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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Specs

2500
MSRP based on 2500
 

Quick Specs

Engine Gas V8, 5.7L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name 2500
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 3
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission HD 4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
Rear Door Type Panel Doors
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2568.3
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6084
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2662
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0
Second Hip Room (in) NA
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Second Leg Room (in) NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA
Front Hip Room (in) 60.5
Third Head Room (in) NA
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) NA
Third Hip Room (in) NA
Passenger Capacity 3
Second Head Room (in) NA
Third Leg Room (in) NA
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 73.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 219.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.4
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.9
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.6
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA
Wheelbase (in) 131.5
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 36.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 149.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 97.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 96.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 70.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 77.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 47.5

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Fuel Tank Location Behind Rear Axle
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 42
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA

Performance Specs

Engine
Fuel System SFI
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4600
Displacement 5.7L/350
Engine Order Code L31
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 2800
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Trans Power Take Off NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Order Code MT1
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans PTO Access NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Model NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 2.5
Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.50 x 1.26
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 47.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.3
Steering Type Speed sensitive pwr
Tires
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2030
Rear Tire Order Code QIZ
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2030
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 678
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 678
Spare Tire Order Code QIZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2030
Front Tire Order Code QIZ
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 678
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6084
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Axle Type - Front Independent GM
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6084
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring
Axle Type - Rear Full-floating
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
Driver & front passenger air bag
Manual lap/shoulder safety belts for outboard front seat...
Manual lap safety belt for center front seat position
Front outboard shoulder belt height adjusters
Energy absorbing instrument panel
Energy absorbing steering column
Front seat head restraints
Daytime running lights
Side guard door beams

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Note No Deductible Supplemental Inflatable Restraint - 3 years/36,000 miles
Basic Years 3
Drivetrain Note DIESEL WARRANTY Engine coverage - 5 years or 100,000 miles. $100.00 deductible
Emissions Note Emission component coverage - Varies by geographical region.
Roadside Assistance Note Courtesy Care Roadside Assistance Program includes - Toll Free Assistance # 1-800-CHEV-USA Free Towing to nearest Chevy Dealer Locksmith Services, Flat Tire Repair, Jump Start & Fuel delivery Courtesy transportation - Applies when vehicle is left at participating dealer for warranty covered repairs (see dealer for details)

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
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