I haven’t exactly been a huge fan of the Astro (CC here), as it was too crude and trucky to make a good family hauler. But precisely those qualities have also made it a very durable piece of iron, and with AWD, it did become a rather compelling alternative to the much longer Suburban as a work-ready AWD roomy hauler. It’s honest and unpretentious, and with this fine Eugeneian paint job, I find it strangely attractive. And it even has the early style sloping nose. It’s never to late to find a little warmth for an Astro.
– February 16, 2014