Chevrolet Express Van vs. Mercedes-Benz Metris

Woodland Green
VS
Jet Black

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$22,855 - $35,500
$30,450

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
131 - 341 hp
208 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L DOHC I4 (131 hp [97.7 kW]@ 5200 rpm 139
4.3L V6
2.0L DOHC I4
VORTEC 6.0L V8 SFI FLEXFUEL
6.0L V8 SFI GASEOUS CNG/LPG
2.8L DURAMAX TURBO
CARGO PACKAGE
COMMUNICATIONS PACKAGE
SAFETY PACKAGE
ENHANCED CONVENIENCE PACKAGE
2.0L I

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Not Available

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 in.
35.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.7 in.
39.6 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
122.7 cu. ft.
199 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Optional

AC

AC
Optional
Not Available

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
1 - 2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width
185

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.2 - 155 in.
135 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 - 54.5 ft.
38.7 ft.

Width

Width
68.1 - 79.2 in.
75.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
131 - 341 hp
208 hp

Torque

Torque
139 - 373 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
10000 .lbs
5000 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 .lbs
500 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 - 31 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
13 - 13 mpg
11 - 12 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
24 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

CVT Transmission

CVT Transmission
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Not Available
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet City Express Cargo Van - Chevrolet Express Cargo Van
Mercedes-Benz Metris Cargo Van

Body Style

Body Style
Cargo Van
Cargo Van 135" WB

Body Code

Body Code
ZW9
V

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
1 - 2
2

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4100 - 4300 lbs.
3417 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
5360 - 6084 lbs.
3417 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2877 - 3072 lbs.
Not Available

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2348 - 2484 lbs.
Not Available

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5
Not Available

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
4751 - 9900 lbs.
6724 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 mpg.
24 mpg.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
13000 - 16000 lbs.
11724 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 10000 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 1000 lbs.
500 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L0A, L96, LC8, LV1, LWN
MM1

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas I4
Gas V6
Gas/Ethanol V8
Gas/Propane/CNG V8
Turbocharged Diesel I4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0L/122, 2.8L/, 4.3L/, 6.0L/364
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection - Electronic Fuel Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M5U, MRA, MYD
G42

Trans Type

Trans Type
1, 6, 8
7

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1
8.0

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic - Continuously Variable Transmission
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63-0.38, 4.03, 4.56
4.38

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 - 2.97
2.86

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 - 2.08
1.92

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 - 1.69
1.37

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 - 1.27
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 - 1.00
0.82

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
0.75, 3.06, 3.82
3.42

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - 770
850

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
770
850

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105, 150, 220
175 - 190

Total Cooling System Capacity

Total Cooling System Capacity
8.0 - 14.4 qts.
Not Available

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Yes
None

Frame Type

Frame Type
Ladder - Unibody
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring - MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Hypoid Multi-Leaf - Multi-Stage
Trailing Arm

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4100 - 4300 lbs.
Not Available

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
5360 - 6084 lbs.
Not Available

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating - Semi-Floating
Independent

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4100 - 4300 lbs.
Not Available

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
10000 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
5360 - 6084 lbs.
Not Available

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42
3.47

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
N/A mm.
Not Available

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
N/A mm.
Not Available

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.38 in.
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QTY - XLP
RG7

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QTY - YLP
RG7

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
RBI - ZLP
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
185/60R15C, 95/92T TL - LT245/75R16E
P225/55HR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
185/60R15C, 95/92T TL - LT245/75R16E
P225/55HR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size - LT245/75R16E
Full-Size

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
2190 - 2205 lbs.
Not Available

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
2680 - 3042 lbs.
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 x 5.5 - 16 x 6.5 in.
17 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 x 5.5 - 16 x 6.5 in.
17 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
15 - 16 x 6.5 in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion - Pwr
Rack-Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.2 - 18.3
Not Available

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
17.2
Not Available

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 - 54.5 ft.
38.7 ft.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
Not Available

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.14 x 1.10 - 12.8 x 1.5 in.
11.8 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
0.73

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 1.1 in.
11 in.

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
Not Available

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
9.0 in.
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 - 31 gal.
18.5 gal.

Fuel Tank Location

Fuel Tank Location
Mid-frame
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.70 in.
39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.60 in.
35.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.10 in.
Not Available

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
51.30 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.20 - 155 in.
135 in.

Length, Overall w/rear bumper

Length, Overall w/rear bumper
186.30 - 244.1 in.
211.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
68.10 - 79.2 in.
75.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
73.70 - 84.6 in.
75.2 in.

Overhang, Front

Overhang, Front
39.7 in.
Not Available

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
21.1 - 27.8 in.
22 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
6.5 - 11 in.
4.4 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
6.1 - 7.7 in.
4.4 in.

Rear Door Type

Rear Door Type
Dual Swing-out - Swing-Out
Liftgate - Split Swing-Out

Rear Door Opening Height

Rear Door Opening Height
48.80 - 49.4 in.
Not Available

Rear Door Opening Width

Rear Door Opening Width
57 in.
Not Available

Side Door Type

Side Door Type
Dual Sliding, Sliding, Swing-out
Sliding

Side Door Opening Height

Side Door Opening Height
45.80 - 47.9 in.
Not Available

Side Door Opening Width

Side Door Opening Width
27.00 - 44.1 in.
Not Available

Step Up Height - Front

Step Up Height - Front
14.80 - 20.3 in.
Not Available

Step Up Height - Side

Step Up Height - Side
19.20 - 20.8 in.
Not Available

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
82.80 - 173.6 in.
Not Available

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
82.8 - 146.2 in.
114.5 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
52.9 - 53.4 in.
55 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
48.00 - 52.7 in.
50 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
122.7 ft³.
199 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
City Express - Express
Metris

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Van
Large Van

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Cargo Van - Extended Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Cargo Van - Extended Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0, 2.8, 4.3, 6.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC - OHV
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4, 6, 8
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
4