2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 User Reviews

2005 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:4.4 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:4.3 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
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"power" 17 reviews
"ride" 13 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"big space" 3 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 2WD Review
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6in lift, 2in body lift

35in mud grapplers

Custom, short cut side exhaust


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Misfires

Sputters

bad MPG

Water spots all over truck

DPG23
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Eh..its Loud And Fun And Gets Lots Of Looks — Engine needs a swap, could use a new paint job, although its not necessary. Windows could be retinted too. Maybe even a working radio would be nice! Stupid guys had to steal my $3000 sound system back in 08' haha. What ever, the truck will be restored soon!

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

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab 2WD Review
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Great work truck

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Bulky in tight alleys

cajun129
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Great Work Truck — Best Chevy I have ever owned and just about dead reliable. Great for hauling loads, people, never overheated even towing across the desert. Still looks good after 10 years. I recommend the 5.3 motor highly as it is based on the venerable 327.

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

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck Long Bed 2WD Review
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Easy to Manuever. Relatively easy to Maintain. Good, reliable usage.

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Not a lot of power, but that is to be expected out of this particular vehicle. Not very good fuel economy, considering it is smaller than most of the full size options.

SilveradoAutoSales
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Reliable, And Great Work Truck — This pickup doesn't feature a lot of "bells and whistles", but it does come with a good, long-life motor that is relatively easy to maintain and use. It is a great work truck, for light duty work. But if it is needed for anything more than light duty, then it is not going to be the best fit. Fuel economy was not great.

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

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab 4WD Review
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Drives like a champ. Very dependable car, easy to work on.

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The half doors were suicide doors- always had to adjust them & eventually couldn't adjust any longer so the "leaked" air. Just a bench for passengers- not roomy for kids in car seats.

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'ol Blue — Loved this truck. Hauled and towed many things. Very dependable, easy ride no engine troubles whatsoever. Would definitely buy again but without the half doors. I traded her in at 132000 miles and she has never let me down. I did basic maintenance and had a champ of a truck for a decade.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab 2WD Review
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Great power and reliable.

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2 wd

kmcnary
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Good Work Vehicle, Lots Of Head Room And Leg Space. — I like when I have to hit the gas the truck gets up and moves without drinking a lot of gas. I love the truck it is just time to up grade. I will miss it but it will bee a great addition for someone else.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Crew Cab 4WD Review
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Good all around vehicle.  Cheap for year model.

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some maintenance required with high miles, nothing major.

cjandtj
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Good All Around Vehicle. — I like the overall performance of the vehicle and the price for year model. The downside is some maintenance is required due to high miles. But all and all not that bad of a vehicle and I plan on keeping vehicle for a long time.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab 2WD Review
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Great truck. Extremely reliable, and dependable.  

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Small back seat.

Bjmustin
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Perfect Truck For All Needs — This truck was a limo, a moving truck, a hauler, a camping tent, a bus, there is nothing that this truck can't do. It's been extremely reliable. After 135000 miles the only thing I have replaced was the thermostat. If I was not planning on having a large family I would keep mine.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Short Bed 2WD Review
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Style, Power, Versatility

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If You Need A Truck To Use As A Truck, This Is The One For You. — This thing had a lot of power. With all the power though, of course, you lose any kind of fuel economy. You can make up the hurt in your pocket with the fact that these are extremely cheap to maintain.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Long Bed 2WD Review
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comfortable ride, plenty of power, bed cover

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have new baby even though its 4 door we think suv would better suit our needs

rope1012
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Were Saleing It Been Good Truck — been very dependable hauled 4 wheeler trailer, handles good in snow for a two wheel drive,drove from indiana to disney world in florida was very comfortable and we sure lead the way of the family in there dodge and ford lol ,bed is coated with that bed liner stuff

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Ext Cab 4WD Review
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its got tons of power and is very comfortable.

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the ride does but that is only because i have extra springs

msomotox1
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I Love It — i have never owned anything but a chevrolet and i never will. this truck has provin it self time and time again. i bought it 2 years ago and i think it was an ssc. im trying to do research to find out if it actually is. it has a few things on it that make me beleave that it is one.

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

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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Great Vehicle! By Dallaslady

Love the interior, and power seats on BOTH sides. The heated seats are great since it's not just your backside that is heated, but your back, as well, if you wish. There are 4 levels of heat and on ... Read More

Proven Power, Outstanding Quietness With Tough-as-nails Ruggedness! By JakeRake4220

I took one look at a Rainforest Green Metallic Silverado and knew my long search was over! Truly Beautiful in the sun! Then once I got in and the 8 inch display turned on to greet me I knew I was h... Read More

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2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Momma's Truck By Rodgerusmc1

This Silverado LTZ was purchased to replace my wife's 2011 LTZ, just cuz she liked the color better than summit white. I liked the navigation, ventilated seats and getting a 2 year newer model and my ... Read More

Usually Hauling Or Pulling When Its On The Road. By blabonte

The has a very nice ride for a truck. Its very comfortable inside, nice stereo, very good heat and A/C. Wish the gas mileage was a little better but it's usually working when its on the road so that... Read More

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Family Work Horse By stevebrooks44

I bought this truck in 2013. It was the logical next step for me as I had owned one of the last S10 Blazer ZR2's ever produced. The Truck offered me the ability to haul things and later to even move... Read More

Perfect Do-anything Truck By Eagle8XC

I love my Silverado. Gets mid-20's mpg on the highway and 17 around town. Packed the bed with 1500lbs of cargo and it handled no sweat. Lots of great power. Minimal road noise, sweet smooth long wheel... Read More

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Love It By Lancelot6840

I like everything about this truck. My gas mileage is a lot worse since the tire upgrade and leveling kit has been installed. I would like to have the 6.2L though. But it does have plenty of power as ... Read More

Nice Ride Great Bang For The Buck By amp81803

rides very well the 4.8v was pretty nice though everyone wants the 5.3 there is a 20 hp difference . the tranny is magic on these they will easily do 250000 or more if maintained the seats were pr... Read More

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