1997 GMC Jimmy SLS specs & colors

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Key specs

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Light Beige






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  • SLS decor
  • Euro-Ride suspension pkg
  • P235/70R15 tires


Rear Door Type Tailgate

Front Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 4 in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100

Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler Yes

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 22 MPG
Cruising Range - City 323.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 17 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 418.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 4
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Trans Power Take Off Not Available
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Transfer Case Model Not Available
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available
Transfer Case Power Take Off Not Available

Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Type - Front Not Available
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating

Frame Type Ladder

Side Door Type Not Available

Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.5 x 1.03 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 19.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx Not Available gal

Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 34.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall 36.6 ft

Front Tire Size P235/70R15
Rear Tire Size P235/70R15
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 2000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 200 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 6000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 750 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs

Base Curb Weight N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Front 1879.5 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 1732.9 lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight 3612.40 lbs
As Spec'd Payload 837.60 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity 837.60 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating 8500 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating 4800.00 lbs
Curb Weight 3612.40 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 4450.00 lbs

Passenger Capacity 4
Front Head Room 39.5 in
Front Leg Room 42.4 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.7 in
Front Hip Room 52.0 in
Second Head Room 38.1 in
Second Leg Room 36.3 in
Second Shoulder Room 57.2 in
Second Hip Room 39.7 in
Wheelbase 100.5 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper 175.0 in
Length, Overall N/A in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.8 in
Height, Overall 66.0 in
Overhang, Front 34.8 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper N/A in
Cab to End of Frame N/A in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 28.4 in
Ground Clearance, Front 8.4 in
Ground Clearance, Rear 8.1 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Side Door Opening Height Not Available in
Side Door Opening Width Not Available in
Step Up Height - Front Not Available in
Step Up Height - Side Not Available in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console Not Available in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 67.8 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 35.7 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear N/A in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 38.1 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 34.5 in
Tailgate Width N/A in
Cargo Volume N/A ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 66.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 15.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 N/A ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 N/A ft³
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume N/A ft³

Warning lights-inc: seat belts, parking break/ABS, direction/hazard, high beam Standard
4.3L (262) SFI V6 (Vortec) engine Standard
Glove box w/lamp Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Front/rear color-keyed removable carpeted floor mats Standard
ETR AM/FM stereo w/seek-scan, cassette, digital clock, fixed mast antenna, dual front/rear speakers Optional
Driver side facial air bag Standard
4-wheel anti-lock brakes Standard
Pwr windows w/driver side lockout switch Optional
Adjustable intermittent wiper system Standard
Dual high-note and low-note electric horns Standard
Independent coil spring front suspension Standard
(4) P235/70R15 all-season SBR RBL tires Optional
Energy absorbing steering column Standard
Gauges-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, voltmeter, fuel level, engine temp, oil pressure Standard
Cloth reclining high back front bucket seats w/folding seatbacks/ manual lumbar adjustment Standard
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes w/4-wheel anti-lock system Standard
Dual black below-eye-line pwr remote-control exterior mirrors Optional
(4) 15" x 7" cast aluminum wheels Optional
Dual padded armrests integral w/door panels Standard
Air conditioning Standard
City 17/hwy 22 (4.3L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Cupholders for front/rear occupants Standard
Tilt steering wheel Optional
Lower body stripe Optional
Rear windshield wiper/washer Optional
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD-inc: floor console-mounted shift selector Standard
Insulation in dash panel/doors/floor/underhood/instrument panel & cowl/fender seal Standard
Matching 2-passenger split folding rear bench seat Optional
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Optional
Swingout rear quarter windows Standard
SLS decor Optional
Front/rear dome lamps w/door/endgate-activated switches, illuminated entry feature Standard
Pwr door locks Optional
4450# GVWR (2200 front/2600 rear), springs (2200 front/2600 rear), axles (2400 front/2900 rear) Standard
Steel spare wheel Standard
525 CCA battery Standard
Semi-floating rear axle w/2-stage multi-leaf suspension Standard
Electronic speed control Optional
Molded plastic grille painted lower body-color Optional
Inside mounted compact spare tire w/cover Standard
Front/rear color-keyed bumpers w/front license plate provisions Standard
City 18/hwy 25 (4.3L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Engine compartment light Standard
Pwr steering Standard
Cigarette lighter & ashtray lamp Standard
Mechanical jack w/wheel wrench/gloves/courtesy mat in left rear compartment Standard
Passenger assist handles for outboard passengers Standard
Tailgate bodystyle Standard
Dual pwr outlets Optional
Composite halogen headlamps Optional
Rear wheel drive Standard
Easy entry passenger seat Standard
Electric tailgate release Optional
(4) cargo area tie downs Standard
Side guard door beams Standard
Dual coat hooks in rear seat area Standard
Scotchgard fabric protector on cloth seats/trim & carpeting Standard
10" day/night rearview mirror w/dual reading lamps Optional
5-wire trailering harness Standard
Dual rear seat area stowage boxes Standard
Front seat head restraints Standard
Solar-Ray deep tinted glass Optional
Black door handles Standard
Energy absorbing instrument panel Standard
19 gallon fuel tank Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Engine/trans oil coolers Standard
100 amp alternator Standard
Black roof-mounted luggage carrier Optional
Rear window defogger Optional
Heater w/side window defoggers/rear seat heating ducts Standard
Color-keyed full floor carpet Standard
Color-keyed cloth door panels w/carpeted lower inserts/map pockets Optional
Floor console w/coin tray/cassette storage/dual cup holders Standard
Color-keyed full-coverage cloth headliner Standard
Aluminized stainless steel exhaust system Standard
Manual lap/shoulder safety belts for outboard front/rear seat positions Standard
Cargo convenience net Optional
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Dual padded cloth sunshades w/extenders/illuminated mirrors/elastic straps Optional
Brake transmission shift interlock Standard
Single, two-sided key lock system Standard

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