2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 User Reviews

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 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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PROS
"power" 23 reviews
"ride" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 13 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"wheels" 2 reviews

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Kyle writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Crew Cab Short Bed 4WD Review
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This Is The First New Chevrolet Truck I Have Bought. — This truck has a 5.3 motor and autotrans. Is works great for pulling my camper or my horse trailer. Driving to work I can get 18 mpg. A great truck for the money.

Owner for 3 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:36,000

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mattesonsc writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD Review
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Lot's of Power. The back seat is big enough to fit my 3 kids in for short trips.

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Drinks gas.

mattesonsc
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Reliable Truck For Getting Around — 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 this truck has kept it running well and the body is in pretty good condition compared to others its age.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Caitlinjsmith writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 2WD Review
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All around good truck

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Could be a 4x4

Caitlinjsmith
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Built To Last — 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 comes time to buy.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mike writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 2WD Review
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great truck

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gas blows

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Any Chevy Owner Knows What I Mean — great truck ......only thing that needs work is the trans...which definitly needs work as long with chevys warrenty. and gas prices kick your ass especially seeing as how the truck gets probably 15 mpg stock....and as soon as you start changing things on it that 15 dwindles realllllll quick

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Colin writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 2WD Review
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Plenty of power and looks. Good Gas mileage as far as trucks go.

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A little to much plastic on the interior

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Great Truck — I love this truck. Saved my life in a nasty wreck. But it was a very nice truck. Plenty of power and with a positrac rear end it all goes to the road.

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Mark writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD Review
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Overall a great pickup

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Gas, but its a pickup so who cares.

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Awesome — Its a great pickup with decent power for the engine that it has. My silverado has a 5.3L and it keeps up with most stuff but there are always other pickups that will get it. Seats in it are nice and back seat space is respectable for only being extended cab.

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Tim writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD Review
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Good looks, good power, rides great, good gas mileage, good off road, pulls great

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I can't think of anything.

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A Brute With Grace — I love this truck is everything a truck should be style and lots of power and fun. Great on long trips dose good job pulling heavy loads. I have over hundred twenty thousand miles on it with no complaints i have just done regular maintenance on it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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elchinero writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Ext Cab Long Bed 4WD Review
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Large, quiet interior. 110K miles.

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Large; has an out-of-date (i.e, 2013 era) cassette player  And a CD player ... I gave ALL mine away last year ...    Had to replace instrument cluster ... on-line supplier = $200.

elchinero
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Tough — Goes anywhere ... been all OVER Baja ... and from Savannah to San Felipe -- and back -- many times ... 285 BFG All-Terrains last 50K miles ... strong runner ... stock parking brakes (rear) are 110% worthless junk ... pulled the (trashed) "rattling" shoes last year ... all they did was rattle on stutter bumps ... added Bilstein "5160" reservoir dampers plus a "Detroit Locker" in the rear ... tow well ... torsion "keys" ... two spares ... Garmin "Nuvi 770" ... Lowrance "7200C" (hard-wired via 8 ga fused wiring) ... Yaesu AND iCom FM "race" radios (hard-wired via 8 ga fused wiring) ... under-seat rear storage ... bed tool box ... REAL "Hi-Lift" ranch jack ... straight-run intake pipe ... MagnaFlo side exhaust ... steel rear bumper ... four (4) LightForce running lights wired thru relays ...

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

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Toni writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Short Bed 2WD Review
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Ride

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Such A Fun Truck!! — This truck had the 4.8L, it was fast as hell in a reg cab short bed. It was pretty, and fast, but it rode like holy hell. The gas mileage wasn't terrible.

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Nathan writes:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 2WD Review
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You had no other options

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Do Not Buy In Fact Avoid All Gm Vehicles — It has terrible wheel hop on turns bouncy suspension and trim pieces never seem to want where they are supposed to. The intake manifold being cheaply made of plastic had a hole in it but it was by no means cheap to replace.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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

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

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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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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

If It Can Survive A 13 Yr Old And Farming It Can Survive It All! By jmjacquinot

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... Read More

Dependable. By codys925

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 t... Read More

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