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1999 Astro Base Extended Passenger Minivan Specs

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1999 Astro Base Extended Passenger 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, 9.2 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 full management control system 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
3.42:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Immobilizer
Spacesaver 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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Body color front bumpers , black 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): 76, ground clearance (inches): 6.8, wheelbase (inches): 111, front track (inches): 65.1, rear track (inches): 65.1 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 42.2
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Metallic paint , gloss paint
Tinted glass on cabin
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 5,850, curb weight (lbs) 4,140, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 5,000, front axle weight (lbs) 3,050, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,150 and max payload (lbs) 1,710
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front 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): 0 and all seats removed (cu ft): 170.4
Rear double-hinged cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Full 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
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.2, front hip room (inches): 65, front leg room (inches): 41.6 and front shoulder room (inches): 64
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Rear view mirror
Seating: two seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Six speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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