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2000 GMC Safari 3 Dr SL AWD Passenger Van Extended Review
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Decent. — Ok its an alright right van but it is ugly.... Its great capacity! One thing is though it doesnt like rain so be ready for jolting and crappy starting. Also it is very good at hauling so thats a humbs up lol.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Cargo Capacity

Cons: Damn ugly lol

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2000 GMC Safari 3 Dr SL AWD Passenger Van Extended Review

A- Overall Very Happy — CONVERSION VAN. Excellent for family travel. In spite of what many others say, we never had any major repairs in last 9 years. The only repair was the actuator(?) on driver door stopped working and couldn't up/down the powered window glass. Had to be replaced for $72.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great for family vacations - The longest trip we ever took was Atlanta to 200 miles north of Toronto. Now it has 90K miles. Almost no repairs. Favorite feature: Can turn 3rd row seat into bed.

Cons: A little heavy as compared to minivans.

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2000 GMC Safari 3 Dr SLE Passenger Van Extended Review

Good For The Family, Brand-new Off The Lot, After Awhile, Need To Trade In. — It's a van, has a 4.3 L V6, pulls the boat and camper just fine. I might get it when I go off to college/NAVY. Can remove the two bench seats for cargo. Got it in 04, w/ 40k and we put 50k on it, hard miles mostly.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It's a van, need more be said?

Cons: Slow, bulky, after 100k miles, needs heavy repairs.

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2000 GMC Safari 3 Dr SLE Passenger Van Extended Review

Bleh — We bought a 2000 GMC Safari conversion van brand new from Hall Pontiac-GMC in Virginia Beach. It was blue with gold pinstriping and a tan cloth interior. For the most part, it was reliable, the engine and other mechanical parts were dependable, but almost from the start, we had problems with the air-conditioning. In 2002, the A/C quit during a rare heat wave in Washington state when we were livng there. There were also numerous electrical gremlins and problems with the brakes. The TV in the back stopped working in 2003, on a seven hour drive! The van itself was a great vehicle. Very reliable and solid, but the conversion company, Glaval, did a lousy job. No surprise they are now out of business.

Pros: Very well-equipped, powerful engine and large towing capacity, very solid vehicle. It actually had a gorgeous paintjob when it was new, but being a family vehicle took its toll.

Cons: Glaval sucks at making conversion vans, A/C never worked properly, could not fit in some parking garages and drive-thrus due to the high-top.

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Reviews From Other Years

2002 GMC Safari Reviews

Cadet The Safari By Kenny

This vehicle handles like crap because of its massive size. This vehicle could use more power but would sacrifice even more on fuel mileage. This is not a fun vehicle to drive and its not a pretty v... Read More

Safari Conversion By Wayne

We bought this van and immediately hit the road for a 5000+ mile trip. The GMC part of the van is great, but the aftermarket custom conversion parts of it is junk. I will never buy a new vehicle wi... Read More

2001 GMC Safari Reviews

Love It. By Cathy

Great comfortable van for traveling on long trips. It takes us to Florida every year since we've owned her. Very strong tough truck has been through hell and back. Would highly recommend this vehicle.... Read More

1999 GMC Safari Reviews

One Awesome Van By Ray

IT GETS GOOD MILEAGE FOR ALL WHEEL DRIVE. It is my daily driver it handles anything i need it to do. I bought it used and only replaced head gaskets. Not a bad investment if i say so myself could hav... Read More

Save Your Money Buy A Honda Lol By Marc

everything breaks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! too many problems. although pretty quick for a van lol. parts are expensive and a pain in the ass to fix yourself. not very friendly on the knuckles lol. handles l... Read More

1998 GMC Safari Reviews

Its A Great Family Car And Or Busnes Car For Transporting Cargo By Deathjam4

I owned one for 5 years put over 250k on mine til at 418 k it blew the front crank seal. i was disheartened when i sold it due to not having the money to repair it as i would still be driving it to th... Read More

Great Work Van By Vishaal

well it was my first what can i say everyone has to love their first whip rust and all but it was completly gutted so it was a shelll with 2 seats and a 190 hp vortech engine ive left plenty of civics... Read More

1997 GMC Safari Reviews

Great For The Family By Andrew

owned 4 3 years never had any major probs great family vehicle. good fuel economy. was a cheep overall buy. never had any major break downs, great power out of the 4.3 ltr vortec v6. it has paid for i... Read More

1997 Gmc Safari Rwd Slx By midgetmayo

i own a 1997 gmc safari, awesome vehicle, i have a well abused 238 thou km's on it and still runs like new i have loaded the back of it up with patio stone once to the point that the leaf spring didn... Read More

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