2010 Medium Duty T Serie by Chevrolet

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hhr panel for many small businesses hhr panel is the ideal commercial vehicle there s plenty of room in the back up to 62.7 cu ft.1 of cargo space including lockable underfloor storage areas to secure valuable items the ecotec 2.2l dohc engine on ls and 1lt offers better fuel economy than any competitor 2 an epa estimated 32 mpg highway when running on gas both the 2.2l engine and the ecotec 2.4l powerplant standard on 2lt are e85 flexfuel-capable.3 standard safety features include the onstar 4 safe sound plan for the first year stabilitrak electronic stability control system head-curtain side-impact air bags5 and four-wheel antilock brakes plus 2010 hhr panel received five-star frontal and side-impact crash test ratings.6 1 cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution 2 based on gm compact mpv segment hhr panel with manual transmission has an epa estimated 22 mpg city 32 highway automatic has 22 mpg city 30 highway 3 e85 is a combination of 85 ethanol and 15 gasoline go to chevy.com /biofuels to see if there is an e85 fuel station near you 2.2l engine offers an epa estimated 16 mpg city 23 highway when running on e85 2.4l engine offers an epa estimated 16 mpg city 22 highway when running on e85 4 call 1-888-4onstar 1-888-466-7827 see the back cover and visit onstar.com for details and system limitations 5 always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child s age and size even in vehicles equipped with the passenger sensing system children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant child or booster seat never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag see the owner s manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information 6 side-impact crash test rating is for a model tested with standard head-curtain side-impact air bags sabs government star ratings are part of the national highway traffic safety administration s nhtsa s new car assessment program www.safercar.gov trailering basics note towing a trailer involves all major vehicle systems of your chevy truck easy and safe trailering requires a properly equipped vehicle additional trailering equipment and an appropriate trailer it also requires loading both the vehicle and trailer properly using safe driving techniques meeting regional legal requirements and following break-in and maintenance schedules the vehicle owner is responsible for obtaining the proper equipment hitch ball hitch type of the proper size type and capacity required to safely tow both the trailer and the load that will be towed for more information consult your owner s manual or speak to a trailering expert at your chevy dealership the charts on the following pages will assist you in determining how to best equip your chevy truck for trailering to help you understand the charts consider these trailering factors r g aw randgvwr addition of trailer hitch weight cannot cause vehicle weights to exceed rear gross axle weight rating rgawr or gross vehicle weight rating gvwr these ratings can be found on the certification label located on the driver door or doorframe gcwr the gross combination weight rating is the total allowable weight of the completely loaded vehicle and trailer maximumtrailerr at i n g this rating is determined by subtracting the tow vehicle s weight curb weight from the gcwr when a base vehicle curb weight is used additional passenger equipment and cargo weight reduces this rating note the safety steps described here are by no means the only precautions to be taken when trailering see the owner s manual for your chevy silverado colorado or express for additional guidelines and trailering tips traileringcaution if you don t use the correct equipment and drive properly you can lose control of your vehicle when you pull a trailer if the trailer is too heavy your vehicle brakes may be less effective you and your passengers could be seriously injured pull a trailer only after you have taken the following steps trailerbrakes if your trailer weighs more than 2,000 lbs loaded then it must have its own adequate brakes be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brake controller so that it is installed adjusted and maintained properly don t tap into your vehicle s brake system if the trailer s brake system will use more than 0.02 cu in of fluid from your vehicle s master cylinder if it does neither braking system will work well the trailer brake parts must be able to take 3,000 psi of pressure if everything checks out thus far have a qualified individual make the brake fluid tap at the master cylinder port that sends fluid to the rear brakes use only double-walled steel brake tubing hitches it s important to have the correct hitch equipment if you ll be towing a trailer that 1 when loaded will weigh more than 5,000 lbs be sure to use a frame-mounted weight-distributing hitch and sway control of the proper size if you have to make any holes in the body of your vehicle to install a trailer hitch be sure to seal the holes if you ever remove the hitch if they re not sealed dirt water and deadly carbon monoxide from the exhaust can get into your vehicle fifth -w heeltrailering silverado pickups can be equipped with a fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailer hitch follow the manufacturer s directions for installation but note that the hitch must be attached to the truck frame do not use the pickup bed for additional support for proper kingpin tongue load distribution and control of the trailer the hitch must be mounted so the kingpin load is placed ahead of the rear axle centerline fifthwheel trailer kingpin loads are higher than conventional trailer tongue loads so pay careful attention to the truck s payload capacity and rear axle weight ratings your chevy dealer can help you calculate the maximum allowable payload and gvwr required for your fifthwheel trailering application the weight of any additional equipment and all passengers other than the driver must be subtracted from the payload weight to determine the maximum kingpin load available 1 maximum trailer rating may be less depending on powertrain combinations hhr panel ls in silver ice metallic with available features.