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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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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 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 16 21 $23,950 $26,465
4-Door 2WD EXT LS 15 19 $25,416 $28,085
4-Door 4WD LS 15 20 $25,987 $28,715
4-Door 2WD LT 16 21 $26,349 $29,115
4-Door 2WD EXT LT 15 19 $27,389 $30,265
4-Door 4WD EXT LS 14 18 $27,453 $30,335
4-Door 4WD LT 15 20 $28,385 $31,365
4-Door 4WD EXT LT 14 18 $29,426 $32,515
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,575
$23,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,785
$26,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$563 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.60
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 58.50
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 46.90
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 56.00
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 37.00
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.20
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 58.20
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 58.50
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 -
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 72.50
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 113.00
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 74.70
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 -
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 34.9
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 32.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 191.80
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 43.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.80
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 80.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 43.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 43.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 39.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 80.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 12.8 x 0.78
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 1.14
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 22.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - - TBD -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 20.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 20.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/75R16
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/75R16
Front Tire Order Code QTM QNF
Spare Tire Order Code N79 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code QTM QNF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 5300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4442 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2019
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 10000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2304
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5550
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 13.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - NA
Engine
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 275 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LL8 LL8
Displacement 4.2L/256 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 275 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas I6
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.63
Trans Order Code M30 M30
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Chevrolet TrailBlazer
Body Code - TB4
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.33
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Coil
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 36
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 0.82
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 46
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2950
Frame
Frame Type - - TBD -
Doors
Side Door Type - Swing-out
 
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