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If GM were to make a new Astro Safari would you be on board to buy a new model?

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Maybe a used one after a few years
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Total votes : 23

Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby Tegnus » June 4th 2013, 8:21pm

SilverBullet1997 wrote:I have come to the conclusion that I like the Tahoe one better then the Yukon one, it just is much more rugged looking.

Both of the are soccer moms cars :)
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby chevymaherchevymaher is online! » June 4th 2013, 8:28pm

Tegnus wrote:
SilverBullet1997 wrote:I have come to the conclusion that I like the Tahoe one better then the Yukon one, it just is much more rugged looking.

Both of the are soccer moms cars :)

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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby SilverBullet1997 [OP] » June 4th 2013, 9:35pm

Due to a request(not going to name names *Cough: CargoCrawler*), I had to make this abomination... Sorry. I apologize in advance.
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby chevymaherchevymaher is online! » June 4th 2013, 10:09pm

SilverBullet1997 wrote:Due to a request(not going to name names *Cough: ccookie66), I had to make this abomination... Sorry. I apologize in advance.
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby 97cargocrawler » June 5th 2013, 12:11am

If that comes with a turbodiesel...SOLD!

Awesome! Thanks! :rockon:
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby TaxiVan » June 5th 2013, 6:03am

I like this better... Added a little '90s G-van style...
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby five10freak » June 5th 2013, 7:03am

that Tahoe front is sick looking on these vans. :rockon: :rockon:
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby TaxiVan » June 5th 2013, 5:51pm

SilverBullet1997 wrote:I know its a bit crude, but maybe this is what we would be looking at...
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From GMC-Terrain heavily modified...

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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby Tegnus » August 5th 2013, 7:33am

If you ever wonder how Astro successor will look like...

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It's called City Express... And it's based on Nissan NV200 apparently...

http://www.gmfleet.com/chevrolet/2015-c ... o-van.html
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/05/14/niss ... y-express/
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby cowboydan » August 8th 2013, 8:55pm

More front cabin leg room. I love awd, I love 4x4. Having a 4x4 option with a 4.3 base and an LS option would be sweet. Dual slide doors would be nice... And last but not least, stow away seating. I mean removing the seats can be nice on mpg but having to lift them in and out? not. That's why I leave the seat out all the time, it sucks lifting it in. mine weighs 100lbs. I'd live without the 4x4 option and the LS, but i'm not buying another van without everything else. I almost bought a dodge, but it was out of my price range at the time.
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby grond » August 22nd 2013, 3:08am

Tegnus wrote:If you ever wonder how Astro successor will look like...

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It's called City Express... And it's based on Nissan NV200 apparently...

http://www.gmfleet.com/chevrolet/2015-c ... o-van.html
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/05/14/niss ... y-express/



Good Lord that is ugly...
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby astroman97 » August 22nd 2013, 4:18am

Rather than spend what they would want for the "city express" I would take the $$$$ and do a ground up rebuild of a 2005 new everything
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby Jasen » August 22nd 2013, 5:07am

notice how much trouble car makers are having with designing a rig with proper sized tires and wheel's. to small, i guess their trimming unsprung weight in favor of ugly looks and shortened wheel bearing life.
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Re: 2014 GMC Safari / Chevy Astro Gen III

Postby Tegnus » August 22nd 2013, 7:09am

astroman97 wrote:Rather than spend what they would want for the "city express" I would take the $$$$ and do a ground up rebuild of a 2005 new everything

I don't think you need to rebuild it, just keep it very well maintained for the money you save and all will be good :)
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