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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
4-Door 113" WB SX FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 119" WB FWD LX 17 24 $24,403 $26,895
4-Door 119" WB AWD LX 15 22 $27,034 $29,885
4-Door 119" WB FWD LXi 17 24 $28,512 $31,565
4-Door 113" WB FWD SX 17 24 $24,213 $26,680
4-Door 119" WB AWD LXi 15 22 $30,602 $33,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,032
$24,213
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,925
$26,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$332 / month
$445 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4 68.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 62.5
Third Leg Room (in) 34.0 35.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 40.5
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3 49.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9 64.0
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 40.6
Third Head Room (in) 38.8 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 57.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) 60.1 62.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) N/A - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7 39.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 76.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 186.9 186.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.4 51.3
Height, Overall (in) 67.4 68.7
Liftover Height (in) 24.0 24.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 64.0
Wheelbase (in) 112 113.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.8 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 50.5 NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.8 45.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.1 86.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.6 138.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 18.1 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.3 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 49.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 50.7 49.3
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 X 1.77 9.8 x 2.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 X 1.27 11.1 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 19.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 17.84
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6 37.7
Steering Type Power w/Reduced Effort Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 3.14
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.5 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70R15 T145/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/65R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3671 3967
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.23 13.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 500
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 203 @ 3250
Engine Order Code LA1 EGA
Displacement 3.4L/207 3.3L/201
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200 158 @ 4850
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 DGB
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.62
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.84
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
Summary
Body Style 3 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Venture Chrysler Town & Country
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 34.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Leaf spring w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs linkless antisway bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30.2
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Iso Strut w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.42 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
 
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