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2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo Competitors

$30-43k cargo van, designed & built in U.S.A.
260 to 280 hp 292 to 402 cu. in. V8

As well as being compared against other cargo vans, the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo is also often compared to passenger vans, minivans, mid-size SUVs, luxury cars, heavy duty trucks, minivan and SUVs, sports cars, truck and SUVs and cars. The 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo's top rivals come from GMC (such as the Savana 3500 Cargo and the Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali) and Ford (such as the E350 Super Duty Cargo and the Transit Connect Cargo XLT)

compared to cargo van competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to other cargo van competitors include: it costs less ($30,405 vs $40,910), is significantly sportier (19.1 lb/hp vs 30.2 lb/hp), is slightly more powerful (280 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 188 HP @ 3,800 RPM), has slightly more gears (6 vs 5) and slightly more towing weight (4,187 lb vs 2,712 lb).

However, on average it has slightly fewer seats (2 vs 3), has slightly less cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 371.0 ft3), has significantly less spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 101.6 ft3), only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger) and doesn't have moon roof (not available vs optional).

2011 GMC Savana 3500 Cargo

2011 GMC Savana 3500 Cargo
$31,290

Significant advantages of the Savana 3500 Cargo (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Savana 3500 Cargo (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • None found

common strengths of the Savana 3500 Cargo and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 3,992 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • More gears: 6 vs 6
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the 2011 GMC Savana 3500 Cargo vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Ford E350 Super Duty Cargo

2011 Ford E350 Super Duty Cargo
$33,415

Significant advantages of the E350 Super Duty Cargo (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • CD player comes standard
  • Optional navigation system

Significant disadvantages of the E350 Super Duty Cargo (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many fewer gears: 4 vs 6
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the E350 Super Duty Cargo and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 3,920 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both can upgrade to include separate A/C controls for the front and rear
arrow Compare the 2011 Ford E350 Super Duty Cargo vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2012 Nissan NV3500 HD S (High Roof

2012 Nissan NV3500 HD S (High Roof
$31,390

Significant advantages of the NV3500 HD S (High Roof (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much roomier front seats: 101.6 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • CD player comes standard
  • Power mirrors comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the NV3500 HD S (High Roof (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Cruise control not available
  • Keyless entry not available
  • Power locks not available

common strengths of the NV3500 HD S (High Roof and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Fairly powerful: 317 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 19.1 lb/hp vs 19.1 lb/hp
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan NV3500 HD S (High Roof vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Cargo

2011 Mercedes-Benz
$40,910

Significant advantages of the Sprinter 3500 Cargo (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Sprinter 3500 Cargo 's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Optional moon roof
  • Significantly more cargo room: 371.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Sprinter 3500 Cargo (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Sluggish performance: 30.2 lb/hp vs 19.1 lb/hp
  • Much less powerful: 188 HP @ 3,800 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • Significantly more expensive: $40,910 vs $30,405

common strengths of the Sprinter 3500 Cargo and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 4,307 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both offer an upgrade to roof rails
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Crew Long Wheelbase

2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase
$43,285

Significant advantages of the Sprinter 2500 Crew Long Wheelbase (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Sprinter 2500 Crew Long Wheelbase's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly more cargo room: 380.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • CD player comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Sprinter 2500 Crew Long Wheelbase (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Sluggish performance: 31.0 lb/hp vs 19.1 lb/hp
  • Much less powerful: 188 HP @ 3,800 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • Many lower towing capacity: 2,712 lb vs 4,187 lb

common strengths of the Sprinter 2500 Crew Long Wheelbase and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both offer an upgrade to roof rails
  • Both can upgrade to include separate A/C controls for the front and rear
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

compared to passenger van competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to passenger van competitors include: it costs less ($30,405 vs $45,545), is slightly sportier (19.1 lb/hp vs 32.9 lb/hp), has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 217.3 ft3), has slightly more gears (6 vs 5) and much more towing weight (4,187 lb vs 2,371 lb).

