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2004 Chevy Silverado

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2004 Chevy Silverado - Review
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The best-selling Silverado 1500 comes in regular cabs, extended cabs and crew cabs. Regardless of the model, you are privy to Chevrolet's commitment to longevity and performance. These full-size pickups are designed to withstand heavy workloads day in and day out. And when the work is done, road driving is a snap.

Just as performance is paramount with the Silverado, so too is safety. It has a dual-level airbag system that thinks before it acts. The system senses the severity of a crash and determines whether to deploy the airbag with primary or "lower" amount of inflation or with primary and secondary "higher" amount of inflation.

Available Models
The 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 extended cab is offered in three trims: base, LS and LT. The crew cab is offered in LS and LT trims. 1500 regular cabs, 2500s and HD models are all covered in individual reviews.

Interior Features
Both extended cabs and crew cabs include a 3-person rear bench seat. With a front bench seat, they can handle a total of six passengers.
The 2004 Silverado is smart: it has an advanced multiplexed electrical architecture that enables the driver information center to monitor and report on as many as 34 system functions.

With top-line LT models, you are treated to some very fine appointments. Some of those that help increase the comfort are the OnStar System, leather upholstery, heated front bucket seats, a Bose AM/FM radio with in-dash 6-disc CD changer and steering-wheel radio controls.

Exterior Features
Extended cabs are available with 6.5 and 8.1-ft Fleetside cargo beds. Crew Cabs come only with the short Fleetside. An optional 6.5-ft flare-fender Sportside bed is also available.

1500 extended cabs with a short bed receive a 4.3-liter Vortec V6 with 200 horsepower at 4600 rpm and 260 lb-ft of torque at 2800 rpm. 5-speed manual transmission is standard; 4-speed automatic is optional.

Extended cabs with a long bed have a 4.8-liter Vortec V8 with 285 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 295 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm (optional with short bed models). All LT models, plus crew cabs, use a 5.3-liter Vortec V8 with 295 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 330 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. It is offered only with 4-speed automatic transmission.

4WD 1500 models can be equipped with a special Z71 Off-Road Package. This includes 46-mm gas-charged shock absorbers, off-road jounce bumpers, specific stabilizer bars, a skid-plate package, a high-capacity air cleaner and Z71 decals.

Safety and Security
Standard safety equipment includes dual front airbags, antilock 4-wheel disc brakes and daytime running lights.

New for the 2004 Chevy Silverado

New half-ton 1500 Crew Cab in either 2WD or 4WD (mid-year introduction)
New three-quarter-ton 2500 Series short-box Crew Cab, rated at 8,600 pounds (3,870 kg) GVWR, in 2WD or 4WD


Work Truck Package now available on all models except 2500 Crew Cab
Base now includes cruise control, power door locks, black bodyside moldings, uplevel wheels where applicable, chrome bumper, and AM/FM stereo with CD player
Z71 Off-road Package now includes: cruise control; high capacity air cleaner; rear defogger; power door locks; carpeting; remote keyless entry; rearview mirror; AM/FM stereo with CD and cassette player; leather-wrapped steering wheel; power windows; fog lamps; color-keyed grille; deep-tinted glass
New exterior colors include Sandstone Metallic, Silver Birch and Sport Red Metallic (replacing Pewter Metallic and Dark Carmine Red Metallic)
OnStar standard on LT
P265/70R17 on-/off-road blackwall tires available on 4WD 1500 Z71 Models
P265/70R1, on-/off-road white outlined-letter tires available on 4WD 1500 Z71 Models
Available six-lug polished cast aluminum 17-inch x 7.5-inch wheels, including steel spare

Fast Stats
Regular cab 2/3
Extended cab 5/6
MSRP from
4.3L V-6
4.8L V-8
5.3L V-8
6.0L V-8
200 @ 4600
285 @ 5200
295 @ 5200
300 @ 4400
345 @ 5200 (SS)
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
auto 4.3L: 16/20
man 4.3L: 17/23
auto 4.8L: 16/21
man 4.8L: 16/20
auto 5.3L: 16/21

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