2002 Chevrolet Silverado Owners Manual – Final redesigned for the 1999 model year, Chevrolet’s complete-size pickup truck becomes upgraded emissions control techniques plus some repackaged options for 2002. All models now have a stainless bumper and grille, while prolonged-cab pickups are available today having an automated transmission only.
Throughout 2001, Chevrolet new a Crew Cab body style, with four traditional doorways, to the light-responsibility 1500 series. Recognized as the 1500 High definition, the Crew Cab model brings together the appear of the fifty percent-ton LS or LT trims with a 3-quarter-ton frame. Equipped with a 300-horsepower V-8 engine, it is the only Silverado with a Crew Cab configuration. The 1500 High definition has a payload capacity of up to 3,143 pounds, and it may tow as a lot as 10,300 lbs. Regular half-ton models have a choice of three engines: a single V-6 and two different V-8s.
GMC’s Sierra pickups are comparable, but they are available with Quadrasteer 4-tire steering. Quadrasteer is scheduled to be readily accessible for the Silverado throughout the 2002 model year.
This document addresses light-responsibility versions of the Silverado only, which are available in 1500 (fifty percent-ton) and 2500 (three-quarter-ton) series. Heavy-duty models are protected individually in the Silverado HD document.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado Exterior
Offered in base, LS and LT trim levels; the Silverado comes in 4 dimensions: regular cab or extended cab, each of which includes possibly a 6.5- or 8-foot freight mattress. Five wheelbases are available and range from 119 to 157.5 inches. Fleetside (slab-sided) cargo beds are regular, but a Sportside design with a flared rear fender is optional. Front side-finish design suits that of Chevrolet’s Tahoe and Suburban sport utility automobiles, which are built from the same fundamental design.
All extended-cab Silverados come with four doorways. The narrow rear doorways open towards the rear and should not be opened up unless the truck’s front side doors are opened up initially. The 1500 High definition has a Crew Cab settings with four traditional, front-hinged doorways.
The Silverado’s payloads range from 1,593 to 3,224 lbs, and lightweight-duty models are available in gross vehicle bodyweight rankings (GVWR) from 6,100 to 8,600 pounds. The Z71 offroad package for half-ton 4x4s includes gas shocks, offroad jounce bumpers, specific stabilizer bars, unique decals, skid dishes and a higher-capacity air cleaner.
A freight bed created of molded composite components is optional on 1500 short-mattress models built with four-wheel push and the Z71 offroad package. Chevrolet says it weighs about 50 lbs under a conventional metal freight bed, will not corrosion, and resists dings and scrapes better than metal. Choices include a mattress extender, tubular side actions, and a hard or soft tonneau cover.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado Interior
Regular-cab pickups include either a three-place bench seat or a pair of bucket seats. All extended-cab models have a 3-place rear seat and possibly two front buckets or a front side table that keeps three residents. The Crew Cab 1500 HD seats 6.
Vinyl fabric-upholstered seats are standard in base models, while the fabric is optional. GM’s OnStar communication system and natural leather upholstery are regular for the top-end LT trim level, and natural leather is optionally available on LS models. Remote keyless entry and luxury cruise manage are now provided in a package for base models, which can also be built with an optional CD player. The LS has a regular Compact disc player, while the LT becomes a cassette/Compact disc music system.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado Under the Hood
Four engines are available. A 200-hp, 4.3-liter V-6 is the base energy herb and is regular on many two-wheel-push 1500 models. However, most customers select one of the three readily available V-8s. The 4.8-liter V-8 generates 270 hp, the 5.3-liter delivers 285 hp and the 6.0-liter V-8 cranks out 300 hp and is regular in the 2500 series and the 1500 High definition model. A four-speed-automatic and five-speed-handbook transmission are available.
Two types of 4WD are available. Insta-Trac allows changing inside and out of 4WD High on the shift via a floor-installed move case. Autotrac sends all of the capability to the rear wheels on sleek, dried out pavement and automatically exchanges power to the front tires as required on slick surfaces. Two-wheel-drive trucks can have electronic traction control, when installed with V-8 energy, as properly as an automatic transmission and a securing rear differential.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado Safety
Antilock brakes and child-restraint best-tether anchors are standard. Double front safety bags consist of a traveler-side deactivation change.