ASTRO-SAFARI Generationen 1-1,5-2-3

  • Hier eine Werks Produktions Liste:

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    Production numbers by year and model from CompNine VIN database. Probably doesn't include all of them, unless they add up to about 3.2million.


    1985 Astro Safari 169,000
    1986 Astro Safari
    1987 Astro Safari
    1988 Astro Safari
    1989 Astro Safari
    1990 Astro 249,020 Safari
    1991 Astro 211,028 Safari
    1992 Astro Safari
    1993 Astro 250,550 Safari 158,910 409,460
    1994 Astro 297,462 Safari 176,103 473,565


    1995 Astro 348,078 Safari


    1996 Astro Safari
    1997 Astro Safari
    1998 Astro 228,346 Safari 86,532 314,878
    1999 Astro 208,012 Safari 77,156 285,168
    2000 Astro Safari
    2001 Astro Safari
    2002 Astro 113,704 Safari


    2003 Astro 51,887 Safari 34,524 86,411
    2004 Astro Safari
    2005 Astro 68,634 Safari 19,480 88,114
  • Astro/Safari Van Generations

    While there are only 2 main body styles, 85-94 and 95-05, there were other significant changes that justify segregating into more generations.
    1st Gen is 85-94 (4.3l 4300 V6 or the less common 2.5l Engine available from 85-90, T-5 Manual option through 89, 4spd manual through 87)1.5 Gen 95 (4.3lV6, a bastardized year with a mix of 1st(interior) and 2nd Gen(exterior)) 2nd Gen is 96-2002 (Vortec 4.3l Engine, new body style, 99 and up PT-Transfer Case) 3rd Gen is 2003-2005 (MPFI, part time AWD, larger front brakes, rear disks, 16"-6lug wheels, no EGR, larger diameter front axles)
    Astro/Safari History/Changes: 1984 The first A/S van rolled off of the Broening Highway General Motors Plant(Baltimore Assembly Plant) on September 13, 1984 1985 First model year, carburetor, 17Gal fuel tank (100,000th A/S van produced on July 18th) 1986 First year for Throttle Body Injection(TBI), Serpentine belt drive on 4.3 1987 Serpentine belt drive on 2.5 and 4.3 engines, (500,000th M van produced August 17) 1988 Anti-corrosion improvements, last year for cable driven speedometer 1989 Last year for manual transmission, first year for extended body, rear wheel anti-lock,electronic speedometer, 27Gal fuel tank (1,000,000th A/S Van produced)
    1990 AWD option, Hydroboost brake booster, four wheel anti-lock, new dash, last year for 2.5L engine
    1991 NHTSA safety rating of 1 star(out of 5 possible)
    1992 Dutch door option introduced, Optional L35(CPI) engine introduced
    1993 New electronic automatic transmission introduced, ScotchGuard fabric, last year of R-12 refrigerant 1994 Driver side airbag added, side door beams, last year for non-extended body, first year for R-134a
    1995 Front-end redesigned, 4.3 liter 190 hp V6 engine becomes standard, All models are extended length, Last year for fiberglass composite leaf springs(optional), (2,000,000th A/S van produced)
    1996 New interior, Passenger side airbag, Steel leaf springs standard, Engine improved('vortec' heads), SCPI, 25gal fuel tank, single key
    1997 Daytime running lamps added, speed sensitive steering introduced, HomeLink
    1998 Next generation airbags, Last year for BW4472 full time AWD, passlock system standard, improved clearcoat
    1999 Part-time automatic AWD with NV136, optional running boards
    2000 Battery rundown protection, retained accessory power, Child Safety Seat Top Strap Anchors, NHTSA three-star (driver) and four-star (passenger) safety rating, plastic 27gal tank, flash to pass, tow/haul mode
    2001 Eliminated liftgate dome light switch
    2002 Removed EGR valve, last year for 15inch 5 lug wheels, MPFI. (3,000,000th A/S van produced on May 7th) 2003 Larger brakes/wheels(16inch 6lug)/tires/axles, rear disk brakes, aluminum wheels standard on LS/LT, improved cabin safety(smoother surfaces and energy absorbing foam), Dynamic Rear Proportioning
    2005 Falling sales, and new side impact/head injury federal standards on the way, GM determined that it wasn't worth a redesign. A/S vans were taken out of production May 14, 2005 after a production run of ~3.2million