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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 21 $22,109 $24,430
Ext 111" WB AWD 14 17 $23,919 $26,430
4-Door S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 18 23 $22,271 $23,930
4-Door SE 18 23 $24,107 $26,530
4-Door SES 18 23 $25,442 $28,030
4-Door SEL 17 23 $26,332 $29,030
4-Door Limited 17 23 $29,647 $32,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,109
$22,271
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,430
$23,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$407 / month
$399 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel -
EPA Classification - 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 38.5 34.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 40.1
Third Hip Room (in) 57.1 48.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 63.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 38.7 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 65.0 58.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 38.0
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 66.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.0 61.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 206.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.5 76.4
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 68.5
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.5 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 42.0 39.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 46.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 120.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) - 201.0
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 62.8
Track Width, Front (in) - 64.6
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 72.1
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 90.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 170.4 134.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 28.4 25.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 41.3 25.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 126.0 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 11.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.79 9.84 x 2.2
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 27 26
Fuel Tank Location Front of rear axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 13 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 39.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.4
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P225/60R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size Compact T145/90R16
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 P225/60R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3107 -
Rear Tire Order Code QRD NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4900 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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 NA
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) - 4263
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 12.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 193 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 240 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LU3 996
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.9L/238
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
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 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.56
Trans Order Code M30 NA
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 2.77
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Astro Passenger Ford Freestar Wagon
Body Code ZW9 -
Body Style 111" WB 4dr
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Independent -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring MacPherson Strut
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 Torsion beam
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3100 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type Sliding -
 
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