2003 Chevrolet Venture LS Fwd 4dr Ext Minivan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)
We bought this car used in Dec 05'.
Had 30K on it.
it has been a very dependable vehicle for the past 6 years.
Impressed with the mpg even when the van is loaded and have the ext version (gotten 28mpg traveling from NYC to North Carolina).
Maintenance has been: oil changes every 4 months, cabin air filter, air intake filter replaced at 45K, transmission fluid and filter changed at 45K.
Things that have broke are, glovebox handle, headlights are fogged, rear seatbelt stuck.
The only issues I have with the vehicle are, poor headlight illumination, mushy brakes (no matter what we've done to improve them), and taillight keeps burning out. Overall a great vehicle!!
Acceleration, performance, MPG, comfort in front seats.
Very few problems.
Brakes need to be improved (braking distance terrible), taillight issue, (same bulb burns out every 3 months or so).
Headlight illumination needs to be improved and housings are all foggy and wet inside.
Bench seats in back are uncomfortable if your going to have adults in the back I would recommend the 2nd row bucket seats.