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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door 1500 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 LS 14 20 $37,544 $40,370
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT 14 20 $38,483 $41,380
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT 14 20 $40,831 $43,905
2WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 14 20 $47,071 $50,615
4WD 4-Door 1500 LS N/A N/A $40,189 $43,215
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT N/A N/A $41,129 $44,225
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT N/A N/A $43,477 $46,750
4WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ N/A N/A $49,717 $53,460
2WD 4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $39,041 $41,980
2WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/1LT N/A N/A $39,962 $42,970
2WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/2LT N/A N/A $42,310 $45,495
4WD 4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $41,682 $44,820
4WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/1LT N/A N/A $42,607 $45,815
4WD 4-Door 2500 LT w/2LT N/A N/A $44,956 $48,340
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door N/A N/A $44,956 $48,745
4WD 4-Door 12 18 $47,566 $51,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,544
$44,956
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,370
$48,745
Monthly Payment Estimate
$673 / month
$812 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The workhorse 2009 Chevrolet Suburban is far from glamorous, but it gets the job done, in comfort. The 2008 Lincoln Navigator has more going for it than bling.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.7
Third Hip Room (in) 49.4 50.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 63.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.1
Third Head Room (in) 38.1 37.5
Front Hip Room (in) 64.4 60.2
Passenger Capacity 9 7
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 39.5 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 61.8 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.3 63.3
Third Leg Room (in) 34.9 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 159.6
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 222.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.1 -
Height, Overall (in) 76.8 78.3
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.1 78.8
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 67.2
Track Width, Front (in) - 67.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 9.2
Length, Overall (in) - 208.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 54.4
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) 101.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 137.4 103.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 35.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.8 18.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA -
Brakes
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) 13.6 x 0.8 13 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.2 13 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 28
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 40.83
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 20.0
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P255/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 17 x - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QAN T22
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2104 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZRS NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P255/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2104 -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN T22
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 765 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2836 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2851 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 5977
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.6 14
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 130
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4400 365 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LY5 995
Displacement 5.3L/323 5.4L/330
Engine Oil Cooler - TBD - -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 310 @ 5200 300 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 - TBD -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 - TBD -
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 2.34
Trans Order Code MYC - TBD -
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.03 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Trans PTO Access NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban Lincoln Navigator
Body Code NA -
Body Style 4 Door 1500 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 36.0 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46.0 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil springs Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.1 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46.0 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - multi-link
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 -
 
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