1992 Chevy Truck Specs

by Noel Shankel

1992 Chevy Trucks came in a wide variety of forms, and most featured both two-wheel and four-wheel drive. The overall width, height, and wheelbase of each truck depended on the model type, as did the engine and transmission options. All models had certain standard safety features, including airbags and anti-locking breaks.

C3500

The 1992 Chevrolet C3500 truck featured a 5.7-liter V8 engine capable of producing 190 horsepower at 4,000 rpm. All models came standard with a five-speed manual transmission and a fuel tank that could hold a maximum of 34 gallons of gas. The 1992 C3500 had rear-wheel drive and a front anti-roll bar to aid handing characteristics. Rear-wheel anti-lock brakes came standard. The 1992 C3500 had a width of 94.2 inches and a curb weight of 4,638 pounds. The overall length of the truck was 212 inches while the height was 75.5 inches. Optional engines included the 6.2L, 150-hp V8, as well as the 6.5L, 190 hp V8, both of which utilized diesel fuel. A 7.4L, 230 hp engine was also offered.

C/K 1500

The 1992 Chevrolet C/K 1500 regular cab truck had an overall curb weight of 3,835 pounds for the automatic models, and 3,816 for the manual models. The two-door 1992 C/K had a wheelbase of 131.50 inches and a length of 212 inches. The width was 76.80 inches, while the height was 70.40 inches. The standard 4.3L V6 engine could produce 160 hp. An optional 7.4L V8 engine could produce 255 horsepower. A five-speed manual transmission came standard, though consumers could also purchase the optional four-speed automatic transmission model. The standard model got 15 mpg on city streets and 19 mpg on the highway. Standard models offered a bore of 4 inches and a stroke of 3.48 inches and a compression ratio of 9.3 to one.

454

The 1992 Chevrolet 454 featured a 7.4L V8 engine capable of creating 255 horsepower at 4,000 rpm. This rear-wheel-drive truck had a maximum payload of 1,023 pounds and could hold 25 gallons of gas. The overall length of the truck was 194 inches while the height was 70.6 inches and the width 76.8 inches. The wheelbase was 117.5 inches. The 454 could achieve 9 mpg in the city, and 12 mpg on the highway. The two-door regular cab had a seating capacity of three.

About the Author

Based in California, Noel Shankel has been writing and directing since 2002. His work has been published in "Law of Inertia Magazine." Shankel has a Bachelor of Arts in film and writing from San Francisco State University.

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