Chevrolet Express is a full time van produced to replace Chevrolet Van and GMC Vandura. It has a twin called GMC Savana with whom it shares most of its features as well as exterior and interior design. It was launched on 1996. and since then together with Savana it hold strong second place on the American van market behind Ford E series vans. Almost 45% of all vans sold in United States are either Chevrolet Express or GMC Savana vans.
Although it is hard to talk about some serious exterior design when it comes to vans, Chevrolet Express designers really did their best to make these vans look fancy, modern and powerful. New 2014 Chevrolet Express 2500 van looks more rounded and bulky then its predecessors. It has large grille recognizable on almost every Chevrolet larger vehicle.
Its wheels look like they are made for some luxury pick up truck instead of full time van. It can come in two versions, as Chevrolet Express Cargo, which is a regular cargo van or Chevrolet Express Passenger which is a passenger van and has more seats, windows, etc. There is also a Chevrolet Express Passenger Limited Edition which is the more luxurious version of a regular Chevy Express Passenger van.
Interior layout also depends on which version you choose. Limited Edition Passenger version has Bose sound system, leather upholstery, television monitors, VCR etc. Regular Passenger version has carpeted floor, power windows and it can come with 5 seats (and plenty of cargo area) or more (up to 15). It has a vinyl upholstery and trims. Cargo version of Chevrolet Express 2500 truck has from 2 to 5 seats, with cloth upholstery and huge cargo area in the back, with air conditioning and power windows and locks in the standard version.
There is vast selection of engines that come with Chevrolet Express vans. Best bet would be a 4,3 liter V6 that comes with the standard version. It has good fuel economy for this type of vehicle with 15 mpg in city conditions and 20 mpg on the highway, by EPA estimates. There is also few other V8 engine options to choose from, like: 4,8 liter, 5,3 liter, 6,0 liter, 6,6 liter etc.
2014 Chevrolet Express 2500 Price
Price for this van change a lot, but basically it goes from $28,000 for basic Cargo version to $50,000 for Passenger version.
Chevrolet Express Cargo updated its interior for 2014 model year. It added 3 more seats in the back and offered some top of the line comfort in basic version which is not really usual with these types of vehicles.