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GMC C5500 Competitive Comparison Manual

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C4500 TopKick and
C5500 TopKick and
Kodiak
Kodiak
• Dodge Ram 4500/
• Dodge Ram 5500/
Sterling Bullet
Sterling Bullet
• Ford E-450
• Ford F-550
• Ford F-450
• Hino 185
• Hino 165
• International 4100
C6500/C7500/C8500
TopKick and Kodiak
T6500/T7500/T8500
• Ford F-650/F-750
• Hino 238/258/268/338
• Freightliner Business
• Mitsubishi Fuso
• Class M2
• FM260/330
• Hino 238/338
• Nissan UD 2600/3300
• Sterling Acterra

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   Summary of Contents for GMC C5500

  • Page 1 C4500 TopKick and C5500 TopKick and Kodiak Kodiak • Dodge Ram 4500/ • Dodge Ram 5500/ Sterling Bullet Sterling Bullet • Ford E-450 • Ford F-550 • Ford F-450 • Hino 185 • Hino 165 • International 4100 C6500/C7500/C8500 TopKick and Kodiak T6500/T7500/T8500 •...
  • Page 3 C5500 TopKick and Kodiak ........
  • Page 5 C4500 Advantages over Dodge Ram 4500/Sterling Bullet • More available wheelbase choices on Crew Cab, to meet customer needs (4 vs. 2) • Accommodate bodies to 18 ft. in length, to meet customer 3500 model shown needs (only to 16 ft. on Dodge) Dodge Ram 4500/ •...
  • Page 6 C4500 Advantages over Ford F-450 • More available wheelbase choices on Crew Cab, to meet customer needs (4 vs. 2) • Accommodate bodies to 18 ft. in length, to meet customer needs (only to 16 ft. on F-450) • Higher max. GVWR (17,500 lb. Ford F-450 Super Duty vs.
  • Page 7 Specifications C4500 GVWR, lb. 16,500 Diesel engine type OHV V8 turbo Displacement, diesel 6.6L HP, diesel 300/330 @ 3000 Torque, diesel 520/620 @ 1600 Gas engine type OHV V8 Displacement, gas 8.1L HP, gas 325 @ 4000 Torque, gas 450 @ 2800 Clutch, in.
  • Page 8: Standard Equipment, Optional Equipment

