Used 1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab


1996 GMC Sierra 1500

1996 Highlights

A new series of engines is introduced, providing more power and torque than last year's offerings. Called Vortec, this family of engines includes a 4.3-liter V6 (the only six-cylinder of the bunch) capable of 200 hp @ 4,400 rpm and 255 lb-ft of torque @ 2,800 rpm; a 5.0-liter V8, producing 220 hp @ 4,600 rpm and 285 lb-ft of torque @ 2,800 rpm; and a 5.7-liter V8, rated at 250 hp @ 4,600 rpm and 335 lb-ft of torque @ 2,800 rpm. (There is also a 7.4-liter Vortec V8, but it's only available on the heavier duty C/K 3500 trucks.) All of these figures represent increases in output when compared to their respective 1995 predecessors. An optional electronic shift transfer case for the K1500 (i.e. 4WD; C= 2WD; K= 4WD) rounds out the list of the most significant powertrain updates for this year.

Other noteworthy updates include the introduction of an optional passenger-side third door, called the "Easy-Access System," in GM vernacular. This feature is only available on the extended cab body styles.

Improved comfort and convenience comes in the way of such new features as illuminated entry, 12-volt power outlets, an electrochromic inside rearview mirror and height-adjustable D-rings for the shoulder section of the front three-point safety belts, among others. Daytime Running Lamps (DRLs) are part the list of new exterior features.

A new level of sophistication in exhaust emissions monitoring is found with the addition of OBD II, the second generation of On-Board Diagnostics.


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Features & Specs

K1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD Stepside SBK1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SBK1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SBK1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LBC1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab LBK1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LBK1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab 4WD Stepside SBK1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD Stepside SBK1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SBC1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab LBK1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LBC1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab SBC1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab Stepside SBC1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab LBC1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab Stepside SBC1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab SBC1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab Stepside SBC1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab SB
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SeatingN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual
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Horsepower160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm175 hp @ 4200 rpm175 hp @ 4200 rpm175 hp @ 4200 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm175 hp @ 4200 rpm175 hp @ 4200 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm175 hp @ 4200 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm160 hp @ 4000 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    0
    0

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Great Truck
I am the original owner. Best truck I've owned, beats the F150 I had hands down. Low maintenance costs, only real work was a leaking master cylinder replacement at 2,000 miles (under warranty) and head gasket at approximately 120,000. Only other work was routine maintenance.
1996 gmc sierra 1500 ext cab z71 4x4 . i love it
i got my sierra as a early graduation present and i couldnt ask for more, the 350 has a lot power,very roomy Interior,real smooth ride to the driver and the passangers.also got the off road kit.good gas millage.my only problems so far have been brakes and routine maintaince oil changes,transmission fluid and etc.tows and hauls great,recently was towin a horse trailer and i could'nt even tell it was back there.very fun to drive.power seats are awesome specially for me,im not a small man and i still got plenty room behind the wheel.handles great to be a full size truck.like i said before i couldnt ask for more.
Love My Z71
I got my Z71 from work. I work at a pawn shop where one of our customers needed to pawn the truck, after we had it for a few weeks he needed a second loan on it and we gave it to him. A few weeks later he asked us to just buy the truck minus what he already owed in pawn. Of course we did and I immediately began hounding the shop owner to sell it to me. I couldn't be happier with the truck. It's big and bad-ass. Fixed it up with Flowmaster exhaust, brush guard and 17" in rims. We pulled an extremely large pontoon boat out of water and across town, truck didn't even care it was back there!! 10 stars out of a possible 5!
Used 1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab Overview

The Used 1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab is offered in the following styles: K1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, K1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD Stepside SB, K1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD Stepside SB, K1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab 4WD Stepside SB, K1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, K1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LB, K1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, C1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab Stepside SB, C1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab LB, K1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LB, C1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab LB, K1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LB, C1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab LB, C1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab Stepside SB, C1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB, C1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab SB, C1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab SB, and C1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab Stepside SB.

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