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Here's how the 2011 Chevrolet Express 1500 and the 2011 GMC Savana 2500 measure up.
$24,985
Starting MSRP
RWD 2500 135" Y3H Paratransit
$26,105
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
3-door 3-door -
Seats
2 1 -
Engine

195.0-hp, 4.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

310.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

324.0-hp, 6.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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Combined MPG
17 12 -
Size
" length, 81.5" height " length, 81.5" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Neutral

Medium Pewter

Medium Pewter

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Transmissions

Transmissions

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

4-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

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Vehicle

Rear Door Type
Dual Swing-out Dual Swing-out -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 770 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 145 -

Engine

Displacement
4.3L/262 6.0L/364 -
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
195 @ 4600 324 @ 4700 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 2800 373 @ 4400 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V8 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG 10 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG 16 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
465.00 mi 310.00 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
620.00 mi 496.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 MPG 12 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Hypoid Multi-Leaf Hypoid Multi-Leaf -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating -
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent -

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder -

Doors

Side Door Type
Swing-out Swing-out -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x 1.1 in 12.8 x 1.5 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 1.2 in 13.0 x 1.1 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
31 gal 31 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.4 ft 49.2 ft -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 LT245/75R16E -
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R17 LT245/75R16E -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 LT245/75R16E -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4300 lbs 10000 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
6700 lbs 10000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
430 lbs 500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4300 lbs 5000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
645 lbs 1500 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front
2853 lbs 3043 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
2381.00 lbs 3261.00 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
7300.00 lbs 8600.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
2428.00 lbs 3188.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
9500 lbs 16000 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
7600.00 lbs 9460.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
2066 lbs 2296 lbs -
Curb Weight
4919.00 lbs 5339.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4872.00 lbs 5412.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Length, Overall
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Step Up Height - Front
20.4 in 20.3 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Height, Overall
83.7 in 81.5 in -
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.4 in 7.1 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
52.9 in 52.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.2 in 79.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
68.8 in 68.8 in -
Side Door Opening Height
47.9 in 47.9 in -
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.3 in -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
224.1 in 224.1 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
49.4 in 49.4 in -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
28.4 in 27.8 in -
Ground Clearance, Front
8.0 in 11.0 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
52.7 in 52.7 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
N/A N/A -
Side Door Opening Width
44.1 in 44.1 in -
Step Up Height - Side
20.6 in 20.8 in -
Front Hip Room
65.5 in 65.5 in -
Wheelbase
135.0 in 135.0 in -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
57.0 in 57.0 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
2 2 -
Tailgate Width
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume
270.4 ft³ 270.4 ft³ -
Front Head Room
39.8 in 39.8 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
153.6 in 153.6 in -
Overhang, Front
39.7 in 39.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
124.6 in 124.6 in -

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