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1996 Chevrolet G3500

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1996 Chevrolet G3500 Review

Efficiency that takes care of any worksite.

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The 1996 Chevrolet G3500 can handle the heaviest loads out of the new Chevrolet Express van lineup. Taillights fixed towards the roof can still be seen with the doors closed or opened. This paints a picture of the cargo-focused vehicle that can go and work anywhere. With the new line of engines available, it's loaded with lots of power and torque providing the heaviest jobs, which are the perfect means to accomplish any task. The new wheelbase also makes a smoother ride for passengers and more stability for both cargo and passengers.

The Range

Body Styles: minivan/van
Engine: 5.7-liter V-8
Transmissions: four-speed automatic
Models: Chevrolet G3500 van

What's New

The 1996 Chevrolet G3500 gets a cutting edge, new exterior look with wider-opening rear doors with new aspects like better functionality. A longer wheelbase is used to create better stability and a smoother riding vehicle. A new series of engines also improves power and torque.


The 1996 Chevrolet G3500 comes in with tinted windows, glossy, metallic paint, front and back chrome bumpers, and left and right chrome mirrors, provides style and power. It also gets variable intermittent, two-speed windshield wipers. It measures at 224.9 inches long, 79.4 inches wide, and 82 inches tall with a 145-inch wheelbase. No matter the load, this truck can handle it.


The 1996 Chevrolet G3500 features a quad-speed ventilation fan system for adequate cooling and heating needs. It also comes with four speakers for the Stereo Delco audio system and AM/FM capabilities. Both driver and passenger front bucket seats come with three-point retractable seatbelts. Spacious storage capacity can easily be taken advantage of; it comes with nearly 150 inches of storage length and over 300 cubic feet of total storage capacity. Floor covering consists plastic and rubber in the front and loading area.

Performance & Handling

The 1996 Chevrolet G3500 is equipped with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine, capable of 250 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. It also comes with a wishbone front suspension with a stabilized independent bar and beam rear suspension along with leaf springs. It’s engineered to compromise both performance and comfort. Feeding its engine with a fuel-injection system, there will be no issue hauling heavy loads to faraway worksites with its 33-gallon fuel tank.


The 1996 Chevrolet G3500 features driver and front passenger air bags that will provide the utmost in safety. It also comes with dual speed windshield wipers that keep the rain off the windshield and visibility unobstructed.

EPA Fuel Economy

Chevrolet G3500: N/A

You'll Like

  • Smooth ride
  • Powerful engine
  • Easy clean-up interior

You Won't Like

  • Pedestrian exterior
  • Business-like interior

Sum Up

Efficiency that takes care of any worksite.

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