Specs

Research 2008 Chevrolet Express Cargo Van specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

RWD 1500 135"

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 x 1.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 1.2
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 51.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 127.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 153.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 52.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 225.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6

Doors

Side Door Type Swing-out
Side Door Type Sliding

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) Dual 145
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 770
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD -

Engine

Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.3L/327
Displacement 4.3L/262
Fuel System SFI
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 301 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 4500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LMF
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Order Code LU3

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 20.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) 44.1
Side Door Opening Height (in) 47.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 57.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 49.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 27.7
Overhang, Front (in) 39.7
Height, Overall (in) 81.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 224.1
Wheelbase (in) 135.0

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31
Fuel Tank Location LH Midship Inboard

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 1
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Head Room (in) 40.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.8
Front Hip Room (in) 65.5

Mileage

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.4
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr-Assisted

Summary

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

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Hypoid Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
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) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

Tires

Rear Tire Size P245/75R16
Spare Tire Size P245/75R16
Spare Tire Size
Spare Tire Size P245/75R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) -TBD-
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/75R16
Front Tire Order Code XNL
Front Tire Order Code XNK
Rear Tire Order Code YNL
Rear Tire Order Code YNK
Spare Tire Order Code ZNL
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code ZNK
Front Tire Size P245/75R16
Front Tire Size P245/75R16

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 645
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 885
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5900
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000

Transmission

Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Order Code M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 4
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
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Description Cont. Again

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Dual Swing-out

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2059
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2760

Wheels

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

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