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Selected Style Ext WB Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext WB Plus 19 26 $21,145 $23,365
Ext WB Plus w/Y3H Mobility 19 26 $21,145 $23,365
Ext WB LS w/Y3G Mobility 19 26 $24,285 $26,835
Ext WB LS 19 26 $24,285 $26,835
Ext WB LT 19 26 $27,837 $30,760
4-Door SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 20 26 $17,250 $18,280
4-Door SXT 19 26 $20,306 $22,125
4-Door Grand SE 19 26 $21,436 $22,820
4-Door Grand SXT 18 25 $24,607 $26,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,145
$17,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,365
$18,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$389 / month
$305 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3 49.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9 64.7
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 40.6
Third Head Room (in) 38.9 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 57.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 61.7
Second Leg Room (in) 39.0 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 165.3
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4 67.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 63.0
Third Leg Room (in) 36.7 33.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 200.9 189.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.6 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 68.9
Liftover Height (in) 22.8 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 64.0
Wheelbase (in) 120.0 113.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 78.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 48.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 100.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 140.7 146.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 25.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 31.5 15.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 62.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 84.5 45.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 59.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 x 1.77 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 1.27 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 37.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code XPK NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code XPK NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3838 3725
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LA1 EDZ
Displacement 3.4L/207 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200 150 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 2.6
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. NA Automatic w/OD
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 Automatic w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 DGL
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Reg WB
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Venture Dodge Caravan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Twist Axle Semi-independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Delco Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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