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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Regular Cab

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Maybe i was just unlucky
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By matt_attack
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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd LB (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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So i have had my s10 for 2 years now. i bought it with about 85k on it and at the time it was 7 years old so i figured that was pretty low mileage so i shouldnt have too many problems boy was i wrong. In the last 2 years ive had to replace the radiator, alternator, ac system, ac hose assembly plus a new engine. Also for being a 2.2 the mpg are not very good and the performance of the engine is very sluggish even with the refurb.


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A TOUGH LITTLE WORKHORSE
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By jerrymax
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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd SB (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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Okay, I don't actually "own" my S-10 but as a state highway engineer it was assigned to me brand new in January 2003. I am the only one who drives it and it now has 116,000 miles. On the job I drive up onto highway medians, over curbs, into wooded areas, etc. It takes a beating and keeps on going. Been very reliable. Worse thing was a broken throttle cable at 60,000 miles. Routine maintenance only by our state mechanics. Has pretty good acceleration but terrible traction on snow and ice. I've taken it on several official business trips to upstate New York and it performed very well. Always starts, always gets me where I'm going. Been a good little workhorse and I'll miss it when it's gone.


Favorite Features

I've got the Plain Jane base model---no push button windows, no CD player---so it's not loaded with features but the radio, heater and air conditioner work and it's a fairly smooth ride. Reliability is what I like best in any car and this vehicle has been very reliable.


Suggested Improvements

They've canceled the S-10 and replaced it with the Colorado, so suggested improvements don't mean much. I hope the new model has more legroom. I'm just 5'9" but would like to move the seat back further than it goes. Anyone over six feet tall will be in for a cramped ride.


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ok truck
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By mattc
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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd SB (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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Its a Nice little truck but for me its not very comfortable (6,3) the extended cab woulda been better also the 2.2 is not a good on gas as I was hoping. I do like it because it gets me where I need to go and any extra work done. I use it every once in awhile to haul and have had no problems with that


Favorite Features

good price for buy


Suggested Improvements

oil filter is a pain to change even with smaller hands. too many plastics on the engine so there is no room, and no room to move seats for comfort


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Nice to own one
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By Bob Meyer
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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd SB (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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Great little truck. Bought it brand new. Never any real big problems. Very reliable. Put in a bedliner as soon as I purchased it.


Favorite Features

Good gas mileage


Suggested Improvements

Spare tire under bed is a little awkward.


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Good to go
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By joe1968
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2003 Chevrolet S-10 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd SB (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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In five years the only maintenance I have had to do is front brakes, oil changes, new tires and battery and one rear light bulb. An amazing bargain. It is a four cylinder 5 speed. I used it in my son's restoration business. We have beat the hell out of this truck and it just keeps going.


Favorite Features

Great fuel mileage and comfortable ride. I've hauled 800 lb loads without a problem.


Suggested Improvements

The only thing I don't like is the fact that the seat doesn't recline since it is a regular cab.


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