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Selected Style 1500
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 13 18 $21,567 $24,648
2500 N/A N/A $22,646 $25,880
1500 4WD 12 16 $23,842 $27,249
2500 4WD N/A N/A $24,937 $28,499
2-Passenger Hard Top Enlarged Cab
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Passenger Hard Top Enlarged Cab N/A N/A $46,673 $51,807
4-Passenger Open Top Hard Doors N/A N/A $51,644 $57,661
4-Passenger Hard Top N/A N/A $55,023 $63,037
4-Passenger Wagon Enclosed N/A N/A $57,890 $66,321
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,567
$46,673
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,648
$51,807
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$863 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel Doors N/A
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 - TBD -
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 60.5 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) NA -
Passenger Capacity 3 2
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) NA -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0 - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) NA -
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4 N/A
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.5 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 219.5 184.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.6 16
Height, Overall (in) 71.3 75
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.6 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 131.5 130
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.1 16
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7 86.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 96.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 97.7 76.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 149.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 36.0 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 47.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 77.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 70.9 N/A
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.5 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System Four Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.15 x 2.75 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25 10.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 42 25
Fuel Tank Location Behind Rear Axle RH Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA 17
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA Rear
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6 16
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 48.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5 13
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.7 26.5
Steering Type Speed sensitive pwr Power Variable Ratio
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15XL NA
Front Tire Order Code QHA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QHA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15XL 37X12.5R16.5
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721 NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QHA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763 NA
Front Tire Size P235/75R15XL 37X12.5R16.5
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 7500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 4100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000 14,800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2362 3762
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6800 10,300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3968 6800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2440.1 3078
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16.5 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16.5 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.4 23.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA 600
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 1860
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 124
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Diesel V8
Fuel System SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 2800 290 @ 1700
Engine Order Code L31 DYA
Displacement 5.7L/350 6.5L/396
Engine Oil Cooler NA Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 4600 170 @ 3400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 N/A
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, HD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA New Venture #242
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.48
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.72
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 Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.08
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.48
Trans Order Code M30 4L80-E
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban AM General Hummer
Body Code ZW9 130" WB
Body Style 1500 2 Door Hard Top
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2950 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 2.73
Axle Type - Front Independent GM Indep Dbl A-Frame
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA 2.73
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Indep Dbl A-Frame
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Box Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type NA - TBD -
 
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