• (5.0) 1 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,152$21,264
  • Body Style: Passenger Van
  • Combined MPG: 14-17
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 1-12
  • Cargo Space: 217.3 cu.ft.
2008 Chevrolet Express 1500

Our Take on the 2008 Chevrolet Express 1500

Chevrolet's full-size Express is available as a passenger or cargo van with rear-wheel drive in 1500, 2500 and 3500 duty levels. Engines range from a 4.3-liter V-6 to a 6.6-liter diesel V-8. For 2008, side curtain airbags become standard equipment on all models, and the interior receives upd... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Maneuverability
  • Stability and handling without StabiliTrak
  • Noise
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Up to 15-passenger capacity
  • Three duty levels available
  • RWD
  • Choice of three gasoline V-8s
  • Diesel V-8 available for cargo vans
  • StabiliTrak on 12- and 15-passenger vans

2008 Chevrolet Express 1500 Reviews

Consumer Reviews

5.0

Average based on 1 reviews

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Good Van

by Alejandro from Miami on September 18, 2017

Excellent load capacity, Good on gas. No mechanical issues, Comfortable seats. Good power. transmission is reliable. Computer reports complete info on the board. I like the tire pressure addition.

20 Trim Levels Available

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2008 Chevrolet Express 1500 Safety Ratings

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Express 1500 LS

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Express 1500 LS

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 10 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/100,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60mo/100,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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