The 2000 Chevrolet Express offers several models for many uses. From passenger van to cargo van, the Express is ideal for daily travel, delivery, and towing. With plenty of options, the Chevrolet Express makes for a decent buy for its selling price.
Body Styles: van
Engines: 5.0-liter V-8, 7.4-liter V-8, 6.5-liter V-8, 5.7-liter V-8, 5.7-liter V-8, 4.3-liter V-6
Transmissions: four-speed automatic
Models: Chevrolet Express G1500, Chevrolet Express G2500, Chevrolet Express G3500, Chevrolet Express G1500 LS, Chevrolet Express G2500 LS, Chevrolet Express G3500 LS
The Chevrolet Express has not seen too many dramatic changes between the 1999 models and the 2000 models. The V-6 engine gets some changes that allow for a quieter ride, more durability, and fewer emissions, which are great for the environment-conscious driver.
The Chevrolet Express is built on an extremely sturdy frame that allows owners to convert it from passenger van into a workstation on wheels. The exterior sports high rear-pillar taillights. However, these might be a bit off-putting. The 2000 Chevrolet Express comes with nine color options from the factory. It also comes standard with a trailer hitch receiver, three doors including a sliding back door, and heated door mirrors.
Because of the large variance between the models, seating ranges from two to 15 persons. Anything more than two seats mean extra costs, but this typically does not add up to much. Regular-sized models provide 267 cubic feet of cargo space, and the extended models have 317 cubic feet of cargo space. Interior upholstery comes in grey, neutral, or blue trims. The front seats are bucket seats, and there is an option for a powered driver's seat. The Express comes standard with tinted glass, vinyl seating, power steering, and an AM/FM stereo system. Options include a rear heater, air-conditioning, power windows, power doors, and an AM/FM/Cassette audio system.
Performance & Handling
One of the best qualities of the 2000 Chevrolet Express is its long list of available engine sizes, which includes a diesel engine. The engines are relatively quiet for a large van, and the ride is what one would expect from a large van and depends on engine type. The smallest engine choice can tow up to 4700 pounds, and the largest engine, a 7.4-liter V-8, can tow up to 10,000 pounds. The 31-gallon gas tank costs a lot to fill up, and the low miles per gallon means that gas costs are extremely high for this van. Overall, the Express operates as a van is expected to operate.
This vehicle comes standard with safety features, such as four-wheel anti-lock brakes, daytime running lights, and driver and passenger side airbags. Other than these, safety features are completely lacking for this Chevrolet. There have also been no government crash tests done by either the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety or The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
EPA Fuel Economy
Chevrolet Express: 14/18 mpg city/highway
- Range of engines
- Cargo capacity
You Won't Like
- Somewhat strange design
- Fuel economy
Perfect for people or cargo.
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