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Chevrolet
Astro
1996
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1996 Chevrolet Astro Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Chevrolet Astro specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Chevrolet Astro warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$18,592
Invoice *
$16,825
Engine
4.3L V-6 190 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
22.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/3,600
Engine
4.3L V-6 190 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
100 amp
Battery
600 amp
Axle Ratio
3.23 / 3.42 / 3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
27.0 gal.
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Front Tires
P215/75PR15.0BSW / P215/75PR15.0BSW AS / P215/75PR15.0WSW AS / P215/75PR15.0OWL AS
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
vinyl
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Seatback Storage
1
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heater
auxiliary rear heater
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
single
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power / sliding / manual vented / fixed
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
manual vented / fixed
Tinted Windows
deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
5 doors
Exterior Length
189.8 "
Exterior Width
77.5 "
Exterior Height
75.9 "
Wheelbase
111 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
5,600 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,998 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
5,500 lbs.
Bumpers
black
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
colored
Grille Moldings
black
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Trailering
heavy duty
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/3,600
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/3,600

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Chevrolet Astro 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.
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