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Boxville
Boxville
A Boxville in GTA V.
Vehicle class (GTA V) Vans
Vehicle type Industrial vehicle
Body style Multi-stop truck
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) GTA Vice City
GTA San Andreas
GTA Vice City Stories
Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Brute (HD Universe)
Related vehicle(s) Alphamail
Taco Van
Mr. Tasty
Postal Van

The Brute Boxville is a multi-stop truck or walk-in delivery van featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V.

Design

3D Universe

The Boxville has a rather generic design, and most closely resembles a Chevrolet or GMC Step Van that ranges from the late 1970s to the early 1990s.

HD Universe

The body resembles the GMC Step Van and its twin, the Chevrolet Step Van. It is still the heaviest delivery van in all the GTA games. The vehicle is now manufactured by Brute and sounds heavier than before. The LSDS & LSWP Boxvilles features 4 strobe lights that can be activated.

Performance

3D Universe

The Boxville's speed and handling is mostly the same as any large vehicle, with a top speed leveling off at around 111 miles per hour. Due to its large size and weight, it suffers from poor steering and handling, and its tires lose grip with the road much easier. Because of its high center of gravity, it is prone to tipping over if driven on rough, uneven terrain. However, its large size can be used as an advantage; It can easily ram smaller cars off the road.

Boxville,Brute

Top view of the Boxville engine.

HD Universe

In GTA IV, the vehicle has become even heavier, slower, and harder to turn at high speeds. The Boxville comes back in GTA V with a much stronger engine, which appears to be a V8 turbo-diesel. It also handles like a truck and has a truck horn; therefore it is considered "Industrial" instead of a "Van".

Burglary Boxville

Boxville-GTASA-burglary-front

The "Black" Boxville used for burglaries in GTA San Andreas.

GTA San Andreas features a specialized variant of the Boxville, referred officially as a Boxville, named internally in game files as a "boxburg" (a possible short form of "Boxville Burglary"), and unofficially dubbed the "Boxville Black" or "Black Boxville".

Differences from a standard Boxville include its unique dark gray body color and a quieter engine (using the same engine noise as the Pony). The van is integral to the game's burglary sub-missions that take place at night, and is prominently used in one mission where Carl Johnson has to steal Colonel Fuhrberger's weapons for Ryder before sunrise.

Locations

GTA Vice City

GTA San Andreas

Standard Boxville

Boxville Black

GTA Vice City Stories

GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty City

Boxville badges

GTA V

Trivia

  • The Boxville can be found in Rockstar North's Manhunt in the form of a police utility van for the Carcer City Police Department.
  • The Boxville plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
  • A white Boxville can be found in Rockstar Vancouver's Bully. It is a parked vehicle and plays no part in the storyline.
  • Claude Speed is seen using a vehicle similar to a Boxville in the short film for GTA 2.
  • In San Andreas, the front license plate of the Boxville used in Home Invasion reads "SWAG" when damaged.
  • The Boxville has a tendency to fall over in sharp turns. this is a huge flaw, since the vehicle is used as a getaway vehicle in some missions throughout the series.
  • After collecting all thirty cars for Stevie, he agrees to purchase cars from Niko Bellic, with the Boxville fetching $1,800.
  • In GTA IV the Boxville has a unique NPC that drives it. It usually is a delivery man character.
  • In the BradyGames guidebook for GTA V, the Boxville is listed twice.
  • Oddly, variants that features strobe lights can apart other vehicles, just like emergency vehicles.
  • The Boxville in GTA San Andreas has 2 models, they both look the same but have a different engine sound.
  • Its horn in GTA SA is nearly identical to the Mafia Sentinel, Sentinel XS and the VC Sabre.
  • The Boxville features standard car-style cab doors in the GTA series as opposed to their real life counterpart which are sliding doors.

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