The Express 1500 cargo and passenger vans have a 135-inch wheelbase and offers both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models. Two Vortec engines are available for the Express 1500 lineup: a 195-hp 4.3-liter V6 available on the rear-wheel drive cargo van only and a 310-hp E85 FlexFuel 5.3-liter V8. Both engines are teamed with a four-speed automatic transmission. Passenger vans are available in LS or LT trim, can accommodate up to 8 passengers and offer several convenient options. Cargo vans are available in Work Van or Upfitter trim and provide an excellent base for a multi-purpose utility vehicle that can be equipped to suit your comfort needs, or modified for your workplace requirements. Safety features include 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, Stabilitrak, and front airbags with a side curtain airbag.For 2012, the Express 1500 is carried over from 2011.