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Chevrolet
Silverado 1500
2003
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$18,950
Invoice *
$17,149
Engine
4.3L V-6 200 HP 260.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 4.8L V-8 270 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 5.3L V-8 285 HP 325.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
21.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.3L V-6 200 HP 260.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 4.8L V-8 270 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 5.3L V-8 285 HP 325.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
105 amp / 145 amp
Battery
600 amp heavy duty with run down protection / 600 amp heavy duty with run down protection, auxiliary battery / 770 amp heavy duty with run down protection / 770 amp heavy duty with run down protection, auxiliary battery
Axle Ratio
3.42 / 3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / flexible
Fuel Tank
26.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Traction Control
driveline
Ride
heavy duty
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
16.0 " painted steel / 16.0 " styled steel
Front Tires
P235/75SR16.0BSW AS / P235/75SR16.0OWL AS / P255/70SR16.0OWL AS / P255/70SR16.0BSW AS / LT245/75SR16.0CBSW AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
3 / 2
Front Seat Type
40-20-40 split-bench / bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 2-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth/vinyl / premium cloth
Door Trim
cloth w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber / carpet
Floor Mats
vinyl/rubber front
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Auxiliary Visors
dual
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Cabback Insulator
cabback insulator
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Overhead Console
mini
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Door Bins
dual
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4 / 4 performance
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
manual / power
Power Outlets
2 / 4
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
tilt
Front Windows
manual / power
1-Touch Open
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Ignition Disable
PASSLock II
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
78.7 " / 78.6 "
Exterior Length
203.2 "
Exterior Width
78.5 "
Exterior Height
71.2 "
Wheelbase
119 "
Front Tread
65 "
Rear Tread
66 "
Turning Radius
20.0 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6,100 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,142 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,150 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,686 lbs.
Payload
1,958 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
8,400 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
13,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Front Headroom
41.0 "
Front Hiproom
61.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
65.2 "
Exterior Cargo Width
50.0 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
56.9 cu.ft. / 43.5 cu.ft.
Pickup
regular / flare composite
Bumpers
chrome with 2 front tow hook(s) / black with 2 front tow hook(s) / colored with 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Bumper
argent
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Grille Moldings
argent / with chrome bar
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / manual convex spotter driver / dual power remote
Trailering
class IV heavy duty
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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