Specs

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Base 1500 135" WB BASE

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.15 x 2.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 56.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 127.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 88.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 267.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 75.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 155.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11

Doors

Side Door Type Sliding
Side Door Type Swing-out

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Maximum Alternator Watts 1560

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L30
Engine Order Code L31
Engine Order Code L35
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.0L/305
Displacement 5.7L/350
Displacement 4.3L/262
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400
Engine Oil Cooler
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 2800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800

Exterior Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Width (in) 56.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 49.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 49.9
Overhang, Front (in) 33.8
Height, Overall (in) 81.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 218.7
Wheelbase (in) 135
Side Door Opening Height (in) 49.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) 40.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) 40.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 15.3
Step Up Height - Side (in) 21.0

Frame

Frame Type Ladder-type

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Location Mid Inboard Rail
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.3 gge
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31

Interior Dimensions

Fourth Hip Room (in)
Front Head Room (in) 40.6
Fourth Shoulder Room (in)
Fourth Leg Room (in)
Fourth Head Room (in)
Third Hip Room (in) 55.5
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 8
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.4
Third Leg Room (in) 39.0
Third Head Room (in) 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.0
Front Hip Room (in) 63.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code XHM
Front Tire Order Code XHB
Front Tire Order Code XHM
Front Tire Order Code XHA
Rear Tire Order Code XHB
Rear Tire Order Code XHA
Spare Tire Order Code XHB
Spare Tire Order Code XHM
Spare Tire Order Code XHA
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3688
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3968
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10000

Transmission

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

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Panel

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2278
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7100
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2784
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3968
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 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel

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