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Selected Style 4-Door 2WD LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 16 22 $24,339 $26,895
4-Door 2WD LT 16 22 $26,647 $29,445
4-Door 2WD LTZ 16 22 $30,131 $33,295
4-Door 2WD EXT LT 15 20 $28,412 $31,395
4-Door 4WD LS 15 21 $26,376 $29,145
4-Door 4WD LT 15 21 $28,683 $31,695
4-Door 4WD LTZ 15 21 $32,168 $35,545
4-Door 4WD EXT LT 15 20 $30,448 $33,645
4-Door 2WD EXT LS 15 20 $27,145 $29,995
4-Door 4WD EXT LS 15 20 $29,181 $32,245
4.6L XLT Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5.4L 4WD Eddie Bauer 13 17 $36,377 $41,560
4.6L XLT Value 14 19 $28,001 $31,820
4.6L XLT Popular 14 19 $29,677 $33,770
4.6L XLT Premium 14 19 $31,655 $36,070
5.4L XLT Popular 13 18 $30,121 $34,285
5.4L XLT Premium 13 17 $32,099 $36,585
4.6L 4WD XLT Value 14 18 $30,211 $34,390
4.6L 4WD XLT Popular 14 18 $32,047 $36,525
4.6L 4WD XLT Premium 14 18 $34,025 $38,825
5.4L 4WD XLT Popular 13 17 $32,489 $37,040
5.4L 4WD XLT FX4 Off-Road 13 17 $33,453 $38,160
5.4L 4WD XLT Premium 13 17 $34,467 $39,340
4.6L Eddie Bauer 14 19 $33,225 $37,895
5.4L Eddie Bauer 13 18 $33,667 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,339
$28,001
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,895
$31,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$448 / month
$530 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 38.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.7
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 62.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 63.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 64.3
Front Leg Room (in) 44.6 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 63.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 60.1
Third Leg Room (in) - 36.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 54.5
Third Head Room (in) - 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 78.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 34.9 38.6
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.1 35.5
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 191.8 205.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 8.9
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 77.6
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.86 48.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 119.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 39.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 43.7 52.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 41.0 60.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 50.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 80.1 87.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 110.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 20.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 13.5 x 0.9
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 13.0 x 1.18
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 28
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 20.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 39.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code QRE NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 654
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2304
Rear Tire Order Code QRE NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2304
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 654
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QRE NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2304
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 605
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5300 6050
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 4128
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2022 2748
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000 11500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2291 2548
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14 13
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 291 @ 3450
Engine Order Code LL8 99W
Displacement 4.2L/254 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 232 @ 4750
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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 NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.32
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.55
Trans Order Code M30 44U
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
Summary
Body Code TB4 119" WB
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Chevrolet TrailBlazer Ford Expedition
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 34.93
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2950 3350
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 0.83
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 4128
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 34.93
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.73 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.73
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type - TBD - Front-to-Rear Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type Swing-out NA
 
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