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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
3-Door Reg WB SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Reg WB SE 18 25 $18,533 $20,479
3-Door Ext WB SE 18 25 $19,402 $21,439
4-Door Ext WB SE 18 25 $21,148 $23,369
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,772
$18,533
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,638
$20,479
Monthly Payment Estimate
$327 / month
$341 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel -
EPA Classification - 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.0 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) NA 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 39.3
Third Hip Room (in) NA 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 61.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 39.9
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.8
Front Hip Room (in) 64.9 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 60.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - N/A
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 112.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.5 72.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) 34.5 -
Overhang, Front (in) 32.5 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) 20.2 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 57.2 50.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.9 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) 44.5 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.3 -
Height, Overall (in) 76.1 67.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) 18.6 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 42.0 40.7
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 46.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) - 187.3
Liftover Height (in) - 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in) - 63.3
Track Width, Front (in) - 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 57.2 51.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 126.0 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 47.2 45.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 61.7 50.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 104.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.6 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 98.6 86.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 170.4 126.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.86 x 1.04 10.9 x 1.3
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
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 8.9 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25 20.0
Fuel Tank Location Forward of rear axle -
Steering
Steering Type Power, spd sensitive Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 38.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.05
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.8
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 -
Rear Tire Order Code QCU XGY
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA -
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P205/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 752 -
Spare Tire Size T145/80D16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QCU XGY
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1583 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 752 -
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 550 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4500 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3150 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1824 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2259 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5950 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3730
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 11.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L35 LA1
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.4L/207
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 18
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.57
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.92
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.29
Summary
Body Style Extended 111" WB 3 Door Reg WB
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Astro Passenger Pontiac Trans Sport
Body Code ZW9 -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 25
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf spring Trailing Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.18 1.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Integral body -
Doors
Side Door Type Sliding -
 
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