Used 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Consumer Reviews | Edmunds
ADVERTISEMENT

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - Consumer Reviews

Average Consumer Rating

72 Total Reviews

View reviews for a specific Silverado 1500 model:
ADVERTISEMENT

Sort by

Most Recent|
Most Recent Most Helpful Highest Rating Lowest Rating
Chevy Z71
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Mikhelin Desuderio
on

Vehicle

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB


Review

Z71 is very aggressive ride, dont dare to use a Z71 Chevy in the city area with a few pot-holes. Don't let anyone 300lbs sit on tailgate. This tailgate is the only weak spot for all Chevy trucks


Worst Features

Need to improve the soft ride and less aggressive ride. Ford 150 is a good sample a soft-ride.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Loved my truck
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By junkyardmama
on

Vehicle

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 3dr Extended Cab SB


Review

This was the first new vehicle I ever purchased. I loved it. Rides like a car. Haven't had too many problems with it. Front pinion seal on rearend was replaced at 20000 miles. I've gone through 2 sets of rear brake pads and still on the original front ones. Have 55,000 miles on it. ABS light is starting to come on. Worst thing is gas mileage. I only get 11 mpg city.


Best Features

Push button four wheel drive


Worst Features

Gas mileage, gas mileage, gas mileage


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

So far...So good!
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By bgfromga
on

Vehicle

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 3dr Extended Cab SB


Review

I purchased this truck approximately 2 years ago with only 28,000 miles on it. So far, I have not had any major problems except driver's window motor assembly had to be replaced due to faulty cables. I prevented the passengers from doing the same by removing the door panel and tightening the support bolts. As far as the gas pedal sticking, it is a simple fix by removing the breather tube and cleaning the TB flapper with throttle bottle cleaner...works fine for about 6 to 8 months. The driver seat does make a crunching sound when I turn a curve and lean but found that if you adjust the lower leg lumbar it will quit for some time as well.Gas mileage is good for small V-8 at 20 mpg.


Best Features

Pretty good sound system. Comfortable and roomy in front and back for 3 door truck.


Worst Features

Better paint on dash as mine got a chip and Chevy does not make a touch up paint to repair. Nicer design chrome wheel would be nice touch. Better pop open rear windows to reduce wind noise...or make an external adjustment for them.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Silverado: Power, Reliability & Styling
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Bmreid
on

Vehicle

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 3dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


Review

I've owned 2 Ford's and now a Chevy. The Silverado exceeded my expectations and forced me to fall in love with the brand. Boat load of power, great exhaust sound (duals), and nice styling. No problems except a bad radiator seal at 50,000 mi but warrantied. No recalls either, unlike the typical Ford 3-4 serious defects per model.


Best Features

Favorite aspect is definitely the power of the newly designed engine. I stop light race anyone who is foolish enough to assume a pickup is slow. Other pickups, SUV's, sedans, and even a Mustang have fallen prey to my 95% stock Silverado.


Worst Features

Only quarry with the Silverado designers is that the added the 3rd door, but weren't smart enough to add the fourth. The truck is symmetric so what was holding them back? Probably just a marketing tool to make guys who love their truck buy a new one with the 4th door.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Z71
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Ricky Meinhold
on

Vehicle

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB


Review

Very nice, powerful truck, but eats up gas!


Best Features

Flowmaster exaust and engine


Worst Features

Fuel Economy


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

ADVERTISEMENT

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT

New Car Buying Guides

See which cars and trucks our editors recommend

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT