2009 Chevrolet Express LS 1500 3dr Van AWD (5.3L 8cyl 4A)
I've been driving several different vans of this model ranging from '06 to '09. The engine has very good power, and the AWD system really helps it grip the road. However, the gas mileage could be better, the best I've ever gotten out of it is 17mpg (on 87 octane gas). I don't like the traction control system, which just shuts off all power for several seconds if you lose traction, this can be quite unnerving when pulling out on to a busy intersection. I do like some of the features, such as; the on board tire pressure monitors and the oil life %. On the whole, a good van. Only problem I've had was a oil filter gasket leak, which as probably an installation fault by the garage.
AWD system. Good engine power. Driver information display.
Traction control system. Reliability/toughness of the tire pressure sensors. Gas mileage.
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