The 2003 to 2006 Silverado is the best used Chevrolet pickup on the market as of 2015. Chevrolet redesigned the pickup in 2003 for a more modern look, and buyers can find many Silverados of this vintage priced under $15,000.
Silverados manufactured between 2003 and 2006 have several engine options, including a V6 and three different V8 engines. Buyers can also choose between rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive models and several different body styles, including regular cab, extended cab and four-door versions. The 2003 Silverado has eight different exterior color options and three different interior color options.
Upgrade interior options for the 2003-2006 Chevrolet Silverado include heated leather seats, memorized seats for two drivers, six-way power seats for both driver and passenger, leather interior and adjustable lumbar support. Extended cab and four-door versions have rear ventilation ducts with fan control. Buyers can also find vehicles with remote keyless power door locks, heated power mirrors, external temperature display and a compass.
With the standard 5.3 liter V8 engine and automatic transmission, the 2003 to 2006 gets an estimated 13 miles per gallon in the city and 16 miles per gallon on the highway. The smaller 4.8 liter engine improves fuel economy to 15 miles per gallon in the city and 19 miles per gallon on the highway.