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Selected Style 137" WB 5.4L XLT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
137" WB 5.4L XLT N/A N/A $32,049 $36,435
137" WB 6.8L XLT N/A N/A $32,553 $37,020
137" WB 7.3L XLT N/A N/A $35,761 $40,750
137" WB 5.4L XLT Premium N/A N/A $33,211 $37,785
137" WB 6.8L XLT Premium N/A N/A $33,713 $38,370
137" WB 7.3L XLT Premium N/A N/A $36,921 $42,100
137" WB 5.4L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $35,553 $40,510
137" WB 6.8L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $36,057 $41,095
137" WB 7.3L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $39,265 $44,825
137" WB 5.4L Limited N/A N/A $36,693 $41,835
137" WB 6.8L Limited N/A N/A $37,197 $42,420
137" WB 7.3L Limited N/A N/A $40,301 $46,030
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $34,849 $39,690
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $34,849 $39,690
137" WB 7.3L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $38,051 $43,415
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLT Premium N/A N/A $36,009 $41,040
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLT Premium N/A N/A $36,009 $41,040
137" WB 7.3L 4WD XLT Premium N/A N/A $39,213 $44,765
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $38,219 $43,610
137" WB 7.3L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $41,423 $47,335
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $39,359 $44,935
137" WB 7.3L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $42,459 $48,540
137" WB 6.0L XLT N/A N/A $36,645 $41,780
137" WB 6.0L XLT Premium N/A N/A $37,807 $43,130
137" WB 6.0L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $40,151 $45,855
137" WB 6.0L Limited N/A N/A $41,289 $47,180
137" WB 6.0L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $38,937 $44,445
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $42,309 $48,365
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $43,449 $49,690
137" WB 6.8L XLT Limo N/A N/A $34,105 $38,825
4-Door 1500 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 1500 LT 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 LT N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 4WD LS N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
4-Door 2500 4WD LT N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,049
$32,418
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,435
$37,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$607 / month
$618 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Tri-Panel Cargo Doors
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.9 64.4
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.7
Passenger Capacity 9 9
Second Hip Room (in) 66.9 61.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.3 65.2
Third Leg Room (in) 39.0 36.1
Second Head Room (in) 41.1 39.0
Third Hip Room (in) 52.5 49.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 65.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.3
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 38.6
Front Hip Room (in) 67.5 61.4
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 38.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.3 52.3
Wheelbase (in) 137.1 130.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 9.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 78.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 37.4 37.0
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 55.8 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 31.2
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 226.7 219.3
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 8.4
Height, Overall (in) 77.2 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 146.4 131.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 36.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 48.0 45.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 40.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 64.0 69.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 100.7 90.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 52.2 49.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 100.9 104.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD - 12.0 x 1.1
Brake Type Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.20 x - TBD - 12.9 x 1.2
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 44 31
Fuel Tank Location Aft-of-axle - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.8 43.0
Steering Type Power Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 15.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 15.8
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size LT265/75R16D P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code T48 QMJ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT265/75R16D P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size LT265/75R16D P265/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T48 QMJ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code T48 QMJ
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 610 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6100 7400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 5240 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3388 2493
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3800 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 13,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3262 2661
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Chrome Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Chrome Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.4 16.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
Displacement 5.4L/330 5.3L/327
Engine Oil Cooler Yes Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 4500 285 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 350 @ 2500 325 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99L L59
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) N/A 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) N/A 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.29
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.63
Trans Order Code 44E M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off - TBD - NA
Trans Power Take Off - TBD - NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71 3.06
Summary
Body Style 4 door 4 Door 1500
Vehicle Name Ford Excursion Chevrolet Suburban
Body Code 137" WB ZW9
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 1.18
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 5240 4000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 46
Axle Type - Rear Ford Std & Lim Slip Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.36 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 7000 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3800 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Ford Twin I-Beam Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4700 3400
Suspension Type - Rear Single-Stage Leaf Multi-Link Coil
Frame
Frame Type Ladder w/BlockerBeam Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type NA Swing-out
 
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