2002 Chevrolet S-10 User Reviews

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Standard Cab LBReview
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    Best First Truck I've Ever Owned — I've had my truck for almost 2 years now and I have had nothing but trouble out of the thing. Changing the oil is one of the most dawnting tasks to preform. The oil filter is at such a weird position, its almost impossible to get to. The truck is a little weak in the performance area but it is after all a 4 cylinder. It does sound however like a beast. Gas milage isn't that bad if you have clean fuel lines unlike me. I was driving on 3 cylinders for awhile and only getting 9 mpg. The interior is actually spacious and this is coming from a 6'2 guy. The S-10 is a highly customizable car with millions of ways to do it. I've had numerious problems with the e-brake but it does help if the people install it right the first time. The ride is smooth, handling is pretty good. It preforms pretty amazing off-road for a 2WD. Its cheap and easy to maintain (besides changing the oil filter) but you'll have to do it often.

    Pros: Spacious, off-road ability, apperance, part avalibility.

    Cons: Lack of performance, build quality, not really that fun to drive, cheap built.

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 3 Dr LS 4WD Extended Cab SBReview
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    I Love The S10, I Own 2. — I purchase new 2000 2wd 4cyl and drive for 110k, good truck never any real issues, earned its keep and drove it all over the US. Upset that they don't make the S-10 any more the Colorado is no S-10, recently upgraded to 4wd 6cyl. more power, better performance, by purchasing 2002 S10 for a good deal. Hope to get 3 years out of it.

    Pros: good small truck

    Cons: no v8 option

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 3 Dr LS Extended Cab SBReview
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    Best Thing That Has Happen To Me — i love everything bout both of my trucks... nothing bad to say bout them. the acceleration with my 18" rims on it is awesome as well as braking. it has not needed ne repairs since i bought it. i love the appearance of it both inside and outside. the truck is def fun to drive cruise whatever.

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 3 Dr LS Extended Cab SBReview
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    A Great All Around Vehicle — I drive a 02 s-10 extreme with a 4.3 V6. It has quite a bit of power for a small pickup truck, im satisfied with the performance on it. It is 5 speed manual, and is a blast to drive, it could use a little more power but for a first car it is perfect all around. It has style, performance, comfort, and its a good time.

    Pros: Fast, comfortable, fun

    Cons: bad gas mileage, only seats 3

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 3 Dr LS 4WD Extended Cab SBReview
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    Chevy S Series Zr2 — Probably the BEST mid size pickup EVER built next to the Toyota Hilux. It has the largest V6 engine in it's class (4.3l). This thing is a beast off road. My only complaint is that Chevy doesn't make the S-10 with the ZR2 package anymore (since 2003). ZR2 Specs (unique to the ZR2 package): -Ladder Type Frame with Modified Mounting Points -100mm wider track (3.9 inches wider than regular S-10) -Increased Ground Clearance (Approx 3" over Regular S-Series 4x4) -Enhanced front (7.25" ring gear) and rear (8.5" ring gear) axles w/ 3.73:1 rear-axle ratio -Larger wheel and axle bearings -31 x 10.50" BFG A/T Tires -Fender Flares -46mm gas pressurized Bilstein Monotube shocks -Rear Track Bar -Skid Plates -Front/Rear Disc brakes (on newer models) -Full Size Spare Tire

    Pros: Performance and Build

    Cons: out of production

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 3 Dr LS 4WD Extended Cab SBReview
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    2002 Zr2 — My ZR2 is bad ass,fully loaded, with the bilstein suspension, fender flares, spray on bed liner, 3 carbon steal skid plates, huge offset tires, and the beastly 4.3 V6. This thing is a monster with a custom exhaust out of the bumper that I did myself. Definitely recommend these solid as hell trucks, this is my second one, made a mistake of selling my first one for a GSX Eclipse.

    Pros: Great looks, good performance, and a solid beast of a mini truck.

    Cons: Suspension is a little rough and it could be lifted more ;o)

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    4 Cylinder.... Enough Said -.- — basically it's worthless i mean who makes a truck a four cylinder........ moron

    Pros: small, E-85 enabled engine, and light

    Cons: small, no horse power, pointless

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Standard Cab SBReview
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    2002 4.3l 5 Speed S10 — If your taller than six foot get an extended cab. The only choice for the engine is the V6. The exterior of S10 is nice and simple. If you want to spend some cash you can customize this truck to make it look one of a kind.

    Pros: fun and cheap

    Cons: everybody has one

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 3 Dr LS Extended Cab SBReview
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    Best Truck In The World — Sooo this was my baby... my 02 extreme... the sound system in this bad boy was absolutely amazing... i realllly reallllly reallllllly wish i still had this truck

    Pros: small truck=good gas mileage

    Cons: low ground clearance

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    2002 Chevrolet S-10 3 Dr STD 4WD Extended Cab SBReview
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    Simply Awesome! — This baby has a 4.3L V6 that hauls ass. It's not the racing kind of power but will easily haul a full size trailer loaded with tractors. It will even haul a boat the size of a condominium. It has been build for the long haul so to speak.

    Pros: Great power, excellent braking, great handling, enough space for three people, will go many miles before needing anything replaced.

    Cons: Lower ball joints crapped out at 68,000 miles.  2002 models seem to have that problem in general with the first set of joints.  Armrest is a bit chincy, gas mileage is on the low side for a small truck (17-19 MPG).

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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

    2003 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    Average Vehicle By kbrewer

    This truck has served the purpose it was purchased for. You can haul a 4x8 sheet of plywood as I have on a couple different occasions with straps and the tie-off eyes in the bed. I have towed a 4x6 r... Read More

    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

    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

    2000 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    Little Pitbull By MarcusPitts

    In the ZR2 model this is really only a 2 person truck (the jump seat is uncomfortable for long rides). Affordable and drives amazing with the Bilstein Shocks. Even after 15 years the styling in the ZR... Read More

    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

    1999 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    This Is A Totally Cool Ride That Is Always A Blast To Drive! By Greatman

    I am very impressed with the Extreme I would buy another one any day. My wife says she wants me to build her one so that is saying something. But of course she wants one for the fuel Mileage.26+ MPG a... Read More

    Saved Me At The Time George W. Reccession Hit! By ironjaw

    simple truck for a simple man.go cats i luv american autos and trucks thank the lord i got to see when america was on top . i was born in hazard ,ky in 1954 i saw elvis,J.F.K.,The Beatles,ky basketbal... Read More

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