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Selected Style 4-Door LX
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD LX 15 19 $24,278 $26,895
4-Door LX 16 21 $20,854 $23,095
4-Door ES 16 21 $23,827 $26,395
4-Door 4WD ES 15 19 $26,080 $28,895
Ext 111" WB RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext 111" WB AWD 15 19 $20,338 $22,474
Ext 111" WB RWD 16 20 $18,257 $20,174
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,854
$18,257
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,095
$20,174
Monthly Payment Estimate
$385 / month
$336 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type - Panel
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 36.1 NA
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity 8 5
Third Hip Room (in) 49.3 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 67.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 41.6
Third Head Room (in) 37.7 NA
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 64.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) 30.9 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 64.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 36.3 42.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 77.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 -
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 57.2
Height, Overall (in) 66.7 74.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 -
Wheelbase (in) 110.4 111.2
Side Door Opening Height (in) - 46.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 18.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 46.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 6.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - 34.5
Overhang, Front (in) - 32.5
Step Up Height - Side (in) - 20.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 26.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 189.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.5 104.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 57.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.6 47.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 79.4 98.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 42.1 170.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 11.1 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.4 51.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 61.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - 126.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.7 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 11.86 x 1.04
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.6 25
Fuel Tank Location - Forward of rear axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.3 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 39.5
Steering Type Variable Pwr Power, spd sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 14.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/75R15 P215/75R15
Spare Tire Size P195/75R15 T145/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA QCU
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/75R15 P215/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCU
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 752
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1583
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 752
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1583
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2600 4500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 390 550
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3844 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5950
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3150
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1835
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 9000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2350
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15.0 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15.0 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 11.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 169 @ 4000 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA L35
Displacement 3.0L/180.3 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5000 190 @ 4400
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.63
Trans Order Code NA M30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 3.06
Clutch Size (in) N/A 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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr LX Extended 111" WB
Vehicle Name Mazda MPV Chevrolet Astro Passenger
Body Code - ZW9
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link live axle, Leaf spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 12.5 32
Suspension Type - Front Indep w/Struts, Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3150
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3150
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.23
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Frame
Frame Type - Integral body
Doors
Side Door Type - Sliding
 
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