2011 Chevrolet Express Passenger

THE 2011 EXPRESS PASSENGER VAN.

The 2011 Chevrolet Express Passenger Van offers space and flexibility with 8-, 12- and 15-passenger seating configurations and combined standard safety features you won’t find on any Ford full-size van. New for 2011 is OnStar®1 with the Directions & Connections® Plan standard for the first six months. Available features include new Chevrolet Wi-Fi by Autonet Mobile2 (a dealer-installed accessory) and Bluetooth® wireless technology3 for select phones. When it comes to safety, there’s the peace of mind of head-curtain side-impact air bags,4 the StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System as well as available All-Wheel-Drive. And to guarantee the quality, Express is backed by the Chevrolet 100,000 mile/5-year5 transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty plus Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation Programs.

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Specifications

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MODELS

1500 (RWD and AWD)
2500 (RWD)
3500 (RWD)
3500 EXT (RWD)

EPA-ESTIMATED FUEL ECONOMY IN MPG

  1500
RWD
1500 AWD
City (gas/FlexFuel6) 13/10 13/9
Highway (gas/FlexFuel6) 17/13 17/12

MAXIMUM CAPACITIES

  1500
RWD/AWD
2500 3500
Reg./Ext.
Cargo volume(cu. ft.)7,8 216.2 216.2 216.2/252.9
Payload (lbs.)8,9 1,905/1,707 2,708 3,591/3,270
Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 31 31 31
Seating capacity 8 8-12 8-12/12-15
Max. trailering (lbs.)10 7,300 8,600 9,600/9,900

EXTERIOR FEATURES

  LS LT
Doors: dual rear-load Standard Standard
Doors: passenger-side sliding Optional11 Optional
Doors: passenger-side 60/40 swing-out Standard Standard
Mirrors, rearview: Black, manual-folding, manual-adjustable Standard Standard
Mirrors, rearview: Black, manual-folding, power-adjustable, heated12 Optional Optional
Mirrors, rearview: Black, manual-folding, power-adjustable, heated with turn-signal indicators12 Optional Optional

ENGINE/CHASSIS FEATURES

  LS LT
Engine: Vortec 4.8L FlexFuel6 V8, 280 hp @ 5200 rpm, 295 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4600 rpm (2500 only) Standard Standard
Engine: Vortec 5.3L FlexFuel6 V8, 310 hp @ 5200 rpm, 334 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4500 rpm (1500 only) Standard Standard
Engine: Vortec 6.0L FlexFuel6 V8, 323 hp @ 4600 rpm, 373 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4400 rpm (standard on 3500 and optional on 2500 only) Standard Standard
Engine: Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8, 260 hp @ 3100 rpm, 525 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1600 rpm (3500 only) Optional Optional
Differential: heavy-duty locking, rear Optional Optional
Trailering equipment: heavy-duty, with trailer hitch platform, seven-lead trailer wiring harness and seven-pin sealed connector Optional Optional
Transfer case: All-Wheel-Drive (1500 AWD only) Optional Optional
Transmission: Hydra-Matic four-speed, electronically controlled automatic with overdrive and internal transmission oil cooler (1500 only) Standard Standard
Transmission: heavy-duty, Hydra-Matic six-speed, electronically controlled automatic with overdrive and internal transmission oil cooler (2500 and 3500 only) Standard Standard

SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

  LS LT
Air bags:4 driver and right-front passenger Standard Standard
Air bags:4 head-curtain side-impact for first three rows Standard Standard
Brakes: four-wheel disc (ABS) Standard Standard
OnStar®:1 Directions & Connections® Plan (standard for the first six months) including Turn-by-Turn Navigation Standard Standard
PASS-Key III theft-deterrent system Standard Standard
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System Standard Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES

  LS LT
Bluetooth® wireless technology3 for select phones Optional Optional
Climate controls, front: manual Standard Standard
Climate controls, rear: manual Optional13 Standard
Convenience Package: power windows and door locks Optional Standard
Convenience Package: Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column and cruise control Optional Standard
Defogger: rear-window Optional Optional
Remote Keyless Entry Optional12 Standard
Remote vehicle starter system Optional14 Optional

SEATING

  LS LT
Vinyl, front reclining buckets Standard Not Available
Custom Cloth, front reclining buckets Optional Standard

AUDIO SYSTEMS

  LS LT
AM/FM stereo Standard Standard
AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player Optional12 Optional
USB port15 Optional Optional
XM Radio:16 with three tiral months Optional Optional

WHEELS

  LS LT
16-inch steel with Gray center cap (2500 and 3500 only) Standard Standard
17-inch steel (1500 only) Standard Standard
17-inch aluminum with chromed center cap (1500 only) Optional Optional

AVAILABLE DEALER-INSTALLED ACCESSORIES17

Contour Splash Guards Roof-Mounted Hard Cargo Carrier
Hitch-Ball Assembly Side Window Weather Deflectors
Molded Hood Protector Wheel Lock Kit
  • 1 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, system limitations and details. Services vary by model and conditions.
  • 2 Monthly rate applies. Visit autonetmobile.com for details and coverage map.
  • 3 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle. Requires available AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player and XM Radio.
  • 4 Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.
  • 5 Whichever comes first. See dealer for limited warranty details.
  • 6 E85 is a combination of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. Go to chevy.com/biofuels to see if there is an E85 fuel station near you.
  • 7 With rear seats removed.
  • 8 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
  • 9 Maximum payload capacity includes weight of driver, passengers, optional equipment and cargo.
  • 10 Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a base vehicle, except for any option(s) necessary to achieve the rating, plus driver. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the maximum trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See your Chevy dealer for additional details.
  • 11 Requires available rear air conditioning.
  • 12 Requires available Convenience Package (power windows and door locks).
  • 13 Requires available auxiliary lighting.
  • 14 Requires available Remote Keyless Entry.
  • 15 Not compatible with all devices. Requires available AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player.
  • 16 Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after trial period. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details. Requires available AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player.
  • 17 Some accessories may not be available on all models. See dealer for details.
  • 18 Not available with rear body-color halo trim.

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