(4.8) 14 reviews
MSRP: $2,307$11,323
Body Style: Truck
Combined MPG: N/A
Engine: 300-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Towing Capacity: 10,300 lbs.
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Our Take on the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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A cargo bed made of molded composite materials is a new option for some versions of Chevrolet’s full-size pickup.This report covers the light-duty versions of the Silverado, which come in 1500 (half-ton) and 2500 (three-quarter-ton) series. The heavy-duty versions of the Silverado are redes... Read Full Report


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It sounded like a challenge you'd throw down to a minivan or SUV shopper. "I dare you to take this through the drive-through at McDonald's," said Terry Woychowski, General Motors Corp.'s chief engineer for full-size trucks. "Our new Duramax diesel is so quiet that you won't have to turn it off to place your order." He was talking about the massive 2001 Chevrolet Silverado... Read full review for the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Best Truck on the Road

by Educarated from Philadelphia on January 23, 2012

Between the US big three, you can't beat the reliability of the Silverado. Yes, they all have there maker specific bugs, but the Chevy/GMC have the least of them all. If you are a backyard mechanic yo... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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