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2003 Chevrolet Express Passenger
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1500 135" WB RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 135" WB RWD 15 20 $21,923 $25,055
2500 135" WB RWD 14 18 $24,110 $27,555
3500 135" WB RWD N/A N/A $24,548 $28,059
2500 155" WB RWD 14 18 $24,854 $28,405
3500 155" WB RWD N/A N/A $25,291 $28,909
1500 135" WB AWD 13 17 $25,335 $28,955
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1500 109" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 109" WB 15 16 $17,815 $20,035
1500 127" WB 15 16 $17,854 $20,080
1500 109" WB Conversion 15 16 $17,858 $20,085
1500 127" WB Conversion 14 16 $17,940 $20,180
2500 127" WB 14 16 $19,144 $21,580
2500 127" WB Conversion 14 16 $19,638 $22,155
1500 127" WB Maxi 15 16 $19,668 $22,190
3500 127" WB N/A N/A $20,593 $23,265
3500 127" WB Conversion N/A N/A $20,645 $23,325
2500 127" WB Maxi 14 16 $20,920 $23,645
3500 127" WB Maxi N/A N/A $21,062 $23,810
3500 127" WB Maxi Conversion N/A N/A $21,419 $24,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,923
$17,815
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,055
$20,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$418 / month
$334 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Panel Dual Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 38.9
Passenger Capacity
8 2
Second Hip Room (in)
66.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.8 68.0
Third Leg Room (in)
37.6 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 -
Third Hip Room (in)
56.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
68.9 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 39.0
Third Head Room (in)
38.6 -
Front Hip Room (in)
65.5 66.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
66.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 -
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in)
17.9 NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
48.9 48.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - 44.9
Wheelbase (in)
135 109.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.4 11.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 78.8
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA 49.3
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 38.3
Step Up Height - Side (in)
18.8 20.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
56.9 51.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
25.0 27.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
224.1 192.6
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 55.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.2 7.5
Height, Overall (in)
81.6 80.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
57.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 73.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
155.9 124.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
53.8 53.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
89.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.8 50.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
126.3 93.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
204 -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 208.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.0 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 11.75 x 1.25
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 x 1.18 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Rear-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 31.0
Fuel Tank Location
Mid Inboard Rail NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
48.6 40.5
Steering Type
Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.3 NA
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R16 LT225/75R16D
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1903 NA
Rear Tire Order Code
XEN TWZ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P235/75R16 LT225/75R16D
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R16 LT225/75R16D
Front Tire Order Code
XEN TWZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
XEN TWZ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4000 3850
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2371 1657
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3600 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9500 8800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2716 2516
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 6600
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.77 10.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1404
Engine
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.9L/239
Engine Oil Cooler
- TBD - NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 4400 175 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 2800 225 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
LU3 EHC
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 3
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic w/OD NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.20
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.54
Trans Order Code
M30 DGG
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
N/A NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 NA
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 2.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
1500 135" WB 1500
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Express Passenger Dodge Ram Van
Body Code
ZW9 109" WB Standard
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 25.4
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil springs Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 Computer Selected
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 25.4
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 3500
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage multi-leaf Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder-type Unitized
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out Dual Swing-Out

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