GMC Savana Passenger Van - 2015

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Overview

Models:

GMC Savana 8-, 12- and 15-passenger van; 2500 Series regular length and 3500 Series regular and extended lengths

Body style / driveline:

RH sliding or swing-out 60/40 doors; front-engine, rear-wheel drive

Construction:

full frame

EPA vehicle class:

full-size van

Manufacturing location:

Wentzville, Mo.

Key competitors:

Ford Transit, Ram CV, Mercedes Sprinter, Nissan NV 2500/3500

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Engines

 

4.8L V-8 (L20)

6.0L V-8 (L96 / LC8)

Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel (LGH)

Type:

4.8L V-8

6.0L V-8

6.6L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

293 / 4807

366 / 5967

403 / 6599

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.78 x 3.27 / 96 x 83

4 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 92

4.06 x 3.90 / 103 x 99

Block material:

cast iron

cast iron

cast iron

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, two valves per cylinder

OHV, four valves per cylinder

Ignition system:

platinum-tip spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

coil near plug, platinum-tip spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

fast-heating glow plugs

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

direct injection diesel with high-pressure common rail

Compression ratio:

8.8:1

9.4:1

16.0:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

285 / 213 @ 5400

329 / 245 @ 5400 – gas

282 / 210 @ 4800 - CNG

260 / 194 @ 2800

Torque
(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

295 / 400 @ 4600

373 / 506 @ 4400– gas

320/ 434 @ 4400 -CNG

525 / 712 @ 1600

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

diesel B20 capable

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

5600

5600

3450

Emissions controls:

 

three-way catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation, PCV, evaporative collection system

three-way catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation, PCV, evaporative collection system

catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation; diesel particulate filter system (DPF), selective catalyst reduction (SCR)

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Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L90 

Type:

six-speed heavy-duty electronic automatic with overdrive and torque converter

Gear ratios (:1)

 

First:

4.03

Second:

2.36

Third:

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

3.06

Final drive ratio (:1):

3.42 std., 3.73 opt. (6.0L); 3.54 (6.6L)

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Chassis/Suspension

 

G2500

G3500

Front:

independent short/long arm (SLA) coil springs, 35mm stabilizer bar

independent short/long arm (SLA) coil springs, 35mm stabilizer bar

Rear:

two-stage, semi-elliptic multi-leaf springs and semi-floating rear axle

two-stage, semi-elliptic multi-leaf springs and semi-floating rear axle

Steering type:

integral power

integral power

Steering ratio:

17.2:1

17.2:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3

3

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

49.2 / 15 (135-in. WB)
54.5 / 16.6 (155-in. WB)

49.2 / 15 (135-in. WB)
54.5 / 16.6 (155-in. WB)

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Brakes

Type:

G2500

G3500

 

Hydroboost four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS with Dynamic Rear Proportioning

Hydroboost four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS with Dynamic Rear Proportioning

Rotor diameter x thick
(in / mm)

 

 

  Front:

12.8 x 1.5 / 325 x 38

12.8 x 1.5 / 325 x 38

  Rear:

13 x 1.14 / 330 x 29

13.5 x 1.6 / 345 x 40

Total swept area
(sq in / sq cm):

245 / 1584 (front)
237 / 1526 (rear)

245 / 1584 (front)
TBD (rear)

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Wheels/Tires

 

G2500

G3500

Wheel size & type:

16-inch steel

16-inch steel

Tires:

LT245/75R16E all-season steel-belted radials

LT245/75R16E all-season steel-belted radials

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Dimensions

Exterior

 

G2500

G3500 Regular Length

G3500  Extended Length

Wheelbase (in / mm):

135 / 3434

135 / 3434

155 / 3940

Overall length (in / mm):

224 / 5696

224 / 5696

244 / 6188

Overall width (in / mm):

79.2 / 2012

79.2 / 2012

79.2 / 2012

Overall height (in /mm)

84.6 / 2148

84.5 / 2146

84.1 / 2136

Track (in / mm)

 

 

 

  Front:

68.1 / 1730

68.1 / 1730

68.1 / 1730

  Rear:

67.7 / 1719

67.7 / 1719

67.7 / 1719

Min. ground clearance
(in / mm):

 

 

 

  Front:

11 / 279

8.8 / 223

8.8 / 223

  Rear:

7.1 / 180

7.7 / 196

7.7 / 196

Ground to top of rear load floor (in / mm):

