Specs

Research 2003 Chevrolet Express specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

1500 135" WB RWD

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 126.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 155.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 204
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 57.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 89.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.77
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.4

Doors

Side Door Type Sliding
Side Door Type Swing-out

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 800
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD -

Engine

Displacement 4.3L/262
Fuel System SFI
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler - TBD -
Engine Order Code LM7
Engine Order Code LU3
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.3L/325

Exterior Dimensions

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.0
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 81.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 224.1
Wheelbase (in) 135
Side Door Opening Height (in) 49.1
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 56.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 48.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Step Up Height - Front (in) 17.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) 40.8
Step Up Height - Side (in) 18.8

Frame

Frame Type Ladder-type

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

Third Leg Room (in) 37.6
Third Hip Room (in) 56.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) 66.8
Third Head Room (in) 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 66.0
Passenger Capacity 8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 68.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.5
Front Hip Room (in) 65.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.2

Mileage

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 48.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.3
Steering Type Pwr

Summary

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

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Type - Front Independent
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage multi-leaf
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs
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

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code XEN
Front Tire Order Code XEP
Front Tire Order Code XEN
Rear Tire Order Code XEP
Rear Tire Order Code XEN
Spare Tire Order Code XEP
Front Tire Size P235/75R16
Rear Tire Size P235/75R16
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -

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) 4000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 640
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

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

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Panel

Weight Information

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2371
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2716
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Aluminum

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