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2004 Chevy Silverado 2500

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One step up in weight class from the dependable 1500 series, the Silverado 2500 is a ¾-ton bruiser that also gives you a softer side for smooth road driving. But when the time calls, this full-size pickup is always ready to handle the dirty work.

The Chevy Silverado 2500 is now offered in a crew cab configuration. Other changes for 2004 see more standard features added to the base Silverado, including cruise control, power door locks, black bodyside moldings, chrome bumpers and uplevel wheels. An AM/FM radio with CD player is also standard, and all 2004 Silverado models can be fitted as work trucks, except the 2500 crew cab.

Available Models
The 2004 Chevy Silverado 2500 is offered as a regular cab, an extended cab and a crew cab. There are three trims available: base, LS and LT. 1500 models and HD models are all covered in individual reviews.

Interior Features
Regular cabs have two doors and seat two or three. Extended cabs have rear-hinged back doors; crew cabs have four full doors. Both have a rear bench seat that accommodates three more people.

The 2004 Chevy Silverado 2500 keeps everyone comfortable on the inside with a standard dual-zone heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. It is available with both manual and automatic climate control, depending on customer preference.

Top-line LT models really bathe passengers in comfort. They have such features as air conditioning, the OnStar System, leather upholstery, heated front bucket seats, a Bose AM/FM radio with in-dash 6-disc CD changer, steering-wheel radio controls and more.

Exterior Features
2500 Regular cabs have an 8.1-ft Fleetside long box, while extended cabs and crew cabs have a 6.5-ft Fleetside short box. Bed rails and a bed extender are optional.

The sole engine powering the entire 2500 line is a 6.0-liter Vortec V8 model. It can generate up to 325 horsepower at 4400 rpm and 365 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm.

Two transmission choices are available: 5-speed heavy-duty manual or 4-speed automatic. In a move that surprises no one, 2500 models can be had with either two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.The Quadr

asteeer four-wheel turning system is now offered with 2500 crew cabs, marking the first time the system is available with ¾-ton trucks. The turning diameter of 2500 models with Quadrasteer is reduced 21 percent, from 49.6 feet to 37.4 feet.

Safety and Security
Two-wheel drive models have traction control for added security. Other 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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