27.8 / 707

27.8 / 707

27.8 / 707

Step-in height (in / mm) - to step assist foot well

 

 

 

  Front door:

20.3 / 516

20.3 / 516

20.3 / 516

  Side door:

20.8 / 528

20.8 / 528

20.8 / 528

 

Interior

 

G2500 Regular Length

G3500 Regular Length

G3500 Extended Length

Seating capacity
(std / opt):

12 / 8

12 / 8

12 / 15

Headroom (in / mm)

 

 

 

    Front row

39.8 / 1013

39.8 / 1013

39.8 / 1013

    Middle (first row):

38.4 / 976

38.4 / 976

38.4 / 976

    Middle (second row):

38.5 / 978

38.5 / 978

38.5 / 978

    Rear (12-pass):

37.6 / 973

37.6 / 973

37.6 / 973

    Rear (15-pass):

37.6 / 954

Legroom (in / mm)

 

 

 

    Front:

41.3 / 1050

41.3 / 1050

41.3 / 1050

    Middle (first row):

36.3 / 922

36.3 / 922

36.3 / 922

    Middle (second row):

36.6 / 929

36.6 / 929

36.6 / 929

    Rear (12-pass):

36.6 / 929

36.6 / 929

36.6 / 929

    Rear (15-pass):

34.1 / 866

Shoulder room (in / mm)

 

 

 

    Front:

68.8 / 1749

68.8 / 1749

68.8 / 1749

    Middle (first row):

68.6 / 1742

68.6 / 1742

68.6 / 1742

    Middle (second row):

65.8 / 1670

65.8 / 1670

65.8 / 1670

    Rear (12-pass):

69.1 / 1755

69.1 / 1755

69.1 / 1755

    Rear (15-pass):

62.9 / 1597

Hip room (in / mm)

 

 

 

    Front:

65.5 / 1663

65.5 / 1663

65.5 / 1663

    Middle (first row):

65.6 / 1667

65.6 / 1667

65.6 / 1667

    Middle (second row):

63.3 / 1607

63.3 / 1607

63.3 / 1607

    Rear (12-pass):

65.7 / 1668

65.7 / 1668

65.7 / 1668

    Rear (15-pass):

62.8 / 1597

Cargo volume (with seats):

92.1 / 2608

92.1 / 2608

127.2 / 2602

Cargo volume
(with seats removed):

216.2 / 6123

216.2 / 6123

252.8 / 7159

Width between wheel
housings (in / mm):

50.4 / 1280

50.4 / 1280

50.4 / 1280

Load floor length (in / mm)

 

 

 

Behind 1st row seat:

126.2 / 3205

126.2 / 3205

146 / 3710

Behind 2nd row:

89.1 / 2264

89.1 / 2264

109 / 2769

Behind 3rd row:

57.1 / 1452

57.1 / 1452

77 / 1957

Behind 4th row:

45 / 1143

Behind 5th row:

13.5 / 342

Interior height (in / mm):

51.8 / 1316

51.8 / 1316

51.8 / 1316

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Weight and Towing Ratios

 

G2500

G3500 Regular Length

G3500 Extended Length

Based curb weight (lb / kg):

5873 / 2663

6087 / 2761

6406 / 2906

Max. GVWR (lb / kg):

8600 / 3901

9600 / 4354 (6.0L)
9600 / 4354 (6.6L)

9600 / 4354 (6.0L)
9900 / 4491 (6.6L)

Max. payload (lb / kg):

2705 / 1226

3491 / 1583

3172 / 1438

Max. trailer towing
(lb / kg):

9800 / 4445

9700 / 4400 (6.0L)
10000 / 4536 (6.6L)

9300 / 4218 (6.0L)
9700 / 4400 (6.6L)

Maximum tongue weight:

Trailer tongue weight should be 10-15 percent of the total loaded trailer weight, up to 1,000 pounds (450 kg). Weight-carrying hitch limit on a 4,000-lb (1,814 kg) trailer is 400 pound (181 kg) tongue weight. Weight-distributing hitch and sway control required for greater than 4,000-pound (1,814 kg) trailer weight

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Capacities

 

4.8L V-8

6.0L V-8

Duramax 6.6L

Engine oil (qt / L):

6 / 5.6

6 / 5.6

10.4 / 9. 8

Cooling system (qt / L):

13.4 / 12.7

14.4 / 13.6

19.9 / 18.9*

Fuel tank (gal / L):

31 / 117

31 / 117

31 / 117

*Cooling capacity higher with fuel-operated heater.
Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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