by Nancy on May 8, 2008 Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Astro AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
The first one I bought was a 1995, drove it 109,000 miles, the transfer case went, replaced it for $2300 then traded it for a 2004 model. It is now 2008 and I have 51,000 miles and need a new transfer case. Both vehicles had electrical problems with the 'check engine soon' light, numerous brake repairs and each needed idler arms and torsion bars. I love the van tho and today when my mechanic told me to junk it because I needed a transfer case and a brake hub and a speed sensor, I said no. But, now, I need to find a more reliable vehicle that will carry and do all the family stuff that my van does.
by jayvict on Aug 5, 2007 Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Astro Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
Our family expanded so we bought this van with 34k miles for a great price. We travel home 3 to 4 times a year (1000mi round trip) and it runs like a charm. No problems. I feel safe when my wife is alone with the kids on trips. Love the rear air and towing capacity
by CC on Dec 8, 2005 Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Astro Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
The size of this van cannot be beat. I LOVE my Astro Van, but I have had the van in for warranty work 9 times for what we thought was the transmission, which was replaced, the accelerator was stuck, and a variety of other engine- transmission problems. I am still in a rental and waiting for a diagnosis. I owned a 1992 Astro and had 150,000 miles on it and never had a problem. Mixed feelings if I would ever buy another.
by buRN on Sep 21, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Astro AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
I got myself a 2003 Chevrolet Astro AWD
LS and it has enabled me to do things
I've always dreamed of,I found myself
traveling with my loved ones safely and
comfortably in this Vehicle, so I may
be a bit biased, but I still enjoy
washing the damn thing and looking at
it as well. P.S. they are also great