I just bought my first "new" ...big..pickup. I've had
newer, and older used S-10's for years. Four of them in a
row in fact. I've been very happy with them and their
longevity. The one I traded in yesterday had 1/4 million
miles on it and still ran smooth and strong.
I hope that my new LT1 1/2T Silverado will do as well.
Have any of you bought these? Are you happy with them? I
took my first drive, "empty," yesterday, about 120 miles
round trip, and got 19 mpg with this all aluminum engine!
I was so happy. Thats in fact as good as my 95 S-10 V6
would have done! Incredible.
The truck is very quiet, fast, and comfortable. I think I
got a good deal on this older inventory truck stickered at
$34,310....sold for $23,988, plus $200 worth of gas and a
However, I drove and selected one of three at this price,
the Silver Birch color with color matched wheel trim on
Saturday night. [I really wanted an all white truck, but
they didn't have one with this package and price in the
city]. They had two others. And both had already
sold...or so I was told..., by the time I was ready to buy
yesterday. I ended up with my least favorite choice, the
Blue Granite metallic. It has the black wheel trim, and I
think they wanted to push it, as I got the impression this
was not as desireable of a feature.
At any rate, I think I will be very happy with this truck.
I would love to hear about your choice of it if you also