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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Chevrolet Express 1500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Chevrolet Express 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Chevrolet Express 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$25,090$28,940$28,940
    Invoice *$23,333$26,914$26,914
    Engine4.3L V-6 195 HP5.3L V-8 310 HP5.3L V-8 310 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City15.0 mpg13.0 mpg13.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy20.0 mpg17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.3L V-6 195 HP5.3L V-8 310 HP5.3L V-8 310 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator145 amp125 amp125 amp
    Battery600 amp with run down protection600 amp with run down protection600 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.423.423.42
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedflexibleflexible
    Fuel Tank31.0 gal.31.0 gal.31.0 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityStabiliTrakStabiliTrakStabiliTrak
    Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armshort and long arm
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionleafleafleaf
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Wheels17.0 " gray steel17.0 " gray steel17.0 " gray steel
    Front TiresP245/70SR17.0BSW ASP245/70SR17.0BSW ASP245/70SR17.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity288
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear SeatsN/Aremoveable benchremoveable bench
    Third Row SeatsN/Aremoveable benchremoveable bench
    Seat Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Headlinerfront clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbervinyl/rubber
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview MirrorN/Aday-nightday-night
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsfrontN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/Arear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbervinyl/rubber
    Trunk Lid TrimN/Aplasticplastic
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Radioradio prepAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Speakers222
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets222
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Emergency SOSN/AOnStar Directions & ConnectionsOnStar Directions & Connections
    Internet AccessN/Ainternet accessinternet access
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    CompasscompassN/AN/A
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Rear WindowsN/Aventedvented
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/Aventedvented
    Tinted Windowslightdeepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Windshield TypeN/Aventedvented
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbagcurtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbagcurtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensorN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Ignition DisablePASS-Key IIIPASS-Key IIIPASS-Key III
    Tracker SystemN/Atracker systemtracker system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count3 doors3 doors3 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume239.7 cu.ft.216.2 cu.ft.216.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length224.1 "224.1 "224.1 "
    Exterior Width79.2 "79.2 "79.2 "
    Exterior Height83.7 "83.7 "83.7 "
    Wheelbase135 "135 "135 "
    Front Tread68 "68 "68 "
    Rear Tread68 "68 "68 "
    Turning Radius21.7 '21.7 '21.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating7,300 lbs.7,300 lbs.7,300 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,919 lbs.5,457 lbs.5,457 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,600 lbs.3,600 lbs.3,600 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating4,000 lbs.4,000 lbs.4,000 lbs.
    Payload2,329 lbs.1,791 lbs.1,791 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight4,300 lbs.6,200 lbs.6,200 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue Weight9,500 lbs.12,000 lbs.12,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.3 "41.3 "41.3 "
    Rear LegroomN/A36.3 "36.3 "
    Front Headroom39.8 "39.8 "39.8 "
    Rear HeadroomN/A38.4 "38.4 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/A38.5 "38.5 "
    Front Hiproom65.5 "65.5 "65.5 "
    Rear HiproomN/A65.6 "65.6 "
    Third Row HiproomN/A63.3 "63.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room68.8 "68.8 "68.8 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/A68.6 "68.6 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/A65.8 "65.8 "
    Interior Cargo Volume239.7 cu.ft.92.1 cu.ft.92.1 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersblackblackblack
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Grille Moldingsblackblackblack
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual convex spotterdual manual convex spotterdual manual convex spotter
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Chevrolet Express 1500 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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