2013 GMC Savana Overview
What’s New for the 2013 GMC Savana
New for 2013, the GMC Savana sees an optional rear-view camera, rear park assist, and radio with navigation.
2013 GMC Savana Exterior
The GMC Sierra is a full-size van, perfect for transporting 8 to 15 passengers and cargo. It’s large, capable exterior foreshadows the impressive amount of interior space. Its functional square shape is very similar to other vans in the same segment, making it a great choice for businesses and large families alike.
The GMC Savana comes in three available load ratings: the 1500, the 2500, and 3500. All three load ratings come in the standard 135-inch wheelbase, while an extended 155-inch wheelbase is available only in the 3500 series.
2013 GMC Savana Performance
The 1500 series Savana comes equipped with a 5.3-liter V8 putting out 310 hp and 334 lb-ft of torque, which is paired with a four-speed automatic transmission and comes standard with rear-wheel drive; all-wheel drive is optional.
The 2500 series is only available in rear-wheel drive and comes with a standard 4.8-liter V8, which creates 280 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The 4.8-liter V8 is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
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The 3500 series also is only available in rear-wheel drive and comes with the 6.0-liter V8 standard. When properly equipped, a Savana 3500 can tow up to 9,900 pounds, an impressive amount for a full-size van.
2013 GMC Savana Efficiency
EPA-estimated fuel economy for the 1500 series is rated at 13 mpg city, 17 mpg highway, and 14 mpg combined. The 2500 series 4.8-liter V8 gets 11 mpg city, 17 mpg highway, and 13 mpg combined. Vehicles weighing more than 6,000 pounds are not rated by the EPA, so the 3500 does not provide official fuel efficiency ratings.
2013 GMC Savana Interior
The GMC Savana features a roomy interior, with the ability to seat eight passengers in the standard 1500-series GMC Savana, and 12 people in the standard 2500 and 3500 models. The long-wheelbase version of the 3500 can be fitted with an extra seat, providing seating for 15 people.
2013 GMC Savana Safety
All 2013 GMC Savana passenger vans come standard with antilock brakes, side curtain airbags, and stability control. An optional rearview camera, rear parking sensors and OnStar emergency communications are also available.