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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $30,575 $33,785
4-Door AWD CXL 15 20 $32,227 $35,610
4-Door 1500 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 16 20 $31,425 $35,915
4-Door 1500 LT 15 20 $31,425 $35,915
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 16 20 $33,503 $38,290
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 15 19 $34,575 $39,515
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 15 19 $34,575 $39,515
4-Door 1500 Z71 15 20 $31,425 $35,915
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,575
$31,425
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,785
$35,915
Monthly Payment Estimate
$563 / month
$599 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Cargo Doors
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 61.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 38.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 61.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 65.2
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 65.1
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 116.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 78.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 -
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 74.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 37.0
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 30
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 198.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 45.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 9.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 49.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 59.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 41.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 84.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 104.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 49.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 12.9 x 1.2
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 26
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Inboard LH Frame Rail
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 38.3
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 14.1
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 14.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code N79 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P265/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code QTM QMJ
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P265/70R16
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QTM QMJ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 678
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2184
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2184
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 855
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 5700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4442 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2282
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 11000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2565
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3750
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 16.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/256 4.8L/293
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 285 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas V8
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 295 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LL8 LR4
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.0 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.63
Trans Order Code M30 M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.06
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Chevrolet Tahoe
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Body Code - E52
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 46
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 1.10
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Coil
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.23
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3750
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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