If you’re looking for a truck that’s already had an exciting life, the 2001 Chevy Silverado might be for you. In case a high mileage 2001 Chevrolet Silverado is on your wish list, check out some of the examples below that are currently for sale. If this is your next vehicle, the videos below have helpful do-it-yourself tips to keep your Silverado running as long as possible. In pickup truck history, the Chevrolet brand cannot be overlooked.
How long will the 2001 Chevy Silverado run?
The early 2000s were golden years for pickup trucks. There’s a lot to like if you’re looking for a 2001 Chevy Silverado. edmunds He reviewed the Chevrolet pickup and noted that the V8 engine options were solid. “Chevrolet is a pretty good pick-’em-up if powerful engines are your thing,” said the review.
Below are some driver reviews of various 2001 Chevrolet Silverado trucks. One said it was the best truck he’d ever owned, aside from the annoying cold start knock. Another driver said his father’s 2001 truck had over 218,000 miles on it. Further down, another owner says his Silverado had 278,000 miles on it. That is with the original engine and transmission.
A 2001 Chevy Silverado can last over 200,000 miles with proper care and maintenance. That means regular oil changes, keeping up with fluids, and replacing belts when necessary. An alignment will help your tires last longer and wear more evenly.
There Are Lots Of High Mileage 2001 Chevy Silverado Pickup Trucks For Sale
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The 2001 Silverado came in three trim levels: Base, LS, and LT. While prices ranged from $21,444 to $28,665 in 2001, you won’t be paying that price now. One listed on Edmunds is $4,3000 with 253,248 miles. Another listing with 222,975 miles is priced at $6,995. An LT Extended Cab with just 3,530 miles is listed for $55,991. The good news is that most of the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado options listed have over 200,000 miles on them.
|Cut||Price||Engine||Seating||miles per gallon|
|Base||$21,444||4.3-liter V6||Six||15 city / 20 highway / 17 combined|
|LS||$24,266||4.3-liter V6||Six||15 city / 20 highway / 17 combined|
|LT||$28,665||5.3-liter V8||Five||14 city / 18 highway / 15 combined|
Most buyers opted for the 4800 and 5300 Vortec V8 engines, which offered 270 and 285 horsepower. The base V6 still made a respectable 200 hp. Equipped with an automatic transmission, a new tow-and-haul mode came in handy for heavier loads.
The Chevrolet pickup is a good choice for buyers who need a large pickup.
If you come across a clean 2001 Chevrolet Silverado at a reasonable price, you might as well take that home with you. That old saying “they just don’t make them like they used to” refers to the old Chevy trucks. While a modern Chevrolet is more reliable and safer than a 2001 version, this truck still has a lot of life left in it.
Check out Edmunds and AutoTrader for some current options for sale. You may soon find your new old truck on the Internet.
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