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2003 Chevrolet Venture Model Comparison

Base Extended Passenger Minivan

General Pricing

Resale Value $33,790.00 $27,005.00 $50,535.00
Destination $680.00 $740.00 $800.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.4L V6 5.3L V8 5.7L V8
Horsepower 185 @ 5200 RPM 285 @ 5200 RPM 350 @ 5200 RPM
Torque 210 @ 4000 RPM 325 @ 4000 RPM 360 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 2 2 2
Displacement (cc) 3350 5328 5665
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.6 X 3.3 3.8 X 3.6 3.9 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1 10.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 18 13 18
Highway (mpg) 24 17 25

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4431.3 5147.8 3209.9
Wheelbase (in.) 120.0 135.0 104.5
Length (in.) 200.9 224.1 179.7
Width (in.) 72.0 79.4 73.6
Height (in.) 68.1 81.6 47.8
Track Front (in.) 61.5 67.8 61.9
Track Rear (in.) 63.3 67.8 62.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A 6.9 N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 8 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 39.9 40.6 37.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.3 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 39.9 41.3 42.7
Rear Legroom (in.) 39.0 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 59.8 68.8 55.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 61.9 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.5 65.5 54.2
Rear Hip Room (in.) 64.3 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone beam wishbone
Tires 225/60R16 235/75R16 245/45R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. N/A Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes N/A Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player Std. N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A Std.
Tilt Steering Yes N/A Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. N/A Std.

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