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The Chevrolet Express has been a stalwart in the full-size van segment since 1996 and continues to serve various commercial and passenger transport needs to the present day. This robust and versatile van platform is well-regarded for its durability and adaptability. Available in multiple configurations, including cargo and passenger variants, the Express offers a range of sizes and weight capacities to meet the demands of various industries. Over the years, it has received updates regarding safety features and technology, making it a more comfortable and secure option for drivers and passengers. Its long production run is a testament to its reliability and relevance in commercial transportation. Whether used as a delivery vehicle, shuttle bus, or utility van, the Chevrolet Express remains a trusted choice for businesses and organizations requiring a dependable and customizable workhorse.



Chevrolet Express specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, Transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 4.3L 6-Cylinder

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: DEXOS-1
  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.3L 6-Cylinder: 0.040

Engine 6.0L 8-Cylinder

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: DEXOS-1
  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 6.0L 8-Cylinder

Engine 2.8L 4-Cylinder DSL

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: DEXOS-2
  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts


  • Capacity
    • Cutaway (Optional Tank) 57.0 gal (215.7L)
    • Cutaway (Standard Tank): 33.0 gal (124.9L)
    • Passenger and Cargo: 31.0 gal (117.3 L)

Automatic Transmission (6-Speed Transmission)

  • Type: DEXRON-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Automatic Transmission (8-Speed -Transmission)

  • Type: DEXRON-HP Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Chassis Lubrication, Parking Brake Cable Guides

  • Type: Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No.12377985, in Canada 88901242) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Engine Coolant

  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL Coolant.
  • Capacity
  • Cooling System without Rear Heat
    • 4.3L V6:10.7 qt (10.1 L)
    • 6.0L V8:  13.8 qt (13.1 L)
  • Cooling System with Rear Heat
    • 4.3L V6 13.1 qt (12.4 L)
    • 6.0L V8 17.0 qt (16.1 L )

Engine Oil

  • Type: Engine oil meeting the dexos1 specification of the proper SAE viscosity grade. ACDelco dexos1 full synthetic is recommended.

Front Wheel Bearings

  • Type: Wheel bearing lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category GC or GC-LB (GM Part No. 1051344, in Canada 993037).

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type: DOT 3 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 19353126, in Canada 19353127)

Key Lock Cylinders, Hood Hinges

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Power Steering System

  • Type: GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. 19329450, in Canada 19329451).

Rear Axle (Dual Rear Wheels)

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. 88900401, in Canada 89021678).

Rear Axle (Single Rear Wheels)

  • Type: SAE 75W-85 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. 19300457, in Canada 19300458).

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or equivalent.

Weatherstrip Squeaks

  • Type: Synthetic Grease with Teflon, Superlube (GM Part No. 12371287, in Canada 10953437)

Windshield Washer

  • Type: Automotive windshield washer fluid that meets regional freeze protection requirements.




  • 4.3L L35 V6 (1996–2002)
  • 4.3L LU3 V6 (2002)
  • 5.0L L30 V8 (1996–2002)
  • 5.7L L31 V8 (1996–2002)
  • 7.4L L29 V8 (1996–2000)
  • 8.1L L18 V8 (2001–2002)
  • 6.5L Detroit Diesel V8 (1996–2002)


  • 2.8L Duramax I4 turbo-diesel (2017–present)
  • 4.3L Vortec 4300/LU3 V6 (2003–2014)
  • 4.3L EcoTec3 4300/LV1 V6 (2018–present)
  • 4.8L Vortec 4800/LR4 V8 (2003–2007)
  • 4.8L Vortec 4800/LY2 V8 (2008–2009)
  • 4.8L Vortec 4800/L20 Flex-fuel V8 (2500/3500, 2010–2017)
  • 5.3L Vortec 5300 LM7 V8 (2003–2007)
  • 5.3L Vortec 5300/LMF Flex-fuel V8 (2008–2014)
  • 6.0L Vortec 6000/LQ4 V8 (2003–2008)
  • 6.0L Vortec 6000/L96 Flex-fuel V8 (2010–2020)
  • 6.0L Vortec 6000/LC8 gasoline/CNG/LPG V8 (2018–2020)
  • 6.6L Duramax Diesel V8 (2006–2016)
  • 6.6L L8T V8 (2021–present)



  • 4-speed automatic 4L60E (1500 series)
  • 4-speed automatic 4L80E (2500 and 3500 series)


  • 4-speed automatic 4L60E on 1500 (2003–2014)
  • 4-speed automatic 4L80E on 2500 and 3500 (2003–2009)
  • 6-speed automatic 6L90-E on 2500 and 3500 (2010–present)
  • 8-speed automatic 8L90-E on 2.8L Duramax and 4.3L Ecotec3 V6 engines (2017–present)

Fuel Consumption



Front Lights

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194
  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 3157KX
  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H5054
  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005
  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9006

Rear Lights

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194
  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 3157KX
  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H5054
  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005
  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9006

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 211-2
  • Engine Compartment Light Bulb: 578
  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194
  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 211-2
  • Map Light Bulb: 578
  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 37