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Info & specs

GMC Savana

GMC Savana side view
GMC Savana angular front perspective
GMC Savana angular rear perspective

Overview of the GMC Savana

Learn about the GMC Savana

Summary

If you’re looking for a full-size van that’s capable of handling heavy tasks, the GMC Savana might be the vehicle for you. Despite not coming standard with many innovative features, the Savana offers Canadian consumers significant flexibility. The cargo van has an enormous amount of space and is up for towing large loads. However, some drivers find that the Savana lacks deft manoeuvrability and can be difficult to navigate in tight parking lots. Depending on your budget and specific needs, the Savana can be customized for a variety of tasks.

Pros and cons of the GMC Savana

  • Excellent payload capability
  • Cargo or passenger configurations available
  • Advanced safety tech optional
  • Design has not evolved in recent years
  • High fuel consumption with V8 engines
  • No high-roof cargo option available
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the GMC Savana

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags4

Specifications of the GMC Savana

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats7 - 12
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas or Diesel
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption15.7 - 22.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption11.2 - 14.9 L/100km
  • Width2012 - 2018 mm
  • Length5555 - 6200 mm
  • Trunk space2608 - 3602 L
  • Cargo space2608 - 8971 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the GMC Savana

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the GMC Savana 1997 - 2020 is available in 9 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the GMC Savana

Dimensions of the GMC Savana

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20202146 mm2013 mm5688 mm
20192126 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20182126 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20172126 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20162126 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20152013 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20142013 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20132013 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20122013 mm2012 mm5692 mm
20112073 mm2017 mm5692 mm
20102072 mm2018 mm5691 mm
20092072 mm2018 mm5691 mm
20082072 mm2018 mm5691 mm
20072072 mm2018 mm5691 mm
20062072 mm2018 mm5691 mm
20052072 mm2018 mm5691 mm
20042072 mm2016 mm5691 mm
20032072 mm2016 mm5692 mm
20022022 mm2012 mm5555 mm
20012022 mm2012 mm5555 mm
20002022 mm2012 mm5555 mm
19992022 mm2012 mm5555 mm
19982022 mm2012 mm5555 mm
19972050 mm2012 mm5555 mm

Towing capacity of the GMC Savana

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
YearUnbrakedBraked
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2020907 kg2093 − 3039 kg
2019907 kg2093 − 3039 kg
2018907 kg2093 − 3039 kg
2017907 kg2093 − 3039 kg
2016907 kg2093 − 4536 kg
2015907 kg2093 − 4536 kg
20142722 − 4400 kg
20132722 − 4400 kg
20122722 − 4400 kg
20112722 − 4400 kg
20102722 − 4400 kg
20072905 − 4538 kg
20062905 − 4538 kg
20052905 − 4538 kg
20042903 − 4538 kg
20032903 − 4491 kg
20022994 − 4536 kg
2001907 kg
2000907 kg
19992041 − 3175 kg
19982041 − 3175 kg
1997454 kg2041 − 3175 kg