1987 Chevrolet S-10 User Reviews

1987 Chevrolet S-10 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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"ride" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Ashton writes:
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its a five speed

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its not running right now

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My Truck — this truck is a reliable gas saver, it gets me from point a to point b although i am having to replace the motor after two hundred and fifty thousand miles, overall this is a damn good truck i dont know what i would do without it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Damien writes:
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4

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very easy to mod.

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non

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Awesome Good Quality American Car/truck — awesome love to modify it and make it uniqe performance is good but you can always modify it. cost is pretty cheap not to much. yes it can do anything if you modify it to your specifications so yeah awesome

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alan writes:
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4

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reliable as you could imagine,

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the center console should be replaced by a bench seat in my opinion

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Great Truck — it's a great truck but mine has almost 300k on the ol ticker so it's starting to rust out pretty bad both frame and body and unfortunately as of last night the fuel like sprung a pretty bad leak and burst a brake line but it still runs strong as ever and i wouldn't trade it for the world

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Curtis writes:
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3

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Good built truck

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wrecked

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Gone — Good strong truck, my wife wrecked it while I was a fort hood. She was driving and an avalanche pulled out in front of her. it flipped the avalanche over, and the s10 still drove onto the tow truck. Good looking truck.

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Thomas writes:
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5

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lots

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not lots

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S10 — great fun to drive cant beat the old square body s10s the 2.8 really surprises with power everything is cheap and easy to replace and repair transfer case practically cuts the gears in half which is great for off roadin

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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Russell writes:
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5

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light, good mileage, pickup bed

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engine can't heat itself under 40f, minimal power, noises, no options installed

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Basic No-options Farm Truck — dirt cheap no options farm truck. no power anything, not even steering or brakes. 4 speed manual, 4 cylinder, 2wd. gets decent mileage because of no accessories and only 2600lbs. lots of 'character': noises and the like

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Steve writes:
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5

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could go anywhere

Cons

some electrical issues

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My 4x4 — 87 S10 5.7L V8 nitrouse 40" swampers locked front and rear. 50gallon fuel cell '

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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dorpinghaus2 writes:
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great little reliable gas saver

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gutless, narrow and shallow bed.

dorpinghaus2
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Great First Car — 1987 chevy s10 2.8 v6, 5 speed long box single cab 2wd durango package (57k miles) This is my first car and has been a great car being only repairs r replacing the original plugs and wires after 25 years and the pilot bearing went out in the clutch. Gets around 19-20 mpg in the city (2.8, 5 speed) and have yet to test it out on the highway on long distances. Wish it had more power but has more then enough to make it a great truck and i would take fuel economy over power any day and these trucks where designed to haul stuff in the box, not tow. This little truck has a 1500lb payload limit which is outstanding for its size, just wish the bx was wider and deeper, i dont think its even wide enough to fit a 4 wheeler in it although i could be wrong. Over all its a great little truck and i would recommend it to anyone, and for being 25 years old it has yet to show any signs of leaking oil at all or any other fluids.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Derek writes:
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Strong Transmission

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Throttle body that just doesn't want  to power the car.

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Strong But Braindead? — This truck runs, occasionally. That's the best thing I can say about it. The manual 4-speed transmission can pull a full size truck I will give it that. The problem however lies within the engine and its crappy throttle body. I would gladly take a MPI, EFI, or even a carb. engine over this one any day.

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Moparx2 writes:
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Looks great and shows well

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The costs associated with it

Moparx2
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Tinker Toy 11 — My retirement hobby/ Sharp and fun to drive: Draws favorable attention at shows: A great way to bond with my two grandsons, also my 15 year old granddaughter enjoys driving it Acceleration is unreal: It's a expensive hobby to have, however I enjoy it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2004 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

Great Overall Truck By Cakana

I got this truck for a daily driver and for the snow. It drives great and handles very good in the snow. Only things bad are the size of the truck bed and it eats through gas with its V6 engine. Read More

Great Vehicle That Could Use A Slightly Better Gas Economy By Zane

acceleration above par braking smooth and not too sudden handles fantastic, great power steering build only issue is the common one that chevrolets have which is the front left tire has an issue that ... Read More

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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

Great 4x4 Midsize By John

Is an excellent truck for offroad. At high speeds, the tires are a bit noisy, but that's what the great sound system is for. Is better on gas than you would expect in 2WD. If going on a long 4x4 ex... Read More

Great Little 4x4 Extended Cab Truck By Cars25c

This truck is great. It gives you a lot of things that the bigger trucks do with the fuel mileage of a little truck. The 4x4 works great, you can haul things, pull a trailer and take more than two peo... Read More

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2002 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

My S10 By chuckman

I bought this as my third S 10. It was in another state and we went and bought it. it has been a great truck a work horse when needed and a family vehicle as well. I used it for long and short trips. Read More

Could Be Better By tr2467

its a truck does what it should although not very fuel efficient because of a crappy intake design but other than that it has been a very reliable good truck good if you don't like driving a truck be... Read More

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2001 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

Great Truck By Kyle_Long

Wasn't sure about the truck at first. Bought it for my son, then he got wife's Yukon after she graduated college. I drove it for the last year, and was surprised of the gas mileage, and actually how... Read More

Fun To Drive By RICH1LT

Loved taking it to car shows and winning trophies took 1st & 2nd place alot. the only neg thing was it was a 4 cyl and when the air was on it cound not get out of its own way. but i loved working on... Read More

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2000 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

7 Of 10 Overall By treedoc

its a great truck likes ball joints good gas mileage its a little small but great to run around town in. I wish all car were a little simpler to work on . so you don't have to go to a computer to find... Read More

S10 By bwiles711

Breaking was quick, vision was good (small blind spot areas), the manual transmission was fun to drive. Great gas milage for a 4WD vehicle. Had a bed liner for hauling whatever you want to, and had ... Read More

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