Specs

Research 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LS 4dr 1500 LS

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x 1.2
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 84.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 13.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 49.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 63.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 104.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.4

Doors

Side Door Type Swing-out

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 5200
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Order Code L59
Engine Order Code LM7
Engine Order Code LR4
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.3L/327
Displacement 4.8L/294
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Side Door Opening Height (in)
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Step Up Height - Side (in)
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 30
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 45.8
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0
Height, Overall (in) 74.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 198.8
Wheelbase (in) 116.0

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Rail
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 61.30
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.10
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
Third Hip Room (in) 49.2
Third Hip Room (in)
Passenger Capacity 5
Third Leg Room (in) 27.3
Third Head Room (in)
Third Head Room (in) 37.4
Passenger Capacity 8
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 8
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Capacity 6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.60
Second Head Room (in) 39.40
Front Hip Room (in) 61.40
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30
Front Head Room (in) 40.70
Third Leg Room (in)

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17.5

Summary

Body Code ZW9
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Tahoe
Body Code E52
Body Style 4 Door

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.18
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar
Suspension Type - Rear Coil
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code QMJ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 678
Rear Tire Order Code QMK
Front Tire Order Code QMJ
Front Tire Order Code QMK
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2184
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2184
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2184
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16
Front Tire Size P265/70R16
Spare Tire Order Code QMJ
Spare Tire Order Code QMK

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code M30
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Liftgate
Rear Door Type Cargo Doors

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2510
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3750
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6500
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2288

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0

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