This truck has been used mostly on the highway, carries dirt/mulch and recreational toys. And has done so for 62,000 miles without a single mechanical problem! It was originally purchased for towing a camper. Within 6 months of purchase, rising gas prices made driving this thirsty vehicle downright painful! With the cruise control set at 65 station to station on an interstate,13.7mpg. Disappointments? The ventialtion system. The AC is not cold nor dry enough to defog windows. And the radio is horrible! Did I mention fuel efficiency?
Reliability. Cruise control. Headlights. Sounds odd, but they're really bright!
Improve the AC. Make power locks standard on base model. Improve the stereo. Oh yeah, best case13.7 mpg?
The experience of getting better gas
milage with the 6.0 motor in the GMC as
opposed to the 4.8 in my Chev, makes me
wish I had bought the Chev with the 6.o
instead of the 4.8. Factor in the
added pulling power, makes it far
better. I highly reccomend getting the
6.0 in either model truck.
In one word, the motor.
It will be hard to improve, other than
add more cushion to the seats to
compensate for the harder ride in the
I am pleased with my purchase at this
time. It tows as is expected for a
truck with its power- it is capable in
the woods and farm as well as on the
highway-- though the fuel economy is a
jolt. But then again it is alot of
weight to move.
xm radio- front bucket seats and
espically all of the computer business
and personal functions that are on the
maybe offer a quadrasteer on the 2500
HD models, larger and more aggressive
stock tires-maybe 285's