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2012 Chevrolet Express 2500 Y3H Paratransit

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Rear Door Type Dual Swing-out
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Displacement 6.0L/364
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 324 @ 4700
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 373 @ 4400
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Cruising Range - City 310.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 15 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 10 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 12 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 465.00 mi
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Transfer Case Power Take Off Not Available
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic
Transfer Case Model Not Available
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Power Take Off Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear Hypoid Multi-Leaf
Frame Type Ladder
Side Door Type Swing-out
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.8 x 1.5 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 13.0 x 1.1 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 31 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx Not Available gal
Steering Type Pwr-Assisted
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 54.5 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 5000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 1500 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity 10000 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 10000 lbs
As Spec'd Payload 3084.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 2372 lbs
Curb Weight - Front 3144 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity 3084.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating 16000 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight 5516.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating 9660.00 lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight N/A lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 8600.00 lbs
Curb Weight 5516.00 lbs
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 146.2 in
Rear Door Opening Width 57.0 in
Wheelbase 155.0 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Ground Clearance, Rear 7.1 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 53.4 in
Step Up Height - Side 20.8 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Front Shoulder Room 68.8 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper 244.1 in
Front Hip Room 65.5 in
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume N/A ft³
Cab to End of Frame N/A in
Side Door Opening Height 47.9 in
Overhang, Front 39.7 in
Height, Overall 82.0 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper N/A in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 79.2 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Front Head Room 39.8 in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 52.7 in
Front Leg Room 41.3 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor N/A in
Passenger Capacity 2
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console 173.6 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 27.8 in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Length, Overall N/A in
Rear Door Opening Height 49.4 in
Side Door Opening Width 44.1 in
Step Up Height - Front 20.3 in
Cargo Volume 313.9 ft³
Tailgate Width N/A in
Ground Clearance, Front 11.0 in
Incomplete vehicle certification Optional
Headlamps, single halogen Optional
Transmission oil cooler, external Optional
Exhaust, aluminized stainless-steel muffler and tailpipe Standard
Grille, Black composite with single rectangular halogen headlamps (Not available with (ZR7) Chrome Appearance Package.) Standard
Rear axle, 3.42 ratio Optional
Tires, rear LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall Optional
Glass, swing-out rear cargo door windows (Included with (A19) rear side door and rear door window swing-out glass.) Optional
Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, odometer with trip odometer, fuel level, voltmeter, engine temperature and oil pressure Standard
Battery, heavy-duty 770 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with rundown protection and retained accessory power Optional
Transmission, 6-speed automatic, heavy-duty, electronically controlled with overdrive tow/haul mode and internal transmission oil cooler Optional
Wheels, 4 - 16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) steel includes Gray center caps and steel spare Optional
Tire, spare LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall located at rear underbody of vehicle Optional
Visors, driver and front passenger (Included with (AR7) front bucket seats with vinyl trim.) Optional
Steering, power Standard
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc Standard
Bumpers, front and rear painted Black with step-pad (Not available with (ZR7) Chrome Appearance Package.) Standard
Air conditioning, single-zone manual Optional
Glass, swing-out rear side door and rear door window (Includes (A18) rear cargo door windows swing-out glass.) 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
Cup holders, 3 on the engine console cover Standard
Door beams, steel-side Standard
Oil life monitor Standard
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
Fuel tank capacity, mid-frame and approximately 31 gallons (117.3L) Standard
Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night Optional
Brake/transmission shift interlock, for automatic transmissions Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (does not monitor spare tires) Optional
Lighting, interior with 2 dome lights, defeat switch and door handle-activated switches Standard
Floor covering, full-length Black vinyl Optional
Defogger, side windows Standard
StabiliTrak, traction assistance and vehicle stability enhancement system Standard
GVWR, 8600 lbs. (3901 kg) (Standard on CG23405 and CG23705 models. Reference the Engine/Axle page for availability.) Standard
Glass, fixed full-body window package Optional
Mirrors, outside manual, Black Standard
Tow/haul mode selector, instrument panel-mounted Standard
Wipers, front intermittent wet-arm with pulse washers Standard
Assist handle, front passenger Standard
Console, engine cover with open storage bin Standard
Power outlets, 2 auxiliary on engine console cover with covers, 12-volt Standard
Suspension, front independent with coil springs and stabilizer bar Optional
Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III Standard
Audio system, radio provisions only. Includes alarm warning chimes, radio wiring harness, radio antenna and 2 front door speakers Standard
Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted, all windows Standard
Body, standard Standard
Steering wheel, steel sleeve column with theft-deterrent locking feature, Black Standard
Trim panels, side and rear cargo door Optional
Alternator, 145 amps Optional
Seating arrangement, driver and front passenger high-back buckets with head restraints and vinyl or cloth trim 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
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
Rear wheel drive Standard
Suspension, rear hypoid drive axle with multi-leaf springs Standard
Door, swing-out passenger-side, 60/40 split Optional
Frame, full-length box ladder-type Standard
License plate kit, front Standard
Headliner, cloth, over driver and passenger Standard
Tires, front LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall Optional
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
Daytime Running Lamps Standard

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