Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo
For 2012, the GMC Savana Cargo van returns unchanged.
- Robust engines
- driver-side access door option
- multiple wheelbase and passenger configurations
- available all-wheel drive
- hefty towing capacity.
- Low-grade cabin plastics
- less interior space than newer competitors
- no tall-roof option.
Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo for Sale
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Edmunds' Expert Review
The 2012 GMC Savana Cargo is a willing workhorse for buyers who require the functionality of a full-size van, but more modern competitors could be a better fit for your business.
If you're a businessperson who needs a new work truck, you might be tempted to save yourself some hassle by buying an old standby like the 2012 GMC Savana Cargo van. While there's certainly nothing wrong with this approach, take some time to look at your options and you'll discover a few newer entries that might work out better.
Of course, the full-size Savana Cargo van still has all the same strengths that have made it the go-to choice for everyone from electricians to overnight delivery services for more than a decade. Solid construction, heavy-duty towing capacity, a choice of different engines and available driver-side side doors make it a vehicle that's still ready, willing and able to put in a hard day's work.
However, the Savana Cargo van hasn't undergone a substantial redesign since the days of the Clinton administration. To fully understand why this is such an issue, we'd recommend checking out alternatives like the more flexible and better-handling Mercedes Sprinter, which is offered in three different lengths and two roof heights. The new Nissan NV is another strong contender, with two roof heights of its own, a V8 engine pushed out front for easier servicing, more modern features and clever details like water-resistant upholstery. Finally, there's the smaller and cheaper Ford Transit Connect, which offers a large cargo hold in a relatively compact and remarkably fuel-efficient package.
More traditional choices include the virtually identical Chevrolet Express and the Ford E-Series Econoline cargo vans, but they don't really offer much advantage over the Express. With all this in mind, the 2012 GMC Savana Cargo van still remains a solid choice among work trucks, but one of the newer vans could suit your needs better.
trim levels & features
The 2012 GMC Savana Cargo is a full-size van that's offered in two wheelbases and three load ratings. The standard-wheelbase model (135 inches) is available in a base 1500 version as well as heavy-duty 2500 and 3500 variants. The extended-wheelbase version (155 inches) is only offered on 2500 and 3500 models.
Standard equipment on the Savana Cargo includes 16-inch steel wheels, 60/40-split swing-out passenger-side doors, air-conditioning, vinyl upholstery and a trip computer.
Major options include 17-inch steel wheels, heated power mirrors, 60/40-split swing-out driver-side doors, a sliding passenger-side door, a variety of rear door and window configurations, a towing package, keyless entry, cloth upholstery, a six-way power driver seat, front passenger seat delete, cruise control, full power accessories, a tilt-only steering wheel, remote ignition, Bluetooth, OnStar emergency communications, a simple two-speaker AM/FM sound system and an upgraded system with a CD player, satellite radio and a USB/iPod interface.
performance & mpg
The 2012 GMC Savana Cargo van is offered with a choice of six different engines, starting with the 4.3-liter V6, which produces 195 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque and comes standard on rear-wheel-drive 1500 models. EPA-estimated fuel economy estimates are 15 mpg city/20 mpg highway and 17 mpg combined. A 5.3-liter V8 good for 310 hp and 334 lb-ft of torque is standard on all-wheel-drive 1500 models and is available as an option on rear-wheel-drive 1500 versions. Fuel economy with this engine and rear-wheel drive is 13/18/15.
The rear-drive-only 2500 and 3500 come standard with a 4.8-liter V8 that produces 280 hp and 296 lb-ft of torque. There are several optional engines. A gasoline-fueled 6.0-liter V8 puts out 323 hp and 373 lb-ft of torque. A version of the same 6.0-liter V8 runs on compressed natural gas (CNG) and produces 279 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque. Finally, a 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 is rated at 260 hp and a robust 525 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy estimates for these models and engines was not available.
The 4.3-liter V6, 4.8-liter V8 and 5.3-liter V8 all come mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. The 6.0-liter V8 and 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 are both coupled to a six-speed automatic.
The heavy-duty 3500-series has a maximum payload capacity of 4,490 pounds, and a maximum towing capacity for the same configuration is an impressive 9,700 pounds.
All 2012 GMC Savana Cargo vans have antilock brakes and stability control as standard equipment. Side curtain airbags and OnStar emergency communications are available as options.
The 2012 GMC Savana Cargo van drives like the no-nonsense truck it is. Equipped with any of the larger V8 engines, there's more than enough power on tap for everyday driving and hauling heavy loads. In the past, we would've said that driving the Express is about what you'd expect from a full-size cargo van. It was better than a moving truck, and that's about all you could hope for. However, with modern, more maneuverable competitors like the Transit Connect, Nissan NV and Sprinter, buyers can now expect more.
Inside, the 2012 Chevrolet Savana Cargo van is all business. Gauges and controls are easy to use and the hard plastic materials certainly have utility, not ambience in mind. Legroom for the driver and front passenger is limited by the engine cover that juts out from the center of the dash. You'll also want to be aware that many of the features you'd expect on a modern vehicle, like power locks and even a simple stereo, are all extra-cost options here.
The optional driver-side swing-out cargo doors (in addition to the standard passenger-side doors) is a plus that will be appreciated by delivery drivers and others who need quick access to items in the cargo bay. Speaking of which, regular-wheelbase models offer a total of 204 feet of cargo room, while extended-wheelbase versions come in at 237 cubic feet. That's a lot, but the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Nissan NV can hold about 100 cubes or more thanks to the availability of high-roof options. These also allow you to walk upright in the cargo area, something that's not realistic in the Express.
Features & Specs
Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo Overview
The Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo is offered in the following submodels: , . Available styles include 2500 3dr Van (4.8L 8cyl 6A), 2500 3dr Ext Van (4.8L 8cyl 6A), 1500 3dr Van (4.3L 6cyl 4A), 3500 3dr Ext Van (4.8L 8cyl 6A), 1500 3dr Van AWD (5.3L 8cyl 4A), 3500 3dr Van (4.8L 8cyl 6A), 3500 3dr Van (6.6L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6A), 3500 3dr Ext Van (6.6L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6A), 2500 3dr Van (6.6L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6A), and 2500 3dr Ext Van (6.6L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6A).
What's a good price on a Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo?
Save up to $247 on one of 2 Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $8,995 as of 07/23/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 1 out of 5 stars.
Price comparisons for Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo trim styles:
- The Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo 1500 is priced between $11,999 and $11,999 with odometer readings between 97482 and 97482 miles.
- The Used 2012 GMC Savana Cargo 3500 is priced between $8,995 and $8,995 with odometer readings between 173621 and 173621 miles.
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