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2012 Chevrolet Suburban

2WD 1500 LTZ

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$55,115(1)
Gas/Ethanol V8
15/21 MPG(2)
5.3L/323
320 HP
Automatic
Rear Wheel Drive
7 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.
Vehicle
Rear Door TypeLiftgate
Transmission
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Trans Order CodeMYC
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
Electrical
600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)160
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)3500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)4200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)2949
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)2723
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)7200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)11,000
Suspension
Suspension Type - FrontCoil springs
Suspension Type - RearMulti link
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)3300
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)4200
Axle Type - FrontIndependent
Axle Type - RearSemi-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)3500
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)4200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear3.08
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)46.0
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)46.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)1.41
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)1.10
Tires
Front Tire Order CodeQSS
Rear Tire Order CodeQSS
Spare Tire Order CodeZRS
Front Tire SizeP275/55R20
Rear Tire SizeP275/55R20
Spare Tire SizeP265/70R17
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)2104
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)2104
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)- TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front- TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear- TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare- TBD -
Steering
Steering TypePwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center17.8
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)43.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)- TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)31
Fuel Tank Location- TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)101.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)69.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)35.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)- TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)49.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)41.4
137.4
90.0
45.8
Summary
Vehicle NameChevrolet Suburban
Body Style4 Door 1500
Engine
Engine Order CodeLMG
Engine TypeGas/Ethanol V8
Displacement5.3L/323
Fuel SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM320 @ 5400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM335 @ 4000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)21
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)16.0
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)5100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)765
Brakes
Brake TypePwr
Brake ABS System4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)13.0 x 1.2
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)13.6 x 0.8
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)20 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Size (in)20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
Frame
Frame TypeLadder
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)130.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)222.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)79.1
Height, Overall (in)76.8
Overhang, Front (in)- TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)- TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)31.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)10.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)9.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)31.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)- TBD -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity7
Front Head Room (in)41.1
Front Leg Room (in)41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)65.2
Front Hip Room (in)60.5
Second Head Room (in)38.5
Second Leg Room (in)39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)65.2
Second Hip Room (in)61.8
Third Head Room (in)38.1
Third Leg Room (in)34.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)64.7
Third Hip Room (in)49.4
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score2
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year11.0
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