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2013 GMC Sierra C/K2500 Truck

MSRP Range: $29,550 - $50,010 |

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2013 GMC Sierra C/K2500 Truck

Benefits of Driving a 2013 GMC Sierra C/K2500 Truck

The Sierra range continues to be one of GM's biggest sellers. This means the automaker works hard to improve and innovate in truck design. As a result, the consumer wins--whether hauling equipment to a job site, working a farm or towing a boat, the Sierra 2500 and 3500 are built for tough work, and are some of the best-designed trucks available from any manufacturer. Made in either short- or long-bed form, with 2- or 4-wheel drivetrain, optional dual rear wheels and with a choice of several impressively powerful engines, the Sierra can be set up do just about anything asked of it. The 2500, even simply configured, is capable of towing over 10,000 pounds and base prices start around $29,000.

What's new for 2013?

The Sierra is mostly unchanged for 2013. The transmission now uses the powertrain to assist in braking on steep descents even in normal mode. New options include the availability of the 6.0L bi-fuel engine in the 2500 extended cab as well as several new colors across the model range.

Model Strengths

  • Superior heavy-duty towing and hauling capability
  • class-leading design
  • powerful engine lineup
  • wide variety of configurations

Model Review

The 2500 and 3500 come with a 6.0L V8 engine standard, though a 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 is available. All Sierras come with a heavy-duty 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2500 and 3500 can be had as either a regular, extended or crew cab, with a standard or long bed, and with either a 2- or 4-wheel drivetrain. Dual rear wheels are available on some models. There are four trim levels, Work Truck, SLE, SLT and Denali.

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2013 GMC Sierra C/K2500 Truck


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What do the Safety Ratings mean?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performs independent crash testing of new vehicles and then assigns them a score based on their performance. The overall crash test rating is based on how a vehicle performs in the following tests:

Driver Crash Grade:

Measures the chance of a serious injury to a crash test dummy that is placed in a driver's seat and driven into a fixed barrier at 35 MPH. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less chance of injury.

Passenger Crash Grade:

Similar to the driver crash grade, only now the focus is on the passenger.

Rollover Resistance:

Simulates an emergency lane change to measure the likelihood of a vehicle rolling over. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less risk of rollover.

Side Impact Crash Test - Front:

Focuses on the front side of a vehicle. It simulates crashes that can occur in intersections by striking a 3,015-pound weight against the side of a vehicle at 38.5 MPH. A five-star rating means there is 5 percent or less chance of injury.

Side Impact Crash Test - Rear:

Similar to the front side impact test only now the focus is on the rear passenger.

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Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
Traction/Stability Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Opt
Side Head Air Bag Opt
Child Safety Locks Std

Road Visibility

Daytime Running Lights Std
Fog Lamps Opt
Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Opt
Intermittent Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Rear Parking Aid Opt
Back-Up Camera Opt
Handsfree Wireless Opt


Alarm Opt
Telematics Opt
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2013 GMC Sierra C/K2500 Truck

4WD Crew Cab 153.7' SLE


Engine Type 6.0L Gas V8
Horsepower 360 @ 5400 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 380 @ 4200 RPM
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Fuel Capacity 36.0 gal


Differential Magna MP1625/6


Rims 17 x 7.5 in.
Tires LT245/75R17

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 6 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom 41.3 in. / 41.3 in.
Rear Headroom/Legroom 40.6 in. / 39.0 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space 60.7 cubic ft.


Wheelbase 153.7 in.
Overall Length 240.2 in.
Width 80.0 in.
Height 78.1 in.
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2013 GMC Sierra C/K2500 Truck

4WD Crew Cab 153.7' SLE


Air Conditioning Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Telematics Standard
Air Conditioning Optional
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Optional
Climate Control Optional
Dual Zone Climate Control Optional
Front Bucket Seats Optional
Leather Seats Optional
Telematics Optional


Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Front Split Bench Seat Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Optional
Auxiliary Power Outlet Optional
Bed Liner Optional
Front Floor Mats Optional
Front Split Bench Seat Optional
Full-Size Spare Tire Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Parking assist Optional
Power Driver Mirror Optional
Power Driver Seat Optional
Power Passenger Seat Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Running Boards Optional
Sliding Rear Window Optional
Steering Wheel Controls Optional
Trailer Hitch Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional


AM/FM Stereo Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
AM/FM Stereo Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional
CD Player Optional
MP3 Player Optional
Premium Sound System Optional