2004 Chevy Astro Review

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Edmunds' Expert Review

  • Big-van capacity, small-van package
  • available all-wheel drive
  • high-towing ability.
  • Engineered in the early '80s, iffy crash test scores, cramped front footwells.

Other than its ability to mimic an SUV in terms of towing ability and cargo space, there's not much about the Astro van that makes it a viable choice over its numerous competitors.

2004 Highlights

Mechanically unchanged, the Astro now offers a chrome grille.

Consumer reviews

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3 out of 5 stars
2nd Astro Van
Nancy,05/08/2008
AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
The first one I bought was a 1995, drove it 109,000 miles, the transfer case went, replaced it for $2300 then traded it for a 2004 model. It is now 2008 and I have 51,000 miles and need a new transfer case. Both vehicles had electrical problems with the 'check engine soon' light, numerous brake repairs and each needed idler arms and torsion bars. I love the van tho and today when my mechanic told me to junk it because I needed a transfer case and a brake hub and a speed sensor, I said no. But, now, I need to find a more reliable vehicle that will carry and do all the family stuff that my van does.
4.88 out of 5 stars
Thank You GM
Jeff & Rosa H,07/10/2004
Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
We are on our 2nd Astro, our first is a 1988 Astro LT. The 4.3L engine is one of the best.I fix cars for a living and this is the van for my family.
4.25 out of 5 stars
Good Van
jayvict,08/06/2007
Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
Our family expanded so we bought this van with 34k miles for a great price. We travel home 3 to 4 times a year (1000mi round trip) and it runs like a charm. No problems. I feel safe when my wife is alone with the kids on trips. Love the rear air and towing capacity
3.5 out of 5 stars
LEGROOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SCOTT CHANCELLOR,09/27/2003
Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
THE LEG ROOM IN THE FRONT SEATS IS VERY LIMITED.

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Poor

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Used 2004 Chevrolet Astro Overview

The Used 2004 Chevrolet Astro is offered in the following submodels: Astro Minivan. Available styles include Rwd 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A), and AWD 3dr Minivan (4.3L 6cyl 4A). The Used 2004 Chevrolet Astro comes with rear wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 4-speed automatic. The Used 2004 Chevrolet Astro comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. powertrain warranty.

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Should I lease or buy a 2004 Chevrolet Astro?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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