Compare 1997 Chevrolet Suburban vs 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe

1997 Chevrolet Suburban
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe
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1500
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
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1500 2-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 2-Door 15 19 $20,568 $23,507
1500 2-Door 4WD 13 17 $22,887 $26,157
1500 4-Door 15 19 $25,274 $28,885
1500 4-Door 4WD 13 17 $27,549 $31,485
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,567
$20,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,648
$23,507
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$392 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Panel Doors Panel Doors
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
NA 37.8
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
NA 66.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.9
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
60.5 60.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
NA 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.9
Passenger Capacity
3 5
Second Hip Room (in)
NA 60.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.0 65.4
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
35.4 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
50.5 61.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.2 29.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
219.5 188.0
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.6 7.2
Height, Overall (in)
71.3 71.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
40.9 34.2
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
52.6 41.1
Wheelbase (in)
131.5 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.1 7.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 77.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
40.8 39.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
70.9 38.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
96.6 51.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.7 49.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
97.7 74.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
149.5 99.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
36.0 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
47.5 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
77.0 61.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.15 x 2.75 10.0 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.57 x 1.25 11.57 x 1.25
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
42 30
Fuel Tank Location
Behind Rear Axle Behind Rear Axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
48.1 42.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.5 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.7 38.1
Steering Type
Speed sensitive pwr Power Speed Sensitive
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1763 1763
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
721 721
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
QHA QFL
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1763 1843
Spare Tire Order Code
QHA QFL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
721 721
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
721 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1763 1763
Rear Tire Order Code
QHA QFL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2440.1 2159.6
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2950 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11,000 10,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2362 2311.7
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3968 3686
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
17.4 17.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1200 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 100
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 2800 325 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
L31 L31
Displacement
5.7L/350 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 4600 250 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.29
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.63
Trans Order Code
M30 M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.06
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
Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Suburban Chevrolet Tahoe
Body Code
ZW9 ZW9
Body Style
1500 2-Door 1500
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.25 1.25
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2950 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.08
Axle Type - Front
Independent GM Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 3600
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Coil Spring Indep Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
NA NA

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