However, on average it has much fewer seats (2 vs 12), has significantly fewer airbags (2 vs 4), has worse traction (rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive), only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger) and has 1 row of seats (1 vs 3).

2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Passenger Long Wheelbase

2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase
$45,545

Significant advantages of the Sprinter 2500 Passenger Long Wheelbase (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • More seats: 12 vs 2
  • Sprinter 2500 Passenger Long Wheelbase's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Child door locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Sprinter 2500 Passenger Long Wheelbase (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 187.2 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Sluggish performance: 32.9 lb/hp vs 19.1 lb/hp
  • Much more expensive: $45,545 vs $30,405

common strengths of the Sprinter 2500 Passenger Long Wheelbase and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both offer an upgrade to roof rails
  • Both have front air dams
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Chevrolet Express 2500 Passenger LS

2011 Chevrolet Express 2500 Passenger LS
$30,325

Significant advantages of the Express 2500 Passenger LS (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 1
  • More seats: 12 vs 2
  • Significantly more airbags: 4 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Express 2500 Passenger LS (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Roof rails not available
  • Much less cargo room: 217.3 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 2,700 lb vs 4,187 lb

common strengths of the Express 2500 Passenger LS and Express 3500 Cargo

  • More gears: 6 vs 6
  • Inexpensive: $30,325 vs $30,405
arrow Compare the Express 2500 Passenger LS vs the Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Passenger LT

2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Passenger LT
$35,855

Significant advantages of the Express 3500 Passenger LT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 1
  • More seats: 15 vs 2
  • Significantly more airbags: 4 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Express 3500 Passenger LT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Roof rails not available
  • Significantly lower towing capacity: 3,142 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • More expensive: $35,855 vs $30,405

common strengths of the Express 3500 Passenger LT and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 252.8 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 3,142 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • More gears: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the Express 3500 Passenger LT vs the Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Chevrolet Express 1500 Passenger LT

2011 Chevrolet Express 1500 Passenger LT
$35,220

Significant advantages of the Express 1500 Passenger LT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 1
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive
  • More seats: 8 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Express 1500 Passenger LT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,516 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Roof rails not available
  • Much less cargo room: 216.2 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3

common strengths of the Express 1500 Passenger LT and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both provide sporty handling: 18.5 lb/hp vs 19.1 lb/hp
arrow Compare the Express 1500 Passenger LT vs the Express 3500 Cargo

compared to minivan competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to minivan competitors include: it has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 129.6 ft3), is much more powerful (280 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 136 HP @ 6,300 RPM), has better traction (rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive), has better brakes (disc vs drum) and much more towing weight (4,187 lb vs 1,600 lb).

However, on average it costs more ($30,405 vs $23,585), doesn't have keyless entry (optional vs standard), doesn't have cruise control (optional vs standard), doesn't have CD player (not available vs standard) and doesn't have navigation system (not available vs optional).

2012 Ford Transit Connect Cargo XLT

2012 Ford Transit Connect Cargo XLT
$23,585

Significant advantages of the Transit Connect Cargo XLT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Power locks comes standard
  • Power windows comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Transit Connect Cargo XLT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 129.6 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,600 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Worse brakes

common strengths of the Transit Connect Cargo XLT and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have spacious front seats: 65.2 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 1,600 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Both vehicles ride hide, good for off-roading: 7.2" vs 7.7"
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Transit Connect Cargo XLT vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to mid-size SUV competitors include: it has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 27.6 ft3), much more towing weight (4,187 lb vs 1,126 lb), costs less ($30,405 vs $48,075), has much more spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 55.5 ft3) and has standard power outlets (standard vs not available).

