Specs

Research 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

1500 2dr

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

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

Cooling System

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

Doors

Side Door Type

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Watts 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Maximum Alternator Watts 1260
Maximum Alternator Watts 1680
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 1800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
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

Exterior Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Width (in) 61.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Side Door Opening Height (in)
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.2
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
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4
Height, Overall (in) 71.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 188.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.5

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

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

Steering

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

Summary

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

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating
Axle Type - Front Independent
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring

Tires

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

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
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) 6000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750
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) 3526
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

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