2004 Chevrolet Venture Plus Fwd 4dr Ext Minivan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)
This vehicle has performed more than adequately. Rides smoothly, swallows more cargo than previous SUV we owned and only cost $20,500 after rebates and discounts--saved $6000 over Honda Odyssey. True, resale is less now than other minivans but this matters only if you plan on selling it quickly. At 58,000 miles, only the rotors needed to be replaced and othewise no problems noted. Interior could be more high-class but we didn't buy this car for style but for basic transportation and it has fulfilled this function well. Even gas mileage is good--25-26 miles in suburban driving. Overall, very satisfied.
Gas mileage, durability, cargo space.
More sound insulation, stronger engine would be nice although gas mileage would surely suffer then.
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