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null 1997 Chevrolet C1500
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Chevrolet C1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Chevrolet C1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Sportside 4x2 Standard Cab 117.5 in. WB1997 Chevrolet C1500 Sportside 4x2 Extended Cab 141.5 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$16,517$18,597
    Invoice *$14,452$16,272
    Engine4.3L V-6 200 HP4.3L V-6 200 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy22.1 mpg22.1 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.3L V-6 200 HP4.3L V-6 200 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp
    Battery600 amp heavy duty600 amp heavy duty
    Axle Ratio3.083.42
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank25.0 gal.25.0 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlN/AN/A
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/AN/A
    RideN/AN/A
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front ShocksN/AN/A
    Rear SuspensionN/AN/A
    Rear Anti-Roll BarN/AN/A
    Rear Springsleafleaf
    Rear ShocksN/AN/A
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " painted styled steel15.0 " painted styled steel
    Front TiresP235/75SR15.0BSW ASP235/75SR15.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity36
    Front Seat Typebench60-40 split-bench
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way4-way
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way4-way
    Rear SeatsN/Afull bench
    Rear HeadrestsN/AN/A
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimvinylvinyl
    Door TrimN/AN/A
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubber
    Floor MatsN/AN/A
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/A
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/A
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorspassengerpassenger
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxglove boxglove box
    Cabback Insulatorcabback insulatorcabback insulator
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfront
    Floor ConsoleN/AN/A
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfront
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/Acargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubber
    Trunk Lid TrimN/AN/A
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
    Cargo LightN/AN/A
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Climate ControlN/AN/A
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air FilterN/AN/A
    Rear Heat DuctsN/AN/A
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/A
    CDN/AN/A
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers44
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    Radio Theft DeterrentN/AN/A
    Antennafixedfixed
    Cruise ControlN/AN/A
    Door Locksmanualmanual
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/A
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/A
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power Outlets33
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot RestN/AN/A
    Retained Accessory PowerN/AN/A
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    ClockN/AN/A
    CompassN/AN/A
    Exterior TemperatureN/AN/A
    Systems MonitorN/AN/A
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip ComputerN/AN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheelsportsport
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/A
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowsmanualmanual
    Rear WindowsN/Avented
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/A
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear DefrosterN/AN/A
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
    Driver Side Impact AirbagsN/AN/A
    Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/AN/A
    Overhead AirbagN/AN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/AN/A
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact BarsN/AN/A
    Seatbelt PretensionersN/AN/A
    Ignition DisableN/AN/A
    Panic AlarmN/AN/A
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security SystemN/AN/A
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo VolumeN/A40.5 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo Length78.7 "78.7 "
    Exterior Length194.5 "217.5 "
    Exterior Width76.8 "76.8 "
    Exterior Height70.8 "70.6 "
    Wheelbase118 "142 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "
    Rear Tread65 "64 "
    Turning Radius19.9 '23.3 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating6,100 lbs.6,200 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,881 lbs.4,184 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,150 lbs.3,500 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating3,686 lbs.3,686 lbs.
    Payload2,219 lbs.2,016 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag CoefficientN/AN/A
    Front Legroom41.7 "41.7 "
    Rear LegroomN/A34.8 "
    Front Headroom39.9 "39.9 "
    Rear HeadroomN/A37.5 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom60.0 "60.0 "
    Rear HiproomN/A64.2 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room65.4 "65.4 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/A67.6 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger VolumeN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo Width49.1 "49.1 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume42.1 cu.ft.42.1 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A40.5 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    Pickupregularflare
    Bumpersfront chromefront chrome
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingscoloredcolored
    Paintmonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manual
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Chevrolet C1500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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