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Pros: 6 speed automatic
Cons: rear drum brakesI have had this pickup for just over a year and have logged 4,000 miles during this time. The truck is a crew cab short bed LTZ. It is as comfortable or more so to drive as any car. The interior is very nice and the leather seats are very comfortable. The sound sytem is excellent and the HVAC system keeps the inside very comfortable. The 5.3 liter engine and 6 speed automatic pull the truck right along averaging approximately 19.5 mpg with mixed city and highway driving. The truck looks very nice but maybe a little bit bulky in the front end. Chevrolet removed the rear wheel disc brakes on the Silverado a couple of years ago. They replaced them with drum brakes :(. I have noticed additional pedal force required to stop this truck from the 2001 pickup prior to this one. In addition, the rear drums clunk when shifting from a forward gear to reverse and vice-versa with brakes applied. Other than this, I love the truck.
Pros: Power & ride
Cons: Price. The only one's that can afford this truck are the one's that build them.
Advice: Shop around. Get your price, not the dealers.Great ride and plenty of power. Way overpriced!