The 2023 GMC Savana introduces the twentieth model year for the van, debuting a handful of small changes and updates compared to the preceding 2022 model year. Now, the 2023 GMC Savana is available to spec via the official online configurator at GMC’s website.
Customers have a broad range of models and configurations to choose from when it comes to the 2023 GMC Savana, with the trim level cadence including Work Van, LS, and LT, while the configurations on offer include Cargo 2500 Regular Wheelbase, Cargo 2500 Extended Wheelbase, Cargo 3500 Regular Wheelbase, Cargo 3500 Extended Wheelbase, Passenger 2500 Regular Wheelbase, Passenger 3500 Regular Wheelbase, and Passenger 3500 Extended Wheelbase.
There’s also a pair of powertrain configurations on offer, including the naturally aspirated 4.3L V6 LV1 gasoline engine, which is rated at 276 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 298 pound-feet of torque at 3,900 rpm, and the naturally aspirated 6.6L V8 L8T gasoline engine, which is rated at 401 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 464 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. The 4.3L V6 LV1 engine connects to the GM eight-speed automatic transmission, whereas the naturally aspirated 6.6L V8 L8T engine connects to the GM six-speed heavy-duty automatic transmission. All configurations feed the rear wheels exclusively.
The 2.8L I4 LWN turbodiesel Duramax engine available previously is no longer offered with the 2023 GMC Savana, as GM Authority covered in the past. For reference, output from the 2.8L I4 LWN turbodiesel Duramax engine was rated at 181 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and 369 pound-feet of torque.
Under the skin, the GMC Savana rides on the GMT 610 platform. Production of the 2023 GMC Savana began August 15th, 2022 at the GM Wentzville plant in Missouri. Per previous GM Authority coverage, pricing for the 2023 GMC Savana has increased by $5,200 across the range. The latest price increase includes a $100 hike for the destination freight charge, which is now $1,795.