Nashville GMC Savana
Nashville GMC Savana
In the modern world the presence of a full size passenger van might seem archaic to some people but those who need the services of such a vehicle know just how important it is to their work. Even with all the crossovers and SUVs of the world you can’t possibly deny that passenger vans like the Nashville GMC Savana have excellent value. This is why the GMC Savana is designed specifically for those whose cargo carrying and transport needs surpass that of minivans and the like. If you are thinking of hauling a larger amount of cargo or transporting large groups of people, the GMC Savana is perfect for the job. This can be a great choice for fleet operators as well as small business owners but they can be just as suitable for family use.
The updates on the Savana have been very detail oriented simply because there is hardly any need to add to the advantages already offered. But the occasional updates that do arrive make the Nashville GMC Savana more suited for modern users. This is the traditional full size van – and that is exactly the benefit that it offers. You can now get the GMC Savana in two available configurations: half-ton and 1-ton. On the 1-ton you can also receive an extended wheel base version. LS and LT trim variations are available. If you want the Savana for fleet service needs, the LS model is an ideal choice.
You can get passenger seating capacities ranging from eight to fifteen, and that entirely depends on the kind of Savana that you are going for. The 1500 series engine is a 310 hp V8 with 5.3L capacity and comes with a four speed automatic transmission. Other engine choices include 280 hp 4.8-liter V8, 324 hp 6.0-liter V8, 260 hp 6.0-liter V8 and a 260 hp 6.6-liter turbo-diesel V8. All wheel drive option is available in the 1500 series but other than that it is all rear wheel drive with Stability control. Powertrain changes have been coming and going throughout the years like the dropping of V6 in 2007 and the upgrade of the V8 to 301 hp and 323 hp. The most recent upgrade for Nashville GMC Savana in this regard is the 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel and the 4.8-liter V8 engine.
2011 GMC Savana
Full size van functionality is what the 2011 Nashville GMC Savana truly offers. The 6.6-liter Duramax V8 turbo-diesel engine is a major change in this year’s model, and there are some other upgrades also available like the 4.8-liter V8 engine, Bluetooth, heavy-duty locking rear differential, OnStar upgrades and satellite radio options. The 2011 GMC Savana is mostly a commercial use vehicle, and is one of the most popular van models in the market, often used for summer camp transport vans, various construction trades, and even ambulances. The 2011 Savana is the sixteenth year of the GMC Savana. From safety features like traction control and antilock disc brakes to tech features like OnStar communications, this model has just about everything you will need.
The 2011 Nashville GMC Savana provides seating for up to fifteen passengers in the LS and LT trims. You can also choose from rear wheel drive models to all wheel drive. Both passenger and cargo versions have the same powerful engine, offering 260 horsepower. The engine also offers reduced emissions and better fuel economy. This is the first year the passenger versions of GMC Savana are available with 4.8-liter V8 engine. For regular length versions, the seating offered is from eight to twelve people. Stability control and head curtain side impact airbags are also provided as additional safety features.
On the extended length 2011 Nashville GMC Savana, the seating capacity increases for up to fifteen passengers. Fleet oriented base models come with sixteen inch steering wheels, front air conditioning and vinyl upholstery while other upgrades offer a lot more options like heated outside mirrors, Bluetooth, auxiliary lighting, remote keyless entry, sliding side door, cruise control, full-length carpeting, chrome exterior trim, CD/MP3 audio, rear air-conditioning/heating, tilt steering wheel, power front seats, visor vanity mirrors and full power accessories. You can also opt for a Cold Climate package for more specific upgrades.
2012 GMC Savana
The features and upgrades in the 2012 Nashville GMC Savana are similar to the 2011 model, but there are some excellent improvements that make the 2012 model truly exceptional. When it comes to transporting a large group of people, this van is ideal because even the standard 2012 Savana offers twelve passenger seating. For seating of up to fifteen passengers the extended wheelbase version allows for maximum carrying capacity. Four powertrains are also available including the 260 hp Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 and the VORTEC 6.0L V8.
The tire pressure monitoring system available with the 2012 Nashville GMC Savana is exceptional, and will enable a warning light on the panel in case there is low pressure. Other available technology includes Bluetooth for hands-free calling, SIRIUSXM satellite radio subscription, remote vehicle ignition, keyless entry and an OnStar subscription. The company warranties the powertrain for up to 100,000 miles or five years. You also get Courtesy transport and roadside assistance.
On the LS and LT models, the FLEXFUEL Capable engine is available which delivers 310 hp. You can make use of renewable fuel or gasoline. So if you are using E85 renewable fuel, the 2012 Savana will provide fewer emissions while maintaining the power and efficiency of a V8 engine. The 2012 GMC Savana comes with Stabilitrak which adjusts engine speed and reduces vehicle rollover risk by keeping the 2012 Savana under control. Whether you are carrying family or cargo for work, the 2012 Nashville GMC Savana will not only keep you and your cargo safe, but will always deliver a strong driving performance.