Five wheelbases are available and range from 119 to 157. It was equipped standard with the 6. Quadrasteer interim introduction Chevrolet will also enhance select Silverado models by introducing a four-wheel-steering system after the start of the 2002 model year. The first production Silverado completed assembly on April 29, 2013. It rides, handles, and stops as well as, maybe better than, the best of them. The narrow rear doors open toward the rear and cannot be opened unless the trucks front doors are opened first.
The Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup begins another year as General Motors best-selling vehicle, and the 2002 model year marks the first full production year of a half-ton heavy-duty Crew Cab model. Fleetside slab-sided cargo beds are standard, but a Sportside design with a flared rear fender is optional. Archived from on March 27, 2008. The 1999 model year redesign included different grilles and interior trim, and certain features e. The third generation Silverado introduced the upmarket High Country edition which includes saddle brown leather interior, which is Chevrolet's first entry into the luxury market. Each is available with the truly impressive Allison five-speed automatic transmission. Vinyl-upholstered seats are standard in base models, while cloth is optional.
Using a unique torsion bar for each gross weight rating allows for better control over vehicle height, resulting in improved handling and better alignment for reduced tire wear. Such items as chrome bumper and grille are now included on all models. All extended-cab Silverados come with four doors. For 2012, the Sierra and Silverado 1500 received another mid-cycle refresh. In 2000, a driver's side door option became available for the extended cab, giving it four doors, and the crew-cab body was added to the lineup in 2004. Quadrasteer is scheduled to become available for the Silverado during the 2002 model year.
Trucks ordered with bucket seats and center console now feature a wireless charging pad on the console lid. The engine came with an 8-speed automatic transmission and has the same horsepower and torque as the regular 5. The reveal of the all-new Silverado was not expected until early 2018. Upper control arms are constructed from forged steel that is both stronger and lighter than the previous arms, while the new lower arms are cast iron to maximize load capacity. Gasoline-powered models now have a capless fuel fill. On its own, the V8 is rated at 332 horsepower and 367 pound-feet of torque.
Options include a bed extender, tubular side steps and a hard or soft tonneau cover. Driver and front-passenger air bags with a passenger-side deactivation switch are standard. Interior Regular-cab pickups come with either a three-place bench seat or a pair of bucket seats. It used all-wheel drive with a 3. Five wheelbases are available and range from 119 to 157. During 2001, Chevrolet added a Crew Cab body style, with four conventional doors, to the light-duty 1500 series. However, most buyers select one of the three available V-8s.
The crew cab is only available with the short box. The Sierra 1500 will also feature its own distinct exterior styling, though interior styling will be similar to that of the Silverado 1500. Chevrolet will start selling the Silverado in in 2018 via its division Holden but will retain the Chevrolet brand and badge. Dual front airbags include a passenger-side deactivation switch. A new high performance 6.
A four-speed-automatic and five-speed-manual transmission are available. Under the Hood Four engines are available. The base price is higher for 2002, but it now buys more standard equipment, including the chrome bumper and grille that Chevrolet claims most buyers want. As of the , 19 full-time teams use the Silverado. Enhanced traction Silverado also takes good care of its passengers.
During 2001, Chevrolet added a Crew Cab body style, with four conventional doors, to the light-duty 1500 series. Odometer is 5927 miles below market average! Two monster engines are available in addition to the standard 6. With over 500 lb-ft of torque available at only 1800 rpm, many a staffer has been tempted to race Camaros and Mustangs for pink slips. It is built at Navistar's Springfield, Ohio plant. It features a redesigned exterior, interior, frame, and suspension as well as power increases on certain engines. That's a strong statement, but they boast the most power, the heftiest gross vehicle weight rating and the highest gross combined vehicle weight rating available. Safety Antilock brakes and child-restraint top-tether anchors are standard.