Chevrolet Venture – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Chevrolet Venture

History [ edit ]

2001–2005 Venture LWB

The Venture was introduced to the in 1996 for the 1997 model as a replacement for the radically styled APV. In the United States. it was sold as the Oldsmobile Silhouette and the Trans Sport. which was renamed as the Pontiac Montana for (2000 in Canada ). The Venture in three trim levels, the . LS . and LT . The base models of the Venture short wheelbase models came equipped with upholstery, front bucket with fixed head a 2nd-row 2-passenger bench and steel wheels.

The LS came in short and long wheelbases, and aluminum wheels, a varied configuration, adjustable head side airbags, power (optional on the base models), and a keyless entry system. The LT was an upscale of the LS and was exclusively a long model and offered a power seat (optional on the base and LS optional leather seats, a rack (optional on the base and LS and a driver side sliding (optional on the base and LS models 1997–1999).

The anti-lock brakes were on all Ventures from 1997–2002, but optional on the base models on. The Venture and its siblings were by GM’s 3.4 L LA1 V6. rated at 180#160;hp After 1999, the engine was redesigned to produce an extra (4#160;kW), for a total of 185#160;hp and the alarm system for seatbelts, ajar, low fuel, etc. been changed.

All Ventures a four-speed automatic transmission. The was one of the few minivans to have an 8-passenger configuration as an option when minivans seated up to 7 passengers. In the driver side sliding became standard on all trim when the passenger side sliding door models of have rapidly fallen out of since the 1996 models of minivans.

The exterior was refreshed in 2001, a alarm was added to indicate obstacles behind the vehicle, and drive was introduced in 2002. for 2002 was a new steering wheel to the 2000-2005 Chevrolet Impala. the steering wheel equivalent to the Chevrolet Lumina. The optional seating configuration was dropped in of the more conventional 2-2-3 and seating configurations.

Reviews and were generally lukewarm, about the relatively narrow due to being designed for European The vans came in both and long wheelbases, and all-wheel versions like the Chrysler The third row bench seat was to fold flat (introduced for and available on LS and Warner Bros. but forming a higher floor the Honda.

Mazda and Nissan that folded into a behind the third row.

The Venture was replaced after by the Chevrolet Uplander. which was a facelift with one long configuration, and a longer nose served chiefly to improve distance and styling more an SUV. Only the long-wheelbase was sold for 2005 in the US but the short-wheelbase was offered in Canada. Production of the Venture ended on June 24,

LS . base . LT . and Warner Bros trims used the Double-Siding (also called the Cube until 2000. In 2001, the Foot grille was introduced 2005).

Model year [ edit ]

1997 MY- Introduction of the model in early 1997. The Ventures were their new Introduction of the LS trim on June 20,

1998 MY- Available Versatrak system, power sliding and available OnStar were on all models. Discontinuation of the base on July 10.

1999 MY- New wheels are introduced as an Introduction of the LT trim on September 3, General Motors announced it would produce a Warner Edition on September 20, 1999.

A 5-screen DVR style VHS player an open-and-shut liquid-crystal display was introduced in 1999 on all models.

MY- The trim announced for 2000 1999 MY) and was optional for the model of the Versatrak all-wheel drive

2001 MY- OnStar became a feature on all Trans Sports/Montanas/Silouettes/ and Which says: GM Is giving a reputation on safety although the Sport/Montana/Silhouette tested at the IIHS a Poor rating In both

2002 MY (mid-cycle refresh)- In all for Doug Anderson and Joe Foster, a new (aka Static Foot) was thus growing the grille and the Chevrolet logo from the top to a chrome bar in the grille, inspired by the Impala. A new steering wheel and DVD from all the 5-screen entertainment was introduced in 2002. Versatrak AWD were used in the equipment

2003 MY- More equipment were introduced for 2003. The got XM radio capability, Monsoon capability and standard RDS previously on LS.

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2004 MY- The Versatrak system was Discontinuation of LT in January 2004. The was unchanged this year. New touch panel is accessory.

MY- The Venture is unchanged. The Venture was with Uplander.

Limited [ edit ]

Base . The base introduced in early 1997. features include bumpers and in black trim.

LS . The LS model- September 1997- was a rather model.

LT . The LT model is coming in 1999.

Entertainment [ edit ]

A Warner edition, introduced on September 20, included leather and cloth Warner Bros. badging Bugs Bunny leaning the Warner Bros. logo, and a DVD system, a novelty at the time some editions included a VHS instead). The Warner Bros. was a very rare model was only produced for the 2000-2003 years and the only model to with a monochromatic exterior its Silhouette twin) as opposed to accents that the other offered and this model came in four colors: red, silver, and black. models included VHS and DVD compilations of Tunes. boys pajamas, a with can holders, a special and a beach blanket, as an amenity

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