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1997 G2500 XT Extended Passenger Van Specs

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1997 G2500 XT Extended Passenger Van Specs

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5,733 cc 5.7 liters 90° V 8 front longitudinal engine with 101.6 mm bore, 88.4 mm stroke, 8.3 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
31 gallon main fuel tank
Heavy duty alternator
Heavy duty battery
Power: 183 kW , 245 HP @ 4,600 rpm; 325 ft lb @ 2,800 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.73:1 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
Driver and passenger 4th row windows
Black/grey medium body side molding
Black integrated front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 238.8, overall width (inches): 79.2, overall height (inches): 81.3, ground clearance (inches): 8, wheelbase (inches): 155, front track (inches): 67.8, rear track (inches): 67.2, curb to curb turning circle (feet): 53.4, 26 and 1
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Gloss paint , metallic paint , black paint
Driver side and passenger side fixed rear side windows
Fixed rear window
Black rear step
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 8,600, curb weight (lbs) 5,982, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 5,500, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000, front axle weight (lbs) 4,100, rear axle weight (lbs) 5,360, max payload (lbs) 2,618 and max tongue load (lbs) 700
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and variable intermittent wipe
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CFC free liquid air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray
Delco stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, seek, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 147.3, front width (inches): 75.5, width between arches (inches): 50, height (inches): 53.8, loading floor height (inches): 27.6, loadspace volume (cu ft): 316.8 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 0, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 0, rear seat down (cu ft): 316.8, all seats in place (cu ft): 0 and all seats removed (cu ft): 316.8
Rear double-hinged cargo doors with internal handles
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Partial dashboard console with covered storage box
Courtesy lights with four switches
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 with fore/aft adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Illuminated glove compartment with lid
Head restraints on front seats , height adjustable head restraints on rear seats , height adjustable head restraints on 3rd row seats , height adjustable head restraints on 4th row seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.6, rear headroom (inches): 39, front hip room (inches): 63.8, rear hip room (inches): 55.5, front leg room (inches): 41.1, 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 with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Seating: 12 seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Six 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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