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1999 Chevrolet Astro Overview

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3 Dr LS AWD Passenger Van Extended
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,005
3 Dr LS Passenger Van Extended
Avg. Price: $4,097
3 Dr LT AWD Passenger Van Extended
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $4,900
3 Dr LT Passenger Van Extended
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $2,995
3 Dr STD AWD Passenger Van Extended
3 Dr STD Passenger Van Extended

Chevrolet Astro Experts

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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 3 reviews

The Astro Has Performed Above My Expectations. by Rog
 — Purchase Vehicle new in 1999. The vehicle has 138,000 miles and is now encountering issues I am not familiar with. The turning radius on these vehicles are awesome. Read More
A Great Van. Leather, Rear Air And Rear Radio. by db
 — 160000 miles and looses no oil between changes, runs like a new car. The only repairs have been common age related items, waterpump and alternator. Read More
Not A Bad Value Consider The Van Lasted Us 12 Years (and Going), But Much More Choices Today. by Courtroom74
 — Boxy and unattractive but roomy and great for travel/long distance driving (accept when gas price is high, like now). Can take a lot of abuse such as family with kids and all of the associated ext... Read More

1999 Chevrolet Astro Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 3 reviews

1999 Chevrolet Astro

Chevrolet introduced the Astro in 1985, placing a passenger van body on a truck frame. A powerful 4.3-liter, 6-cylinder engine allows towing of boats and other heavy toys. Its other claim to fame is its roomy seating capacity; most Astros can seat up to eight people comfortably, and if you remove two heavy seats, you can fit a lot of cargo.

The most notable change for the 1999 Chevrolet Astro is the redesigned AWD (all-wheel drive) system. On AWD models, the Astro operates in rear-wheel drive until sensors detect wheel
slippage. At that point, the transfer case immediately shifts power to the front wheels.

Other changes for the 1999 Chevy Astro include
improvements to the problematic transmission; overhead consoles now standard on the LS and LT models; and optional heated, reduced-glare side mirrors. Some changes were also made to the exterior, such as new paint colors and optional
running boards.

1999 Chevrolet Astro owners have mixed reviews about its reliability. Many say it's a versatile, reliable van; others point to breakdowns and poor quality control on everything from sticking accelerators to failed window motors. Many owners also wish there were a sliding door on the driver's side as well as the passengers' side.

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Chevrolet Astro Questions

db
25

Air Wont Blow Through Vents

1,989 views with 5 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
Hankvf
0

Sticky Accelerator

Why is the accelerator sticking on my 200 Chevy Astro? I've had it serviced 3 times for this problem and it is not corrected.

634 views with 3 answers (last answer 9 months ago)
dswaff
0

Main Engine Computer

Can the main engine computer settings be altered at a delearship??

99 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months ago)
rhtuxman
30

How Do You Reset Fuel Pump On Cheverolet Astro 1999 Van?

Where it the fuel pump located? How do I reset fuel pump?

249 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
tsmokesr
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A/c Only Blows Through The Defrost Not The Vents. What Is The Cause And Ho...

229 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)