For a compact pickup, the 2003 Chevrolet S-10 has a surprising
amount of power, while exhibiting the type of toughness
and dependability one would expect from a Chevy truck. Along
with 2WD S-10 models, 4WD models round out the healthy lineup
of 2003 Chevrolet S-10 pickups. Providing more seating and
the added handling of four-wheel drive, these models up
the performance level for both work or play.
The 4WD S-10 comes in a base model and a loaded LS model.
There is an extended cab, which provides a 6-ft. short bed,
three doors, and seating for three or four, and a crew cab,
which has four doors, seats five, and has a slightly shorter
Front buckets seats can replace the standard bench seat,
but that decreases the seating capacity on both configurations
by one. A delayed interior lighting feature inside the 2003
Chevrolet S-10 keeps the dome lamp lit for 15 seconds or
until the ignition is turned on after closing the front
doors. With a retained accessory power feature, the stereo,
power windows and other power options remain active for
as long as 20 minutes after the ignition is turned off or
a door is open.
Base models are equipped with air conditioning, power steering,
a new cloth upholstery, AM/FM radio and digital clock, while
LS models add a tilt leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise
control, AM/FM/CD player, tachometer, passenger-side visor
mirror and carpeting. For more, one need only dip into the
There are a number of equipment packages available for 2003
that provide exterior style features for the S-10. Wheel
flares, fog lights, deep tinted glass, alloy wheels and
side steps can all be added, depending on the package.
4WD models receive a capable 4.6-liter V6 engine that provides
190 horsepower at 4400 rpm and 250 lb-ft of torque at 2800
rpm. 4 speed automatic transmission is standard on the crew
cab and optional on the extended cab. 5-speed manual transmission,
while standard on the extended cab, is not available on
crew cab models. The S-10 provides value with a good fuel
rating, at 16/22 mpg (city/hwy) for automatic transmission
and 17/22 mpg (city/hwy) for manual.
Increased Capacity Suspension handles all the bumps on
the road. For extra off-road capability, customers can opt
for a ZR2 Wide Stance Sport Performance Package. This includes
extra-wide argent wheel flares, 46mm Bilstein high-pressure
gas shocks and 31-inch x 10.5-inch R15 on/off road tires.
Safety and Security
The 2003 Chevrolet S-10 has a sturdy construction that can
withstand impacts if needed. All models come with driver
and passenger air bags, antilock brakes, a PASSLock theft-deterrent
system and daytime running lamps.
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