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DON'T WANT ANOTHER ONE
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By BUD
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS Fwd 4dr Ext Minivan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)


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POOR HANDLING QUALITIES ON THE ROAD.
THIS IS MY SECOND VENTURE, HAD SAME
PROBLEMS AND COMPLAINTS ON THE 2001.
ALOT OF ACCESORIES THAT WERE STANDARD
ON THE 2001 ARE MISSING ON THE 2003.
AMAGINE A 30000.OO AUTO AND NO GLOVE
COMPARTMENT LITE.
MILEAGE ON THE VAN IS WAY BELOW
EXPECTATIONS.


Worst Features

TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION.


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Chevy Venture
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By G M
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2003 Chevrolet Venture Fwd 4dr Minivan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)


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I can't believe wqhat a great car this
is...Hard to believe it's a Chevy! Tip
of the hat to General Motors.


Best Features

The ride, the power are great


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not too bad
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By rob jones
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS Fwd 4dr Ext Minivan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)


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I have only had my van for 3 months now
and so far I like it. My kids complain
that there are no arm rest on the
middle row seats, but other than that,
it seems to be a nice van. I did have
a key go bad on me on the second day I
had it. I was lucky enough to have a
spare. The car won't start if it
doesn't like the key.

I had a Pontiac Transport before this
one which had steering wheel controls
for the radio. I miss that in this one.

I hope to get at least 100,000 miles
out of this before I have any major
problems....I hope.


Best Features

nice ride. decent power, although its much less than honda and toyota.


Worst Features

floating gas gage. It can float as much as a quarter tank! Arm rest on middle row seats. Full size spare tire. Steering wheel controls for stereo.


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mixed feelings
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By volson71
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LT Fwd 4dr Ext Minivan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Bought the van 2 1/2 weeks before
making a 2000 mile trip; 3 days after
purchasing, had a problem with the
fuel injector, which ended up needing
to be replaced. On our trip, the
driver side sun visor fell out and
needed to be replaced when we
returned. Fairly comfortable in the
back seats (we have the captain's
chairs in the middle row), especially
with the leather interior. Not crazy
about the way it handles, feels like
you're tipping when going around
corners. Ride is not very smooth,
especially going up hills. Brakes seem
rough, especially in icy conditions.
Handles well on snow, however.


Best Features

All the extra's; trip computer, steering wheel audio controls, auto leveler, rear audio and comfort controls, ease of putting up seats in back row to make more cargo space, dual sliding doors with driver controls near console.


Worst Features

Improve handling and interior comfort; the front seats don't even have lumbar support anymore, which is incredibly uncomfortable on long drives.


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1st time minivanner and joyed about it
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By amos jamos
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS Fwd 4dr Ext Minivan (3.4L 6cyl 4A)


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Just bought our venture because a 3rd
youngster is on the way. Extremely
pleased with the venture that bested
out the caravan and the odyssey. The
cornering stability is suprising and
the engine, while conservative, is
enough to power the luxurious cabin.
This may be my first car I can sleep in
while traveling. Only complaint is the
gas mileage, UGH! Kudos Chevy (from a
Ford man)!


Best Features

power sliding door, great sounding stereo, and the flexibilty of the rear seating options.


Worst Features

My Mustang GT with over 250hp/300ft-lbs gets 3-5 mpg better and the looks could be improved with a subtle slope on the rear window and a spoiler-like lip rather than the plain shoe box rear-end.


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