However, on average it has much fewer seats (2 vs 7), is slightly more sluggish (19.1 lb/hp vs 11.4 lb/hp), has much fewer airbags (2 vs 5), has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a slightly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i

2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i
$37,625

Significant advantages of the X3 xDrive28i (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Power locks comes standard
  • Power windows comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the X3 xDrive28i (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 27.6 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 904 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Much more cramped front seats: 53.8 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the X3 xDrive28i and Express 3500 Cargo

  • More gears: 8 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged

2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged
$75,395

Significant advantages of the Range Rover Sport Supercharged (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much more powerful: 510 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • CD player comes standard
  • Many more airbags: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Range Rover Sport Supercharged (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 71.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,126 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Less ground clearance for rough terrain: 6.8" vs 7.7"

common strengths of the Range Rover Sport Supercharged and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Fairly powerful: 510 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • More gears: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Honda Pilot EX

2011 Honda Pilot EX
$31,980

Significant advantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • More seats: 8 vs 2
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 87.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,320 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Much more cramped front seats: 58.9 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the Pilot EX and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 87.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 1,320 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Both have spacious front seats: 58.9 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Pilot EX vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i
$48,075

Significant advantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • More seats: 7 vs 2
  • Many more airbags: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 75.2 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,290 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Significantly more expensive: $48,075 vs $30,405

common strengths of the X5 xDrive35i and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 75.2 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Fairly powerful: 300 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • More gears: 8 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited

2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited
$26,275

Significant advantages of the RAV4 Limited (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • More seats: 7 vs 2
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the RAV4 Limited (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 73.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 991 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Significantly less powerful: 179 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM

common strengths of the RAV4 Limited and Express 3500 Cargo

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
$40,040

Significant advantages of the Grand Cherokee Limited (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.6" vs 7.7"
  • Many more airbags: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Cherokee Limited (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 68.7 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,650 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Much more cramped front seats: 54.6 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the Grand Cherokee Limited and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both can carry a phenomenal amount of weight: 1,650 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Fairly powerful: 290 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
arrow Compare the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to luxury car competitors include: it has optional rear air conditioning (optional vs not available), costs less ($30,405 vs $68,005), has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 18.0 ft3), has much more spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 51.8 ft3) and has better traction (rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive).

However, on average it has much fewer seats (2 vs 5), is significantly more sluggish (19.1 lb/hp vs 13.7 lb/hp), has much fewer airbags (2 vs 5), has a much shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a much shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2011 Lexus LS 460

2011 Lexus LS 460
$68,005

Significant advantages of the LS 460 (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the LS 460 (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 18.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 825 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the LS 460 and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have spacious front seats: 56.2 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Both vehicles ride hide, good for off-roading: 5.5" vs 7.7"
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus LS 460 vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2010 BMW M6

2010 BMW M6
$112,025

Significant advantages of the M6 (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the M6 (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 11.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 849 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the M6 and Express 3500 Cargo

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2010 BMW M6 vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2012 Audi A3 Premium

2012 Audi A3 Premium
$31,125

Significant advantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much more cramped front seats: 51.0 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the A3 Premium and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Lots of cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $31,125 vs $30,405
  • Both offer an upgrade to roof rails
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi A3 Premium vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2012 Lincoln MKZ

2012 Lincoln MKZ
$35,520

Significant advantages of the MKZ (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the MKZ (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 16.5 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much more cramped front seats: 54.0 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the MKZ and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Inexpensive: $35,520 vs $30,405
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2012 Lincoln MKZ vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

compared to heavy duty truck competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to heavy duty truck competitors include: it costs less ($30,405 vs $48,680), is slightly sportier (19.1 lb/hp vs 22.6 lb/hp), has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3), has significantly more spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 63.1 ft3) and has electronic stability control for increased safety.

However, on average it is significantly less powerful (280 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 350 HP @ 3,000 RPM), slightly less ground clearance (7.7" vs 8.4"), significantly less towing weight (4,187 lb vs 5,733 lb), has significantly fewer seats (2 vs 5) and lacks an auxiliary audio input jack.

