The Uplander comfortably seats up to seven passengers. There are two basic models, sharing the same 121.1-inch wheelbase, standard 3.5-liter overhead valve V6 engine, four-speed automatic transmission and 17-inch tires and wheels. All-wheel drive is optional. The Uplander LS is the entry level model and has the 201 hp (2WD) / 196 hp (AWD) 3.5-liter engine. The Uplander LT is more elaborately equipped trim. Either trim can also be equipped with a more powerful 240 hp 3.9-liter V6 optional engine. Safety features include front passenger side-impact airbags standard on the LT and optional on the LS. Front airbags, a one-year subscription to OnStar, and four-wheel anti-lock brakes come standard on all trims. There are optional side-impact airbags for the second row seats available.For 2006, The Chevrolet Uplander dropped its base model, added a new more powerful engine option, and made side-impact airbags optional.