The Chevrolet Uplander is a van (English minivan ) of the Chevrolet Division of the U.S. manufacturer General Motors with front - or all-wheel drive. He was offered exclusively in North America. He replaced the Venture and Astro models. The Uplander was a development of the venture and was introduced in the spring of 2005, the last year of production of the models Venture and Astro. He built on the same platform as the Saturn Relay, Buick Terraza of, and the Pontiac Montana SV6.
Compared to the venture was primarily extended the Uplander the front of the car and the hood to improve the frontal crash performance. It was built near Atlanta, the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. November 21, 2005, GM announced that the plant will be closed in late 2008.
The production start of the Uplander was offered with a 3.5- liter V6 with 149 kW and 298 Nm of torque. A year later, an optional 3.9 -liter V6 with 179 kW and 332 Nm. 2007, the base engine and all-wheel drive variant were set; for a FFV version was introduced, which could be run on ethanol and gasoline. The only available transmission design was a 4- speed automatic.
The price list started (about 14,300 EUR ) for $ 22,320. The Uplander was available with short and long Radständ.
The production of the Uplander was set in late 2008, is the successor of the Chevrolet Traverse.