Specs

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

LS 4dr 1500 LS

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x 1.2
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 131.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 36.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 104.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.4

Doors

Side Door Type Swing-out

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Maximum Alternator Watts
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 4000
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 5200
Engine Order Code LM7
Engine Order Code L59
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.3L/327
Fuel System SFI

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9
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) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.2
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.3
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0
Height, Overall (in) 73.6
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 219.3
Wheelbase (in) 130.0

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Location - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 61.3
Third Head Room (in) 38.6
Third Leg Room (in) 36.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.4
Third Hip Room (in) 49.2
Passenger Capacity 8
Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Capacity 8
Passenger Capacity 9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.0
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.7

Mileage

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.8
Steering Type Pwr

Summary

Body Code E52
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban
Body Style 4 Door 1500
Body Code ZW9

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Coil
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.18

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code QMJ
Spare Tire Order Code QMK
Rear Tire Order Code QMJ
Rear Tire Order Code QMK
Front Tire Order Code QMJ
Front Tire Order Code QMK
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16
Front Tire Size P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500

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

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Liftgate
Rear Door Type Cargo Doors

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2493
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2661
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000

Wheels

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

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