Vehicle Overview

The Savana full-size van comes in a variety of configurations. It is available in 2500 and 3500 weight classes; regular- and long-wheelbase form; cargo and passenger versions; and with rear-wheel drive. Competitors include the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Nissan NV and Ford Transit. The Savana is related to the Chevrolet Express.

New for 2015

A stereo with an MP3 jack is standard, and USB connectivity is available. There's a new 110-volt power outlet, and passenger vans get OnStar with Turn-by-Turn navigation. Cargo vans have new LED lighting.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • 135- or 155-inch wheelbase
  • Swing-out rear doors
  • Swing-out or sliding side door
  • Available heated side mirrors

Interior Highlights

  • Cargo vans seat one, two or five
  • Passenger models seat eight, 12 or 15
  • Vinyl or cloth upholstery
  • Air conditioning
  • Available remote start
  • Available Bluetooth connectivity

Under the Hood

  • 285-horsepower, 4.8-liter gas V-8 engine
  • 329-hp, 6.0-liter gas V-8 
  • Compressed natural gas version of the 6.0-liter V-8 makes 282 hp
  • 260-hp, turbo-diesel 6.6-liter V-8
  • 10,000-pound maximum towing capacity
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Available heavy-duty locking rear differential

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Three-row side curtain airbags (passenger vans)
  • Available backup camera
  • Available rear parking sensors