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1997 Chevrolet Astro Passenger Change
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Selected Style Ext 111" WB RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext 111" WB AWD 15 19 $19,763 $21,838
Ext 111" WB RWD 16 21 $17,772 $19,638
Ext 111" WB RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext 111" WB RWD 16 21 $17,830 $19,702
Ext 111" WB AWD 15 19 $19,821 $21,902
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,772
$17,830
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,638
$19,702
Monthly Payment Estimate
$327 / month
$328 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel Panel
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) NA NA
Front Hip Room (in) 64.9 65.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA NA
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 36.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.0 64.0
Third Leg Room (in) NA NA
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.9
Third Hip Room (in) NA NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 67.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.2 17.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 57.2 57.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.9 26.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.8 189.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) 44.5 46.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.3 7.4
Height, Overall (in) 76.1 76.0
Step Up Height - Front (in) 18.6 19.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 42.0 42.0
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 46.0 45.2
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 111.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8 6.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.5 77.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) 34.5 34.5
Overhang, Front (in) 32.5 32.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.6 51.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 98.6 98.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 170.4 170.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 57.2 57.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 126.0 126.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 47.2 47.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 61.7 61.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 104.4 104.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.5 x 2.0 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.86 x 1.04 11.86 x 1.04
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 25
Fuel Tank Location Forward of rear axle Forward of rear axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.0 14
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 39.5
Steering Type Power, spd sensitive Power, speed-sensitive
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - 13
Tires
Front Tire Order Code QCU QCU
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1583
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 752 752
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 1583
Rear Tire Order Code QCU QCU
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1853
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 752 752
Spare Tire Size T145/80D16 T145/80D16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 550 550
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4500 4500
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000 9000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2259 2348
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5950 5950
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3150 3150
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1824 1840
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800 2800
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.0 15.0 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.0 15.0 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 100
Engine
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L35 L35
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler Yes Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 190 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.63
Trans Order Code M30 M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Astro Passenger GMC Safari Passenger
Body Code ZW9 ZW9
Body Style Extended 111" WB Extended 111" WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 3.23
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 2800
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf spring Stage spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.18 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 3150
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 3150
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 2800
Frame
Frame Type Integral body Integral body
Doors
Side Door Type Sliding Sliding
 
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