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1997 Chevrolet Venture Change
1997 Chevrolet Astro Passenger Change
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Selected Style 3-Door Reg WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Ext WB 18 25 $19,086 $21,090
3-Door Reg WB 18 25 $18,032 $19,925
4-Door Ext WB 18 25 $20,542 $22,699
4-Door Reg WB 18 25 $19,791 $21,869
Ext 111" WB RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext 111" WB AWD 15 19 $19,763 $21,838
Ext 111" WB RWD 16 21 $17,772 $19,638
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,032
$17,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,925
$19,638
Monthly Payment Estimate
$332 / month
$327 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type - Panel
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 64.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) 60.1 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) N/A -
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 64.0
Third Leg Room (in) 34.0 NA
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 37.9
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9 67.1
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 41.6
Third Head Room (in) 38.8 NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.4 57.2
Height, Overall (in) 67.4 76.1
Liftover Height (in) 24.0 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 -
Wheelbase (in) 112 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7 42.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 77.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 -
Length, Overall (in) 186.9 -
Side Door Opening Width (in) - 34.5
Overhang, Front (in) - 32.5
Step Up Height - Side (in) - 20.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 25.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 189.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) - 44.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.3
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 18.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 46.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.3 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 51.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 50.7 61.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.8 104.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 50.5 57.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.8 47.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.1 98.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.6 170.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 18.1 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - 126.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 X 1.77 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 X 1.27 11.86 x 1.04
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 25
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Forward of rear axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.5 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6 39.5
Steering Type Power w/Reduced Effort Power, spd sensitive
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 14.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCU
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/75R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R15 T145/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA QCU
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 752
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1583
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 752
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1583
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 550
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 4500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3671 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1824
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 9000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2259
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5950
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3150
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15.0 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15.0 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.23 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1200
Engine
Displacement 3.4L/207 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200 190 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LA1 L35
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.63
Trans Order Code MX0 M30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Venture Chevrolet Astro Passenger
Body Style 3 Door Extended 111" WB
Body Code - ZW9
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.42 1.18
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Leaf spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3150
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.23
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3150
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Frame
Frame Type - Integral body
Doors
Side Door Type - Sliding
 
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