Pickup begins its first full year of production in 2002, and continues to build momentum after its introduction last year as the segments most powerful line of all-new three-quarter and one-ton pickups and chassis cabs. Safety Antilock brakes and child-restraint top-tether anchors are standard. Interior Regular-cab pickups come with either a three-place bench seat or a pair of bucket seats. Dual cone synchronizers in second and third gear provide extra capacity. During 2001, Chevrolet added a Crew Cab body style, with four conventional doors, to the light-duty 1500 series. Chassis cabs provide payloads of up to 6089 pounds 2762 kg. Regular half-ton models have a choice of three engines: one V-6 and two different V-8s.
Second can be used for launching unloaded or lightly loaded trucks. Here you can find precise information about every single inch of your car including the exact width, length, and height of 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab model of 2007 or any other year. Cabs, safety and security Regular, four-door, extended and Crew Cab sizes have significant interior room and outstanding seating comfort. Regular half-ton models have a choice of three engines: one V-6 and two different V-8s. Their heavy-duty components are stronger than those typically found in one-ton truck transmissions, providing exceptional durability.
Most powerful standard Vortec 6000 The Vortec 6000 V8 is the most powerful standard engine in its class, with 300 hp at 4400 rpm and 370 lb-ft 501 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. The Vortec 8100 provides its maximum ratings with either a 4. Acceleration tests show that the heavier the load it pulls, the more quickly the Duramax 6600 outdistances its competitors. A cargo bed made of molded composite materials is optional on 1500 short-bed models equipped with four-wheel drive and the Z71 offroad package. With over 500 lb-ft of torque available at only 1800 rpm, many a staffer has been tempted to race Camaros and Mustangs for pink slips.
It's quick and it's comfortable. Option packages have been streamlined for value and convenience. It has full electronic control of shift timing points, five forward speeds, and helical-type planetary gearsets for quiet operation. The narrow rear doors open toward the rear and cannot be opened unless the trucks front doors are opened first. Vinyl-upholstered seats are standard in base models, while cloth is optional. In the latter, the torque converter clutch engages in second, third, fourth and fifth gears to avoid excessive heat buildup when the truck is heavily loaded.
By consciously avoiding the more radical concept styling of its competitors, the bluff-nosed, square-shouldered Silverado seems to have found its own secure niche in the hearts of many American truck buyers. There's a promise implicit in its steely mass. With 300 hp at 3100 rpm and 520 lb-ft 705 Nm of torque at 1800 rpm, the Duramax 6600 produces 65-70 more horsepower and 20-70 lb-ft more torque than the competitions diesels. Five wheelbases are available and range from 119 to 157. All extended-cab models have a three-place rear bench and either two front buckets or a front bench that holds three occupants. Chevrolet says it weighs 50 pounds less than a conventional steel cargo bed, will not rust, and resists dents and scratches better than steel.
. Two monster engines are available in addition to the standard 6. The Z71 offroad package for half-ton 4x4s includes gas shocks, offroad jounce bumpers, specific stabilizer bars, distinctive decals, skid plates and a high-capacity air cleaner. All extended-cab Silverados come with four doors. OnStar adds safety and security features such as automatic air bag deployment notification and emergency assistance with remote location. High helix angle gears provide quiet operation. That's a strong statement, but they boast the most power, the heftiest gross vehicle weight rating and the highest gross combined vehicle weight rating available.
It produces 40-50 more horsepower and 25-35 more lb-ft of torque than the competitions largest gasoline V8s. During 2001, Chevrolet added a Crew Cab body style, with four conventional doors, to the light-duty 1500 series. Autotrac sends all of the power to the rear wheels on smooth, dry pavement and automatically transfers power to the front wheels as needed on slippery surfaces. The Chevrolet Silverado is the second-best-selling pickup in America, but that still adds up to a lot of trucks. Heavy-duty pickup trucks don't get any better than the heavy-duty Silverado line. Options include a bed extender, tubular side steps and a hard or soft tonneau cover.
Dual front airbags include a passenger-side deactivation switch. The extended cab has the industrys largest rear-door openings. All models have standard dual air bags, with a passenger side deactivation switch on regular and extended cab models to protect small occupants. Fleetside slab-sided cargo beds are standard, but a Sportside design with a flared rear fender is optional. A four-speed-automatic and five-speed-manual transmission are available.
Under the Hood Four engines are available. Std Std Engine, Vortec 4. Units Affected 87745 It's been said you can never be too rich or too thin. A Trailering Equipment package provides the weight-distributing hitch platform, eight-wire trailer harness with mounted connector and a jumper harness with a plug-in for the electric trailer brake controller. Equipped with a 300-horsepower V-8 engine, its the only Silverado with a Crew Cab configuration. They offer excellent handling, the smoothest ride and the most up-to-date interiors.