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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 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 18 23 $22,271 $23,930
4-Door SE 18 23 $24,107 $26,530
4-Door SES 18 23 $25,442 $28,030
4-Door SEL 17 23 $26,332 $29,030
4-Door Limited 17 23 $29,647 $32,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,145
$22,271
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,365
$23,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$389 / month
$399 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 36.7 34.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 40.1
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3 48.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9 63.5
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 38.9 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 58.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 39.0 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 206.8
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4 66.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 61.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7 39.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 76.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.9 201.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.6 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 68.5
Liftover Height (in) 22.8 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 120.0 120.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 48.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 100.0 90.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 140.7 134.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 25.8 25.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 31.5 25.8
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 72.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 59.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.84 x 2.2
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 1.27 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 26
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 39.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T145/90R16
Front Tire Order Code XPK NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code XPK NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3838 4263
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 12.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4000 240 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LA1 996
Displacement 3.4L/207 3.9L/238
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200 193 @ 4500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.56
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.54
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 2.77
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 2.26
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4dr
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Venture Ford Freestar Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Twist Axle Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Delco Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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