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Selected Style 4-Door 1500 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 14 18 $31,227 $35,688
4-Door 1500 LT 14 18 $31,227 $35,688
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 13 17 $33,647 $38,454
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 13 17 $33,647 $38,454
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 13 17 $33,647 $38,454
4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $32,638 $37,301
4-Door 2500 LT N/A N/A $32,638 $37,301
4-Door 2500 4WD LS N/A N/A $35,132 $40,151
4-Door 2500 4WD LT N/A N/A $35,132 $40,151
4-Door 114" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB XLS 17 21 $22,451 $24,585
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLS 16 20 $24,124 $26,465
4-Door 114" WB XLT 16 21 $25,966 $28,535
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,715 $30,500
4-Door 114" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
4-Door 114" WB Limited 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,227
$22,451
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,688
$24,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$595 / month
$410 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Cargo Doors Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 NA
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 55.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.8 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 39.9
Passenger Capacity 9 5
Second Hip Room (in) 61.6 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 59.1
Third Leg Room (in) 36.1 NA
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 38.9
Third Hip Room (in) 49.2 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 43.9
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 48.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.2 30.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 219.3 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 8.5
Height, Overall (in) 75.6 71.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 33.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.3 44.1
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 113.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.8 8.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 31.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 45.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 104.6 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 138.4 88
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 36.1 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.7 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.2 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.6 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 46.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.18 11.85 x 0.37
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.01 x 0.37
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31.0 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 46.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 12.7 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.3 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code QMJ T53
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QMJ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QMJ T53
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 P235/70R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 1011
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400 6740
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,000 9,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2584 2082
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000 5060
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 3000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2230 2082
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 2560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.4 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Engine
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code LM7 99E
Displacement 5.3L/325 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 5200 210 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.38
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.48
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.04
Trans Order Code M30 44J
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban Ford Explorer
Body Code ZW9 114" WB
Body Style 4 Door 1500 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 2560
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Coil Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.18 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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