Stay away from this vehicle.
By James Sosa on
2006 Chevrolet Uplander LS 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
Overall this is the worst of many vehicles I have ever driven. Chevy attempted to combine a mini van with an SUV and came up with a vehicle that has the worts features of each. It lacks the 4wd and road commanding capabilities of any SUV, yet lacks the space and ease of entrance typical of other mini vans. Performance wise, this vehicle is a joke. Its acceleration is so poor as to almost be dangerous on many highways, and the V6 engine actually gets worse mpg than many Chevy V8 trucks. The suspension is soft, but there is too much travel. Every single bump is felt with a wave of motion, creating a very unsmooth ride. Compare this to anything else, such as a Mazda MPV, to see how it performs.
It comes with an in dash mp3 player.
Handling, acceleration, ride comfort, interior space, interior design, turning radius all need improvement. The silver rings around the dash board instruments make reading them very difficult, due to the glare. Buttons are not in convenient or logical places.