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4-Door 1500 LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 1500 LT 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 LT N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 2500 4WD LS N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
4-Door 2500 4WD LT N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
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4-Door SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 19 23 $30,909 $35,125
4-Door SUV 4WD 18 22 $32,493 $36,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,418
$30,909
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,050
$35,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$618 / month
$585 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Cargo Doors -
EPA Classification
- Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
61.3 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 57.8
Third Leg Room (in)
36.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 38.6
Third Hip Room (in)
49.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.7
Third Head Room (in)
38.6 -
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 55.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.4 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 36.4
Passenger Capacity
9 5
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 110
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
130.0 103.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 71.5
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
37.0 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.2 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
219.3 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.4 -
Height, Overall (in)
73.6 65.7
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
52.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
- 180.3
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.0
Track Width, Front (in)
- 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.7 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
49.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
40.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
69.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
90.0 39.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
104.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
131.6 75.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
36.1 NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.1 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2 11.7 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 19.8
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
15.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.0 41.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 17.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QMJ NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R16 225/70SR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R16 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code
QMJ NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
QMJ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R16 225/70SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7400 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4000 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2493 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3150 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
13,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2661 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.4 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5200 220 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 4000 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
L59 1MZ-FE
Displacement
5.3L/327 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 19
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.19
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Trans Type
4 4
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.08
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 1500 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Suburban Lexus RX 300
Body Code
ZW9 -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 32
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3150 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.18 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out -

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