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1998 Safari XT Extended Cargo Minivan Specs

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1998 Safari XT Extended Cargo Minivan 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, 9.1 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 16 and country/highway (mpg): 20
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 20 and EPA city (mpg): 16
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
25 gallon fuel tank
Power: 142 kW , 190 HP @ 4,400 rpm; 250 ft lb , 339 Nm @ 2,800 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.23:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Spacesaver steel rim under body and spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
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Body color front and rear bumpers
Coefficient of drag: 0.38
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 189.8, overall width (inches): 77.5, overall height (inches): 75, ground clearance (inches): 6.8, wheelbase (inches): 111.2, front track (inches): 65.1, rear track (inches): 65.1 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 42.7
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Metallic paint , gloss paint
Driver side and passenger side fixed rear side windows
Fixed rear window
Tinted glass
Trailer towing preparation
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 5,950, curb weight (lbs) 4,400, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 4,500, front axle weight (lbs) 2,800, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,150 and max payload (lbs) 1,550
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Delco stereo audio system with AM/FM
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 98.6, front width (inches): 57.2, width between arches (inches): 51.6, height (inches): 47.2, loading floor height (inches): 26, loadspace volume (cu ft): 170.4 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 41.3 and all seats removed (cu ft): 170.4
Second passenger side sliding cargo doors , rear double-hinged cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Partial dashboard console with covered storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Front seats, rear seats and 3rd row seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet 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
Lockable illuminated glove compartment
Two head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.2, rear headroom (inches): 37.9, front hip room (inches): 65, rear hip room (inches): 50.9, front leg room (inches): 41.6, rear leg room (inches): 36.5, front shoulder room (inches): 64 and rear shoulder room (inches): 67.1
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Rear air conditioner
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 removable rear seats
Rear view mirror
Seating: five seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Six speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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