Vehicle Overview

Chevrolet's full-size Express is available as a passenger van that seats up to 15 or as a cargo van that, for 2014, seats up to five. The Express is offered in 1500, 2500 and 3500 duty levels. It competes with other full-size vans, including the Ford E-Series, Nissan NV and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. The GMC Savana is closely related to the Express.
New for 2014
A five-seat crew cargo van with a three-place rear bench seat is available for the 2500 and 3500 models. It includes a bulkhead behind the seat to separate passengers from the cargo area, rubberized-vinyl floor covering, fixed full-body windows, a swing-out passenger-side door and side curtain airbags. Rear air conditioning and auxiliary lighting are included on 2500 and 3500 extended-wheelbase models. Passenger vans add standard power windows and locks.
Exterior Highlights

  • 135-inch wheelbase for 1500 models
  • 135- or 155-inch wheelbase for 2500 and 3500 models
  • Swing-out rear doors
  • Sliding or swing-out passenger-side door
  • Optional Express Access Package adds three side-panel storage areas
  • Flat and convex side mirrors

Interior Highlights

  • Standard vinyl seats; cloth upholstery optional
  • Cargo vans seat one, two or five
  • Passenger vans seat eight to 15 (extended 3500 model)
  • Optional power front seats
  • Optional backup camera 
  • Optional Bluetooth cellphone connectivity
  • Optional bulkhead dividers (cargo van)
  • Optional 60/40-split left-side entry/load door

Under the Hood

  • 195-horsepower, 4.3-liter V-6 with 260 pounds-feet of torque (1500 cargo van only)
  • 280-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 with 295 pounds-feet of torque
  • 310-hp, 5.3-liter V-8 with 334 pounds-feet of torque
  • 324-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 with 373 pounds-feet of torque
  • 279-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 with 320 pounds-feet of torque (compressed natural gas model)
  • 260-hp, 6.6-liter turbo-diesel V-8 with 525 pounds-feet of torque (B20 biodiesel capable)
  • Four- or six-speed automatic transmission
  • 31-gallon fuel tank
  • 10,000-pound towing capacity (2500, 3500)
  • Rear-wheel drive; available all-wheel drive for 1500

Safety Features

  • Electronic stability system
  • Antilock brakes
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Lap/shoulder belts for all center seats
  • Optional rear park assist
  • Optional backup camera