Research 1999 Chevrolet Astro Cargo Van specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

111.2" WB RWD


Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.86 x 1.04
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.5 x 2.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 126.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 47.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 170.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 98.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 57.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4


Side Door Type Sliding


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


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Order Code L35
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 4.3L/262
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800

Exterior Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Height (in) 42.0
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) 18.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) 34.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) 46.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 57.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.0
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 46.0
Overhang, Front (in) 32.5
Height, Overall (in) 76.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.5
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.8
Wheelbase (in) 111.2


Frame Type Unibody

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25
Fuel Tank Location Forward of Rear Axle

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Passenger Capacity 0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.0
Front Hip Room (in) 65.0


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2
Steering Type Variable Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 14.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.0


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Astro Cargo Van
Body Code ZW9
Body Style 3 Door Reg WB
Body Code E54


Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73


Front Tire Order Code QCU
Front Tire Order Code QCM
Rear Tire Order Code QCM
Rear Tire Order Code QCU
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P215/75R15
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15
Spare Tire Size T145/80D16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1853
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 753
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 753
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -


Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 650
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


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 Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code M30
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive


Rear Door Type Panel
Rear Door Type Dutch

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1627
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5600
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2280


Front Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum