Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Crewr Cab pickup. The Crew Cab Sierra is available with four engine options; 4.8L V-8 FlexFuel, 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG), 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LC9), and 6.2L V-8 FlexFuel engine matted with a four-speed automatic or six-speed automatic transmission.


2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab & Denali Specifications
Overview
Models: TC/TK 10543: crew cab short box, 2WD and 4WD; Sierra Denali
Body style / driveline: 5/6-passenger Crew Cab, 1/2-ton, 2-and 4- wheel drive light-duty pickups available with 5-foot 8-inch (1.7 m) box
EPA vehicle class: full-size truck
Manufacturing location: Silao, Mexico, Flint, Mich.
Engines
  Vortec 4.8L V-8 FlexFuel (L20) Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LMG) Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (LC9) Vortec 6.2L V-8 FlexFuel (L9H)
Type: 4.8L V-8 5.3L V-8 5.3L V-8 6.2L V-8
Displacement (cu in / cc): 293 / 4807 325 / 5328 325 / 5328 376 / 6162
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.78 x 3.27 / 96 x 83 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Block material: cast iron cast iron cast aluminum cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum cast aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing
Ignition system: coil near plug, 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 Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection Active Fuel Management; sequential fuel injection sequential fuel injection
Compression ratio: 8.8:1 9.9:1 9.9:1 10.5:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 302 / 225 @ 5600* 315 / 235 @ 5200* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)
315 / 235 @ 5200* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)
403 / 301 @ 5700*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 305 / 414 @ 4600* 338 / 458 @ 4400* (gas)
350 / 475 @ 4400* (E85)
335 / 454 @ 4400* (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400* (E85)
417 / 565 @ 4300*
Recommended fuel: regular unleaded or E85 regular unleaded or E85 regular unleaded or E85 premium recommended not required; or E85
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6000 6000 6000 6000
Emissions controls: close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor
EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy): 2WD: 14 / 19 (gas)
4WD: 13 / 18 (gas)
2WD: 15 / 21 (gas)
4WD: 15 / 21 (gas)
XFE: 15 / 22
2WD: 15 / 21 (gas)
4WD: 15 / 21 (gas)
2WD: 13 / 19 (gas)
4WD: 12 / 19 (gas)
AWD: 12 / 19 (gas)
Transmissions
  Hydra-Matic 4L60 Hydra-Matic 6L80
Type: 4-speed automatic 6-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.): 3.08, 3.23, 3.42 and 3.73 3.08 or 3.42 or 3.73 (w/ enhanced trailering)
Chassis / Suspension
Front: independent coil-over-shock; monotube shock absorbers
Rear: solid axle with semi-elliptic, variable-rate, two-stage multi-leaf springs; splayed shock absorbers; monotube shocks (available)
Steering type: power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 16.73:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m)
2WD/4WD Crew cab short box: 47.2 / 14.4
Brakes
Type: power-assisted, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS; or power-assisted, front disc/rear drum, four-wheel ABS
Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm)
with disc/drum brakes: front: 12.99 x 1.18 / 330 x 30
rear: 11.61 x 2.36 / 295 x 60
with four-wheel disc: front: 13 x 1.18 / 330.2 x 30
rear: 13.5 x 0.79 / 342.9 x 20
Total swept area (sq in / sq cm)
with disc/drum brakes: front: 301.2 / 1944
rear: 172.4 / 1112
with four-wheel disc: front: 257 / 1656
rear: 113 / 732
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
18 x 8-in chromed aluminum (std. Denali)
20 x 8.5-in chrome-clad aluminum
20 x 8.5-in chromed aluminum (opt. Denali)
Tires: P24570R17 all season blackwall
P265/70R17 all season blackwall or white letter
P265/70R17 on/off road, blackwall or white letter
P265/65R18 AL2, blackwall (Denali)
P265/65R18 all season, blackwall or white letter
P275/55R20 AL2 touring blackwall
*SAE certified.