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1998 C1500 Suburban Utility Specs

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1998 C1500 Suburban Utility 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, 9.4 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 13 and country/highway (mpg): 18
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 18 and EPA city (mpg): 13
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
42 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 149 kW , 255 HP @ 4,600 rpm; 330 ft lb @ 2,800 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.42:1 axle ratio
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Immobilizer
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with stabilizer bar and leaf springs
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Black/grey medium body side molding
Chrome integrated front bumpers with rubbing strip , chrome separate rear bumpers with rubbing strip
Chrome/bright trim on side of body and on bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 219.5, overall width (inches): 76.7, overall height (inches): 71.3, ground clearance (inches): 6.6, wheelbase (inches): 131.5, front track (inches): 62.3, rear track (inches): 62.6, curb to curb turning circle (feet): 43.7, 18 and 0.7
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
Trailer towing preparation
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 6,800, curb weight (lbs) 4,825, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 6,500, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000, front axle weight (lbs) 2,950, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,968, max payload (lbs) 1,975 and max tongue load (lbs) 800
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and variable intermittent wipe
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Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Delco stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, seek, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 97.7, front width (inches): 59.3, width between arches (inches): 49.7, height (inches): 40.8, loading floor height (inches): 29.2, loadspace volume (cu ft): 149.5 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 47.5, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 96.6, rear seat down (cu ft): 149.5, all seats in place (cu ft): 47.5 and all seats removed (cu ft): 149.5
Rear double-hinged cargo doors with internal handles
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with five 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
Bench driver, passenger and center seat with fore/aft adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat , height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on passenger seat , lap reel front seat belts on center seat
Illuminated glove compartment with lid
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Illuminated entry system on interior
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.9, rear headroom (inches): 38.9, front hip room (inches): 60.5, rear hip room (inches): 60.3, front leg room (inches): 41.3, rear leg room (inches): 36.2, front shoulder room (inches): 65 and rear shoulder room (inches): 65
Internal button power locks with internal switch includes trunk/hatch and operates from passenger door
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Front and rear reading lights
Rear view mirror
Seating: three seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror with cover
Ventilation system with four fan speeds and rear seat heater ducts
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