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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Specs

GMC Sierra 1500

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Regular Cab 119.0" SLE1 powered by 4.8-liter V8 Gas Engine with 4-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
4.8-liter V8 Gas
4-Speed Automatic
Rear Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
3 seater
Trunk Volume
Fuel Economy
City: 14 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    4.8-liter V8 Gas
    Engine (+$600)
    Engine (+$600)
  • Horsepower
    295 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Torque
    305 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
  • Transmission
    4-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
  • Turning Diameter
    39.7 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 7.5"


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire
  • Spare Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    14 MPG
  • Highway
    19 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    26 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    364 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    494 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    73.6 in
  • Max Width
    79.9 in
  • Wheelbase
    119 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    3 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.3 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    41.5 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    65.2 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    62.5 in

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Titanium/Light Titanium, select cloth Seat trim
  • Ebony, select cloth Seat trim
  • Ebony/Light Cashmere, select cloth Seat trim

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Additional Packages

EZ-lift tailgate package


includes (A60) locking tailgate and (PPA) EZ-Lift tailgate EZ Lift Tailgate Package Includes tailgate lock and torque rod assist.

SLE1 preferred equipment group

includes standard equipment

SLE1 preferred package


includes (AP3) remote vehicle starter system, (UK3) steering wheel controls and (N88) 4-17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug polished cast aluminum wheels (With Extended and Crew Cab Models, also includes (CJ2) dual-zone automatic air conditioning. (N88) 4 - 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug polished cast aluminum wheels upgradeable to (P60) Wheels, 4 - 20" x 8.5" (50.8 cm x 21.6 cm) 6-spoke machined aluminum only when (PCR) Sierra NFL Edition, (PDA) Texas Edition, (PEB) South Central Value Package or (PCL) California Package is ordered. (N88) wheels will be upgraded to (P60) wheels if (PCH) Pro Grade Edition is ordered.) SLE-1 Preferred Package Includes remote vehicle starter system, steering-wheel controls, and 6-lug polished aluminum wheels. (With Extended and Crew Cab models, also includes dual-zone automatic air conditioning)

Suspension package, handling/trailering, heavy-duty

includes 46 mm piston monotube shocks and 34mm front stabilizer bar (STD) (Includes 36mm front stabilizer bar when (NHT) Max Trailering Pack is ordered.)

Suspension package, off-road

includes 1.81" (46 mm) shocks, off-road jounce bumpers, 34mm front stabilizer bar, and Z71 decals on rear quarters (Included and only available with (PDL) Z71 Off-Road Package.)

Z71 off-road package


includes (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package, (G80) heavy-duty automatic locking rear differential, (NZZ) Skid Plate Package and (K47) high-capacity air cleaner (Requires (QJP) P265/70R17 on-/off-road, blackwall tires, (QJM) P265/70R17 on-/off-road, White outlined-letter tires or (QXR) LT45/70R17 all-terrain, blackwall tires. Not available with (LY2) Vortec 4.8L V8 SFI engine. Requires (QF7) 4 -17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug aluminum wheels unless (PCM) SLE1 Preferred Package is ordered. When (PCM) SLE1 Preferred Package is ordered, (QF7) wheels are replaced with (N88) wheels.) Z71 Off-Road Package Includes Z71 Off-Road suspension package, Automatic Locking Rear Differential, Skid Plate package and high-capacity air cleaner (Not available with Vortec 4.8L V-8 SFI Engine. Requires 17" 6-lug aluminum wheels or 17" 6-lug bright aluminum wheels on SLE-1).


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles