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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


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