2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 User Reviews

2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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"ride" 24 reviews
"power" 21 reviews
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"small power" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"light" 3 reviews

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Christopher writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Short Bed 4WD Review
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hauls ass

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chugs gas

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Come Get Some — Four Wheel Drive with ported heads, aftermarket camshaft headers, nitrous, Detroit tru-trac nitrous tune.. I can throw a set of slicks on and run 11's or scare anything off the light in 4x4! try me Im just around the corner!

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

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Drew923 writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck Long Bed 2WD Review
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4

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Full size for dirt bike and couch

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Eats gas (feels like a filling up a hummer)

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Uh.... Review Title? It's A Solid Piece Of Machine — EATS GAS! It's only two will drive but it's a full size truck which is good for my dirt bike, couch, and other things whatever I need, but not good on gas and it was a "parts" truck so its plain white with truck wheels haha her name is Bertha! 2WD and solid but not to much of a babe magnent....

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Alex writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Ext Cab Short Bed 2WD Review
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Everything aboutit i great

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No Negatives at all

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Sick Truck Best Vehicle I've Ever Owned — I beat the hell out of this truck everyday i've owned it 55,000 miles a year i put on i drive it hard as hell i have blown 3 transmissions now but thats because i am a wild man at the wheel never have gotten in a accident in my life i've taken this 2wd truck offroading and have never once gotten stuck

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Alex writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Short Bed 4WD Review
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Overall package and capability

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Cab space

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Gripes — There is not enough room in the cab. I have quite a bit of minor cosmetic damage. Windows are tinted. Black Brushguard on front. Nitto Terra Grapplers size 285-75-16. Good power. Decent Mileage for a V8 four wheel drive. Overall a pretty fun little truck.

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jmjacquinot writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD Review
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4

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Built chevy tough! long lasting, and can handle anything you throw at it.

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Over time it has started getting horrible fuel milage, Rides a little rough after 300k miles but was rode hard

jmjacquinot
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If It Can Survive A 13 Yr Old And Farming It Can Survive It All! — Bought new in '02 its been rode hard, used, and abused. I'm talking hauling over loaded trailers, loaded down with rock, going mudding, gravel roads all the time, and chasing cattle. Its at 300k miles and still kicking it with no end close in sight. If you need a truck that is as tough or tougher than you look no further.

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

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codys925 writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 2WD Review
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Comfortable ride and covenient trim package. Can handle a hefty load. Easy to work on.

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Wish the fuel economy was better.

codys925
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Dependable. — I liked the body style. The cab was well layed out. Handles well in inclement weather. Parts are easy to find and affordable. The bed is not too short or too long. Does just fine whether it's a long trip or a local run.

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dadstruck writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Short Bed 2WD Review
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4

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My LS is fully loaded.Except factory fog lights...which I will have installed once I get the cash.

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The instruments go crazy once in a while,had to fix the tail lights a couple of times, cigarette lighter blows fuses,stereo speakers blow out,and the exhaust manifold gaskets wear out too fast.

dadstruck
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Affordable,basic Truck With Power Goodies, Great Up To Date Styling. — My green giant has a 4.3 liter V-6 that has get up and go.I can pass up cars when I need to. Took it camping fully loaded,had no problems,and handled well.

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Tjjohnson5293 writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD Review
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4

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Great reliable vehicle never broken down comfortable getsbjob done easily

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Low gas mileage

Tjjohnson5293
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Excellent Ride — Great cargo capacity, power, comfort, and reliability only downfall is lack of gas mileage due to v8. Never got stuck, easy to drive even for a smaller individual. Roomy, Im 6 ft and I fit in the back seat with reasonable comfort. I love my Silverado will never buy a different truck.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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campierce writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD Review
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5

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run and drives like a dream and has never failed me

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gas mileage isn't the best, small stuff goes wrong such as extended cab door handles, and widow regulators

campierce
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I Really Like The Truck And Definatly Serves Its Purpose Of A Work Vehicle — I really like the versatility of this truck if I needed to haul a trailer or fill te bed up with something I could, or if I needed to take family somewhere I also could do that, the truck is very reliable and always ran and drove perfectly

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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agold770 writes:
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Ext Cab Long Bed 4WD Review
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amazing class, traditional guys truck.

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back seat, even with the extended cab, is very confining. The leather could be a bit higher quality.

agold770
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Love It. — I bought this truck about 6 years ago with 200kplus KM on it. Nearing 400 now, and I can say it is better than any new truck I have test driven to date. I drove a new Silverado today and had my pen ready to purchase it cash, but there is no way the new ones are worth more than 30k.. I will keep this truck until the doors rust off, and fortunate for me, the body is in perfect shape.

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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Love My Truck By rjp3586

I love my truck! It has stood up well to the test of time and mileage that has been put on her. It would have been nice to have 4 doors and 4 wheel drive but overall still a good truck. Read More

Great Truck By BRlandscape

I love this truck works well. I enjoy driving it has a great stance only down side is that it has more power then the weight that it can handle. I lifted mine with a 2'' leveling which was a tremendo... Read More

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Boughtfrommybrother By archien

Thought it would last a couple of years, but it just keeps on ticking! 208,000 miles and still going strong. It spent its first 8 years in Florida rust free and now now lives in chilly upstate New Yor... Read More

Great Truck, Can Be Used For Work Or Play. By jstroud89

I've had this truck 7 years, and it has never been in the shop for anything major. This truck is very reliable, it will go anywhere that you're willing to take it, and you don't have to worry about it... Read More

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Best In Class, I Will Always Own Chevys !!! Not Just Personal Opinion, I Own A Shop As Well By Paris

one of the most reliable trucks on the road period !!! I know some love ford some love dodge and some love chevy, I grew up a chevy kid, but as a mech. i would much rather work on a chevy than any ot... Read More

I Rather Enjoy It, And Find It To Be Mostly Reliable. By PeteBingTubbs

I really like the truck. Considering the 14 year age, it looks very good next to other vehicles. The heating and cooling has a tendency to be a bit faulty, but it is a quick fix. The power is strong, ... Read More

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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Great Work Truck. Dependable. By WKENCW

Nothing. Just exactly what I bought it for. Good mileage on the road, 20-21. Great running with good acceleration. Light in the rear end for winter driving, but just added weight to the truck bed ... Read More

Great Ride! By KellyeM

I love this truck. Comfortable Ride, very roomy, love the comfortable seats, good stereo, back doors make it easy for passengers. The only thing negative I can say is gas mileage for a daily commuter ... Read More

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Reliable Truck For Getting Around By mattesonsc

I have had to do minimal work on this truck. Had to replace the steering column lower bearing at 100k. I've had this truck for 5 years now and that has been the only problem. Regular maintenance on ... Read More

Built To Last By Caitlinjsmith

Never had an issue with this truck. It's been very reliable. This truck is very comfortable to drive. We use it for camping and trips to the coast. We will definitely buy another chevy pickup when it ... Read More

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