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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...

2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD
George Kennedy Preview:

For 2020, the Sierra 1500 features a number of upgrades to keep it at the forefront of the full-size light-duty pickup truck market. Shoppers can choose from a range of engines, incl...

Specs

2005 GMC Safari
3 Dr SLE AWD Passenger Van Extended
2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
12 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
16 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 27 gal 24 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 4,400 RPM
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277 hp @ 3,750 RPM
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
250 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
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460 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
11.5:1
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11:1
Displacement
4,300 cc
6,200 cc
3,000 cc
5,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.48 in
4.06 in x 3.62 in
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3.78 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 --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 43.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 41.3 cu ft --
Standard Payload 1,601 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,509 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs 9,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs --
Exterior
Length 189.8 in 231.7 in
Width 77.5 in 81.2 in
Height 75 in 78.4 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 147.5 in
Bed Length 28.4 in 69.9 in

Available Options

2005 GMC Safari
3 Dr SLE AWD Passenger Van Extended
2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Sky Metallic
  • Onyx Black
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Smokey Quartz Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 6.2L Ecotec3 V8
  • Engine, Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I6
  • AT4 CARBONPRO Edition
  • AT4 Preferred Package
  • AT4 Premium Package
  • Driver Alert Package I
  • Driver Alert Package II
  • LPO, Accessory Assist Step, Off-Road, Black
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Package
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Black Tubular, 6" Rectangular Wheel To Wheel
  • LPO, Auxiliary Trailer Camera, Wired, One Camera And Hardware
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 4" Round
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Body Color Wheel Arch Moldings
  • LPO, Cargo Convenience Package
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
  • LPO, Front Brake Kit-Performance
  • LPO, Performance Air Intake System
  • LPO, Performance Upgrade Package
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • MULTIPRO Audio System By Kicker
  • Off-Road Performance Package
  • Sunroof, Power
  • Technology Package
  • Wheels, 20" X 9" (50.8 CM X 22.9 CM) Machined Aluminum With Carbon Grey Metallic Accents

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