2WD: 15.1 16
4WD: 16.2 17
Breakover angle (deg)
2WD: 24.4 21.5
4WD: 24.4 21.8
Departure angle (deg)
2WD: 25 24.1
4WD: 24.2 23.3
Cargo box
  Regular Cab, Standard Box Regular Cab, Long Box
Cargo volume (cu ft / L): 60.7 / 1718 75.5 / 2138
Length at floor (in / mm): 78.7 / 1999 97.8 / 2479
Width at floor (in / mm): 62.4 / 1586 62.4 / 1586
Width between wheel housings (in / mm): 50.6 / 1286 50.6 / 1286
Tailgate width (in / mm): 61.5 / 1564 61.5 / 1564
Inside height (in / mm): 21 / 553 21 / 553
Dimensions - Interior
  Regular Cab
Headroom (in / mm): 41.5 / 1054
Legroom (in / mm): 41.3 / 1049
Shoulder room (in / mm): 65.2 / 1656
Hip room (in / mm): 62.5 / 1588
Capacities
  Regular Cab, Standard Box Regular Cab, Long Box
Seating: 2 or 3 2 or 3
Fuel tank (gal / L): 26 / 98 34 / 128
  Vortec 4.3L Vortec 4.8L Vortec 5.3L
Engine oil (qt / L): 4.5 / 4.3 6 / 5.7 6 / 5.7
Cooling system (qt / L): 12.6 / 11.9 13.4 / 12.7 14.9 / 14.1


2009 GMC Sierra Light Duty Regular Cab - Curb Weight & Payload
  GVWR (lb / kg) Base Curb Weight (lb / kg)* Payload (lb / kg)* Weight Distribution (% front / rear)
2WD
Reg. Cab Standard Box: 6400 / 2903 4558 / 2068 1842 / 836 58 / 42
Reg. Cab Long Box: 6400 / 2903 4751 / 2155 1649 / 748 58 / 42
4WD
Reg. Cab Standard Box: 6400 / 2903 4798 / 2176 1602 / 727 59 / 41
Reg. Cab Long Box: 6800 / 3084 5007 / 2271 1802 / 817 59 / 41
*5.3L with six-spd transmission

Chassis/Suspension
Front: 2WD and 4WD: independent coil-over-shock; monotube shock absorbers
Rear: solid axle with semi-elliptic, variable-rate, two-stage multileaf springs; splayed shock absorbers; monotube shocks available
Steering type: power-assisted rack-and-pinion (2WD and 4WD)
Steering ratio: 19.2:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3.5
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m)
2WD/4WD Reg. Cab Standard Box: 39.7 / 12.1
2WD/4WD Reg. Cab Long Box: 44.3 / 15.4
Brakes
Type: power-assisted, front disc/rear drum, four-wheel ABS
Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm) disc/drum brakes: front: 12.99 x 1.18 / 330 x 30
rear:11.61 x 2.36 / 295 x 60
Total swept area (sq in / sq cm) disc/drum brakes: front: 301.2 / 1944
rear: 172.4 / 1112
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size & type: 17 x 7.5-in steel
17 x 7.5-in chrome-style steel
17 x 7.5-in polished cast aluminum
18 x 8-in chrome-clad aluminum
20 x 8.5-in chrome aluminum
22-inch (dealer installed)
Tires: P245/70R17 all season, blackwall or white letter
P265/70R17 AL2, blackwall or white letter
P265/70R17 on/off road, blackwall or white letter
P265/65R18 all season, blackwall or white letter
P275/55R20 AL2 touring blackwall
22-inch (dealer installed)

Trailering
Trailer towing maximum with ball hitch (lb / kg):
Reg. Cab, Std. Box 2WD: 9200 / 4173 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)
4WD: 8900 / 4037 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)
Reg. Cab, Long Box 2WD: 10000 / 4536 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)
4WD: 9800 / 4445 (5.3L w/ HD cooling, 6-spd and 3.42 axle)
* SAE certified.

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