GMC
Sierra 1500
2008
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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

Overview

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MSRP *
$17,590
Invoice *
$16,622
Engine
4.3L V-6 195 HP 260 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 4.8L V-8 295 HP 305 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm / 5.3L V-8 315 HP 338 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission
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

Powertrain

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Engine
4.3L V-6 195 HP 260 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 4.8L V-8 295 HP 305 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm / 5.3L V-8 315 HP 338 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
145 amp
Battery
600 amp heavy duty with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.23 / 3.42 / 3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / flexible
Fuel Tank
26.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential

Steering and Suspension

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Ride
heavy duty
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
17.0 " painted steel / 17.0 " styled steel
Front Tires
P245/70SR17.0BSW AS / P245/70SR17.0OWL AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel

Seating and Interior

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Seating Capacity
3
Front Seat Type
40-20-40 split-bench
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber / carpet
Floor Mats
vinyl/rubber front

Comfort and Conveniences

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Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Cabback Insulator
cabback insulator
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Overhead Console
mini
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
4
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual / power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Power Outlets
2
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Smokers Package
ashtray
Emergency SOS
OnStar Safe & Sound
Internet Access
internet access
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster

Safety

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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Ignition Disable
Passlock II
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

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Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
78.7 "
Exterior Length
205.6 "
Exterior Width
80.0 "
Exterior Height
73.6 "
Wheelbase
119 "
Front Tread
68 "
Rear Tread
67 "
Turning Radius
19.8 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6,400 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,453 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,200 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,750 lbs.
Payload
1,947 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
4,800 lbs. / 5,200 lbs. / 7,200 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
9,500 lbs. / 10,000 lbs. / 12,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Front Headroom
41.5 "
Front Hiproom
62.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
65.2 "
Exterior Cargo Width
50.6 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
60.7 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

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Pickup
regular
Bumpers
chrome / front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Grille Moldings
black / black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual manual convex spotter
Trailering
class IV
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch

Warranty

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Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/100,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
60/100,000