2011 Ram 3500 Regular Cab ST

2011 Ram 3500 Regular Cab ST
$36,970

Significant advantages of the 3500 Regular Cab ST (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much more powerful: 350 HP @ 3,000 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • 3500 Regular Cab ST's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly more airbags: 4 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the 3500 Regular Cab ST (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Roof rails not available
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much more cramped front seats: 63.1 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the 3500 Regular Cab ST and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Inexpensive: $36,970 vs $30,405
arrow Compare the 2011 Ram 3500 Regular Cab ST vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab LT

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab LT
$33,980

Significant advantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab LT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many higher towing capacity: 6,635 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.8" vs 7.7"
  • Significantly more powerful: 322 HP @ 4,400 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab LT (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 74.3 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Roof rails not available
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab LT and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 74.3 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $33,980 vs $30,405
  • Both provide sporty handling: 19.1 lb/hp vs 19.1 lb/hp
arrow Compare the Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab LT vs the Express 3500 Cargo

2011 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali

2011 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali
$48,680

Significant advantages of the Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 5,733 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Significantly more powerful: 322 HP @ 4,400 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.4" vs 7.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 72.9 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Much more expensive: $48,680 vs $30,405
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali and Express 3500 Cargo

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2011 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Crew Cab Denali vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to minivan and SUV competitors include: it has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 80.7 ft3), has significantly more spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 57.6 ft3), has optional rear air conditioning (optional vs not available) and has optional AM/FM stereo (optional vs not available).

However, on average it has much fewer airbags (2 vs 6), has 1 row of seats (1 vs 3), has much fewer seats (2 vs 7), is slightly more sluggish (19.1 lb/hp vs 17.1 lb/hp) and lacks an auxiliary audio input jack.

2011 Ford Explorer Limited

2011 Ford Explorer Limited
$38,360

Significant advantages of the Explorer Limited (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many more airbags: 5 vs 2
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 1
  • Child door locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Explorer Limited (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 80.7 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 59.6 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the Explorer Limited and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have a smooth suspension, quite rare in this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
  • Both have good brakes for high-performance use
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the 2011 Ford Explorer Limited vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2012 Ford Flex SE

2012 Ford Flex SE
$30,180

Significant advantages of the Flex SE (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many more airbags: 6 vs 2
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 1
  • Child door locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Flex SE (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 83.2 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 57.6 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the Flex SE and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have a smooth suspension, quite rare in this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
  • Both have good brakes for high-performance use
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Flex SE vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to sports car competitors include: it is slightly more powerful (280 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 121 HP @ 6,000 RPM), has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 6.9 ft3), has much more spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 47.3 ft3), has significantly more gears (6 vs 5) and much more towing weight (4,187 lb vs 816 lb).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger), is slightly more sluggish (19.1 lb/hp vs 12.1 lb/hp), lacks an auxiliary audio input jack, has rougher suspension (live vs independent) and doesn't have power seats (not available vs standard).

2011 MINI Cooper Clubman

2011 MINI Cooper Clubman
$21,800

Significant advantages of the Cooper Clubman (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the Cooper Clubman (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many lower towing capacity: 816 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Much less cargo room: 32.8 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Significantly less powerful: 121 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM

common strengths of the Cooper Clubman and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Lots of cargo room: 32.8 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $21,800 vs $30,405
  • Both offer an upgrade to roof rails
arrow Compare the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR
$34,770

Significant advantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Lancer Evolution GSR's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • CD player comes standard
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 6.9 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 54.6 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Lancer Evolution GSR and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have spacious front seats: 54.6 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $34,770 vs $30,405
  • Both vehicles ride hide, good for off-roading: 5.3" vs 7.7"
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

2011 Saab 9-3 Turbo4

2011 Saab 9-3 Turbo4
$32,505

Significant advantages of the 9-3 Turbo4 (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • 9-3 Turbo4's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • CD player comes standard
  • Leather comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 9-3 Turbo4 (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 25.4 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 53.6 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the 9-3 Turbo4 and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Lots of cargo room: 25.4 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $32,505 vs $30,405
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2011 Saab 9-3 Turbo4 vs the 2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to truck and SUV competitors include: it much more towing weight (4,187 lb vs 1,450 lb), costs less ($30,405 vs $47,065), has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 35.6 ft3), has significantly more spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 60.7 ft3) and has better brakes (disc vs drum).

