Specs

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1500

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) 12.50 x 1.26
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 2.5

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 97.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 36.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 70.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 47.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 149.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 96.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 59.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.1
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.8

Doors

Side Door Type

Electrical

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

Engine

Displacement 5.7L/350
Fuel System Turbo-Charged EFI
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 3400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 4600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 410 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 430 @ 1800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Order Code L29
Engine Order Code L65
Engine Order Code L31
Engine Type Diesel V8
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 7.4L/454
Displacement 6.5L/395

Exterior Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.5
Step Up Height - Side (in)
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Side Door Opening Height (in)
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 61.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.2
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.6
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4
Height, Overall (in) 71.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 219.5
Wheelbase (in) 131.5

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) 42

Interior Dimensions

Third Head Room (in) 37.9
Third Head Room (in)
Third Leg Room (in) 37.2
Third Leg Room (in)
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
Third Hip Room (in) 48.5
Third Hip Room (in)
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.0
Second Leg Room (in)
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3
Second Hip Room (in)
Passenger Capacity 8
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 9
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0
Front Hip Room (in) 60.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.9
Second Head Room (in)

Mileage

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

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 48.1
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Power
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.7

Summary

Body Style 1500
Body Code E55
Body Code ZW9
Vehicle Name GMC Suburban

Suspension

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2950
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6084
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3800
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6084
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 - 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)
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring

Tires

Front Tire Order Code QIZ
Front Tire Order Code QHM
Front Tire Order Code QHA
Rear Tire Order Code QHM
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ
Rear Tire Order Code QHA
Spare Tire Order Code QHM
Spare Tire Order Code QIZ
Spare Tire Order Code QHA
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2030
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3042
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3042
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
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 Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code M30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Order Code MT1
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Tailgate
Rear Door Type Panel Doors

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3968
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6800
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7700
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2450
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2370
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6084
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8,800

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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