From day one, the van has ben nickle
and diming us to death. We could not
claim lemon because they were all
different problems. We have only 54K
on it, and we have replaced alternator,
wiper motor and need a new A/C
compressor, driver's door window motor,
transmission and everything on the
motor that has oil in it has a leak. I
would not tell my worst enemy to buy
one of these peices of junk.
We paid $10,000 for this in 2002 and it had 50,000 miles on it. For the price and mileage you would expect a decent vehicle. However this van broke down constantly. It has cost us thousands extra in repairs, including a new transmission. Broke down out of state leaving us stranded hundreds of miles from home. Twice. Don't buy this van! A bad, bad, bad vehicle. Horrible experience to own. The torsion bar broke on it, twice. Same thing happened to my friend. The torsion bar broke while I was driving on a crowded interstate at 70mph, on a bridge, with no place to pull over. All my children were in the van. We are lucky that I did not panic and that we didn't wreck. Horrible!
This van has been nothing but a money pit from the day we bought it used. We have had to replace the water pump, full transmission, repair AC, CV joints on front end, muffler fell off, battery, alternator and starter (all in the last three years). The driver side door hinge is falling off and the windows does not work. Horribly noisy on the inside. Save your money for a Toyota!
Feels like a big truck!
Everything. Chevy needs to stop making vehicles with substandard parts.
My friend gave this van to me 12 months ago, it had to be towed 3 times and it took about $900+ of repairs to keep it running. Ignition coil burned out = $280 repair. Spark plug wire shorted out = $190 repair. Fuel pump failed = $420 repair. Any repairs under the hood will be high labor due to the design that makes it difficult to access (via panel between passenger and driver leg area. The passenger exterior door handle broke off. When it runs, the 4.0L engine is moderately powerful. At 11 years old and 135k miles, repairs should be expected. I am selling the van, ASAP. I am much more satisfied with my Ford Excursion with 7.3L turbo diesel, which can also seat 8.
The seats are comfortable. Vehicle handles well for a mini-van.
What can I say, it is GM quality. I prefer Ford quality, especially with SUV and trucks on Super Duty platform.
This is an awful vehicle. Everything
breaks and need replacing within the
first few years. Every conceivable
notor and drive mechanism wears out
prematurely. It drives like a tank,
does not haus particularly well, and
gets lousy mileage. I would steer
anyone I talk to to away from this
vehicle. In fact, I have never heard
of anyone who actually likes this van
or would replace an old one with a new
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