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Here's how the 2017 Chevrolet Express 3500 and the 2016 GMC Savana 2500 measure up.
$34,065
Starting MSRP
RWD 2500 135" Paratransit
$30,595
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

285.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

181.0-hp, 2.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

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

285.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
" length, 84.60" height " length, 84.60" 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

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

8-Speed A/T

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

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

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 770 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 145 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8 -
Displacement
4.8L/293 4.8L/293 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5400 285 @ 5400 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 4600 295 @ 4600 -
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Yes -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -

Suspension

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

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder -

Doors

Side Door Type
Swing-out Swing-out -

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
31.0 gal 31.0 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

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

Tires

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E LT245/75R16E -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E LT245/75R16E -
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16E LT245/75R16E -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 5000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs 500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
8900 lbs 8900 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
890 lbs 890 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
10000 lbs 10000 lbs -

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
9600.00 lbs 8600.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
3025 lbs 3031 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
2433 lbs 2369 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
5539.00 lbs 5555.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
4061.00 lbs 3045.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
4142.00 lbs 3200.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
14600 lbs 14600 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
10384.00 lbs 9460.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
5458.00 lbs 5400.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity
2 2 -
Front Head Room
N/A 39.80 in -
Front Leg Room
N/A 41.30 in -
Front Shoulder Room
N/A 68.80 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A 65.50 in -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
135.00 in 135.00 in -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
224.10 in 224.10 in -
Length, Overall
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.20 in 79.20 in -
Height, Overall
84.50 in 84.60 in -
Overhang, Front
39.70 in 39.70 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A N/A -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
27.80 in 27.80 in -
Ground Clearance, Front
8.80 in 11.00 in -
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.70 in 7.10 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
49.40 in 49.40 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
57.00 in 57.00 in -
Side Door Opening Height
47.90 in 47.90 in -
Side Door Opening Width
44.10 in 44.10 in -
Step Up Height - Front
20.30 in 20.30 in -
Step Up Height - Side
20.80 in 20.80 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
153.60 in 153.60 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
124.60 in 124.60 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
52.70 in 52.70 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
52.90 in 52.90 in -
Tailgate Width
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume
N/A 239.7 ft³ -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -

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