Print this page Notes: The 2000 Chevy Astro Van has a solid reputation with very low complaint rates. The only problem now is finding one with low miles.

Not only is the 2000 Astro Van reliable, but since they were built on a truck powertrain, they can tow 5,500/5,000 lbs (RWD/AWD) -- almost double what other minivans can.

The Chevy Astro is mechanically identical to the GMC Safari.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,700 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2000 Chevrolet Astro Van brakes problems

brakes problem

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2000 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 282004

Astro Van 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,700 miles


I have a 4 year old Chevy Astro van with a kelsey hayes ebc unit. Recently the ABS light started coming on from time to time when the engine had been running for a while, but it would go off when the vehicle was turned off and restarted cold. I had my brake system checked and there was nothing wrong with the brakes. The code indicated a bad relay in the computer control system. The problem is that it causes the ABS light to come on and when that happens I have no ABS working. This could cause a safety issue under certain braking conditions. The light doesn't come on all the time so the question is do I pay $800 for something that I believe to be a manufacturing defect or do I take a chance that when I need my brakes that the ABS system will work. As of now, I have not replaced the part. The dealer indicated that the part # was 13354733 he could not/would not tell me the type of kelsey hayes ebc unit except he said they only made one kind for this vehicle.

- Madison, AL, USA

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