However, on average it slightly less ground clearance (7.7" vs 10.4"), has much fewer seats (2 vs 6), has significantly fewer airbags (2 vs 4), has worse traction (rear-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive) and lacks an auxiliary audio input jack.

2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab King Ranch

2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab King Ranch
$47,065

Significant advantages of the F150 SuperCrew Cab King Ranch (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Significantly more powerful: 365 HP @ 5,000 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the F150 SuperCrew Cab King Ranch (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,550 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much more expensive: $47,065 vs $30,405

common strengths of the F150 SuperCrew Cab King Ranch and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Very roomy front seats: 64.7 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Power steering availability
  • Both come standard with ABS brakes
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2011 Honda Ridgeline RTS

2011 Honda Ridgeline RTS
$32,665

Significant advantages of the Ridgeline RTS (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the Ridgeline RTS (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,546 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Much less cargo room: 35.6 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the Ridgeline RTS and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Inexpensive: $32,665 vs $30,405
  • Power steering availability
  • Both come standard with ABS brakes
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2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax
$33,770

Significant advantages of the Tundra CrewMax (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 10.4" vs 7.7"
  • More seats: 6 vs 2
  • Many more airbags: 6 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Tundra CrewMax (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,450 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Much less cargo room: 56.9 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the Tundra CrewMax and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Very roomy front seats: 65.8 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Power steering availability
  • Both come standard with ABS brakes
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2010 Dodge Dakota Extended Cab Big Horn/Lone Star

2010 Dodge Dakota Extended Cab Big Horn/Lone Star
$28,620

Significant advantages of the Dakota Extended Cab Big Horn/Lone Star (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack
  • AM/FM stereo comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Dakota Extended Cab Big Horn/Lone Star (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 30.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 1,610 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Significantly less powerful: 210 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 280 HP @ 5,200 RPM

common strengths of the Dakota Extended Cab Big Horn/Lone Star and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Inexpensive: $28,620 vs $30,405
  • Power steering availability
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compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Express 3500 Cargo compared to car competitors include: it has much more cargo space (270.4 ft3 vs 13.0 ft3), has much more spacious front seats (65.4 ft3 vs 50.4 ft3), has slightly more gears (6 vs continuously variable), much more towing weight (4,187 lb vs 999 lb) and has optional roof rails (optional vs not available).

However, on average it lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has much fewer seats (2 vs 5), is significantly more sluggish (19.1 lb/hp vs 12.3 lb/hp), has much fewer airbags (2 vs 5) and has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 5 year).

2012 Volkswagen CC Sport

2012 Volkswagen CC Sport
$29,335

Significant advantages of the CC Sport (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • Many more airbags: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the CC Sport (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Many lower towing capacity: 999 lb vs 4,187 lb
  • Much less cargo room: 13.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 50.4 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the CC Sport and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 999 lb vs 4,187 lb
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2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design

2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design
$43,150

Significant advantages of the S60 T6 R-Design (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Many more airbags: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the S60 T6 R-Design (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 12.0 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 52.9 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the S60 T6 R-Design and Express 3500 Cargo

  • None found
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2011 Nissan Maxima SV

2011 Nissan Maxima SV
$35,210

Significant advantages of the Maxima SV (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • More seats: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Maxima SV (vs the Express 3500 Cargo )

  • Much less cargo room: 14.2 ft3 vs 270.4 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Much more cramped front seats: 54.9 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3

common strengths of the Maxima SV and Express 3500 Cargo

  • Both have spacious front seats: 54.9 ft3 vs 65.4 ft3
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