Used 2005 Chevrolet Uplander

2005 Chevrolet Uplander
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2005 Chevrolet Uplander


  • Smooth ride and handling, lots of nifty interior storage spaces, innovative multimedia storage system, available all-wheel-drive.


  • Engine power and refinement not up to class leaders, no side curtain airbags.
Chevrolet Uplander years

Used 2005 Chevrolet Uplander for Sale

Chevrolet Uplander 2005 LT AWD 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
87,208 miles
Used 2005
Chevrolet Uplander
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Although the Uplander features a slick interior and distinctive styling, it doesn't have the on-road finesse of its minivan competitors.

2005 Highlights

The Uplander is an all-new "crossover sport van" that has roots in the Chevrolet Venture minivan.

Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

3rd update.
We have had our 2005 Uplander for a year and a half now. Its been an ok van, but a couple problems have shown up..some small, others large. We had a problem with the transmission last year banging into gear when leaving a stop, we took it to the mechanic and they fixed a sensor that seemed to be the problem. The banging went away for a year then recently came back, so back to the mechanic we went, they cleaned out the sensor again and the problem went away...but this time for only a week, then back to slamming into gear. we took it to a transmission shop this time and they found metal flakes all through the trans, so its shot. we are having to get it continues.....
Cool mommie van!
I bought this 2005 van used when it was about 3 yrs old with less than 50,000 miles. It is now 5 yrs later and I absolutely love this van! It doesn't look like a mommie van, something like a van/suburban look. I've only had to have regular maintenance repairs done-shocks, brakes, tires, etc. I only recently had to have the oil pan replaced; which is expensive because the whole engine has to be dropped. Handling is great, separate A/C controls for front and back, jacks for electronics and built in car seat for little ones. The acceleration is awesome, I didn't have to turn off the A/C to pass someone on highway. The gas mileage is also good. We have taken it on several longs trips-Black Hills, California, Idaho and Kansas. Kids loved the DVD player to pass the time [So nice not hearing "are we there yet?" the whole trip]. Never gave us a bit of trouble! My only complaints - other than the engine being squeezed in - are the seats are cheap and cracking.
100K and still going
Peter T,01/02/2010
Just passed 100K in Dec. '09. Had a bad ABS sensor this last year and the goofy cup holder under the stereo console has been broken almost since the initial warranty ended. Sometimes you have to touch the starter several times to start it but my wife and I have heard the same sound as others attempted to start their GM cars when we walked by. For a low end auto we have been absolutely pleased. This was our first new car in 15 years of marriage and as we traveled from SC to FL to IL to AZ to CA we have been very glad the majority of problems have been as expected ( brakes, tires, etc. ).
2005, and only the strong survive.
dan klee,07/09/2015
My 2005 Chev uplander has 180k, still runs Great, only ever have done regular maintainence and replacement stuff(rotors,pads,tires). Terrific.
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Features & Specs

16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 7
4-speed automatic
200 hp @ 5200 rpm
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 7
4-speed automatic
200 hp @ 5200 rpm
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 7
4-speed automatic
200 hp @ 5200 rpm
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 3
4-speed automatic
200 hp @ 5200 rpm
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NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 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
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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Used 2005 Chevrolet Uplander Overview

The Used 2005 Chevrolet Uplander is offered in the following submodels: Uplander Minivan. Available styles include LS Fwd 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A), LT Fwd 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A), Fwd 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A), Cargo Fwd 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A), LT AWD 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A), and LT Fwd 4dr Minivan w/PhatNoise Media Player (3.5L 6cyl 4A).

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