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Chevrolet Astro
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Overview
Manufacturer General Motors
Production 1985–2005
Body and chassis
Class Minivan
Body style 3-door van
Platform M-body
Chronology
Successor Chevrolet Uplander
Chevrolet Traverse
Chevrolet City Express
GMC Acadia (Safari)

The Chevrolet Astro (and its sibling GMC Safari) was a Minivan that was built by Chevrolet from 1985 to 2005 to rival the Dodge Caravan/Plymouth Voyager twin models and the Japanese Toyota Van. The Astro had two generation and was manufactured by General Motors. The Astro offered two variations a passenger van and a cargo van it also offered optional AWD. The Astro was assembled at the Baltimore Assembly in Baltimore, Maryland. The Astro was discontinued in 2005 because General Motors thought that they were not selling as well as they used to. The Astro was replaced by the Chevrolet Uplander, Chevrolet Traverse and the Chevrolet City Express.

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