What do 5,000-lbs. of towing capacity, "poor" safety ratings from the IIHS, and a Japanese cult following have in common? The Chevy Astro van. This is a no-frills mini-van that sets out to accomplish everything that a pickup or full-size van can do. It carries, it hauls, it tows. The only thing it doesn't do is look good doing it. But that's okay, since Chevrolet Astro parts are durable and tough. In fact, the whole van is one rugged boxy vehicle that can be seen driving around most urban areas by utilities providers, pet groomers, gardeners and pool guys alike. It truly is a work van to end all other work vans.