Specs

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1500 Regular Wheelbase Rear-Wheel Drive

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 51.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.5
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 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 89.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 127.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 153.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 217.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8

Doors

Side Door Type Swing-out
Side Door Type Sliding

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1

Engine

Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Displacement 5.3L/325
Fuel System SFI FlexFuel
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 301 @ 5200
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LMF
Engine Type Gas V8

Exterior Dimensions

Side Door Opening Height (in) 47.9
Step Up Height - Side (in) 18.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) 17.9
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Side Door Opening Width (in) 44.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 57.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 49.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.0
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 49.4
Overhang, Front (in) 39.7
Height, Overall (in) 81.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 224.1
Wheelbase (in) 135.0

Frame

Frame Type Ladder-type

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

Third Leg Room (in) 37.6
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Capacity 8
Second Hip Room (in)
Second Shoulder Room (in) 68.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8
Second Leg Room (in)
Second Head Room (in) 38.5
Second Head Room (in)
Front Hip Room (in) 65.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.2
Third Hip Room (in) 64.4
Third Hip Room (in)
Third Shoulder Room (in) 63.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
Third Leg Room (in)
Third Head Room (in) 38.1
Third Head Room (in)
Second Hip Room (in) 66.0

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13

Steering

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

Summary

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

Suspension

Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
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 - Front (in) 1.30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code ZPO
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17
Front Tire Size P245/70R17
Spare Tire Order Code ZPR
Rear Tire Order Code YPR
Front Tire Order Code XPO
Front Tire Order Code XPR
Rear Tire Order Code YPO
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 945
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
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
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Panel

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2413
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2889
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7300

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum