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2003 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 RWD 16 20 $21,439 $23,690
Ext 111" WB AWD 14 17 $23,249 $25,690
4-Door Reg WB w/1SV Pkg
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Reg WB w/1SV Pkg 19 26 $21,869 $24,165
4-Door Reg WB w/1SA Pkg 19 26 $23,362 $25,815
4-Door Ext WB w/1SV Pkg 19 26 $23,656 $26,140
4-Door Ext WB w/1SA Pkg 19 26 $24,968 $27,590
4-Door Ext WB w/Y3G Mobility Pkg 19 26 $24,968 $27,590
4-Door Ext WB w/1SE Pkg 19 26 $26,914 $29,740
4-Door Ext WB AWD w/1SX Pkg 18 24 $27,638 $30,540
4-Door Ext WB AWD w/1SY Pkg 18 24 $30,579 $33,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,439
$21,869
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,690
$24,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$403 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel -
EPA Classification - 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 61.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 39.9
Third Head Room (in) 38.7 38.8
Front Hip Room (in) 65.0 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 60.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 64.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.0 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) 38.5 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 39.3
Third Hip Room (in) 57.1 48.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in) 21.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 57.2 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.0 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) 46.8 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4 -
Height, Overall (in) 75.0 67.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.5 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 42.0 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 46.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 112.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.5 72.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) 34.5 -
Overhang, Front (in) 32.5 -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 63.3
Track Width, Front (in) - 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 6.5
Length, Overall (in) - 187.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 104.4 67.5
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 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 170.4 19.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 28.4 18.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 41.3 119.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 59.1
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 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.79 NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 11.14 10.9 x 1.3
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 27 20.0
Fuel Tank Location Front of rear axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 13 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 17.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.1
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/70R15
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4900 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2066 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5900 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3100 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1562 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3803
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.3 10.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Engine
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 210 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LU3 LA1
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.4L/207
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 26
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Auto w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.921
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.568
Trans Order Code M30 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.29
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Astro Passenger Pontiac Montana
Body Code ZW9 -
Body Style 111" WB 4 Door Reg WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf spring Twist-Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Single stage -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3150 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type Sliding -
 
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