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2012 Chevrolet Express 2500 Y3H Paratransit

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Rear Door Type Dual Swing-out
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 324 @ 4700
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Displacement 6.0L/364
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 373 @ 4400
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 465.00 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 12 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 10 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 15 MPG
Cruising Range - City 310.00 mi
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.03
Trans Type 6
Trans Power Take Off Not Available
Transfer Case Model Not Available
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Transfer Case Power Take Off Not Available
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Axle Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Hypoid Multi-Leaf
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Frame Type Ladder
Side Door Type Swing-out
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.8 x 1.5 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 13.0 x 1.1 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line) Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx Not Available gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 31 gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 49.2 ft
Steering Type Pwr-Assisted
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 1500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 10000 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity 10000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 5000 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight 5304.00 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating 9460.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 8600.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front 3023 lbs
Base Curb Weight N/A lbs
Curb Weight 5304.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 2281 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating 16000 lbs
As Spec'd Payload 3296.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity 3296.00 lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Side Door Opening Height 47.9 in
Ground Clearance, Front 11.0 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume N/A ft³
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear N/A in
Cab to End of Frame N/A in
Front Shoulder Room 68.8 in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 27.8 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 124.6 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console 153.6 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper 224.1 in
Tailgate Width N/A in
Ground Clearance, Rear 7.1 in
Passenger Capacity 2
Side Door Opening Width 44.1 in
Length, Overall N/A in
Cargo Volume 270.4 ft³
Front Head Room 39.8 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 52.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 79.2 in
Rear Door Opening Height 49.4 in
Wheelbase 135.0 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor N/A in
Height, Overall 81.5 in
Step Up Height - Side 20.8 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper N/A in
Step Up Height - Front 20.3 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Rear Door Opening Width 57.0 in
Overhang, Front 39.7 in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 52.7 in
Front Hip Room 65.5 in
Front Leg Room 41.3 in
Tires, rear LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall Optional
GVWR, 8600 lbs. (3901 kg) (Standard on CG23405 and CG23705 models. Reference the Engine/Axle page for availability.) Standard
License plate kit, front Standard
Rear axle, 3.42 ratio Optional
Steering wheel, steel sleeve column with theft-deterrent locking feature, Black Standard
Engine, Vortec 6.0L V8 SFI FlexFuel (324 hp [241.6 kW] @ 4700 rpm, 373 lb-ft of torque [503.6 N-m] @ 4400 rpm) (Includes external engine cooler.) Optional
Tire, spare LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall located at rear underbody of vehicle Optional
Tires, front LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall Optional
Air conditioning, single-zone manual Optional
Glass, fixed full-body window package Optional
StabiliTrak, traction assistance and vehicle stability enhancement system Standard
Wheels, 4 - 16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) steel includes Gray center caps and steel spare Optional
Bumpers, front and rear painted Black with step-pad (Not available with (ZR7) Chrome Appearance Package.) Standard
Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted, all windows Standard
Suspension, front independent with coil springs and stabilizer bar Optional
Console, engine cover with open storage bin Standard
Alternator, 145 amps Optional
Air bags, frontal, driver and right-front passenger (Includes passenger-side deactivation switch for models with (C6P) 8600 lbs. (3901 kg) GVWR and above. Not available with (ZX1) driver-only high-back bucket seat or (AJ3) driver-side only frontal air bag. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.) Optional
Brake/transmission shift interlock, for automatic transmissions Standard
Cup holders, 3 on the engine console cover Standard
Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, odometer with trip odometer, fuel level, voltmeter, engine temperature and oil pressure Standard
Exhaust, aluminized stainless-steel muffler and tailpipe Standard
Grille, Black composite with single rectangular halogen headlamps (Not available with (ZR7) Chrome Appearance Package.) Standard
Air bag deactivation switch, frontal, passenger-side (Requires (C6P) 8600 lbs. (3901 kg) GVWR or (C6Y) 9600 lbs. (4354 kg) GVWR. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.) Standard
Defogger, side windows Standard
Headliner, cloth, over driver and passenger Standard
Mirrors, outside manual, Black Standard
Fuel tank capacity, mid-frame and approximately 31 gallons (117.3L) Standard
Floor covering, full-length Black vinyl Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (does not monitor spare tires) Optional
Rear wheel drive Standard
Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night Optional
Assist handle, front passenger Standard
Door beams, steel-side Standard
Lighting, interior with 2 dome lights, defeat switch and door handle-activated switches Standard
Driver Information Center includes fuel range, average speed, oil life, tire pressure monitoring, fuel used, ice warning, engine hours, average fuel economy, tachometer, and maintenance reminders. Compass and outside temperature available if equipped. Optional
Steering, power Standard
Wipers, front intermittent wet-arm with pulse washers Standard
Frame, full-length box ladder-type Standard
Seating arrangement, driver and front passenger high-back buckets with head restraints and vinyl or cloth trim Standard
Incomplete vehicle certification Optional
Glass, swing-out rear cargo door windows (Included with (A19) rear side door and rear door window swing-out glass.) Optional
Suspension, rear hypoid drive axle with multi-leaf springs Standard
Daytime Running Lamps Standard
Headlamps, single halogen Optional
Seats, front bucket with vinyl trim and outboard head restraints, includes inboard armrests. (Includes (DAA) driver and front passenger vinyl visor. Requires (**W) interior trim.) Optional
Power outlets, 2 auxiliary on engine console cover with covers, 12-volt Standard
Transmission, 6-speed automatic, heavy-duty, electronically controlled with overdrive tow/haul mode and internal transmission oil cooler Optional
Transmission oil cooler, external Optional
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc Standard
Body, standard Standard
Door, swing-out passenger-side, 60/40 split Optional
Battery, heavy-duty 770 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with rundown protection and retained accessory power Optional
Trim panels, side and rear cargo door Optional
Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III Standard
Visors, driver and front passenger (Included with (AR7) front bucket seats with vinyl trim.) Optional
Glass, swing-out rear side door and rear door window (Includes (A18) rear cargo door windows swing-out glass.) Optional
Oil life monitor Standard
Tow/haul mode selector, instrument panel-mounted Standard
Audio system, radio provisions only. Includes alarm warning chimes, radio wiring harness, radio antenna and 2 front door speakers Standard

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