Now in its 20th model year, the Chevy Express van is once again available in a variety of models and layouts, including the 2023 Express Passenger van, and the 2023 Express Cargo van. The 2023 Chevy Express Passenger van starts at $42,300, while the 2023 Chevy Express Cargo van starts at $38,100. Configurations include the 2500 Regular Wheelbase, 2500 Extended Wheelbase, 3500 Regular Wheelbase, and 3500 Extended Wheelbase, while trim levels include WT, LS, and LT, depending on the model selected.
Engine options include 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 V6 connects to the GM 8-speed automatic transmission (RPO code M5U), whereas the V8 connects to the GM 6-speed automatic transmission (RPO code MYD).
Per previous GM Authority coverage, the start of regular production for the 2023 Chevy Express van got underway over the summer at the GM Wentzville plant in Missouri, with the first 2023 Chevy Express rolling off the line in August. To note, the Chevy Express Cutaway is produced by Navistar at a separate facility in Ohio.
It’s also worth noting that pricing for the 2023 Chevy Express van increased compared to equivalent 2022-model-year vehicles. The 2023 Express van is now $5,200 more expensive across the board. That price increase includes an increase for the destination freight charge (DFC), which is now $100 more expensive, rising from $1,695 to $1,795. Check out our previous coverage for a complete 2023 Chevy Express pricing breakdown.