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2012 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Specs

GMC Sierra 1500

2012 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Extended Cab 143.5" SLT powered by 5.3-liter V8 Flex-fuel (FFV) Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
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$36,555
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
5.3-liter V8 Flex-fuel (FFV)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Body Type
Truck
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    5.3-liter V8 Flex-fuel (FFV)
    Vortec 6.2L V8 SFI (+$1,070)
  • Horsepower
    315 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Torque
    335 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr
  • Turning Diameter
    46.9 ft

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x 8.0"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x 8.0"

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P265/65R18
  • Rear Tire
    P265/65R18
  • Spare Tire
    P265/70R17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    17 MPG
  • City
    15 MPG
  • Highway
    21 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    10.7 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating
    2

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    73.9 in
  • Max Width
    80 in
  • Wheelbase
    143.5 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.3 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    41.2 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
    39.2 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    65.3 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    61.9 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Maximum Trailering Capacity
    10,700 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Titanium/Light Titanium, Leather-appointed front seats
  • Dark Titanium/Light Titanium, Perforated Leather-appointed front seats
  • Ebony, Leather-appointed front seats
  • Ebony, Perforated Leather-appointed front seats
  • Light Titanium/Ebony, Leather-appointed front seats
  • Very Dark Cashmere/Light Cashmere, Leather-appointed front seats
  • Very Dark Cashmere/Light Cashmere, Perforated Leather-appointed front seats

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Standard
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Not Available
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Standard
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Standard
  • Remote Engine Start
    Standard
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Optional
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Standard
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

All-Terrain Package

$1,770

includes (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package, (Z82) Trailering Package, (B58) front and rear carpeted floor mats, (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (RZF) 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) chrome-cladded aluminum wheels, (QXN) P265/65R18 on-/off-road blackwall tires, (DL3) outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding body-colored mirrors, (T96) fog lamps, Rancho brand shocks that are White with Red letters, body-colored side moldings with chrome accent, unique four bar horizontal grille insert with chrome surround, "ALL TERRAIN" badging on the front fenders, carpeted floor mats with embroidered "All Terrain" logo, unique sill plates, unique instrument cluster with Z71 logo and "mechanical brushed aluminum" accents for instrument panel, center console and switch trim plates. (Requires T*10753 or T*10543 models. Requires (193) Ebony or (853) Light Titanium/Ebony Ultrasoft Leather-appointed trim. Standard 5.3L V8 engine can be upgraded to (L9H) Vortec 6.2L V8 SFI engine. (QXN) P265/65R18 on-/off-road blackwall tires can be upgraded to (QXQ) P265/65R18 on-/off-road White-outlined letter tires. Not available with (TRW) roof lamp provisions on T*10753 models. Not available with (L20) Vortec 4.8L V8 SFI engine. Not available with exterior colors (37U) Midnight Blue Metallic, (46U) Stealth Gray Metallic or (58U) Carbon Black Metallic. Not available with any SEO options.) All-Terrain Package Includes: Z71® Off-Road Suspension Package Z82 Heavy Duty Trailering Package White with Red letters Rancho® Tenneco brand shocks Eaton® automatic locking rear differential for off-road control Unique 4-bar horizontal grille insert Special chrome-clad 18" aluminum wheels with P265/65R18 on-/off-road blackwall tires (can be upgraded to White-outlined letter) All-Terrain emblem Front and rear carpeted floor mats Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror Outside heated power-adjustable power-folding body-color mirrors Fog lamps Body-colored side moldings with chrome accent Unique sill plates Unique instrument cluster with Z71 logo and brushed aluminum accents, center console and switch trim plates Not available with exterior colors Midnight Blue Metallic, Stealth Gray Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic. Not available with Vortec 4.8L V8 SFI engine or any Special Equipment Options. P265/65R18 on-/off-road blackwall tires can be upgraded to P265/65R18 on-/off-road White-outlined letter tires. On SLE models, require front bucket seats and Ebony Premium Cloth; includes dual-zone automatic air conditioning; mirrors are Black if outside heated power-adjustable vertical camper mirrors are ordered; not available with Power Tech Package or roof lamp provisions on Extended Cab Standard Box models. On SLT models, requires Ebony or Light Titanium/Ebony Ultrasoft Leather-appointed trim; standard 5.3L V8 engine can be upgraded to Vortec 6.2L V8 SFI engine. Not available with roof lamp provisions on Extended Cab Standard Box models.

Chrome Essentials Package

$1,050

includes (VQZ) Polished exhaust tip, LPO, (VLQ) chrome recovery hooks, (YW3) chrome door handles and mirror caps and (R08) 4 - 18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) chrome-clad aluminum wheels. (Includes (VXH) chromed tubular, 6" oval assist steps, LPO on Extended Cab models and (BVQ) chromed tubular, 6" oval assist steps on Crew Cab models. Not available with (GAT) All-Terrain Package, (X31) Body Color All-Terrain Package, (NHT) Max Trailering Pack, (V76) front recovery hooks, (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package, (VQG) Protection Package, LPO, (VPD) Deluxe Chrome Package, LPO, (VPA) Chrome Package, LPO or (DPN) outside heated power-adjustable vertical camper manual-folding mirrors. Not available on T*10953 models.) Chrome Essentials Package (Dealer-installed accessory) Includes:A highly polished chrome exhaust tip Chrome recovery hooks Chrome door handles and mirror caps 18" chrome-clad aluminum (6-spoke) wheels with Regular and Crew Cab models 18" chrome-clad aluminum (5-spoke) wheels with Extended Cab models For SLE models, Power Tech Package is required on Crew Cab™ and Extended Cab Standard Box models; includes chromed tubular 6" oval assist steps; not available with Texas Edition, Regional Value Package, Extended Cab SLE Value Package, All-Terrain Package, Body-Color All-Terrain Package, Max Trailering Pack, front recovery hooks, Z71® Off-Road Suspension Package, Protection Package, Deluxe Chrome Package, Chrome Package or outside heated power-adjustable vertical camper manual-folding mirrors. On SLT models, includes chromed tubular 6" oval assist steps on Extended Cab and Crew Cab™ models; not available with All-Terrain Package, Body-Color All-Terrain Package, Max Trailering Pack, front recovery hooks, Z71 Off-Road Suspension Package, Protection Package, Deluxe Chrome Package, Chrome Package or outside heated power-adjustable vertical camper manual-folding mirrors.

LPO, Chrome Package

$280

includes chrome recovery hooks and highly polished exhaust tip (Included with (PDP) SLT White Diamond Edition. Not available with (LU3) Vortec 4.3L V6 MFI engine, (PDV) Chrome Essentials Package, (VPD) Deluxe Chrome Package, LPO or (DPN) outside vertical camper mirrors.) Chrome Package (Dealer-installed) Features chrome recovery hooks and a highly polished chrome exhaust tip. Not available with Vortec® 4.3L V6 MFI engine, Deluxe Chrome Package, Chrome Essentials Package or outside vertical camper mirrors. On SLT models, included with SLT White Diamond Edition.

LPO, Deluxe Chrome Package

$560

includes chrome mirror caps, door handles, recovery hooks and highly polished exhaust tip (No longer available for the 2011 model year. Not available with (LU3) Vortec 4.3L V6 MFI engine, (VPA) Chrome Package, LPO or (DPN) outside vertical camper mirrors.) Deluxe Chrome Package (Dealer-installed) This available package includes chrome mirror caps, door handles, recovery hooks and highly polished exhaust tip. Not available with the Vortec® 4.3L V-6 MFI engine, Chrome Package or outside vertical camper mirrors.

LPO, Protection Package

$290

includes rear wheelhouse liner and bed rail protector (Not available on T*10953 models. Provides the same material as (RW1) bed rail protectors, LPO provides thus not available with (RW1).) Protection Package (Dealer-installed) This package features some of the most popular dealer-installed accessories: Rear wheelhouse liner to help minimize load shifting Bedrail protector helps minimize scratching and denting the bedrail Not available on Extended Cab Long Box models.

Max Trailering Pack

$1,370

includes (L9H) Vortec 6.2L V8 SFI engine, (G80) heavy-duty automatic locking rear differential, (Z85) Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, (AXN) 9.5" (24.1 cm) hybrid rear axle, (GT4) 3.73 rear axle ratio, (JD9) front and rear disc brakes, (Z82) Trailering package, (T96) fog lamps, (N88) 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug polished cast aluminum wheels and (QJP) P265/70R17 on-/off-road, blackwall tires (Requires T*10753 or T*10543 models. TK10543 and TK10753 Models also include (NQH) electronic Autotrac transfer case. Option content within this package may not be substituted or deleted. Not available with (Z71) Off-Road Suspension Package.) Max Trailering Pack Available on select Extended and Crew Cab models, this package extends Sierra max trailer ratings up to 10,700 lbs.1 It includes: Vortec®6.2L V8 SFI engine Heavy-duty automatic locking rear differential Handling/Trailering Suspension Package 9.5" rear axle 3.73 rear axle ratio Front and rear disc brakes Heavy Duty Trailering Package Fog lamps 17" polished cast aluminum wheels P265/70R17 on-/off-road blackwall tires Not available with Z71® Off-Road Suspension Package 1 Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a properly equipped base vehicle plus driver.

SLT Convenience Package

$725

includes (UG1) universal home remote, (JF4) adjustable power pedals, (A60) locking tailgate, (PPA) EZ-Lift tailgate, (UD7) Rear Parking Assist and (S41) Rear wheelhouse liner, LPO (Included with (Z03) Heritage Edition. Not available with (VQG) Protection Package, LPO.) Convenience Package Extended and Crew Cab™ SLE and XFE™ models include: Universal Home Remote Remote vehicle starter system Power-adjustable pedals Rear Parking Assist Rear-window defogger The Universal Home Remote not included if provisions for a cab roof-mounted lamp/beacon is ordered. Rear-window defogger may be upgraded to a power sliding rear window. SLT models include: Rear Parking Assist EZ-Lift/locking tailgate Rear wheelhouse liners Power-adjustable pedals Universal Home Remote Included with the Heritage Edition. Not available with the Protection Package.

SLT Preferred Equipment Group

Includes Standard Equipment

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Optional
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Not Available
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Gas Engine
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles