Under the Hood

The Savana may be equipped with one of four engines. Light-duty, RWD G-Series vans have a 200-hp, 4.3-liter V-6 as the base engine. Three V-8s are available: a 270-hp 4.8-liter, a 285-hp 5.3-liter and a 300-hp Vortec 6000 (6.0-liter). Each engine mates with a four-speed-automatic transmission that incorporates a Tow/Haul mode. All engines have new air-filter and oil-life monitors.

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    How the System Works
    URPA comes on automatically when the shift lever is moved into R (Reverse). A single tone sounds to indicate the system is working. URPA operates only at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph). An obstac ...

    Driver Information Center (DIC)
    The vehicle may have a Driver Information Center (DIC). It displays information about the vehicle and warning messages if there is a system problem detected. DIC messages display in the center of ...

    Engine Oil Messages
    CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON This message displays when the engine oil needs to be changed. When you change the engine oil, be sure to reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message. See Engine Oil Life System ...