Have you checked the obvious like air filter, cleaned your maf sensor, cleaned your throttle body, tune up if necessary? This has been discussed to death. Below are all of the possibilities I can think of, if you've got any tips or tricks related to them please let me know. This was never a good choice for fuel mileage. Trumpster to answer your question, I love the sound of it. Each of the five suspension systems available on the Silverado are tailored for particular driving situations, and each has a completely different character. Ultrasonic rear parking assist is available.
The next rung up on the ladder is the 4. The two larger engines are endowed with a six-speed automatic transmission. The transmission shift points are funny to say the least. I'm gonna run a small bit of seafoam through the vacuum lines tomorrow morning and then fill the truck with 93 and run that tank out. Most reviews include no negatives.
I have been averaging that for the last several months. I find that pretty awful and will take it in the dealership next week. The only thing I can think of is if the truck had been programed prior to my buying it and that is whats causing me to loose gas mileage. What Owners Think There are very few user reviews of the 2009 Silverado, but 2008 reviews show a convincing display of support for the Silverado. Plus, previous owner used it as a car, not as a truck. I've got to figure out what the issue with my gas mileage is before this trip.
You end up using more gas! It's nothing for a well driven Chevy truck to go into the 6 figure mileage marks with original brakes. Hoping the seafoam will help this seafoam can help, but it can also hurt. Thanks to Active Fuel Management, the 5. The towing capacity of the V6 engine is 5,200 pounds, and the range grows to max out at the 6. The only complaint has been that that the console is a bit too high and out of reach. Gas mileage is a joke, barely 19mpg on highway. It was a very nice truck when i bought it reliability is horrible with it at 20k miles i felt like i was getting rear ended with a bump when i would start driving it was the steering yoke.
I only have 59000 miles on my truck. As for the plugs, I went with the stock Iridiums that came in it. If you run it in your oil, change the oil within 500 miles, I believe is what is recommended on the can. However, if there is a non stock program they might make you pay for it. Even so, the 1500 provides dual front airbags, antilock brakes, traction control, an antiskid system, and side curtain airbags. Prices are very competitive with other full-size trucks, and the new 6. I put in a whole bottle for 5gal of 93 and ran it all out.
The transmission for the 4. To fix your gas problem you can buy a programmer. The Hybrid trim performs much like the other trims in most road tests, but the transition from full electric power to gas involves a slight surge in both noise and inertia. It's nothing for a well driven Chevy truck to go into the 6 figure mileage marks with original brakes. The biggest trim change is the reintroduced Hybrid, a truck offering drivers an environmentally friendlier alternative, which rolls out of production in late 2008.
I bought my truck about a month ago. I don't think taking it to the local chevrolet dealership is my best option since they might void my warranty if they find out it has been programed. Whether users were commenting on its capability as a work truck or its quiet, comfortable interior, almost everyone had good things to say. I've ran it before through vacuum lines and it has fouled plugs quickly. It is a 2010 Silverado Ext. I have owned Ford and Dodge and they both had issues before 30k. The Crew Cab brings an abundance of room to the rear, and passengers not only enjoy legroom, but the added height that comes with a full-size truck.
Loss of power is apparent on any incline, I'm getting 13mpg on the interstate at anything over 60mph, don't even want to think about city. On the highway, it accelerates aptly and drops down to fourth gear without a pronounced delay. I have a 2005 camry for good gas mileage. I was really hoping on this last tank being mostly highway that I would get around 17-18 mpg, but maybe I'm just out of luck. I only keep trucks to 30k miles so my experience is on the newer end. It kept seezing up snaping belts. If you bought the truck like that from another dealer then they should honor the fact that your trying to make the problem right.
The papa bear, and all new for 2009, is a 6. Brakes do squeak alot but the dealership told me it's because the previous owner installed cheap ass parts, apparently, nothing was really wrong with them. I just followed the can's instructions. Where are the bargains these days? These emission nuts do exactly the opposite of what they think they are doing with their damn special gas blends. The Silverado's interior is offered in two versions, both of which have been improved after years of being maligned by critics. Hoping for better after I get some more miles on it. The Z83 and the Z85 are what you would anticipate from your typical pickup truck: a lofty, comfortable ride that is expectedly top-heavy when cornering.
How many miles are on it? The truck gets 26 mpg on the highway! The Z60 version stiffens up both the steering and the suspension to give the Silverado street performance. I'm hoping that will help some. With the 2003, I'd get 15mpg or close to that in winter. StabiliTrak continues to be available on the Silverado. Truck runs great, I don't get it.