Options & Specifications

People place a wide range of demands on their van. Chevrolet answers with an extensive lineup of full-size Passenger and Cargo Vans available in 1500, 2500 and 3500 models, with regular and long wheelbase configurations and a broad selection of engines.

S = Standard  O = Optional  — = Not Available

Safety & Security
  Cargo
 
Airbags – driver and front-passenger, dual-stage frontal with passenger-side detecting system and air bag suppression (1500 models) S
Airbags – driver and front-passenger, frontal (includes on/off switch on 2500 and 3500 models) S
Airbags – head curtain side-impact O1
Door locks – side loading doors, child-security S
OnStar® In-Vehicle Communications and Assistance Service – includes 6 months of the Directions & Connections Plan with Turn-by-Turn Navigation and OnStar RemoteLink™*
  • OnStar® System With 6 Months Directions and Connections Plan. OnStar® System With 6 Months Directions and Connections Plan
  • Automatic Crash Response Automatic Crash Response
  • Emergency Services Emergency Services
  • Crisis Assist Crisis Assist
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • Remote Door Unlock Remote Door Unlock
  • Roadside Assistance Roadside Assistance
  • Remote Horn and Lights Remote Horn and Lights
  • Turn-by-Turn Navigation Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Hands-Free Calling Hands-Free Calling
  • Vehicle Diagnostics Vehicle Diagnostics
O2
Safety restraints – child seat tether anchors S
StabiliTrak® – Electronic Stability Control System with traction control S
Theft-deterrent system – electronic immobilizer S
Mechanical
  Cargo
 
Battery - Heavy duty 770 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with rundown protection and retained accessory power O
Brakes – power, 4-wheel disc with 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) S
Chassis Prep - Ambulance Package: includes chrome appearance package, dual note horn, locking rear differential, front only black rubberized vinyl floor covering, auxiliary rear heat provisions, fixed rear door window glass, high idle switch, front headliner, driver and front passenger vinyl visors and cruise control O3
Chassis Prep - Hotel Shuttle Package: includes tilt steering wheel, cruise control, front rubberized black vinyl floor covering, 145 amp alternator, outside heated power-adjustable mirrors, rear door and side cargo door deep-tinted glass and chrome appearance package O3
Chassis Prep - Paratransit Package: includes 145 amp alternator, full length black rubberized vinyl floor covering, full body window package, heavy duty 770 cca battery and side and rear cargo door panel trim O3
Differential – rear, auto locking O
Drive – all-wheel (AWD), 1500 models only O
Drive – rear-wheel (RWD) S
Engine block heater S
Engine oil cooler – 2500 and 3500 models S
Engine – 1500 Cargo – Vortec™ 4.3L V6; Horsepower: 195 @ 4600, Torque: 260 lb.-ft. @ 2800 rpm S
Engine – 1500 Cargo – Vortec™ 5.3L V8; Horsepower: 310 @ 5200, Torque: 334 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm O
Engine – 2500 and 3500 Cargo models – Duramax® 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel; Horsepower: 260 @ 3100, Torque: 525 lb.-ft. @ 1600 rpm with the capability of running on up to B20 Bio-Diesel. Includes fuel operated auxiliary heat generator and cold weather provisions with 145 Amp alternator and dual 770 cold-cranking amp batteries O
Engine – 2500 and 3500 models – Dedicated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vortec™ 6.0L V8, Horsepower: 282 @ 4700 rpm; Torque: 320 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm (includes spare tire delete, 3 tank configuration (4 available) and requires available trailering special equipment package) O
Engine – 2500 and 3500 – Vortec™ 4.8L V8, Horsepower: 285 @ 5400 rpm; Torque: 295 lb.-ft. @ 4600 rpm S
Engine – 2500 and 3500 – Vortec™ 6.0L V8 FlexFuel capable, Horsepower: 342 @ 5400 rpm; Torque: 373 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm O
Fuel tank - 4-tank configuration CNG fuel system O
Steering – power, rack-and-pinion (1500 models) S
Steering – power, recirculating ball (2500 and 3500 models) S
Transmission oil cooler – heavy-duty, auxiliary (2500 and 3500 models) S
Transmission – 4-speed automatic with overdrive and Tow/Haul mode (1500 models) S
Transmission – 6-speed automatic with overdrive, Tow/Haul mode and tap-up/tap-down shift controls (2500 and 3500 models) S
Exterior
  Cargo
 
Assist steps - black, moulded O
Bumpers – front and rear with rear step, painted black S
Chrome Appearance Package – chrome grille with dual composite halogen headlights and chrome front and rear bumpers O
Doors – left-hand 60/40 swing-out side (Cargo RWB models) O
Doors – right-hand 60/40 swing-out side S
Doors – right-hand side, single sliding O
Express Access Package – includes three side access panels with remote release, remote vehicle starter and remote keyless entry (Regular wheelbase models) O
Express Access Plus Package – includes Express Access enhanced lighting package, chrome appearance package, chrome wheel centre caps, auxiliary lighting and heated, power adjustable exterior rear-view mirrors (requires Express Access Package) O
Glass – complete body glass O
Glass – rear doors and right hand side doors O
Glass – rear doors and side cargo doors O
Glass – rear doors, includes inside rearview manual day / night mirror O
Glass – rear doors, right hand side doors and right hand rear quarter O
Glass – solar-absorbing, deep-tinted behind front doors O
Glass – solar-absorbing, light-tinted, all windows S
Glass – swing-out rear side door and rear door windows O
Grille cover - for cold climate conditions - diesel engine O
Grille – moulded plastic, painted black S
Halo – rear trim above tail lights, black S
Halo – rear trim above tail lights, body colour (Not available with paint codes 41, 74 and 86) O
Horn - dual note tone O
Lights – single rectangular halogen sealed beam S
Mirrors – dual folding, black S
Mirrors – dual folding, power remote control, heated O
Rear park assist O
Rear vision camera O
Spare tire – full-size, mounted on steel wheel S
Tires – LT245/75R16E all-season blackwall (2500 and 3500 models)** S
Tires – P245/70R17 all-season blackwall (1500 models)** S
Trailering Special Equipment Package (Z82) – includes weight-distributing trailer platform with hitch receiver and 7-lead trailer wiring harness O
Wheel finish - white-painted wheels in lieu of standard grey-painted wheels, includes spare wheel (2500 and 3500 Series) O
Wheel trim - chromed centre caps O
Wheels – 16" x 6.5" steel, painted grey with grey centre cap (2500 and 3500 models) S
Wheels – 17" x 7.5" steel, painted grey with grey centre cap (1500 models) S
Windshield wipers – 2-speed with variable delay (intermittent) S
Interior
  Cargo
 
Brake warning indicator system (2500 and 3500 models) O
Climate control – front, single zone manual air conditioning controls S
Climate control – rear air conditioning, LH side ahead of wheelhouse O
Defogger – electric rear window O
Floor covering – full-length black vinyl, front and rear S
Headliner – Cloth, above driver and passenger seats S
Heater – auxiliary rear O
High idle switch (2500 and 3500 models) O
Instrumentation – analogue (includes speedometer, voltmeter, coolant temperature, oil pressure, fuel gauge, odometer and trip odometer) S
Instrumentation – Driver Information Centre includes fuel range, average speed, oil life, fuel used, ice warning, engine hours, average fuel economy, tachometer and maintenance reminders S
Instrumentation – exterior temperature display O4
Instrumentation – GM Oil Life Monitoring System S
Instrumentation – tire pressure monitoring system (except spare) S
Lighting - Auxiliary Lighting Package includes reading lights, underhood lights and compass O1
Lighting – Express Access Enhanced Lighting Package - includes 3 access panel lights and 2 interior roof mounted lights in cargo area O
Locks – power programmable with lock-out protection and emergency unlock S
Locks – remote keyless entry system with panic feature O
Mirror – rear-view, day/night, manual adjusting O
Power outlets – 2 auxiliary 12 volt S
Remote Vehicle Starter System – includes 2 extended range transmitters with remote keyless entry O
Smoker's Package – includes ashtray and lighter O
Steering wheel – tilt adjustable, leather-wrapped with cruise and audio system controls O5
Windows – power, driver's express-down feature S
Seats
  Cargo
 
5-passenger seating configuration, includes 3-passenger rear seat, fixed full-body window glass, swing-out passenger side door, and head/side-curtain airbags. (2500 and 3500 Series) O
Front – Custom cloth reclining high-back buckets with inboard armrests and console with swing-out storage bin O
Front – vinyl reclining high-back buckets with inboard armrests S
Power 6-way driver seat adjuster O
Entertainment
  Cargo
 
AM/FM stereo with CD player O
AM/FM stereo with MP3 playback compatible CD player, seek/scan, auto tone control, Radio Data System® (RDS), digital clock and USB port*** O
AM/FM Stereo with Navigation, CD/DVD/MP3 player, USB port, seek/scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume and TheftLock®‡,*** O6
AM/FM stereo with seek/scan and digital clock O
Antenna equipment - includes additional antenna, cable and ground plate in order to relocate the OnStar® antenna O6
Audio system - radio provisions only, includes alarm warning chimes, radio wiring harness, radio antenna and 2 front door speakrs S
Bluetooth® – hands-free phone connectivity O7
SiriusXM Satellite Radio™‡ ‡ O8
Specifications
Engines 4.3L V6 4.8L V8 5.3L V8 6.0L V8 Duramax 6.6L V8 turbo-diesel
 
