2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Work Truck Specs

GMC Sierra 1500

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Regular Cab 119.0" Work Truck powered by 4.3-liter V6 Gas Engine with 4-Speed Automatic transmission.

Back to 2008 GMC Sierra 1500
Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
4.3-liter V6 Gas
4-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
3 seater
Trunk Volume
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    4.3-liter V6 Gas
    Engine (+$945)
    Engine (+$1,545)
    Engine (+$1,545)
  • Horsepower
    195 hp @ 4600 rpm
  • Torque
    260 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
  • Transmission
    4-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
  • Turning Diameter
    39.7 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Steel 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
    73.6 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, dark titanium cloth Seat trim
  • Dark Titanium, dark titanium vinyl 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

SL Package


includes (PY9) 4-17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug chrome-styled steel wheels, (V22) chrome surround grille and (T96) fog lamps (Requires Regular or Extended Cab models. On 2WD Models, also includes (V76) front frame-mounted recovery hooks.) SL Package Includes chrome grille surround, tow hooks, fog lamps, 17-inch chrome steel wheels.

Suspension package, handling/trailering, heavy-duty


includes 46 mm piston monotube shocks and 34mm front stabilizer bar Suspension Package Handling/Trailering, heavy-duty, includes 46 mm piston monotube shocks and 34mm front stabilizer bar.

Suspension package, solid smooth ride

includes 35 mm piston twin tube shocks and 32mm front stabilizer bar (STD)

Work truck preferred equipment group

includes standard equipment

Work truck preferred package


includes (K34) cruise control, (AU0) remote keyless entry, (AU3) power door locks and (AJ1) Solar-Ray deep-tinted glass (Requires Regular or Extended Cab models.) Preferred Package Includes cruise control, power door locks, remote keyless entry and SolarRay deep-tinted glass.

Work truck/SL trailering package


includes (K47) high-capacity air cleaner, (KNP) auxiliary external transmission oil cooler, (G80) heavy-duty automatic locking rear differential, (Z82) heavy-duty trailering equipment and (Z85) Handling/Trailering Suspension Package Trailering Package Includes heavy-duty trailer equipment, Eaton Automatic Locking Rear Differential, and Z85 Handling/Trailering suspension package, high-capacity air cleaner and auxiliary external transmission oil cooler.


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