The newest 2023 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck is just around the corner. It was from 1994-2004 that the second generation of Chevrolet S10 came into the market.All the special models of Chevrolet S10 were discontinued strangely and these included the Typhoon, the Cyclone and Sonoma GT. Various kinds of changes are done to the vehicle.
Changes in Interior and Exterior from Years
In the year 1998, changes came in the interior, exterior, 2.2 liter I4 engine and brakes and these aspects were refreshed. Along with these came a ‘next-generation’ supplemental restraint system, which included a passenger-side airbag. In 1999 for the 4WD Blazers, “Auto-Trac”, all-wheel drive became an option.The “Xtreme” package came in place of the SS package. In 2001, there was the addition of Crew cab option and this became available in ‘automatic transmission’ and 4WD transmission only. In the 2004 model year, there was also discontinuation of the extended cab and regular models; the only model that was retained was the crew cab model.For complying with Clean Air Act, all the Chevrolet S10 vehicles in the 2nd generation, which had air conditioning started using CFC-free R134a refrigerant. Strangely there were no airbags in the second generation Chevrolet S10. This might be temporarily done for economizing the new body styles.It might also be done for phasing out the steering wheel designs, which did not have the capacity of accommodating airbags. In the initial designing of the 2023 Chevrolet S10, there were provisions for airbag capability.
2023 Chevrolet S10 Features
When compared the new one model 2023 Chevrolet S10 to the first generation, the majority of the chassis components were the same in the second generation. These include the leaf springs, steering knuckles and the differential assembly. There were great enhancements in the axles and suspensions.Usually, for the 2WD trucks, there was the use of the 8.5-inch rear end when it came in combination with both manual transmission and a huge 4.3 liter (262cu in) V6 engine. For 4WD trucks, the option came with either transmission.In 1995, some more changes come with Chevrolet S10. There was the addition of airbags on the driver’s side. Another interesting enhancement in the pickup truck took place in the form of daytime running lights.These models also came with sport-side bed option. These configurations continued for few years when again in 1998, some other changes came in the second generation of Chevrolet S10.
2023 Chevrolet S10 Engine Specifications
The engine changes that were brought in the 2nd generation of Chevrolet S10 were quite impressive. There were enhancement and improvement in the 4.3 liters Vortec V6 engine. Another engine was added to the line of vehicles in the form of new 2.2-liter 4-cylinder engine.The new model 2023 Chevrolet S10 will have under the hood a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. There is a info that is coming with the 6-speed automatic transmission.
2023 Chevrolet S10 Release Date and Price
It is expected that the third generation of Chevrolet S10 will be available this year and will be known as 2023 Chevrolet S10. The price of the 2023 Chevrolet S10 is still unknown.