Our Take on the 2001 Chevrolet Venture When people ask me about the high-tech car of the future, I ask them a simple question: What about the Chevrolet Venture Warner Bros. Had nothing to do with the dealership. Mine was one of them. While it was never known for its exceptional luxury or top-of-the-line craftsmanship, the Venture was considered to be a solid choice for busy families. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. An eight-passenger configuration, with middle row captain's seats, was often selected by drivers.
No cancellation allowed once order is placed. Never have to turn the lights on, therefore you don't forget to turn them off. It was listed as a Consumer Guide Recommended Buy in 2002 and 2003. Fuel Pump Level sensor went bad. Since 1918, Dorman Products has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement parts, hardware and fasteners. The first Chevrolet Ventures rolled onto dealer lots in 1997.
Less than 3 months later the motor in the window went out and oil had leaked into the radiator - luckily it was under warranty. It happens to be a great car and serves it's many purposes such as those I had mentioned. Great ride for any family. A Warner Brothers special edition, which was produced from 2000 to 2003, was exceptionally popular. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Primary Use: Commuting to work Don't Recommend It Bad Experience — Good family van.
Unfortunately, the seats weren't known for being especially comfortable. It has a V6 which allows me to do more than keep up with traffic. My only complaint thus far is the battery is in an awkward spot to jump start it. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. The awards that the Chevy Venture accumulated through the years are quite telling, primarily revolved around value. Not the van's fault of course. During its later years, the Venture featured popular options, such as OnStar, leather seating and satellite radio.
It will always be there for you. It is not a fashionable vehicle nor is it anything cute to look at. The van handled great, we had no problems or complaints. Other then that I have nothing major to complain. My wife loves it but she is not the one constantly repairing it.
And by the way, it looks and drives pretty darn nice. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Lastly, just before we got rid of it, the transmission developed an issue with one of its solenoids. This replacement item is thoroughly patterned after to work like the genuine fuel pump mounted on your car or truck. One of the most unique and polarizing features of the Chevrolet Venture was its modular seating. This lasted about two years.
We took the specially equipped Warner Bros. Lots of windows, visibility good, I had no problems with blind spots. Gas mileage is very decent. It was discontinued in 2005 and succeeded by the Chevrolet Uplander. Now, since it is a minivan it comes with the minivan stigma. In 2001, it was featured as a Consumer Guide Best Buy. Because it is an American car some of the material is not quite top notch quality, i.
We bought it used with a bad battery. Not as good as my Cavaliar was but the same as our Lumina and Camaro. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. The only available transmission for the Chevy Venture was a four-speed automatic. It is in a difficult place.
Since it could accommodate up to eight passengers and plenty of cargo, the minivan was a definite deal. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. I'm reasonably happy with it but it is not a durable van. We are very pleased with our purchase. Luckily this car and the factory that made it have ended just like the Voyager. I have spent thousands in repairs including two transmissions. Despite the Venture's eight-year run, only a single generation was produced.