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2005 GMC Safari
3 Dr SLE AWD Passenger Van Extended

For those looking for minivan space, but need a little more towing power than your average family van, the 2005 GMC Safari offers a powerful engine, all-wheel drive, and up to 5400 pou...

2005 Chevrolet Astro Cargo
Extended AWD

Chevy's retro cargo van didn't change much for its final year of production. The 2005 Astro Cargo comes in 2 trims: RWD and AWD. Both trims have a 4.3 L, 190 hp V6 powertrain with 4 ...

Specs

2005 GMC Safari
3 Dr SLE AWD Passenger Van Extended
2005 Chevrolet Astro Cargo
Extended AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
12 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 27 gal 27 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 4,400 RPM
190 hp @ 4,400 RPM
Torque
250 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
250 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
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Displacement
4,300 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.48 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 3 stars 3 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 41.3 cu ft --
Standard Payload 1,601 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,509 lbs 1,659 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs 5,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs --
Exterior
Length 189.8 in 189.8 in
Width 77.5 in 77.5 in
Height 75 in 75 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 111.2 in
Bed Length 28.4 in --

Available Options

2005 GMC Safari
3 Dr SLE AWD Passenger Van Extended
2005 Chevrolet Astro Cargo
Extended AWD

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