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Utility Truck
A Utility Truck in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view)
Also known as Utility Truck (GTA V)
Utility Van (by players in GTA V)
Vehicle class
Vehicle type Industrial vehicle
Body style Utility pick-up truck
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) GTA San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Vapid (HD Universe)
Related vehicle(s) Contender

For the Stockade-based Utility Truck that shares the same name in GTA V, see Utility Truck.

The Utility Van and Vapid Utility Truck are utility pickup trucks in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Grand Theft Auto V.


GTA San Andreas

The Utility Van in GTA San Andreas resembles a GMC GMT400 work truck from the 1990s. The engine is definitely a diesel because of the slower shifting and deep sound, and it could very well be a V8 that is obviously underpowered to pull a heavy truck like that. It drives somewhat like a semi truck. The Utility Van is one of three vehicles in the game bearing a Sanitary Andreas logo, the other two being the Sweeper and Trashmaster.

The Utility Van can tow a Utility Trailer, but the Utility Trailer is not found anywhere in San Andreas. It can only be obtained through the use of modifications or trainers.


In GTA V, the Utility Truck is based closely on a Contender, and has a large rear pickup section, often filled up with wheel barrows, tools and boxes.


The Utility Van does not have very good driving attributes, as it has a rather slow acceleration and top speed. This is probably because it is a very heavy vehicle. The braking is probably one of the Utility Van's best attributes, as it is above average.



GTA San Andreas


GTA Online

  • Rarely spawns in industrial areas.



  • The default radio stations for the Utility Van are:

GTA San Andreas

  • Strangely, it shares the same front half as the Towtruck and Benson.
  • Despite the name Utility Van, it is actually a modified pickup and not a van.


  • There are 2 vehicles (the other one being the Stockade based vehicle) under the name of Utility Truck, and 4 variants of the Stockade based Utility Truck.
  • Sometimes, the van may spawn with a wheel-barrow in the back, though it isn't interactive in anyway.
  • The Utility Truck can come with different company signatures and names on the door panels.


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