Chevrolet's venerable compact pickup, the S-10 receives several
notable enhancements for 2002.
2002, all non-fleet models add a tachometer and air conditioning
to the comprehensive list of standard equipment that also includes
driver and passenger air bags, anti-lock brakes, PASSlock theft-deterrent
system, and Daytime Running Lamps.
Cab models will offer a standard third door for easier loading and
access to the cargo area on the drivers side.
Crew Cab, which first bowed in 2001, is now available with an optional
leather trimmed interior.
paint is new for 2002.
is discontinuing production of 2WD regular cab, long box S-10s.
are two engine and three transmission choices for the the S-10.
The 2.2-liter Vortec L4 and 4.3-liter Vortec V6 offer a standard
5-speed manual transmission, varying by engine selection, or optional
choices include: Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab.
specialty versions of the S-10 are also offered. The ZR-2 package
for off-roaders is equipped with extra-wide argent wheel flares,
46mm Bilstein high-pressure gas shocks and 31-inch x 10.5R15-inch
on/off road tires. The Xtreme ZQ8 sport package features a one-inch
lowered suspension, 270-degree ground effects, a front air dam with
foglamps and optional exterior stripes available with all exterior
colors, including Dark Cherry Red Metallic, which is new to Xtreme
The S-10 retains is signature exterior for 2002. A special ZR2 decal
now comes on all equipped 4x4 Extended Cab models.
Delayed interior lighting keeps the dome lamp lit for 15 seconds
or until the ignition is turned on after closing the front doors.
stereo, power windows, and other power Options remain active for
up to 20 minutes after the ignition is turned off or a door is open,
thanks to the retained accessory power feature.
Engine choices for Chevrolet S-10 include a 2.2-liter, 120 horsepower/140
ft-lbs four cylinder and a 190 horsepower/250 ft-lbs. 4.3-liter
also expect a GM Performance Parts Modified 4.3-liter Vortec V6
crate engine to be offered as an option and installed at dealerships
with 260 horsepower and 270 ft-lbs of torque.