- The 1992 GMC Safari or "step van" is a three-door cargo vehicle designed to transport small loads or groups of people. The 1992 version of the van saw improvements to the vehicle's horsepower as well as additional choices in door selection, with prospective owners able to select a one-piece glass lift gate with independently opening panel doors.
Engine and Performance
- The 1992 GMC Safari uses a 262-cubic-inch, 4.3-liter V6 overhead valve engine. Maximum horsepower for the engine varies between 150 and 200 at 4,600 rpm depending on specific model setting. Maximum torque is also variable, clocking in between 230 and 260 foot-pounds at 2,800 rpm.
Transmission and Brakes
- Drivetrain for the 1992 GMC Safari may be either rear-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive depending on driver selection. A four-speed automatic overdrive transmission is standard across the GMC cargo van line, and no other transmission choices are offered. Fuel economy for the vehicle rates 16 miles per gallon in the city and 21 mpg on the highway, with a fuel capacity of 27 gallons, according to Consumer Guide Auto. The 1992 Safari uses an anti-lock braking system as a standard feature, with four-wheel disc brakes for stopping power.
- Overall length of 1992 GMC Safari is 176.8 inches, with a wheelbase of 111 inches. Total width and height for the vehicle measures 77 and 76.4 inches respectively. Curb weight sits at 3,960 pounds. Cargo volume for the van totals 151.8 cubic feet. Maximum front headroom and legroom measures 39.2 and 41.6 inches respectively. Total rear headroom and legroom is a tad smaller at 37.9 and 36.5 inches respectively. Seating capacity for the van tops out at eight.