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2012 Express 1500 LS Passenger Van Specs

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2012 Express 1500 LS Passenger Van Specs

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Engine: 5.3L Vortec V 8 OHV
E85 / unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 10 MPG city, 13 MPG highway, 11 MPG combined and 341 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
31.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 310 hp @ 5,200 rpm; 334 ft lb of torque @ 4,500 rpm
Secondary fuel economy:
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ABS
3.420:1 axle ratio
Four-wheel disc brakes: four ventilated
Electronic brake distribution
Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
Immobilizer
Space-saver spare tire with steel rim
StabiliTrak stability control
Independent front wishbone suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, rigid rear beam suspension with leaf springs
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Driver and passenger 3rd row windows
Driver and passenger 4th row windows
Black front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Black driver and passenger door mirrors externally adjustable
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 224.1, overall width (inches): 79.4, overall height (inches): 83.7, ground clearance (inches): 7.4, wheelbase (inches): 135.0, front track (inches): 67.8, rear track (inches): 67.8 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 43.4
Headlights: halogen with conventional lenses
Metallic paint
Rear side windows: on driver side and passenger side
Rear window
Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 7,300, published curb weight (lbs): 5,644, gross trailer weight braked (lbs): 6,200 and payload allowance (lbs): 1,606
Intermittent windshield wipers
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12V power outlet(s) in front
Climate control
Fixed mast antenna
Audio system with AM/FM radio
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 126.2, front width (inches): 57.0, width between arches (inches): 50.4, height (inches): 51.8 and loading floor height (inches): 29.1
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 216.2
Second passenger side and rear double-hinged cargo doors
Trip computer: includes average speed, average fuel economy and range for remaining fuel
Front cup holders
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment and plastic/rubber in load area
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Driver and front passenger seat bucket front seat
Height adjustable driver and passenger front seat belts with pre-tensioners
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Two front seat head restraints
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.8, rear headroom (inches): 38.4, front hip room (inches): 65.5, rear hip room (inches): 65.6, front leg room (inches): 41.3, rear leg room (inches): 36.3, front shoulder room (inches): 68.8 and rear shoulder room (inches): 68.6
Low tire pressure indicator
Navigation system with voice
Power steering
Rear seat belt, passenger rear seat belt, 3-point center rear seat belt
Non-folding removable rear seats:
Rear view mirror
All three rows protected by curtain airbag
Seating: eight passengers
Vinyl upholstery
Service interval indicator
Two speakers
Steering wheel
Tachometer
OnStar telematics with engine shut down
Third row seat belts, passenger third row seat belts, 3-point center third row seat belts
Third row seats: non-folding,, removable, bench with seating for three
Ventilation system
Voice activating system for phone and navigation system
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