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1997 G1500 Base Cargo Van Specs

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1997 G1500 Base Cargo Van Specs

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4,300 cc 4.3 liters V 6 front longitudinal engine with 101.6 mm bore, 88.4 mm stroke, 9.2 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 15 and country/highway (mpg): 19
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 19 and EPA city (mpg): 15
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
31 gallon fuel tank
Heavy duty battery
Power: 149 kW , 200 HP @ 4,400 rpm; 250 ft lb @ 2,800 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.42:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
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Driver and passenger 3rd row windows
Black/grey body side molding
Black front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 218.8, overall width (inches): 79.2, overall height (inches): 80.5, ground clearance (inches): 7.2, wheelbase (inches): 135, front track (inches): 67.8, rear track (inches): 67.6 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 45.1
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Gloss paint , black paint , metallic paint
Driver side and passenger side fixed rear side windows
Fixed rear window
Rear step
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 7,100, curb weight (lbs) 5,066, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 5,500, front axle weight (lbs) 3,600, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,968 and max payload (lbs) 2,034
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Front ashtray
Delco stereo audio system with AM/FM
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 127.3, front width (inches): 75.5, width between arches (inches): 52.6, height (inches): 53.8, loading floor height (inches): 25.6, loadspace volume (cu ft): 267.3 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 0 and all seats removed (cu ft): 267.3
Rear double-hinged cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Partial dashboard console with covered storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Front seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment and plastic/rubber in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining driver and passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Illuminated glove compartment
Head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.6, rear headroom (inches): 39, front hip room (inches): 63.9, rear hip room (inches): 55.5, front leg room (inches): 41.2, rear leg room (inches): 38.5, front shoulder room (inches): 68.8 and rear shoulder room (inches): 57.6
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three fixed bench front facing removable rear seats
Rear view mirror
Seating: eight seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
3-point reel third row seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel third row seat belts on passenger side , lap reel third row seat belts on center side
Bench front facing removable fixed third row seats with three seat capacity
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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