Chevrolet S-10 Review from Puerto Rico

1997 Chevrolet S-10 LS 4.3 Vortec

Year of manufacture1997
First year of ownership1997
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 4.3 Vortec Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 6 / 10
Comfort marks 5 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.8 / 10
Distance when acquired3 miles
Most recent distance102399 miles
Previous carNissan 2 X 4 Truck

Summary:

Good investment

Faults:

Paint was chipping after 3 months. Dealer repainted under warranty.

Alternator went out at 56000 miles.

Starter went out after 85000 miles.

Universal Joints and Drive Shaft out at a 102000 miles.

General Comments:

Other than those problems mentioned before, this vehicle has been more reliable than my previous vehicle. I have made some modifications to the vehicle ie. Hypertech programer, intake and a Cat back system which have improved performance and mileage on it. It's been a great little truck.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th June, 2004

Average review marks: 5.8 / 10, based on 1 review