Very comfy ride. Lots of space. Bad on gas, miles per gallon.
There are some problems with the van. Its bad on gas, as it sucks a lot of gas. It doesn't get good gas mileage. It does not have seat heaters. And it is low to the ground so I have to be careful with objects and getting stuck in mud. And when it rains it starts leaking in the back, maybe seal going bad. Other than that it's great. It's very comfy ride has ice cold AC. It has a audio jack so I can hook it up to my phone and listen to Pandora or maps. Its best vehicle I had compared to the Acura 3. 2l. And it has plenty of room for my kids and 1 being disabled, it helps to have a lot of room.
A vehicle worthy of ownership.
I bought this van used 3 and a half years ago and I hoped to get a year out of it. It is still going strong with a minimum of maintenance. I do not take it on long trips but for my work as a contractor/property manager it is very reliable. It is so reliable that I am willing to spend a reasonable amount on repairs to keep it on the road.
Large utility van, spacious and helpful. Not good gas wise.
Old vehicle, but reliable. Carries more than average van. Over time the gas mileage gets worse. We have spent hundreds in a month to fuel this van. Backfires often. Spark plugs needed to be replaced. Good as a utility vehicle, not as a family vehicle. If you by this can, be prepared to put a lot of work into it.
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Driver & front passenger full-frontal airbags
4-wheel anti-lock brakes *
Daytime running lights *
Rear door child security lock
Side-guard door beams for side cargo/front doors
Brake/transmission shift interlock
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CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT.
THIS OVERHEATING CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE RUNNING BOARD TO MELT OR CAUSE A FIRE.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESS ON THESE RUNNING BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 7, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SOUTHERN COMFORT AT 1-800-745-6096.
Passenger vans equipped with a brake warning indicator may have a power steering cooler hose that can separate from the power brake booster fluid flow witch assembly. If this occurs, power steering fluid could flow onto hot engine parts, and an engine compartment fire could occur.
Dealers will inspect for three screw clamps to the power steering hose joints. If the clamps are not the screw type, dealers will replace the clamps. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began during late March 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC at 1-800-462-8782.
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