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By WYLDFYRE
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Crew Cab LS 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


Review

This truck is much more fun to drive and handles very well as compared to a 1500 model. You cannot over-work or over-haul this truck.


Best Features

Interior room.


Worst Features

Stock tires and rims need to be larger to compensate for the larger vehicle profile.


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Big Dog Motor Rocks
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By Harpo
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Extended Cab LS Rwd SB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


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I traded my 94 K2500, 6.5 diesel for the 8.1 vortex with the Allison tranny and all I can say is wow!!. The Big Dog Motor pulls my 5th wheel with no effort at all especially when it comes to climbing long......hills. Combined with the Allison tranny, this is the best power drive train that a RVer could dream for save for the Duramax. I get about 10.5 mpg when towing and 14 mpg when not which is not to bad with 4.10 gearing. My wife likes the quiet ride although it's little stiffer than the old truck (new truck has the camper package). The 03 exterior stying is Ok but a prefer the older 02.


Best Features

Power, Power, Power


Worst Features

Need a bigger gas tank option for the 8.1. A 26 gal tank is too small. A 40 plus gal center mounted would do the trick.


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Great Truck Will Be Buying A Newer One
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By Cherilynn
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Crew Cab LT Rwd SB (6.0L 8cyl 4A)


Review

I Love, Love, Love this truck.. This is the second truck I have owned from chevrolet. I have never had a problem with this truck other then routine maintance. So this truck is a must have for a person who is looking for both power, reliability and Comfort.


Best Features

The 6.0 engine and the heated seats.


Worst Features

None this is a truck and it rides like one.


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The Right Truck? - YES!
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By Kevin K
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Crew Cab LS Rwd SB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


Review

This is a great all around truck. It's good for hauling all the family, friends AND all their junk - in spacious comfort, unlike an SUV, where you get room for people OR cargo. Performance is incredible from 6.0L V8, real-world gas mileage varies between 12 mpg city - 15 mpg hiway. VERY roomy & comfortable. Very well built - NO quality or reliability issues during 1st year of ownership.


Best Features

Interior comfort, performance.


Worst Features

OEM 245/65/16 tires are too small. I had to upgrade to larger tires but was limited there, as the upgraded forged aluminum wheels are also too narrow at 6.5". Needs a light under the hood. It would also be nice if 2500HD had optional variable ride control, offered ONLY on 1500s.


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GET A 5-SPD IF YOU WANT BETTER MILEAGE
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By Stickman
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2dr Regular Cab Rwd LB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)


Review

these really are great trucks, and they don't have to get awful mileage. i am averaging 14.5 in town (i never get on the highway) with the 6.0 liter, 5 speed and 4.10 rear end. everything is stock, but am going to add a K&N filter and bigger tires soon. this is my 4th chevy PU in a row and i had 225,000 on my last one. nothing wrong with it, just got tired of driving it.


Best Features

performance, stick shift, exterior design


Worst Features

make a 3/4 ton single cab short bed and put 6 speeds in all silverados


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