The back seat in Extended Cab models offers more room and comfort than expected. I think our purchase was a wise choice and fits our needs. The 2006 models are available with a new generation of OnStar called Gen 6 designed for improved hands-free operation, thanks to more intuitive dialing and improved voice recognition. If your looking for reliability in a truck, I have lost faith in the Chevy Silverado. I live on fifteen acres and use my Silverado to keep things in shape.
The four forward opening doors is the greatest invention ever. The cab is stiffened by a magnesium beam behind the instrument panel and a lateral steel beam between the magnesium beam and the right side of the dash. Larger engines are available for heavy-duty Silverados. It runs great and has decent power. It offers plenty of power unless you're towing, hauling heavy loads, or driving at altitude, but it could definitely use more juice when trying to accelerate up hills. Silverado's bed features built-in tie-down brackets near the four corners. The back seats in Crew Cab models are very comfortable, similar to the rear seats in a Suburban or Tahoe.
They say it is within their parameters. My front end knocks, that the dealer can't seem to fix. I will be renting a vehicle for future long trips. The standard bench is available in cloth or vinyl. This truck was more than I expected. This version of the Silverado hadn't changed much since its 1999 introduction, so it didn't compete well with its contemporaries.
Mechanic says Im the 3rd Silverado this year he has seen with this issue. There's lots of head room and plenty of leg room, hip room, and shoulder room. Manufacturer Info Sources: 1-800-222-1020 -. It is, as the advertising tagline says, like a rock. We suggest you see a Chevy dealer to sort it all out.
The 2006 Silverado rides well and handles well. The optional Ride Control Suspension is designed to enhance control when pulling a trailer. When I put in neutral and put in 4low I hear it engage in rear but front tires do not. This is definitely an upgrade. The entire rear seat assembly can be removed with a wrench and lifted out through the door when cargo capacity is more important than passenger space. I live on fifteen acres and use my Silverado to keep things.
Rack-and-pinion steering is used on Silverado 1500 4x2s. Towing capacity exceeds 10000 lbs. Silverado's large door openings make getting in and out easier, and the door handles are big and easy to grab. And the size of the truck and the power of the 5. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Smooth Ride Even When Modified — I like that a truck with this many modifications runs great without issues with high mileage. A Pro-Tec composite box is available for Silverado 1500 Extended Cab short-box models.
My Silverado has 203,000 miles and still rides like a new vehicle. We like both the premium cloth and the leather. Silverado benefitted from some significant revisions for 2005. A large band runs across the middle of the grille punctuated in the middle by a big, gold Chevy bow tie. Satellite radio also means you can drive across the U. In the rear are bulging taillamps that maintain the Chevrolet family look yet uniquely identify the Silverado.
Sadly, I have learned that after 99,000 miles, my valves are warped and damage done. We wouldn't want to ride across the state back there, but three adults can fit and be reasonably comfortable for a short trip. Smaller gauges to the right display oil pressure, water temperature, fuel quantity, and battery charge. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. The top of the lid features a nice rubber-lined indention handy for small items, though it would be even better if the rubber was an insert that could be removed for cleaning. New Car Test Drive editor Mitch McCullough contributed to this report.
Available powerplants includes the standard 4. The Silverado's load floor is 31. When I put in neutral and put in 4low I hear it engage in rear but front tires do not. Nothing wrong with the brakes, just the darn sensor. The nonadjustable seatback-mounted shoulder belts were also uncomfortable for some drivers. It can support a lot more weight than a steel tailgate. Lower-profile tires on 17-inch wheels provided better handling than before.
Four different engines are available for Chevy's light-duty pickups, so it's helpful to study power ratings, payload ratings, tow ratings, fuel-economy, pricing, and other data to choose the best engine for your needs. OnStar operators can unlock your doors remotely and the system automatically calls for assistance if the airbags deploy. My 99 had the 4. My interior lights on radio and other dials went out. Indentations stamped into the inner bed walls can hold boards to form bulkhead dividers or a second floor for two-tier loading. Highlights included a selectable four-wheel-drive system with a full-time mode and a high payload capacity.