Chevrolet offered its 2002 Silverado pickup trucks as both a 1500 and a more fully featured 2500 model in light- and heavy-duty versions with a standard six-liter 300-horsepower V-8 engine, either manual or automatic transmission, and several available cab and bed lengths. All versions featured air conditioning, airbags, anti-lock brakes, power steering and independent suspension on the front wheels.Continue Reading
The 2002 Silverado was offered with both a diesel version of the standard engine and an 8.1-liter 340-horsepower engine, both with optional turbo compressors and limited slip differential, and either five- or six-speed manual transmissions in addition to four- or five-speed automatic. Power windows, mirrors, and seats, as well as CD players and heated leather bucket seats were options on the higher-end LS and LT styles.
The Silverado is mechanically identical to the GMC Sierra, using a different badge and trim. Available in both a standard two-door cab with a standard or long box truck bed, and a four-door extended or crew cab with a standard or short box, the truck is between 133 and 167 inches long, 80 inches wide and 76 inches wide. The standard body and engine is weight-rated for 9,200 pounds with a 12,000 pound towing capacity.Learn more about Car Makes & Models