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Selected Style 1500 135" WB RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 135" WB RWD 15 20 $21,923 $25,055
1500 135" WB AWD 13 17 $25,335 $28,955
2500 135" WB RWD 14 18 $24,110 $27,555
2500 155" WB RWD 14 18 $24,854 $28,405
3500 135" WB RWD N/A N/A $24,548 $28,059
3500 155" WB RWD N/A N/A $25,291 $28,909
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-150 XL 14 17 $21,185 $24,150
E-150 XLT 14 17 $23,627 $26,990
E-350 Super XL N/A N/A $23,799 $27,190
E-350 Super XLT N/A N/A $26,211 $29,995
E-350 Super Ext XL N/A N/A $25,019 $28,610
E-350 Super Ext XLT N/A N/A $26,615 $30,465
E-150 Chateau 14 17 $25,347 $28,990
E-350 Super Chateau N/A N/A $27,759 $31,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,923
$21,185
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,055
$24,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$418 / month
$403 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel Panel
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 40.1
Front Hip Room (in) 65.5 65.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) 66.8 71.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 36.9
Passenger Capacity 8 8
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 42.5
Second Hip Room (in) 66.0 66.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.8 68.4
Third Leg Room (in) 37.6 41.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 40.2
Third Hip Room (in) 56.1 66.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 68.9 70.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 48.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.2 7.0
Height, Overall (in) 81.6 80.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 17.9 - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 48.9 48.3
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - 43.8
Wheelbase (in) 135 138.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4 7.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4 79.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA 47.1
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - 30.1
Step Up Height - Side (in) 18.8 - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 56.9 51.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.0 26.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 224.1 211.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.8 51.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 126.3 120.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 204 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 57.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 155.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.8 52.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 89.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x 1.18 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.03 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 11.72 x 0.38
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Mid Inboard Rail Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 35.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.3 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 48.6 46.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 48.9
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 1984
Spare Tire Order Code XEN T77
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 719
Rear Tire Size P235/75R16 P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 719
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 1984
Rear Tire Order Code XEN T77
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1984
Front Tire Size P235/75R16 P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 719
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code XEN T77
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 470
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 4,700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500 10,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2716 2753
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 3800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2371 2292
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600 3600
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.77 23.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 244 @ 2750
Engine Order Code LU3 992
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler - TBD - Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400 191 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
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 2.33
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.55
Trans Order Code M30 44U
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off N/A NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. NA Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Code ZW9 138.0" WB
Body Style 1500 135" WB Reg Passenger Van
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Express Passenger Ford Econoline Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600 3600
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage multi-leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3830
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30 1.00
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front Independent Twin-I-Beam
Frame
Frame Type Ladder-type 1 Channel Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type Swing-out Hinged
 
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