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Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, Truck
#458 of 708 no 6 speeds for 1500 series
Dec 26, 2006 (2:19 pm)
Thank you for contacting Chevrolet and your interest in the Silverado! We appreciate you taking the time to contact us.
Unfortunately, the half-ton 2007 Chevrolet Silverado will not offer a 6-speed transmission. From time to time mid-cycle changes and additions are made to vehicles, but at this time, there have been no announcements regarding a 6-speed transmission in the half-ton pickups. However, the 2007 2500HD and 3500HD will offer a heavy-duty 6-speed automatic and an Allison 1000 6-Speed automatic with OD. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
For more information on the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, please visit www.chevrolet.com or contact your local dealership to schedule a test drive. If you are not familiar with the dealers in your area, an easy way to find one is by using the dealer locater web tool at www.chevrolet.com.
May 14, 2007 (10:08 pm)
Yee haw! Smokin' the tires off the line with the 6.0. I just ordered my '07 2500HD Sierra today the dealership. 4-6 weeks til it gets here!!! 13.5 in the city is dang good. Let us know how it does on the hwy...
#460 of 708 Re: What would you change? [1offroader]
May 14, 2007 (10:11 pm)
Ordered mine and got Edmunds TMV price. How much more did ya end up paying?
#461 of 708 Re: What would you change? [tacomadude]
May 15, 2007 (7:10 am)
Well Dave since I am a GM employee/family buyer I get the killer deal !!!!!!!!!!!
MSRP $35,xxx GM employee deal price $31,xxx minus
$4000 in combined rebates (till Mar. 30th..so I had to bust the move or gamble on higher rebates in Apr.....BUT good thing I didn't wait because NO rebates on 2500s!) $1800 more rebates than a off the street buyer.
Another employee/family perk is NO advertising fee of
around $500 (ALL automakers charge this!)and the DOC
fee is limited to $75 !
Dealer drooled over my 04 Chevy 2500 x-cab 4x4 w/ 20k
miles and gave me $21,500 trade..............
#462 of 708 Solution found: Cell phone mount in Sierra WHERE? [skytop1]
May 15, 2007 (9:11 am)
After much searching in stores, seeing all manner of gimmicks, I believe I found a very good elegant and inexpensive solution to mounting my cell phone.
I purchased an $8 phone case kit at Walmart which has a mounting 'button' on the backside which in turn easily slides in or out of a supplied trouser belt mount (not the kind with a spring loaded clip). I applied trimmed velcro to the back of the belt mount and stuck it onto the very narrow 1" wide dashboard section (plastic wood color) that is between the driver's side panel A/C vent and the instrument cluster.
It fits perfectly, does not interfere whatsoever with steering, is instantly available & visible when driving, and if you are out of the truck, you only have to open door and phone is right there...you don't have to crawl inside to reach. It doesn't interfere with the A/C vents or block anything. The velcro is wonderful and leaves no residue on the dash when it is removed.
#463 of 708 Re: What would you change? [tacomadude]
May 15, 2007 (4:16 pm)
I also ordered & paid about $150 or so over invoice. It's been a few months so I don't recall to the last dollar. The MSRP was about $39.4K, invoice $35,300 as I recall. I paid about $35,600, but also got a third ignition key which is about $150 or so (?). (Keys are not like the old days when you could go to Home Depot and have one cut for $2. They now have electronic chips inside & have to be programmed). So, I paid almost $4K under MSRP. My out-the-door price was right at $39K. I ordered lots of options, & there were no incentives at the time (ordered last Dec., delivered late Feb.) But, I got EXACTLY what I wanted, no compromises. So far I love the truck, have about 3K miles on it. No regrets, I'd buy it again.
#464 of 708 GM KEYS
May 15, 2007 (7:34 pm)
Who sez these keys need to be programmed?
I had a regular hardware store cut key for my 04
and it worked fine..............
Gonna do the same for my 07!
Hope it works............
#465 of 708 Re: GM KEYS [geo9]
May 15, 2007 (8:08 pm)
Go ahead. It'll open the door but won't start the truck.
In almost all newer cars & trucks, there is an implanted chip in the key head. This chip is read by some circuitry inside the ignition switch, and if you haven't got the right code the truck won't start. My 2002 Altima has this feature too. It's a very good theft deterrent.
Only the dealer, or certified locksmiths, can make these keys.
My Nissan dealer wants $200 for an Altima key. I haven't checked Chevy's price, but it's got to be high, too.
Your 04 might've been about the last year that didn't have the feature.
Doubt it? Call Chevy.
#466 of 708 Re: What would you change? [1offroader]
May 15, 2007 (8:10 pm)
Good to hear 1offroader. 6.0L or Duramax? What are ya getting for gas mileage?
#467 of 708 Re: What would you change? [tacomadude]
May 15, 2007 (8:18 pm)
6.0L, 4x4, crew
I did a hwy. trip a few weeks ago. 70 mph, cruise control on, a/c on. About 80% flat hwy, & included some mtn. fwy. driving as well. 18.2 mpg. Impressive mileage considering the power. Active Fuel Management really works well - you can see it (but not feel it) toggle back and forth between v-4 and v-8 mode.
In town, commuting mostly stop-n-go, about 14 mpg. I try to use a light foot (but once in a while I just have to goose the horses).