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Chevrolet Express 5.0

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Chevrolet Express 5.0

minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 4997 cm3 / 304.9 cu in / 304.9 cu in, 162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 379.0 N·m / 279.5 lb·ft / 279.5 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1997
ModelExpress 5.0Issued until
SerieExpressNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)6910 l / 244.02 cu ft / 244.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5560 mm / 218.9 in / 218.9 inTotal (curb) weight2364 kg / 5212 lb / 5212 lb
Width2020 mm / 79.5 in / 79.5 inDry weight
Height2030 mm / 79.9 in / 79.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3440 mm / 135.4 in / 135.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.49 m2 / 37.5 sq ft / 37.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4997 cm3 / 304.9 cu in / 304.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque379.0 N·m / 279.5 lb·ft / 279.5 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.8 kW / 86.9 hp / 86.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output32.4 kW/l / 0.712 bhp/cu in / 0.712 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque75.8 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio93.2 kW/ton / 70.6 bhp/ton / 70.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Express 5.0

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