1997 Chevrolet Astro Cargo Extended RWDReview
97 Astro Cargo — got the van cheap. love it. only vehicle iv had for more than 5-6 months and its got the most mileage. just rolled 264k and hauled a little over 1000 punds of scrap metal and it didnt even phase the thing. will haul just about anything.
Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)
Pros: awesome? its a beast.
Cons: sucks? seating and in town gas mileage.
Reviews From Other Years
Might As Well Have Lived In It!
I drive this this thing 10-14hrs a day, it's not bad on gas for a heavy ladder van full of tools and equipment. I'ts a good van, the only problem would be the steering, it's not very precise, you have... Read More
Astro is the best bang for the buck when it comes to work vans. If you are in any industry and need a good hauler Astro is where it's at. Look for AWD with snow tires they are like a tank in the winte... Read More
Good Work Horse
This vehicle has been great. I would purchasing this vehicle again if it was still made. Great Very reliable. Can haul extreme amounts of weight, handled like a truck when pulling. Plenty of power but... Read More
Astro: The Gentle Giant
With the ability to lull you to a stoplight, purring to a stop; and the ferocity to dig through the toughest snow conditions, blasting three-foot drifts as though they don't exist, the Astro, in my hu... Read More
These vans are known to be reliable, and still are very popular for many different uses. I used this van as a delivery van for contract driving around Washington, DC and Maryland. It isn't very good o... Read More
Fun, if you do it right, and quick. Very easy to mod, can hold lots of people. If a work van, it can be cold in the winter. Great as a work van, though. You can through anything into it. Read More