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2005 Chevrolet Uplander

2005 Chevrolet Uplander

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3.5
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Best drive

by from Valdosta, GA on December 27, 2006

We have had our Uplander for 1 1/2 years and really enjoy it. Ours has the LT package. This is the first vehicle I have rode in that my back does not hurt. We have made several cross-country trips wit...
We have had our Uplander for 1 1/2 years and really enjoy it. Ours has the LT package. This is the first vehicle I have rode in that my back does not hurt. We have made several cross-country trips with a family of 6. The DVD player with wireless headsets are great. We can listen to the XM radio while the kids watch a movie. This van looks like a SUV/minivan hybrid and handles like a car. You will not regret purchasing an Uplander
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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Chevrolet needs to address some issues

by from Tallahassee, FL on January 19, 2007

bought our 05 new and recieved the factory recall about harmonic balancer going bad. Made appointment to have repaired but the van motor locked up @ 9,000 miles starting a chain of numerous other prob...
bought our 05 new and recieved the factory recall about harmonic balancer going bad. Made appointment to have repaired but the van motor locked up @ 9,000 miles starting a chain of numerous other problems. We are currently in discussion with GM to extend warranty due to thier service departments having my vehicle for over 12 weeks this pas year. Cosmetically the armrest on the front seats are too low and I like the wide isle to get to back seats, yet cupholders and armrests would be nice. We also have had brake sensors replaced 5 times. I think GM had a great idea with the design, just need to listen to consumers complaints and consider them.
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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Bought used and are very happy!

by from Miinnespolis, MN on June 12, 2009

My husband and I needed to lower our monthly car payment and this van seemed to be the way to do that. The handling on this vehicle is very smooth. The interior is very roomy with lots of bonus featur...
My husband and I needed to lower our monthly car payment and this van seemed to be the way to do that. The handling on this vehicle is very smooth. The interior is very roomy with lots of bonus features. We have a growing family and the added seats will come in handy for the kidos. Over all we are very satisfied!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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never again cheverolet

by from new orleans, LA on February 10, 2009

the sliding doors do not open and close properly and they now have to be done manually if they work at all. The brakes are not strong even after being replaced. It drives like a truck.
the sliding doors do not open and close properly and they now have to be done manually if they work at all. The brakes are not strong even after being replaced. It drives like a truck.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does not recommend this car

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Love It!

by from Indiana on December 30, 2006

We purchased a 2005 Uplander after extensive research. We have 4 children so the room the Uplander offers is great plus the awesome DVD entertainment system is a lifesaver! It's got a V6 with plenty...
We purchased a 2005 Uplander after extensive research. We have 4 children so the room the Uplander offers is great plus the awesome DVD entertainment system is a lifesaver! It's got a V6 with plenty of power. Our's has leather seating, which we weren't sure we'd like, but is great when cleaning up any messes. Gas mileage hasn't been an issue (coming from another van). The leg room is nice, since I have a son who is 6ft tall. The only things I don't like are that I seem to be short for the headrests and they get in my way plus I find it difficult to honk the horn - you really have to press HARD! Aside from that, we are thrilled with our purchase! We have an LS model that has all of the upgrades. The remote start is ideal for those cold mornings! We will need to locate 2 more of the wireless headsets so that all of the kids have one!
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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excellent and dependable for the money

by from phoenix on April 1, 2011

i love this car. owned for 5 years. very roomy and great for traveling with the kids because of the dvd player and the middle bucket seats
i love this car. owned for 5 years. very roomy and great for traveling with the kids because of the dvd player and the middle bucket seats
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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At least it died young...

by from Southern California on August 27, 2006

I bought the car in August 2006, I drove it for 367 miles and it died in my driveway... I am now fightihg with dealer for my 28,744 dollars in cash I paid back. Service tech said the car had substa...
I bought the car in August 2006, I drove it for 367 miles and it died in my driveway... I am now fightihg with dealer for my 28,744 dollars in cash I paid back. Service tech said the car had substantial electrical problems. Just a side note: Phatnoise in car entertainment won't let you load your own cd's and dvd's you must subscribe to their sales website. Be ready to buy all your music again
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Does not recommend this car

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We Love Our Uplander!

by from Kingston, NY on October 23, 2006

We have had our Uplander for 1 1/2yrs. We have had absolutey no problems with it. I just don't care for the second row design (seats too close to the door, no arm rests and no cup holders for that row...
We have had our Uplander for 1 1/2yrs. We have had absolutey no problems with it. I just don't care for the second row design (seats too close to the door, no arm rests and no cup holders for that row). But mechanically, it has been excellent. It drives wonderfully...great pick-up. We can't say enough about the Chevy Uplander!!
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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uplander headache

by from Escanaba ,MI on August 8, 2006

Bought new in06 for 0% interest. first mistake! on a 05 uplander. First problem of many was headlights and dash lights go from dim to bright , kind of flicker slowly. REturned to dealer,changed altina...
Bought new in06 for 0% interest. first mistake! on a 05 uplander. First problem of many was headlights and dash lights go from dim to bright , kind of flicker slowly. REturned to dealer,changed altinator. Went out of town,to a town with steep hills van didn't have enough power to climb hills! DEaler changed valve train on motor . Still can't pass cars on highway , not enough power. DVD player quits,tv screen goes out lights up trouble codes,horn broke in steering wheel,locks go of driving, 16mpg hwy. p.s. dealer replaced stuff with reconditioned parts not new.
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Purchased a used car

Does not recommend this car

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Uplander Experience

by from Cincinnati OH on February 13, 2013

I enjoy my 05' Uplander a lot, and my family loves it too. There are 7 of us in all. My Wife and I, and five children. We bought ours fully loaded. It rides like a truck which I enjoy, so if your look...
I enjoy my 05' Uplander a lot, and my family loves it too. There are 7 of us in all. My Wife and I, and five children. We bought ours fully loaded. It rides like a truck which I enjoy, so if your looking for a car type of ride it's not for you. It's very stylish inside with leather seating, wood grain, chrome, and also extremely roomy. You can just about walk around in it. It is a lovely Crossover. I do suggest all wheel drive, we bought the FWD and that sucks for snowy weather. Cincinnati is a very hilly City though. I love my Chevy 2005 Uplander LS
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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