2012 Chevrolet Express Van, A Union of Flexibility and Function

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The 2012 Chevrolet Express Van is a flexible vehicle that will suit all your cargo needs, whether it is for hauling up to 15 passengers or for delivery purposes. With the Express, you will not need any other car. The 2012 Express Cargo Van comes in 3 models, the 1500, 2500 and 3500. Several customizations and options are available to suit your cargo needs including engines ranging from fuel efficient 4.3 Liter V6 to V8 powertrains. The Express Passenger Van has 3 choices of passenger seating: 8, 12 and 15. The wonderful aspect of the Express Van is that it is customizable from roof to tires.

The exterior is not your typical elongated box that cargo vans usually look like. It has a modern appeal with its rounded corners and high taillights. The grille that is distinguishable in all Chevrolet trucks is notable in the Express Van. Side doors are placed for easy access to the cargo. These can also be customized to sliding or split swing-out. The rear door can be windowed or windowless.

The passenger van offers complete comfort. It comes standard with power windows, rear passenger air conditioning and pass-through rear seats for easy access to the back seats.

The 2012 Chevrolet Express comes in 4 different powertrains. The 1500 being the most fuel efficient with a 5.3 Liter V8 flex-fuel engine combined with a 4-speed automatic transmission. It produces 310 horsepower and 334 lb. ft. of torque.

All wheel drive is an option. The 2500 has a 4.8 Liter V8 with 280 horsepower and 295 lb. ft. of torque while the 3500 is powered by a 6.0 Liter V8 standard. A 6.6 Liter turbo diesel V8 that can put out 260 horsepower and 525 lb. ft. of torque is an upgrade option. The 3500 when equipped with the proper package have a towing capacity of up to 9,900 pounds.

2012 Chevrolet Express Van – Versatility at its Best

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The Chevrolet Express Van is a jack of all trades. It beats the largest SUV in the market with its 15 person capacity and the 285 cubic feet of storage volume makes it excellent for hauling large items or utilizing it as a delivery van for your business. It can even tow up to 9,900 pounds. Without doubt, you’ll love this car if you need a multi-purpose vehicle round the clock. The 2012 cargo van comes in 3 models, the 1500, 2500 and 3500. You can customize them according to your needs, whether it is the engine capacity or the interior. The express passenger van also varies with choices of 8, 12 or 15 seating. You can practically customize it from roof to tires.

The sleek appearance of the Chevrolet Express is refreshing. It’s not just an elongated box type cargo van. It’s pleasing to the eyes as well. It has a contemporary look with rounded corners and high tail lights. The grille is especially notable. It greatly resembles the signature look of the pickup trucks.

The side doors are convenient when accessing the inside of the cargo. You don’t need to go all the way from the back door. You can opt between sliding or split swing-out door for the sides and windowed or windowless for the rear.

Express Passenger vans offer complete comfort. Power windows, rear passenger air conditioning and pass-through rear seats are standard.

The 1500 cargo van is the ideal one if you’re searching for fuel efficiency. The 4.3-liter liter V6 averages only 20mpg on a highway. Do not expect it though to pack so much power because it only has 195 hp. On the other hand, the other four available V8s will not disappoint either. It fares pretty well with gas mileage and it runs smoothly and comfortably even when you’re driving 80 mph.

2012 Chevrolet Express Van: The Large Commercial Van That’s Way Better Than a Bus

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On Being A Commercial Van

The Chevrolet Express Van returns this 2012 unchanged and still the same reliable, roomy, comfortable, and powerful van.  It still remains true to its original calling of hauling 8-12 passengers in a jiffy with a great towing power behind it. But what truly makes the 2012 Chevrolet Express Van standout against other commercial vans in the automotive market today?  It is actually plain and simple.  Where else can you find a commercial van that can comfortably allow 6-foot tall passengers to walk upright inside it?  Thanks to the unique high-roof version of this commercial van, tall people can walk inside the van.  It is simply amazing and you just cannot do that anywhere else.

While its main purpose is hauling people, the 2012 Chevrolet Express Van does not come in any way short of modern features to keep up with the modern competition today.  Modern features include keyless entry, cruise control, a trip computer, full power accessories, tilt steering wheel, and visor vanity mirrors.  The ever famous and highly useful OnStar emergency communications by Chevrolet is included as well.

Safety for commercial vans is always an important factor.  Chevrolet took the extra step by giving the Express Van a standard stability control system.  This does not only give passengers the safety assurance they need but it also keeps the ride comfortable enough.

On Being Around for 40 Years

Do you even know that the Chevrolet Express Van has been in the automotive market for 40 years already?  It is truly amazing.  It has received numerous changes including a complete redesign in the year 1996.  But what remains is Chevrolet’s mission for creating this commercial van.

Now being better than ever, the 2012 Chevrolet Express Van continues to please consumers with high need for hauling and towing.  The Express’ configurability either for family or work still proves to be one of its greatest strengths.

2012 Chevrolet Express Van – The Van for Any Use

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If you need a van for utility, a trip to the beach, for commercial use, or just space for anything, the 2012 Chevrolet Express Van is really the ‘Van for Any Use’. It has a Vortec 4.3L V6 engine with 195 hp at 4600 rpm, giving you enough strength to pull a trailer up to 9800 lbs of weight. And with its fuel economy of 20 mpg on the highway, you are saving gas while having fun on the road with everything and everybody. The Express Van has a simple, compact look that is suited for long distance travels but still cares about style. It is so customizable; you can add a Roof Rack, for those cargos that’s too long or too big to go inside, and a trailer hook, to pull those trailers for a trip to anywhere.

And for the interior, there should be a lot of room for everyone, plus luggage and everything else. The standard seating is for 12 people; and for the 3500, 15 people can sit comfortably and enjoy the ride. And for everyone’s comfort, the van is fully air-conditioned for those really long trips.

And for technology, the Express Van provides nothing but the best. With the Sirius XM satellite radio, people can enjoy commercial-less radio tuning and up-to-date news on the road and about the weather. And with the On-Star Navigation, you are lead to your next destination turn by turn, so you won’t get lost anywhere.

The 2012 Chevrolet Express Van is available in these colours – summit white, black, victory red, wheat-land yellow, and with extra cost – dark blue metallic, dark green metallic, gray-stone metallic, sandstone metallic, and sheer silver metallic.