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2012 Chevrolet Express Commercial Cutaway

RWD 4500 159" WB Diesel

Quick Specs

Gas V8
260 HP
Rear Wheel Drive
2 Adults
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1MSRP does not include destination and handling
2Based on 2010 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Engine Order CodeLGH
Engine TypeGas V8
Fuel SystemDirect Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM260 @ 3100
SAE Net Torque @ RPM525 @ 1600
Engine Oil CoolerYes
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)145
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)- TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)- TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)3214
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)1808
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)14200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)18500
Brake TypePwr
Brake ABS System4-wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.8 x 1.5
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)13.6 x 1.6
Front Wheel Size (in)16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in)16 x 6.5
Front Wheel MaterialSteel
Rear Wheel MaterialSteel
Frame TypeLadder-type
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)159.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)266.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)79.1
Height, Overall (in)82.9
Overhang, Front (in)39.7
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)- TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)98.7
Cab to Axle (in)100.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)168.5
Ground to Top of Frame (in)23.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)34.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)7.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)7.0
Vehicle NameChevrolet Express Commercial Cutaway
Body Style159.0" WB
Body CodeZW9
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Trans Order CodeMYD
Trans Type6
Trans Description Cont.Automatic
First Gear Ratio (:1)4.03
Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.15
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.85
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)3.06
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)- TBD -
Suspension Type - FrontIndep Coil Spring
Suspension Type - RearMulti-leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)- TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)- TBD -
Axle Type - FrontIndependent
Axle Type - RearFull-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)- TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)- TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear3.73
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)1.38
Front Tire Order CodeXHF
Rear Tire Order CodeYHF
Front Tire SizeLT225/75R16E
Rear Tire SizeLT225/75R16E
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)- TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)- TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front- TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear- TBD -
Steering TypePwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center17.2
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)54.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)- TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)57
Fuel Tank LocationMid-frame
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity2
Front Head Room (in)40.2
Front Leg Room (in)41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)68.8
Front Hip Room (in)65.5
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