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Pros: Entry/exit room, head/leg room
Cons: Engine power
Advice: Make sure you test drive (remember it's a truck!!! =)Bought it new, fantastic vehicle. No issues so far. The engine (v4 2.2) could have more pickup, but then it's a truck. Fantastic for carrying items, moving, ...almost anything. Great gas mileage, and excellent leg/head room
Pros: COMFORTABLE INTERIOR
Cons: FUEL GAUGE MISREADS, CAUSED ACCIDENT. BAD GM!
Advice: DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME- BUY FORD.SMOOTH BUT DEFINATELY RIDES LIKE A TRUCK. THE 2.2L 4CYL IS UNDERPOWERED FOR THE SIZE AND WEIGHT OF THE S-10.
Cons: the engine is under powered.
Advice: get the 4.3i've owned two s-10s an 1989, 1998. the 89 had 230,000 miles and never spent one day in the shop, the guy i sold it to still drives it problem free. my 98 has 48,000 miles and has been in the shop 7 times. everytime it's something new. the 89 had the 4.3 the 98 had the 2.2 do yourself a favor and get the 4.3
Advice: test drive the vehicle on straight roads in both left and right lanes. test at least 10-15 miles so engine is warm. note idel when cold and idle when warm. pay attention to what might irk you the most once you drive it off the lot.Bought new S-10 ZR2. Idle is rough. Had the front end re- aligned at 800 miles as the truck pulled to the right. Now the steering wheel is off center to the left at about 25-30 deg. has to go back in. I have 2000 miles on it. city so far about 11-12 Mpg and hi-way 17-18. rated 15 city and 20 hi-way. Needs more break in time I guess. gets tireing driving with the steering pulling. The 4 wheel disk breaks are great. Power could be improved. 190 Hp doesn't do it justice. Any one have similar problems? .
Pros: easy to use controls
Cons: having to leave it in the shop to be fixed
Advice: ask about any service problems that chevy knows aboutShould fuel injectors blow after 3 months? I had one of them go, and then 18 days later, another one blew as well as the main fuel body. Just under 4 months old and a little under 7000 miles. And it's starting to run rough again. Makes you wonder. Whatever you do, make sure you get the extra warranty...you'll need it with this version of the S-10.
Pros: cruise control
Cons: colors of interiors choices
Advice: try a test drive drive a v-6 maybei thought it was a little nosiy for a four cylinder
Pros: Leather Seats, 6 disc CD player, 4 wheel drive, Space in the back seat, . . . .
Cons: The hump in the floor board on the passengers side.
Advice: If you test drive this truck take it off road and check out the 4 wheel drive.WOW!! This truck is great. The ZR5 package is the way to go. Looks great and is really comfortable. It is a little slow on the take off but the power more than makes up for it. I haven't had any performance problems yet, hopefully I won't.