2003 CHEVY S-10 PICKUP OFFERS AN ARRAY OF VERSATILE, AFFORDABLE COMPACT PICKUPSNew cloth interior seating surfaces and new door trim panels for LS trim for 2003 - added to a host of changes introduced mid-year 2002 - give the popular Chevy S-10 Pickup even more comfort and flexibility.
'S-10 Pickup has always been an affordable, reliable and versatile truck that delivers the dependability consumers demand,' said Russ Clark, S-10 Pickup marketing director. 'It can be tailored to fit the variety of 'on-the-go' lifestyles that so many people have.'
Versatility and choice
The S-10 Pickup offers tremendous versatility wîth an array of body styles and bed lengths. Available in Regular, Extended and Crew Cab - wîth seating for five, and four real doors - S-10 has a lineup that will satisfy virtually any compact truck buyer.
In addition to the three body configurations, S-10 Pickup offers the four-wheel-drive ZR2 Wide Stance Sport Performance Package and the Xtreme ZQ8 Sport Suspension Package for those who want extra variety.
The ZR2 package for off-roaders adds available fog lamps to a list of features that includes special ZR2 decals on all equipped 4x4 Extended Cab models, plus extra-wide argent wheel flares, 46mm Bilstein high-pressure gas shocks and 31-inch x 10.5-inch R15 on/off road tires.
The S-10 Xtreme - for those who want to turn heads as they zip down the road - features 270-degree ground effects, a front air *** wîth foglamps and optional exterior stripes available wîth all exterior colors. A Flame/Heat decal is also available.
The Vortec 4300 4.3L V6 engine, standard on all 4x4 models and available on 2WD models, delivers 190 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque (on 4WD only). A new multi-port fuel-injection system features a central fuel injector that delivers a separate flow of fuel to six individual hybrid injectors for better performance and improved emissions.
The efficient Vortec 2200 2.2L inline four SFI engine is standard on all 2WD models.
The Insta-trac four-wheel-drive system, allowing push-button, on-the-fly four-wheel drive, is standard on all 4x4 models.
With a maximum wheelbase of 122.9 inches and a maximum payload of at least 1,111 pounds (Crew Cab model), the S-10 Pickup also is extremely nimble and maneuverable for city driving or hauling.
All S-10 Pickup two-wheel-drive retail models have a comprehensive list of standard equipment that includes a 60/40 bench seat, air conditioning, driver and passenger air bags, antilock brakes, PASSLock theft-deterrent system and daytime running lamps. Extended Cab models offer a standard third door for easier loading and access to the cargo area on the driver's side. The Crew Cab is now available wîth a ZR5 option that includes black aluminum bed rails, side steps, roof rack, wheel flares and unique aluminum wheels.
Several interior amenities come standard in the S-10 Pickup. Delayed interior lighting keeps the dome lamp lit for 15 seconds or until the ignition is turned on after closing the front doors. The stereo, power windows and other power options remain active for as long as 20 minutes after the ignition is turned off or a door is open, thanks to the retained accessory power feature.