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Selected Style 3-Door GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door GS 17 23 $18,843 $20,805
3-Door LS 17 23 $22,601 $25,075
3-Door Nautica 17 23 $24,211 $26,905
3-Door Reg WB
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Ext WB 18 25 $19,700 $21,769
3-Door Reg WB 18 25 $18,325 $20,249
4-Door Ext WB 18 25 $20,234 $22,359
4-Door Reg WB 18 25 $19,393 $21,429
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,843
$18,325
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,805
$20,249
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$337 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) NA 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.9 61.9
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.8
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 60.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) NA N/A
Second Hip Room (in) 59.0 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) NA 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.3
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 186.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.9 51.4
Height, Overall (in) 65.9 67.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.4 63.3
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 112
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 41.6 40.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 72.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 84.6 86.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.0 126.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 18.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 14.1 16.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 50.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 47.6 42.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 50.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.4 45.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x - TBD - 8.86 X 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 10.94 X 1.27
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.9 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 17.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16 T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T70 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code T70 NA
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3671 3699
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 11.87
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 174 @ 4400 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 991 LA1
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.4L/207
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 151 @ 4800 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.79 2.92
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 Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.57
Trans Order Code 44P MX0
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.86 3.29
Summary
Body Style 3 Door GS 3 Door
Vehicle Name Mercury Villager Wgn Chevrolet Venture
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Delco Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 1.42
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 31.8 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.3 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Hotchkiss Trailing Twist Axle
 
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