(LU3) (L20) (LMF) (L96) (LGH)
Type: 4.3L V6 4.8L V8 5.3L V8 6.0L V8 6.6L V8
Displacement (cc / cu in): 4293 / 262 4807 / 293 5328 / 325 5967 / 366 6599 / 403
Bore & stroke (mm / in): 101.6 x 88 / 4.00 x 3.48 96 x 83 / 3.78 x 3.27 96 x 92 / 3.78 x 3.62 101.6 x 92 / 4.00 x 3.62 103 x 99 / 4.06 x 3.90
Block material: Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron
Cylinder head material: Cast iron Cast aluminum Cast aluminum Cast aluminum Cast aluminum
Valvetrain: OHV, two valves per cylinder OHV, two valves per cylinder OHV, two valves per cylinder OHV, two valves per cylinder OHV, four valves per cylinder
Ignition system: Composite distributor, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires Composite distributor, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires Electronic spark control, composite distributor, platinum-tipped spark plugs Coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires Fast-heating glow plugs
Fuel delivery: Sequential fuel injection Sequential fuel injection Sequential fuel injection Sequential fuel injection Direct injection diesel with high-pressure common rail
Compression ratio: 9.2:1 8.8:1 9.6:1 9.4:1 16.0:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 195 / 145 @ 4600 285 / 212 @ 5400 310 / 231 @ 5200 342 / 255 @ 5400 (gas) 279 / 208 @ 4700 (CNG) 260 / 194 @ 3100
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 260 / 353 @ 2800 295 / 400 @ 4600 334 / 453 @ 4500 373 / 506 @ 4400 (gas) 320 / 434 @ 4400 (CNG) 525 / 712 @ 1600
Recommended unleaded fuel: Regular unleaded Regular unleaded Regular unleaded or E85 Regular unleaded or E85 Diesel or B20
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 5600 5600 5600 5600 3450
Emissions controls: Three-way catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation, PCV, evaporative collection system Three-way catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation, PCV, evaporative collection system Three-way catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation, PCV, evaporative collection system Three-way catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation PCV, evaporative collection system Catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation, diesel particulate filter system (DPF), selective catalyst reduction
 
Estimated Fuel Consumption:
 
Cargo Van
Mi/imp.gal (city / hwy / combined) 18 / 26 / 21 2WD: 17 / 25 / 20
AWD: 17 / 23 / 19
L/100 km (city / hwy / combined) 15.4 / 10.8 / 13.3 2WD: 16.2 / 11.4 / 14.1
AWD: 16.5 / 12.1 / 14.5
 
Transmissions Hydra-Matic 4L60 Hydra-Matic 6L90
 
Type: Four-speed electronic automatic with overdrive and torque converter Six-speed heavy-duty electronic automatic with overdrive and torque converter
Gear ratios (:1)
First: 3.06 4.03
Second: 1.63 2.36
Third: 1.00 1.53
Fourth: 0.67 1.15
Fifth: -- 0.85
Sixth: -- 0.67
Reverse: 2.29 3.06
Axle ratio (:1): 3.42 std. with 4.3L, 5.3L

3.73 opt. with 5.3L
3.42 std.

3.54 std. with 6.6L
 
Chassis/Suspension G1500 G2500 G3500
 
Front: Independent short/long arm (SLA) coil springs, 33-mm stabilizer bar Independent short/long arm (SLA) coil springs, 35-mm stabilizer bar Independent short/long arm (SLA) coil springs, 35-mm stabilizer bar
Rear: Two-stage, semi-elliptic multi-leaf springs and semi-floating rear axle Two-stage, semi-elliptic multi-leaf springs and semi-floating rear axle (depending on the GVW) Two-stage, semi-elliptic multi-leaf springs and semi-floating rear axle
Steering type (all models): Power, rack and pinion Integral power Integral power
Steering ratio: 17.2:1 17.2:1 17.2:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3 3 3
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft):
135-in WB: 13.2 / 43.4 15 / 49.2 15 / 49.2
155-in WB: - 16.6 / 54.5 16.6 / 54.5
 
Brakes
 
Type: Hydroboost four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS with Dynamic Rear Proportioning Hydroboost four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS with Dynamic Rear Proportioning Hydroboost four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS with Dynamic Rear Proportioning
Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in) front: front: front:
305 x 29 / 12.0 x 1.14 325 x 38 / 12.8 x 1.5 325 x 38 / 12.8 x 1.5
rear: rear: rear:
330 x 30 / 13 x 1.18 330 x 29 / 13 x 1.14 345 x 40 / 13.5 x 1.6
Total swept area (sq cm / sq in): front:
1378 / 214
rear:
1526 / 237
front:
1584 / 245
rear:
1526 / 237
front:
1584 / 245
rear:
TBD
 
Wheels/Tires G1500
 
Wheel size & type: 17-inch steel 16-inch steel 16-inch steel
 
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