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137" WB 5.4L XLT
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 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 6.8L XLT Limo N/A N/A $34,105 $38,825
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 5.4L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $35,553 $40,510
137" WB 7.3L XLT N/A N/A $35,761 $40,750
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 6.8L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $36,057 $41,095
137" WB 6.0L XLT N/A N/A $36,645 $41,780
137" WB 5.4L Limited N/A N/A $36,693 $41,835
137" WB 7.3L XLT Premium N/A N/A $36,921 $42,100
137" WB 6.8L Limited N/A N/A $37,197 $42,420
137" WB 6.0L XLT Premium N/A N/A $37,807 $43,130
137" WB 7.3L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $38,051 $43,415
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $38,219 $43,610
137" WB 6.0L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $38,937 $44,445
137" WB 7.3L 4WD XLT Premium N/A N/A $39,213 $44,765
137" WB 7.3L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $39,265 $44,825
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $39,359 $44,935
137" WB 6.0L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $40,151 $45,855
137" WB 7.3L Limited N/A N/A $40,301 $46,030
137" WB 6.0L Limited N/A N/A $41,289 $47,180
137" WB 7.3L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $41,423 $47,335
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $42,309 $48,365
137" WB 7.3L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $42,459 $48,540
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $43,449 $49,690
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4-Door 1500 LS
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 2500 LS N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 LT N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
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 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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 14 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Tri-Panel Cargo Doors
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
44 31
Fuel Tank Location
Aft-of-axle - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.8 43.0
Steering Type
Power Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 15.8
Tires
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
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
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3800 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
13000 13,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3262 2661
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8600 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
5240 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
3388 2493
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
26.4 16.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 145
Engine
Fuel System
SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
350 @ 2500 325 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99L L59
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
N/A 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
N/A 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Excursion Chevrolet Suburban
Body Code
137" WB ZW9
Body Style
4 door 4 Door 1500
Suspension
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
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
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder w/BlockerBeam Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
NA Swing-out

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