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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
3-Door Reg WB SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Reg WB SE 18 25 $18,533 $20,479
3-Door Ext WB SE 18 25 $19,402 $21,439
4-Door Ext WB SE 18 25 $21,148 $23,369
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,032
$18,533
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,925
$20,479
Monthly Payment Estimate
$332 / month
$341 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 38.8 38.8
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) 60.1 60.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) N/A N/A
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) 34.0 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9 61.9
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 186.9 187.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.4 50.8
Height, Overall (in) 67.4 67.4
Liftover Height (in) 24.0 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 63.3
Wheelbase (in) 112 112.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7 40.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 18.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 50.7 50.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 50.5 51.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.8 45.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.1 86.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.6 126.6
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 X 1.77 8.9 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 X 1.27 10.9 x 1.3
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Power w/Reduced Effort Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.5 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6 38.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA XGY
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA XGY
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3671 3730
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.23 11.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LA1 LA1
Displacement 3.4L/207 3.4L/207
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.92
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 Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Venture Pontiac Trans Sport
Body Style 3 Door 3 Door Reg WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.42 1.42
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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