A crossover sport van for those with multifaceted lifestyle, the Uplander delivers the bold styling of an SUV, the passenger room and interior versatility of a van, and the smooth ride of a sedan. It enters the 2008 model year with more standard safety and convenience features, including a tire pressure monitoring system and XM Satellite Radio
The front-wheel-drive Uplander is offered in regular- and extended-length body styles, and can seat up to seven passengers. The retail lineup includes LS and LT models, as well as a commercial-use cargo van.
Safety features include dual-stage frontal air bags with GM's Passenger Sensing System and available side-impact air bags for the first- and second-row outboard seating positions. New for 2008, all Uplander models come with a standard tire pressure monitoring system. Also, StabiliTrak electronic stability control system is now standard on all models.
The '08 Chevy Uplander is powered by a sophisticated 3.9L V-6 that uses variable valve timing to optimize performance and fuel efficiency. The 3.9L engine delivers 240 horsepower (179 kW), 240 lb.-ft. (325 Nm) of torque* and a FlexFuel version that's capable of running on E85 ethanol is available.