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2016 Chevrolet Express Cargo: Overview

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author photo by Autotrader July 2016

What's New for 2016?

The Chevrolet Express Cargo makes a few changes for 2016, including standard curtain airbags for front seats and newly optional features such as Chevrolet's MyLink infotainment system, a navigation system and a Wi-Fi hot spot.

What We Like

Huge interior; mechanically simple; attractively priced

What We Don't

Outdated design; outdated interior; poor gas mileage

Overview

You can buy a 2016 Chevrolet Express as a passenger model, offered with seating for up to 15 people, or a cargo version. This overview applies to the Express Cargo, which includes only two front seats and no rear side windows and boasts an unfinished cargo area for hauling.

Now that the base-level 1500 model is gone, the Express Cargo comes in two different grades, the 2500 and 3500. Standard on all Express 2500 and 3500 models is a 280-horsepower 4.8-liter V8, as the V6 died with the 1500 model. Also standard is a regular-wheelbase version, giving drivers the ability to carry up to 238 cu ft. of cargo.

For shoppers who want more capability, Chevrolet provides several additional options. For instance, you can choose a 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 that increases towing and hauling abilities thanks to a muscular 525 lb-ft of torque. An extended wheelbase brings total cargo capacity up to 284.4 cu ft., as well.

Inside an Express, you shouldn't expect to find many creature comforts. The vans are bare-bones work trucks with only a few standard features. Fortunately, shoppers can add in many comforts from the options list, ranging from a remote engine starter to a reversing camera and park assist. This year, the Express Cargo also adds Chevrolet's MyLink infotainment system, a navigation system and a Wi-Fi hot spot to the options list.

A base-level 2016 Chevrolet Express 2500 Cargo starts at around $31,600 with shipping, while an Express 3500 Cargo is closer to $34,900. Long-wheelbase versions of the 2500 and 3500 add around $800 to the purchase price. Rivals include the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford Transit, RAM ProMaster and Nissan NV.

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2016 Chevrolet Express Cargo: Overview - Autotrader