1999 Chevrolet Astro Overview

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3 Dr LS AWD Passenger Van Extended
5 national listings
3 Dr LS Passenger Van Extended
8 national listings
3 Dr LT AWD Passenger Van Extended
3 Dr LT Passenger Van Extended
2 national listings
3 Dr STD AWD Passenger Van Extended
1 national listing
3 Dr STD Passenger Van Extended
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,672

Chevrolet Astro Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
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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
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Air Wont Blow Through Vents

2,461 views with 5 answers (last answer 11 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.

662 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
dswaff
0

Main Engine Computer

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

126 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
jennifergraham1011
0

A/c Works But Not Coming Out Of The Top Vents, Only The Bottom.

The A/C seems to be working fine. However air will not come out of the top vents. It comes out fine from the bottom vents (so at least our feet get cold!). I wonder if it is just something that needs ...

21 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
jpanayil
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Where I Could Find A Used Brain For A 1999 Astro Chevvy Van

the engine cranks but won`t start

4 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)