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2004 GMC Safari Minivan - Consumer Reviews

2004 GMC Safari Minivan

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safari
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By GWD
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2004 GMC Safari Minivan AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)


Review

low upkeep costs. parts are cheep, alot
of cargo room, good head and body room.
Can fit two adults and car seat in same
row and still have moving around room,
no other mid-sized van has that. 8
passenger spaces with luggage for 8
people inside the van. Can fit 8' 2x4 on
floor and 10'
on top of dash with all doors closed.
4'x8' plywood fits inside with doors closed.


Worst Features

More powerful engine would be helpfull when climbing Vermont highways. Larger air-conditioner even though I have dual front and back factory installed unit. Real hot days on highway it just makes it but in city stop and go it's not enough.


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safari
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By sstmfadwn
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2004 GMC Safari Minivan Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)


Review

it is the coolest van


Best Features

i like the passenger space and the dvd video system


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2nd one I've owned
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By msterk
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2004 GMC Safari Minivan AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)


Review

This is my 2nd Safari. My husband is
driving the other one now. It's a 1996
and I liked it so much I bought another
one.

It's all wheel drive and available
cargo space gives it more bang for the
buck compared to other mini vans or
suv's when price does matter.


Best Features

AWD, the way it handles


Worst Features

Move lighter + ashtray closer to driver. Don't install CD player behind cup holders


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Excellent for the long haul
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By Jackjrp
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2004 GMC Safari Minivan Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)


Review

No it's not sexy or sporty but this is
a great vehicle for anyone that plans
to put a lot of miles on it. The ride
on rough roads is a little truck-like -
not punishing, mind you, but not as
good as car based minivans. Highway
ride is very good though. My wife
shows dogs and a standard mini-van was
too small and she didn't want a full
size van. She has found the Safari to
be just right. Have over 150,000
miles on our first one with virtually
no problems - most reliable vehicle
we've ever had (yes, we had a Toyota
and a Nissan...not bad vehicles but
not Nirvana either). One additional
note, the Safari gets surprisingly
good mileage.


Best Features

Dutch doors, seating position (super comfortable seats),


Worst Features

Would like heated front seats and Onstar for safety.


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Not Worth the Money
1 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By Michael Deveroux
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2004 GMC Safari Minivan AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)


Review

The GMC Safari is no bargain for your
money. Its "old - school" exterior
design has people guessing whether your
driving a brand new van. In fact they
have made very little exterior changes
to the Safari/Astro van since 1996. Its
clunky and boxy style adds to
increased "top heavyness" when driving
in windy conditions. The interior of
the Safari is almost as bland as the
exterior. With the bare minimum
avaliable in features, again, makes you
feel like your driving a 1996 Safari
van rather than a 2003-04. One of the
only high points that I have found this
van to have is above average interior-
space.


Best Features

Interior Controls close to driver.


Worst Features

Styling -- Interior and Exterior!!!!


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