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2021 GMC Savana LS 2500 RWD
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2021 GMC Savana
LS 2500 RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

There are plenty of spacious SUVs and minivans on the market today. But when you need professional-grade cargo and passenger space, the 2021 GMC Savana delivers in spades. With seating...

2021 Chevrolet Express
2500 LS RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The Chevrolet Express is a full-size van, sold in both cargo and passenger variants. It’s been around in the same basic form since the 1995 model year, with incremental changes along t...

Specs

2021 GMC Savana
LS 2500 RWD
2021 Chevrolet Express
2500 LS RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 31 gal 31 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 3,400 RPM
401 hp @ 5,200 RPM
276 hp @ 5,200 RPM
181 hp @ 3,400 RPM
401 hp @ 5,200 RPM
276 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
464 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
298 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
464 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
298 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
16.5:1
10.8:1
11:1
16.5:1
10.8:1
11:1
Displacement
2,800 cc
6,600 cc
4,300 cc
2,800 cc
6,600 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.94 in
4.06 in x 3.86 in
3.92 in x 3.62 in
3.7 in x 3.94 in
4.06 in x 3.86 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 Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 12 seats 12 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 36.3 in 36.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 92.1 cu ft 92.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 2,550 lbs 2,550 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 9,600 lbs 9,600 lbs
Exterior
Length 224 in 224 in
Width 79.3 in 79.3 in
Height 84.6 in 84.6 in
Wheelbase 135.2 in 135.2 in

Available Options

2021 GMC Savana
LS 2500 RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cardinal Red
  • Onyx Black
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel Di 4-Cylinder
  • Engine, 6.6L V8 With Direct Injection
  • Communications Package
  • Enhanced Convenience Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • Safety Package
2021 Chevrolet Express
2500 LS 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 With Direct Injection
  • Communications Package
  • Enhanced Convenience Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • Safety Package

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