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2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 (Regular Cab)

2003 Chevy Silverado
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The 2003 Chevy Silverado gets the job done - enough said. And, with a multitude of different size, power, and seating configurations, it gets the job done in a number of different ways. As Chevrolet's premier full-size pickup, it isn't surprising that the 2003 Chevy Silverado combines ruggedness with comfort and safety with style. Manufacturers certainly don't rest on their laurels however, as the 2003 Chevy Silverado steps in with more than 40 new features and enhancements, resulting in yet a new height for the rest of the automotive world to aspire to reach.

Available Models
The ½-ton 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 regular cab configuration is offered with either a 6.5-ft. flare-fender Sportside Box, a 6.5-ft. Fleetside Short Box, or an 8.1-ft. Fleetside Long Box. All 1500s come with 2WD or 4WD configurations, in either base or uplevel LS models.

Interior Features
Front buckets seats can replace the standard bench seat, but that decreases the seating capacity from three to two. As just part of the numerous enhancements for 2003, the interior of the 2003 Chevy Silverado is given a healthy upgrade. Redesigned seats and center console enhance Silverado's interior look, while Dark Charcoal Gray is a new color never seen inside a Silverado before.

Base models are equipped with air conditioning with dual-zone manual climate control, power steering, tilt steering wheel, vinyl upholstery, AM/FM radio, engine-hour meter, trip computer and a functional cargo-box light. LS models throw in cruise control, AM/FM CD player, carpeting, outside-temperature indicator, compass, overhead console, power windows and door locks and remote keyless entry. And of course, options are available.

Exterior Features
The 2003 Chevy Silverado's front-end has been completely worked over. The front grille is smoothly integrated into the front end and the bumper has bigger fog lamps. In addition, there are new body-side moldings that add more protection and restyled taillamps for the rear. Two new exterior colors - Dark Gray Metallic and Arrival Blue - are also available.

There is no denying the Silverado's performance - it is perhaps the founding feature of this full-size pickup. The standard engine on 1500 regular cabs is a 4.3-liter V6 with 200 horsepower. 5-speed manual transmission comes standard, while 4-speed automatic transmission is optional. An Autotrac electric shift, part-time 4WD transfer case gets improved fuel economy when operating in 2WD, as well as improved customer feel when in the "Auto" mode during parking lot and other low-speed maneuvers.

For people who want more power, there are engine upgrades available. On all 1500 regular cabs, the standard engine can be replaced with one of two engines: a 4.8-liter V8 with 270 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 285 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm or a 5.3-liter V8 with 300 horsepower at 4400 rpm and 360lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm (4-speed automatic only).

Safety and Security
The 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 regular cab is equipped with standard antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, dual front airbags and daytime running lights.

New for the 2003 Chevy Silverado

Bolder and more expressive exterior styling
Interior refinements
New high-performance Silverado SS (available first quarter of 2003)
Quadrasteer available on 1500 Extended Cab and 1500 Heavy-Duty Crew Cab
Passenger-sensing system
Dual-level air bags
XM Satellite Radio option
Dual-zone heating, ventilation and air conditioning
New entertainment systems, including segment's first-ever Bose audio systems
Advanced new electrical system
More than 40 new major features or improvements

Used Car Price Quote on a Used 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500.

Fast Stats
Regular Cab: 2/3
Extended Cab: 5/6

Crew Cab: 6

MSRP from
4.3L V6
4.8L V8
5.3L V8
200 @ 4600
270 @ 5200
285 @ 5200
4-speed automatic
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
Not Available

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