Chevy Venture
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Make: Chevy
Model: Venture
Chevy Venture

The Chevrolet Lumina APV was replaced by another such minivan known as the Chevrolet Venture. General Motors produced it from 1997 to 2005. It is very likely for those who travel abroad, outside of the United States, that they have seen a model very similar to the Chevrolet Venture in places such as the UK. Visually identical minivans were also sold as the Opel Sintra and the Vauxhall. The Venture was inevitably replaced by the Uplander during the 2005 model year. Yet, while it was in production, it was manufactured in the plant in Doraville, Georgia. The Venture may also look a lot like some models in the United States, and this is due to the fact that it was also sold as the Oldsmobile Silhouette and the Pontiac Trans Sport – later renamed the Pontiac Montana in 1999. In terms of what was located under the hood, these vehicles all were powered by GM's 3.4 L LA1 V6, rated at 180 hp. Chevrolet seemed to think that the model would be more successful with a better engine and thus, after 1999, the engine was slightly redesigned to produce an extra 5 hp, for a total of 185 hp. Oddly enough, given that of all the models on the market to make a special edition of, this was one of the lease likely, and yet a Warner Brothers edition as introduced in 2000. It featured a DVD entertainment system, which was definitely a novelty at the time. Thankfully, although it didn't make much of a difference, the exterior was refreshed in 2001 and all-wheel drive was established as standard in 2002. Even after the changes and upgrades reviews and sales were generally lukewarm. It looks as if even Disney cannot sell a generally unfavorable model, although it was a valiant effort.

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