2002 Chevrolet S-10 4dr Crew Cab LS 4WD SB (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
After reading several sources, and
actually driving several trucks, I
chose the Chevrolet. Dodge Dakota was
even worse on gas, and the Toyota was
higher priced when similarly equipped.
Being over 6' tall and needing to have
some storage room in the cab, for save
keeping travel bags, place for dog to
ride when weather bad, and sometimes
needing room for 4 people, this was the
Everything I wanted, and some I didn't
even think of when shopping are
included as standard. Heated leather
seats? Never thought of it, yet last
winter these were real handy.
There are ashtrays in the doors, but
can't have a place for a cup.
I average 15 to 15.5 most of the time,
although on highway trips I get 19.
Even considering the weight of the
vehicle, and changes in gear ratios,
truck really should be able to get at
least a 18mpg average, not 15!