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 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
by WV MomOnTheGo on May 15, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Astro AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
Over all this is by far the BEST
vehicle I have ever owned ....
I traded in a ExtCab 3Dr Silverado and
bought my Astro when my 2nd child was
born. I love having 2 full benches in
the back and still having a LARGE area
behind the 3rd row for hauling and
All of my friends and family have
children also so traveling together is
easy and roomy with this van.
Not to mention when a huge snow and ice
storm hit WV I was able to get to and
from work everyday safely when others
even some Trucks were left sitting :)
by trsmith on Mar 1, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Astro AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
If your looking for a SUV, truck or
mini-van this is it except better.
It's all of the above. Plenty of room
for cargo and people. It tow's up to
5000 lbs(AWD version)and seats 6
people without feeling cramped, 8 for
those short trips. The LT version
provides a luxury feel to this "mid
size Van". I never driven a more
stable vehicle on snow,water and ice
(again AWD). Our initial intention
was to buy a larger SUV (smaller SUV's
are no comparison) and when we looked
at overall interior space, power and
fuel economy we became ASTRO owners
and yet saved about 10,000 dollars.
by Iowaped on Feb 23, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Astro AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
Love the AWD.Prefer over 4WD.It's the
only minivan that my labrador fits in.
Would like more leg room up front,
available DVD roof mount and moonroof
would be nice. Back seat a monster to
remove. Need to modify power window
switches. My cat closed the window on
my neighbor's hand!
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