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1998 K1500 Base Regular Cab Pickup Specs

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1998 K1500 Base Regular Cab Pickup Specs

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5,013 cc 5 liters V 8 front longitudinal engine with 95 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): 14 and country/highway (mpg): 19
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 19 and EPA city (mpg): 14
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
34 gallon fuel tank
Power: 172 kW , 230 HP @ 4,600 rpm; 285 ft lb , 386 Nm @ 2,800 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.42:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Immobilizer
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Torsion beam front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and torsion springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
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Chrome front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 237.1, overall width (inches): 76.8, overall height (inches): 73.2, ground clearance (inches): 8.4, wheelbase (inches): 155.5, front track (inches): 64.1, rear track (inches): 63.5 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 55.4
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Opening rear ¼ windows
Metallic paint , black paint , gloss paint
Straight side pickup bed
Fixed rear window
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 6,200, curb weight (lbs) 4,496, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 4,000, front axle weight (lbs) 3,600, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,750 and max payload (lbs) 1,704
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Fixed mast antenna
Front ashtray
Delco stereo audio system with AM/FM
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 97.6, front width (inches): 64.4, width between arches (inches): 49.1, height (inches): 19.2, loading floor height (inches): 34.3, loadspace volume (cu ft): 69.1 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: all seats removed (cu ft): 40.5
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Courtesy lights
Front seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat, passenger seat and rear seats
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment
Driver and passenger front airbag
Split bench driver, passenger and center seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat , height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on passenger seat , lap static front seat belts on center seat
Illuminated glove compartment
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
Illuminated entry system
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.9, rear headroom (inches): 37.5, front hip room (inches): 60, rear hip room (inches): 64.2, front leg room (inches): 41.7, rear leg room (inches): 34.8, front shoulder room (inches): 65.4 and rear shoulder room (inches): 67.6
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Front reading lights
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 one-piece bench front facing rear seats
Rear view mirror
Seating: six seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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