This was our first mini-van and it
turned out to be great for our needs.
We traveled all over USA, the seats
came out for cargo, rode comfortably,
the V-6 was powerful enough and never
gave us any trouble until it hit
75,000 miles (had to replace a couple
fuel injectors and battery.)
We liked it so much, we bought another
one in 2002, this time an LS ext. with
4 doors....but we are keeping the 1998
Venture until our kids need a "newer"
Useful for our purposes and rode well,
with no mechanical troubles. Hope our
new one does the same as we continue
to travel around a lot.
The 2002 model extended weighs more
and therefore the engine horsepower
needs to be improved for initial
uphill conditions (O.K., once it picks
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