Chevrolet Tahoe ›› 1997 ›› 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe Specs

1997 Chevrolet Tahoe

Select another year: 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Select another model: Astro Astro Cargo Van Blazer C 3500 HD Camaro Cavalier Chevy Cargo Van C/K 1500 C/K 2500 C/K 3500 Corvette Express Cargo Van G Commercial Cutaway Lumina Malibu Monte Carlo S-10 Suburban Tahoe Venture

Specs

Research 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

1500 2dr

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 2.25
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 99.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 39.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 51.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 74.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 61.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.0

Doors

Side Door Type

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200
Maximum Alternator Watts 1680
Maximum Alternator Watts 1260
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Engine

Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code L56
Engine Order Code L31
Engine Type Turbo Diesel V8
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 6.5L/400
Displacement 5.7L/350
Fuel System EFI
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 3400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 4600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 1700
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler Yes

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 71.4
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Step Up Height - Side (in)
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 61.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 188.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.3
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 41.1
Side Door Opening Height (in)

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 30
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Location Behind Rear Axle
Aux Fuel Tank Location

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 60.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Hip Room (in) 60.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19

Steering

Steering Type Power Speed Sensitive
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1

Summary

Body Code ZW9
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Tahoe
Body Style 2-Door 1500
Body Code E55

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf

Tires

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Order Code QFL
Spare Tire Order Code QFN
Rear Tire Order Code QFL
Rear Tire Order Code QFN
Front Tire Order Code QFL
Front Tire Order Code QFN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Trans Order Code MT1
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code M30
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
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

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Tailgate
Rear Door Type Panel Doors

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2311.7
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2159.6

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel