With a wide range of packages and options for everything from the powertrain to the latest technology, you can build your Express to suit your needs perfectly. You can even opt for FlexFuel† capability to give you complete control over how you fuel your van.
At work, your van is one of the most important tools you have. Express Cargo Vans are built with the strength, dependability and capability to handle whatever you can throw at them. With a range of capacity options, you have the room you need to transport the tools you need to get the job done.
At home, Express Passenger Van offers space and flexibility with 8–, 12– and 15–passenger seating configurations and both exterior and interior options packages to customize your van for the total comfort of you and your passengers.
Windows for all of your passengers. Access to your tools. Rooftop storage. No matter what you need from your van, Express has a package to suit.
Available Access Packages
For easy and organized access to your tools and cargo, each package includes three exterior, remote–release, side–access panels that can be opened by Remote Keyless Entry. Available on Express Cargo Vans only. Not available with optional driver–side 60/40 swing–out doors or sliding passenger–side door.
The dealer–installed Roof Rack Package lets you add carrying capacity up top. Add the Roof–Mounted Swing–out Ladder Rack Package for improved access to all of your stored items. Both are designed and engineered to perfectly fit your Express.
Whether you're moving people or hauling tools, Express has the capacity. Standard seating for 12 passengers on the 2500, or up to 15 passengers on the extended wheelbase. Standard passenger–side and rear swing–out doors that open wide to provide easy access. Plus, for the driver and passengers, a variety of comfort options and packages.
Express Passenger Vans offer spacious comfort for you and all of your passengers. Power windows and rear–passenger air conditioning are standard on all LT models and available on LS. Pass–through rear seats give you maximum storage without sacrificing seating.
1500, 2500 and 3500 regular Cargo Vans have 239.7 cu. ft. of maximum cargo space†, while 2500 and 3500 extended wheelbase models have a massive 284.4 cu. ft.†.
The standard Hydra–Matic® 6–speed automatic transmission on all 2500 and 3500 models includes Tap–Up/Tap–Down driver shift control and auto grade braking.
The innovative Tow/Haul mode system gives automatic transmissions a dual–mode shift program.
This feature raises upshift points to use more of the engine's power for strong acceleration and
raises downshift points to help slow your van using engine braking.
Strength and Economy
Express Cargo Van offers an unmatched selection of engines, ranging from the fuel conscious Vortec 4.3L V6 with an EPA-estimated 20 MPG highway to our formidable lineup of Vortec V8 workhorses—all the way up to the Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8, the most powerful diesel in its class.
Express Cargo Van also gives drivers the latest alternative fuel options including B20 Capable Diesel, FlexFuel and even a compressed natural gas (CNG) system. Whether it’s power, towing or efficiency, there’s an Express Cargo Van to meet your business
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Express passenger van models come equipped with amenities you wouldn't expect from a full–size van. OnStar®† is standard for the first six months. The standard Driver Information Center displays important vehicle functions like fuel range, oil life and engine hours where the driver can read them.
On cargo vans, you have total control. You can keep it simple—even leave out the radio if you want. Or you can go high–tech with options like the available Chevrolet Wi–Fi by Autonet Mobile†, which gives you reliable Internet access inside your van and up to a 150–foot radius outside, allowing you to run your Express like a mobile office.
Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Take calls at the touch of a button. Available Bluetooth® wireless technology† for select phones lets you make, answer and end phone calls with a tap of the steering wheel. It even mutes the stereo to take your calls.
Put wrong turns behind you with OnStar Turn–by–Turn Navigation†, standard for the first six months. Get upcoming turns and street names displayed on the Driver Information Center or hear directions from the automated voice. Take a complete tour of OnStar capabilities.
Advanced engineering, coupled with technological characteristics like the StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System, work in harmony to help prevent collisions—and help protect you if you're in one. It's optimal safety before, during and after a crash.
Express 1500 Passenger Van and Cargo Van offer available All–Wheel Drive to provide a more sure–footed drive in inclement weather. Working in conjunction with the StabiliTrak®, the available Trailer Sway Control feature helps you stay on track. Auto grade braking, standard on Express 6–speed, heavy–duty transmissions, automatically downshifts to help slow the truck when you apply the brakes while descending long, steep grades.
Express Passenger Vans and 1500 Cargo Vans come standard with head–curtain side–impact air bags†. Available on 2500 and 3500 Cargo Van.
OnStar® Automatic Crash Response†, standard for six months on passenger vans and available on cargo, means you're automatically connected to emergency assistance if an accident occurs—whether or not the air bags deploy.
**The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Destination freight charge is $995 for Coupe and Convertible.
1 Tax, title and license are extra. Not available with some special finance and lease programs, and some other offers. Applies only to 2012 models. Take delivery by 9/4/12. See dealer for details. Excludes the love it or return it guarantee.
To allow you to do an accurate price comparison with prices featured on other Internet sites, GM provides Internet pricing both with and without the Destination Freight Charge (see prices including Destination Freight Charge below). To get full pricing details, go to our Build Your Own section.