by Big Van Lover from Chesapeake, VA on Sat Jul 19 2008
We traded up from a 94 Chevy conversion van to the Savana (also a conversion van). It's a little hard to separate the GMC features from the conversion features (Starcraft). The 5.3L engine and 3.73 rear end are a great combination. Ours came with a trailer hitch installed, and the van feels very strong pulling 3,000-4,000+ lbs. over hills. We routinely get 18+ mpg on road trips. Van handles well and fun to drive. Plenty of leg room for our 6'11" son AND German shepherd in the second row seats. Still has the original tires at 70,000 miles. Only problem to date is power steering fluid leak from rack and pinion unit. Uses less than 1/2 qt. of oil between changes (5,000 miles). The "new" front end style is still very current. A much better value and way more room and convenience than an SUV. We plan to keep it till it drops!
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Does recommend this car!!
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