Specs

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1500 135" WB

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.15 x 2.75
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.75 x 1.25
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 127.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 155.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 151.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 267.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 52.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 75.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Doors

Side Door Type Swing-out
Side Door Type Sliding

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200
Maximum Alternator Watts 1488
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Maximum Alternator Watts 2400
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 200

Engine

Engine Order Code L31
Engine Order Code L30
Engine Order Code L35
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.0L/305
Displacement 5.7L/350
Displacement 4.3L/262
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 4600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 3400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 2800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 2800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 2800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 430 @ 1800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 79.6
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 218.7
Wheelbase (in) 135.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 48.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 56.9
Side Door Opening Height (in) 49.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 24.3
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 49.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) 40.8
Overhang, Front (in) 33.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) 46.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) 16.5
Step Up Height - Side (in) 15.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location LH Midship Inboard
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31
Aux Fuel Tank Location

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 40.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Passenger Capacity 1
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Hip Room (in) 63.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.8

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14

Steering

Steering Type Variable Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.1
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.2

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Chevy Cargo Van
Body Style 1500 Cargo Van 135" WB
Body Code ZW9

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3500
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3968
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3167
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Size P215/75R15
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15
Spare Tire Size
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P215/75R15
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1844
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1584
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1584
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1584
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 752
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 752
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 752
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code XHA
Front Tire Order Code XHB
Front Tire Order Code XHM
Front Tire Order Code 2HA
Front Tire Order Code XCU
Rear Tire Order Code XHA
Rear Tire Order Code XHB
Rear Tire Order Code XHM
Rear Tire Order Code 3HA
Rear Tire Order Code XCU
Spare Tire Order Code XHA
Spare Tire Order Code XHB
Spare Tire Order Code XHM
Spare Tire Order Code ZX9
Spare Tire Order Code 4HA
Spare Tire Order Code XCU

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Order Code M30
Trans Type 4
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
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

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Dual Swing-out

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2537
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2123
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3167
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3968
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3168
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Material Steel