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Selected Style Ext 111" WB RWD
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Drivetrain

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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext 111" WB RWD 16 21 $22,109 $24,430
Ext 111" WB AWD 14 17 $23,919 $26,430
4-Door SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 20 26 $17,250 $18,280
4-Door SXT 19 26 $20,306 $22,125
4-Door Grand SE 19 26 $21,436 $22,820
4-Door Grand SXT 18 25 $24,607 $26,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,109
$17,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,430
$18,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$407 / month
$305 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel -
EPA Classification - 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 39.9
Third Hip Room (in) 57.1 49.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 64.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 40.6
Third Head Room (in) 38.7 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 65.0 57.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 61.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 36.5
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 67.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.0 63.0
Third Leg Room (in) 38.5 33.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 165.3
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in) 34.5 -
Overhang, Front (in) 32.5 -
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 68.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.5 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 42.0 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 46.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 113.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.5 78.6
Liftover Height (in) - 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in) - 64.0
Track Width, Front (in) - 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) - 189.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 47.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 61.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 104.4 45.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 98.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 170.4 146.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 28.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 41.3 15.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 126.0 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
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 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 27 20.0
Fuel Tank Location Front of rear axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 13 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 37.6
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QRD NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3107 -
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) 3107 -
Rear Tire Order Code QRD NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 490 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4900 2000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1946 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2293 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5900 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3100 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3725
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 140
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LU3 EDZ
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.4L/148
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 150 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 26
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.57
Trans Order Code M30 DGL
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Auto w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.05 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 2.6
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Astro Passenger Dodge Caravan
Body Code ZW9 -
Body Style 111" WB 4 Door Reg WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3100 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
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 Single stage spring Semi-independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Independent -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type Sliding -
 
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