2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Pickup First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 GMC Sierra 1500 - Road Test Specs

2014 GMC Sierra 1500

(5.3L V8 FFV 6-speed Automatic 5.8 ft. Bed)


Year Make Model2014 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
Vehicle Type4WD 4dr 5-passenger Crew Cab Pickup
Estimated MSRP$44,120 ($50,485 as tested)
Assembly locationSilao, Mexico


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front-engine, four-wheel drive
Engine typeDirect-injected V8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,328/325
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainPushrod OHV, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)11.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)355 @ 5,600
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)383 @ 4,100
Fuel typeFlex fuel: Regular unleaded or E85 ethanol blend
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic with column shifter, tow/haul mode and manual shift buttons
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 4.03; II = 2.36; III = 1.53; IV = 1.15; V = 0.85; VI = 0.67
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.42 (as driven - 3.08 std)


Suspension, frontIndependent double wishbone, coil springs, monotube shocks, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearSolid axle, leaf springs, monotube dampers
Steering typeElectric power-assist rack and pinion
Steering ratio (x:1)16.3
Tire make and modelGoodyear Wrangler SR-A
Tire typeAll-season, all-terrain M+S
Tire sizeP275/55R20 111S
Wheel size20-by-9 inches
Wheel materialChrome-clad aluminum alloy
Brakes, front13-by-1.2-inch ventilated cast-iron discs with two-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear13.6-by-0.8-inch ventilated cast-iron discs with single-piston sliding calipers

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)16 city/22 highway/18 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)26

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo description8-inch color touchscreen audio with Intellilink, Pandora, HD radio, CD player
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard USB ports (iPod compatible), Bluetooth audio, generic aux jack
Satellite radioStandard w/ 3-month trial
Rear seat video and entertainmentOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard with hands-free voice commands
Navigation systemOptional
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Standard OnStar
Parking aidsStandard back-up camera, optional front and rear parking sensors
Blind-spot detectionOptional
Adaptive cruise controlNot available
Lane-departure monitoringOptional
Collision warning/avoidanceOptional
Night VisionNot available
Driver coaching displayStandard

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,218
Length (in.)229.5
Width (in.)80
Height (in.)74
Wheelbase (in.)143.5
Track, front (in.)68.7
Track, rear (in.)67.6
Turning circle (ft.)47.2
Legroom, front (in.)45.3
Legroom, rear (in.)40.9
Headroom, front (in.)42.8
Headroom, rear (in.)40.5
Shoulder room, front (in.)64.8
Shoulder room, rear (in.)65.7
Seating capacity5
GVWR (lbs.)7,200
GCWR (lbs.)15,000 (16,700 with tow package and 3.73 diff)
Payload, mfr. max claim (lbs.)1,957 (2,007 with tow package and 3.73 diff)
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)9,600 (11,200 with tow package and 3.73 diff)
Towable by motorhomeYes
Ground clearance (in.)8.9
Approach angle (degrees)17.1
Departure angle (degrees)23.2
Breakover angle (degrees)19.0


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/100,000 miles
Corrosion6 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance5 years/100,000 miles

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