2014 Chevrolet Express 1500 Overview
Chevrolet's full-size Express is available as a passenger van that seats up to 15 or as a cargo van that, for 2014, seats up to five. The Express is offered in 1500, 2500 and 3500 duty levels. It competes with other full-size vans, including the Ford E-Series, Nissan NV and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. The GMC Savana is closely related to the Express.
New for 2014
A five-seat crew cargo van with a three-place rear bench seat is available for the 2500 and 3500 models. It includes a bulkhead behind the seat to separate passengers from the cargo area, rubberized-vinyl floor covering, fixed full-body windows, a swing-out passenger-side door and side curtain airbags. Rear air conditioning and auxiliary lighting are included on 2500 and 3500 extended-wheelbase models. Passenger vans add standard power windows and locks.
The Express 1500 sits on a 135-inch wheelbase, featuring swing-out rear doors and sliding or swing-out passenger-side door. Optional Express Access Package adds three side-panel storage areas, and flat and convex side mirrors come standard.
Standard vinyl seats; cloth upholstery optional, as well as power front seats and backup camera. Cargo Vans seat one, two, or five, while the Passenger Van trims have an eight person seating capacity. Additional options include Bluetooth cellphone connectivity, bulkhead dividers (cargo van), and 60/40-split left-side entry/load door.
Under the Hood
A 195-horsepower, 4.3-liter V-6 with 260 pounds-feet of torque powers the Express 1500 in four- or six-speed automatic transmission. The fuel tank has a 31-gallon capacity, and drivetrain optional for rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.
Standard safety includes electronic stability system, antilock brakes, side curtain airbags, and lap/shoulder belts for all center seats. Rear park assist and backup camera come optional.
*Overview Courtesy of Cars.com