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2012 Express 3500
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Star Rating
Transmission
6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
12 occupants
6 occupants
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls
Cup Holder
front front and rear
Antenna
fixed fixed
Cabback Insulator
N/A cabback insulator
Cargo Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber N/A
Cargo Light
cargo light N/A
Compass
compass N/A
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage N/A
Dome Light
dome light fade
Door Bins
dual dual
Door Locks
manual manual
Emergency SOS
OnStar Directions & Connections N/A
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual
Front Windows
manual manual
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Glove Box
N/A locking
Instrument Display
analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
bin bin
Internet Access
internet access N/A
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge oil pressure gauge
Overhead Console
N/A mini
Power Outlets
2 2
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
vented N/A
Reading Lights
front & rear front & rear
Rear Air Conditioning
rear air with separate controls N/A
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks N/A
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Heater
auxiliary rear heater N/A
Rear Windows
vented fixed
Rear Windshield Type
vented N/A
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power retained accessory power
Smokers Package
N/A ashtray
Speakers
2 6
Steering Wheel
tilt tilt
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip N/A
Systems Monitor
systems monitor systems monitor
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
deep light
Trip Computer
trip computer N/A
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic N/A
Vanity Mirrors
passenger illuminated passenger
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge voltmeter gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
12 occupants
6 occupants
Seat Trim
vinyl vinyl
Rear Seats
removeable bench full bench
Front Armrests
driver and passenger center w/storage
Front Seat Type
bucket 40-20-40 split-bench
Front Headrests
fixed adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
N/A adjustable
Third Row Seats
removeable bench N/A
Headliner
full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber vinyl/rubber
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Engine
6.6L V-8 260 HP 6.0L V-8 322 HP
Transmission
6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Tank
31.0 gal. 36.0 gal.
Drive Type
rear-wheel part-time four-wheel
4WD Shift
N/A manual
Alternator
145 amp 125 amp
Axle Ratio
3.54 3.73
Battery
770 amp with run down protection, dual batteries 600 amp heavy duty with run down protection
Exhaust
partial stainless steel stainless steel
Limited Slip Differential
N/A limited slip differential
Locking Hub Control
N/A automatic
Traction Control
ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
StabiliTrak StabiliTrak w/Proactive Roll Avoidance
Wheels
16.0 " gray steel 18.0 " painted steel
Front Suspension
short and long arm short and long arm
Rear Suspension
leaf leaf
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
N/A heavy duty
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil torsion bar
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Springs
leaf leaf
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
re-circulating ball re-circulating ball
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front and rear
Front Tires
LT245/75SR16.0EBSW AS LT265/70SR18.0EBSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel full-size steel
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Door Count
3 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
252.8 cu.ft. N/A
Exterior Width
79.2 " 80.0 "
Front Headroom
39.8 " 41.1 "
Rear Legroom
36.3 " 34.3 "
Curb Weight
6,406 lbs. 6,545 lbs.
Exterior Cargo Length
N/A 97.8 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
N/A 75.5 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Width
N/A 50.6 "
Exterior Height
82.8 " 77.4 "
Exterior Length
244.1 " 249.5 "
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
4,600 lbs. 4,800 lbs.
Front Hiproom
65.5 " 60.3 "
Front Legroom
41.3 " 41.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
68.8 " 65.2 "
Front Tread
68 " 69 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
9,900 lbs. 11,000 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
127.2 cu.ft. N/A
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
17,000 lbs. 16,000 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
9,700 lbs. 9,200 lbs.
Payload
3,142 lbs. 4,455 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
6,084 lbs. 6,390 lbs.
Rear Headroom
38.4 " 39.5 "
Rear Hiproom
65.6 " 61.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
68.6 " 65.3 "
Rear Tread
68 " 67 "
Third Row Headroom
38.5 " N/A
Third Row Hiproom
63.3 " N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
65.8 " N/A
Turning Radius
27.3 ' 25.9 '
Wheelbase
155 " 158 "
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Bumpers
black front chrome with black insert, 2 front tow hook(s)
Grille Moldings
black black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Trailering Hitch
N/A trailering hitch
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual convex spotter dual manual convex spotter
Pickup
N/A regular
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper rear step bumper
Trailering
N/A class IV
Trailering Harness
N/A trailering harness
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Ignition Disable
PASS-Key III PASSLock II
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag N/A
Seatbelt Pretensioners
N/A front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams
Tracker System
tracker system N/A
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Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000 72/100,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/100,000 60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
60/100,000 60/100,000
Invoice
$43,654 $34,427
MSRP
$46,940 $36,625
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$119 $138