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Selected Style 4-Door 1500 LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 16 20 $31,425 $35,915
4-Door 1500 LT 15 20 $31,425 $35,915
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 16 20 $33,503 $38,290
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 15 19 $34,575 $39,515
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 15 19 $34,575 $39,515
4-Door 1500 Z71 15 20 $31,425 $35,915
4-Door V6 Special Order
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V8 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
4-Door V10 17 23 $53,020 $58,490
4-Door V6 Special Order 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V8 Special Order 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
4-Door V10 Special Order 17 23 $53,020 $58,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,425
$33,733
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,915
$37,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$599 / month
$619 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Cargo Doors -
EPA Classification - Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 38.3
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 35.6
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 61.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 57.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 99
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 75.9
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) 30 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 198.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 -
Height, Overall (in) 74.8 68.0
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 45.8 -
Wheelbase (in) 116.0 112.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.8 -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 65.7
Track Width, Front (in) - 65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.3
Length, Overall (in) - 187.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 49.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 31
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) 84.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 104.6 71
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 59.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
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) 12.9 x 1.2 13.0 x 1.10
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 1.1 13.0 x 1.26
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26.4
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Rail -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 14.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 38.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P255/60HR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 678 -
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P195/80R17
Front Tire Order Code QMJ NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2184 -
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 678 -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P255/60HR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2184 -
Rear Tire Order Code QMJ NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 7716
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 855 772
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2282 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3200 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2565 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6500 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3750 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 5086
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8 18
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 450
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4000 229 @ 3200
Engine Order Code LR4 NA
Displacement 4.8L/293 3.2L/195
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 5200 240 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.37
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.15
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.66
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.56
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/Tiptronic & OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.56
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Tahoe Volkswagen Touareg
Body Code E52 -
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3200 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.23 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Four Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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