Specs

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1500 Regular Wheelbase Rear-Wheel Drive

Brakes

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 x 1.1
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

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

Cooling System

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

Doors

Side Door Type Sliding
Side Door Type Swing-out

Electrical

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

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3

Engine

Engine Order Code LU3
Engine Order Code LMF
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 Oil Cooler Yes

Exterior Dimensions

Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD -
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
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.6
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

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18

Steering

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

Summary

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

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Hypoid Multi-Leaf
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
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
Suspension Type - Front Independent

Tires

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

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 660
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1005
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000

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

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Dual Swing-out

Weight Information

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7300
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2051
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2778
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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