4 reviews
2005 GMC Safari
2005 GMC Safari
Available Price Range $2,584-$10,696 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 15-19 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2005 GMC Safari

Our Take

Like the similar Chevrolet Astro, the Safari is GMC's long-lived midsize van; both date back to 1985. The truck-based Safari remains available in passenger- and cargo-carrying versions and can be equipped with rear- or all-wheel drive. Base, SLE and upscale SLT trim levels of the Safari pass... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort
  • Handling
  • Wet-weather traction with RWD
  • No side-impact airbags
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • 190-hp, 4.3-liter V-6
  • Available AWD
  • Choice of rear-door layout
  • Tow/haul transmission mode
  • Available Cargo Van


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 4 reviews

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by RonK from Carson City, NV on November 23, 2014

I own a 2001 GMC Safari AWD SLT that has 143,000 miles on it. It has been very reliable and gets >17.5 mpg doing package delivery in northern Nevada. It drives well, feels planted on the road and is r... Read Full Review


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