2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE2 Specs

GMC Sierra 1500

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Extended Cab 134.0" SLE2 powered by 5.3-liter V8 Gas Engine with 4-Speed Automatic transmission.

Back to 2008 GMC Sierra 1500
Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
5.3-liter V8 Gas
4-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    5.3-liter V8 Gas
    Engine (+$1,095)
  • Horsepower
    315 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Torque
    338 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
  • Transmission
    4-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
  • Turning Diameter
    44.6 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
    15 MPG
  • Highway
    20 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    26 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    390 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    520 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    73.8 in
  • Max Width
    79.9 in
  • Wheelbase
    133.9 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 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
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    34.3 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    39.3 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    65.3 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    61.9 in

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Titanium/Light Titanium, premium cloth Seat trim
  • Dark Titanium/Light Titanium, ultrasoft leather-appointed Seat trim
  • Ebony, premium cloth Seat trim
  • Ebony, ultrasoft leather-appointed Seat trim
  • Ebony/Light Cashmere, premium cloth Seat trim
  • Ebony/Light Cashmere, ultrasoft leather-appointed 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
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available

Additional Packages

Convenience package


includes (JF4) adjustable power pedals, (AP3) remote vehicle starter system and (UD7) Rear Parking Assist Convenience Package Includes adjustable power pedals, remote vehicle starter system and rear parking assist.

EZ-lift tailgate package


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

SLE/SLT trailering package


includes (K47) high-capacity air cleaner, (KNP) auxiliary external transmission oil cooler, (G80) heavy-duty automatic locking rear differential and (Z82) heavy-duty trailering equipment SLE/SLT Trailering Package Includes high-capacity air cleaner, auxiliary external transmission oil cooler, heavy-duty Automatic Locking Rear Differential and heavy-duty trailering equipment.

SLE2 preferred equipment group

includes standard equipment

SLE2 preferred package


includes (AP3) remote vehicle starter system, (UG1) universal home remote, (DL3) outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming mirrors, (N88) 4-17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug polished cast aluminum wheels and (XA7) heated windshield washer fluid system (With Crew Cab Models, also includes (CE1) front intermittent, RainSense wipers. (N88) 4 - 17" x 7.5" 6-lug polished cast aluminum wheels upgradeable to (P60) 4 - 20" x 8.5" 6-spoke, machined aluminum wheels or upgraded automatically to (RGA) 4 - 18" x 8" chrome-clad aluminum wheels when (GAT) All-Terrain Package is ordered. (DL3) outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding mirrors upgradeable to (DPN) outside heated power-adjustable vertical camper mirrors.) SLE-2 Preferred Package Includes remote vehicle starter system, full-feature power outside mirrors, universal home remote, 6-lug polished aluminum wheels, heated windshield washer fluid, RainSense wiper system (Crew Cabs only).

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, high-performance

includes 36mm front stabilizer bar (Not available with T*10953 Models. Included and only available with (P60) 4 - 20" x 8.5" 6-spoke machined aluminum wheels.

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. Included with (GAT) All-Terrain Package. When (PCM) SLE2 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