1989 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer 262 4.3 from North America
Very reliable and even more comfortable
Gas tank developed a leak at 130k miles.
Alternator went out at 140k miles.
Water pump leaked at 135k miles.
Grease fitting went bad in the rear end.
Drivers seat showing its age.
Passenger side door leaks every time it rains.
Engine has began to burn oil.
I am very pleased with this little truck. It is a two door two wheel drive model. With the 4.3, 700R4 trans, and 3.08 gears I get on average 25 miles per gallon. On the highway cruising at 65 I see as much as 30 miles per gallon. When I bought the truck the engine only had around 30k miles, after six years it is still ultra reliable, and very strong. The bucket seats are very comfortable although the drivers side is showing considerable wear. The carpet and every other seat still look brand new. I bought the truck to put a Chevrolet small block in, but the 262 (4.3) has been so reliable I can't bring myself to pull it. I have noticed that it has started using about a quart of oil every 3000 miles.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know
Review Date: 17th May, 2006