    Driver air bag Passenger air bag Pwr. heated mirrors Air suspension seat Remote keyless entry Auto eng. shutdown Dual alternators Hystec cab mount Air filter gauge Cutaway Dimensions C4500/C5500 C5500 195.5 100.0 118.0 130.0 170.7 201.9 213.9 273.2 304.3 316.3 Turning dia.
  • Page 9 C5500 Advantages over Dodge Ram 5500/Sterling Bullet • More available wheelbase choices on Crew Cab, to meet customer needs (4 vs. 2) • Accommodate bodies to 24 ft. in length, to meet customer needs (only to 18 ft. on 5500) 3500 model shown •...
  • Page 10 C5500 Advantages over Hino 185 • Higher maximum GVWR (26,000 lb. vs. 18,000 lb. for Hino) adds utility and value • Higher front GAWR (7000 lb. standard or 8000 lb. opt. vs. 6000 lb. for Hino) helps handle difficult loading situations •...
  • Page 11 Specifications C5500 GVWR, lb. 18,000-26,000 Diesel engine OHV V8 Duramax Diesel displacement 6.6L Diesel HP, base 300 @ 3000 Diesel hp, max. Diesel torque 520 @ 1600 Diesel torque, max. 620 @ 1600 Gas engine OHV V8 Gas displacement 8.1L...
  • Page 12 Specifications C5500 WB/CA/ 128/60.0/38.6 Turning diameter 152/84.0/44.7 (curb-to-curb) 176/108.0/48.6 188/120.0/51.3 194/126.0/53.0 206/138.0/53.6 224/156.0/57.3 WB/CE/OL 128/100.5/205.5 (regular cabs) 152/146.6/250.6 176/177.7/282.7 188/204.0/309.1 194/210/315 206/222/327 224/240/345 WB/Body lengths 128/8 (regular cabs) 152/8—12 176/10—16 188/12—18 194/14—18 206/16—20 224/16—24 2008 Competitive Comparison Dodge Ram 5500/...
  • Page 13 Standard Equipment C5500 Battery box DEX-COOL Engine hour meter Door sill storage Road speed governor Alt. fuel capable Synthetic trans. and axle lube Integral convex mirror Exterior assist handle Oil life monitor Optional Equipment Factory 4WD Hystec cab mount Power door locks...
  • Page 14 TopKick/Kodiak Advantages over Ford F-650/F-750 • Tighter turning diameter (curb- to-curb) for comparable cab-to- axle means less maneuvering time (49.4 ft./188 in. WB vs. 57.9 ft./194 in. WB with same 120-in. CA) Ford F-650/750 • Cowl-mounted, composite mir- rors with integral convex mirror »...
  • Page 15 TopKick/Kodiak Advantages over Hino 238, 258, 268, 338 • Standard commercial-grade gas engine has 295 hp and 440 lb.- ft. of torque. Vortec 8.1L V8 engine is prepared for alternate fuel conversions. Gas engine provides lower initial cost, higher payload capacity, readily available fuel sources and Hino 238, 258, 268, 338 simple service requirements...
  • Page 16 Specifications TopKick/Kodiak Advantages over Sterling Acterra Sterling • Standard commercial-grade gas engine with 295 hp/440 lb.-ft. of torque. Vortec 8.1L V8 engine is prepared for alternate fuel conversions. Gasoline engine provides lower cost and lower weight. (Sterling has no Sterling Acterra gasoline engines) »...
  • Page 17 Specifications TopKick/Kodiak F-650/F-750 Mirrors, in. 7x12 + 7x6 Base warranty 2 yr./unl. mi. Engine warranty 3 yr./unl. mi. 1, 2 (gas) (2 yr./unl. mi.) Optional engines Isuzu 6HK1-TC, Caterpillar C7 Max HP 82.2 37.0 73.0 Duramax has 3 yr./unlimited mi. engine warranty. WB/CA/ 128/60/40.7 Turning Diameter...
  • Page 18 Standard Equipment Equipment TopKick/Kodiak F-650/F-750 DEX-COOL Engine hour meter Door sill storage Road speed governor Air filter gauge Alt. fuel capable Synthetic lube Daytime running lamps Integral convex mirror Oil life monitor Optional Equipment Hystec cab mount Power door locks Remote Keyless Ent.
  • Page 19 T-Series Advantages over Hino • Power options from 215 hp to 300 hp vs. single engine choice at each GVWR for Hino and a maximum of 260 hp • Large cowl-mounted folding mirrors with integrated wide- angle mirror and numerous options for power, heat and sig- nals (Hino has traditional West Hino 238, 258LP, 268,...
  • Page 20 T-Series Advantages over Nissan UD • Spec-based configuration helps meet customer needs (model- based configuration with UD) • Choice of Duramax 6-cylinder diesel engines offer many differ- ent power ratings. Much higher maximum power and torque Nissan UD rating available on T-Series, with up to 300 hp and 860 lb.-ft.
  • Page 21 Specifications T-Series Engine Isuzu 6HK1-TC Engine type 24-valve OHC I-6 Displacement 7.8L Base horsepower 215 @ 2200 Base torque, lb.-ft. 560 @ 1450 Max. horsepower 300 @ 2200 Max. torque, lb.-ft. 860 @ 1440 Clutch 13.8 in. Transmission, AT Allison 2500 std. Transmission, MT Eaton Fuller 6ODM Front springs...
  • Page 22 Specifications T-Series 10.8 79.9 54.0 86.0 71.6 GVWR available, lb. T6500: 24,350-29,000 FTR: 24,350-29,000 T7500: 26,990-37,600 FVR: 26,990-37,600 T8500: 33,000-40,090 FXR: 33,000-49,090 T8500 Tandem: 52,350-56,000 FXR Tandem: 52,350-56,000 Standard Equipment T-Series 4-wheel disc brakes Daytime running lamps DEX-COOL ® Lower pass. window Roadside assistance Auto circuit breakers Progressive spring aid...
  • Page 24 10 things to know about the new • The new rules cover engines made from Jan. 1, 2007 • All manufacturers must meet the new diesel rules. Everyone now sells Clean Diesel • Particulate traps, oxidizing catalysts and cooled exhaust gas recirculation are now components of all MD truck engines.

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