Marshfield GMC enthusiasts must see the all-new 2012 GMC Savana. This van is extremely roomy, offering up to 252.9 cubic feet of interior space. That means every Wisconsin GMC driver will have room for their friends and all of their cargo!
Wheelers Automotive, one of the leading Wisconsin GMC dealers serving Stevens Point and Wausau, has all of the info you need about the new 2012 Savana. Read on, or give us a call at 715-203-4006 to learn more today.
As previously mentioned, when room is what you need, the GMC Savana is your van. The GMC Savana can haul up to 15 people and their cargo. It also serves as the foundation for conversion vans upfitted by a number of aftermarket manufacturers.
Stevens Point GMC Savana shoppers can choose between LS and LT trims, available in 1500, 2500 and 3500 levels. The 1500 Series vans include light-duty models rated at 7,300 pounds (3,311 kg) GVWR. The 2500 Series includes heavy-duty models rated at 8,600 pounds (3,901 kg) GVWR. The heavy-duty 3500 Series includes full-bodied cargo/passenger vans rated at 9,600 pounds (4,354 kg) GVWR with the 6.0L gas V-8 and 9,900 pounds (4,490 kg) with the Duramax 6.6L diesel.
A unique Savana 3500 passenger van model with the Duramax 6.6L turbo diesel complements the model’s people-hauling capability with exceptional towing capacity. With the diesel engine, long-wheelbase models boast a GVWR of 9,900 pounds (4,490 kg), a GCWR of 17,000 pounds (7,711 kg) and towing rating of 9,700 pounds (4,400 kg).
For 2012, the GMC Savana offers a choice of four engines. Standard on 2500 models is a 4.8L V-8 that cranks out 279 horsepower (208 kW) and 294 lb.-ft. of torque (398 Nm).
G1500 and H1500 passenger models, and H1500 cargo and conversion models are powered by the 5.3L V-8. It delivers 310 horsepower (231 kW) and 334 lb.-ft. of torque (453 Nm), providing segment-leading acceleration.
A FlexFuel E85 version of the 5.3L V-8 is available. It delivers the same horsepower and torque as its gasoline counterpart, while running on E85 ethanol fuel or a mixture of E85 and gasoline. E85 comprises 85 percent ethanol, a renewable fuel produced domestically.
Wisconsin GMC shoppers seeking more power can opt for the 6.0L V-8 – the segment’s most powerful V-8. It delivers 323 horsepower (241 kW) and 373 lb.-ft. of torque (505 Nm), and for 2011 features a fast-idle option, making it easier to run a host of accessories while idling at a worksite.
All models feature an independent short-long arm (SLA) front suspension. A 33mm front stabilizer bar is featured on 1500-series models and a 35mm bar is used on 2500 and 3500 models. Two-stage semi-elliptic multi-leaf springs are used in the rear suspension and help locate a semi-floating axle.
Interior accommodations vary between 8, 12 and 15 passenger seating. On those hot summer days, air conditioning (single-zone) is standard on all models, with rear air conditioning being standard on LT models and available on LS.
The 2012 Savana is equipped with a host of safety features, including head curtain side air bags. They’re standard on all passenger vans and provide a higher level of protection in the event of a side impact or a vehicle rollover. Also standard on 12- and 15-passenger models is Enhanced Technology Glass (ETG) for superior occupant retention.
Standard features on the 2012 Savana Passenger Van include OnStar, 17-inch wheels and General Motor’s StabiliTrak system.
Marshfield GMC shoppers must take a look at the 2012 GMC Savana. If you’re in need of a capable vehicle with a lot of room, the GMC Savana is a perfect pick.
Still want more information on the roomy 2012 GMC Savana? Please call a Wheelers Automotive representative at 715-203-4006.