The 2009 Chevrolet Express Passenger Van is a powerful tool when you need to haul a load greater than 7 people. The Chevrolet Express Passenger Van is a large vehicle with seating arrangements for 8, 12 or 15 passengers. The Express Passenger Van is powered by a 5.3L V8. This engine generates 301 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. Larger models come equipped with the 6.0L V8, which makes 323 hp and 373 lb-ft of torque. Both engines use the Hydra-Matic four-speed automatic transmission. The 2009 Chevrolet Express Passenger Van standard features include a dual rear-load door, a passenger-side 60/40 swing-out door, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, Stabilitrak electronic stability control, driver and front-passenger airbags, side-impact head-curtains, and an AM/FM stereo. The Chevy Express Passenger Van achieves a very respectable 13 mpg in the city and 16 mpg on the highway. Optional on the Express Van is an AM/FM stereo with MP3-compatible in-dash six-disc CD player, all wheel drive, a Heavy-Duty Trailering Package, roof-mounted hard cargo carrier and a FlexFuel version of the 5.3L V8.