GMC
Sierra 2500
1996
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1996 GMC Sierra 2500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 GMC Sierra 2500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 GMC Sierra 2500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$16,953
Invoice *
$14,833
Engine
5.0L V-8 230 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.7L V-8 255 HP 330.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 6.5L V-8 180 HP 360.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
15.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
20.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
5.0L V-8 230 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.7L V-8 255 HP 330.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 6.5L V-8 180 HP 360.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
100 amp
Battery
600 amp / 600 amp heavy duty with auxiliary battery
Axle Ratio
3.42 / 3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / diesel
Fuel Tank
34.0 gal.
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Front Tires
LT225/75PR16.0DBSW / LT622/75PR16.0EBSW
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
LT225/75R16.0DBSW / LT245/75R16.0EBSW
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size
Front Seat Type
bench / split-bench / bucket
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth / premium cloth / leather
Headliner
cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Glove Box
glove box
Reading Lights
front & rear
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Air Filter
air filter
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
single
Speakers
performance
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (driver only)
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Tinted Windows
deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver front-impact
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
96.0 "
Exterior Length
213.4 "
Exterior Width
76.8 "
Exterior Height
73.0 "
Wheelbase
132 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
7,200 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,816 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
10,000 lbs.
Pickup
with bed liner
Bumpers
front chrome / front chrome 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Bumper
chrome / colored
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Wheel Well
black
Grille Moldings
colored
Paint
monotone / lower accent two-tone / center band two-tone with stripe
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual power remote
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/100,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 GMC Sierra 2500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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