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2005 Chevrolet Astro
Extended AWD

Not much changed for the Chevy Astro passenger van in its last year of production. The Astro passenger van comes in two trims: 2WD and AWD. Both trims have a 4.3 L, 190 hp V6 powertr...

2021 Chevrolet Express Cargo
2500 Extended RWD
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Specs

2005 Chevrolet Astro
Extended AWD
2021 Chevrolet Express Cargo
2500 Extended RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
12 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
16 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 27 gal 31 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 4,400 RPM
401 hp @ 5,200 RPM
181 hp @ 3,400 RPM
276 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
250 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
464 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
298 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
10.8:1
16.5:1
11:1
Displacement
4,300 cc
6,600 cc
2,800 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.48 in
4.06 in x 3.86 in
3.7 in x 3.94 in
3.92 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 3 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 41.3 cu ft 283.6 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,509 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,509 lbs 3,060 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs 10,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.8 in 244.1 in
Width 77.5 in 79.3 in
Height 75 in 84.3 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 155.2 in
Bed Length 28.4 in --

Available Options

2005 Chevrolet Astro
Extended AWD
2021 Chevrolet Express Cargo
2500 Extended RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Red Hot
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel, Di, 4-Cylinder
  • Engine, 6.6L V8
  • Air Conditioning, Rear
  • Auxiliary Heat Generator, Fuel-Operated.
  • Cargo Liner, Spray-In
  • Communications Package
  • Enhanced Convenience Package
  • Hotel Shuttle Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • Safety Package
  • Seating Arrangement, 5-Passenger, Express Crew Van Package

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