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1996 Chevrolet K2500

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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Review

Marries work truck power with luxury comfort.

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The 1996 Chevrolet K2500 is part of a full-size truck series. The truck is a powerful vehicle suitable for towing and other jobs. The truck highlights many great features, making the truck stand out from other competitors. It's offered in a range of styles, and available in three extended cab models: the Silverado, HD Silverado, and Cheyenne. Two regular cab models also make an appearance: the Cheyenne and the Silverado.

The Range

Body Styles: extended cab, regular cab
Engines: 4.3-liter V-6, 5.0-liter V-8, 5.7-liter V-8
Transmissions: five-speed manual, four-speed automatic
Models: Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne extended cab, Chevrolet K2500 Silverado extended cab, Chevrolet K2500 HD Silverado extended cab, Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne regular cab, Chevrolet K2500 Silverado regular cab

What's New

The 1996 Chevrolet K2500 adds on a whole host of added features. A range of brand new engines were introduced including a 4.3-liter V-6, five-liter V-8, and 5.7-liter V-8. An optional third door on the passenger side is now available in the extended cab models. A range of new features for added convenience were also implemented.


The 1996 Chevrolet K2500 is a stylish truck that gets the job done. Different features like the sleek body style and chrome bumpers really make this truck attractive. Standard features on all models include power exterior mirrors, power windows, and 16-inch wheels. Optional added features consist of a camper/towing package, camper mirrors, bed liner, manual horizontal sliding rear window, and two tone paint.


The 1996 Chevrolet K2500 is big in comfort and convenience, and carry features such as illuminated entryway and plenty of power controls, which showcase its accessibility. Other standard features include a tachometer, AM/FM radio, air-conditioning, and a leather steering wheel trim. Optional features also include leather seating, rear window defroster, and auto-dim rear view mirror.

Performance & Handling

The 1996 Chevrolet K2500 is a high performance truck that has a variety of engine options. The 4.3-liter V-6 engine can generate 200 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque, while the five-liter V-8 engine cranks out 220 horsepower and 285 lb-ft of torque, and the 5.7-liter V-8 can spit out 250 horsepower and 355 lb-ft of torque. The buyer can truly customize the power and strength of their K2500 truck. All models come with a five-speed manual transmission and have the option for this to be switched out for a four-speed automatic. Power steering and cruise control come standard on all models and can help create the best driving experience.


The 1996 Chevrolet K2500 come with standard safety features including anti-lock brakes, power door locks, and driver airbag. Optional safety features include a keyless entry system. It has not been tested in any crash tests.

EPA Fuel Economy

Chevrolet K2500: 11/16 mpg city/highway

You'll Like

  • Powerful engine selections
  • Many options
  • Convenient features

You Won't Like

  • Not tested in crash tests

Sum Up

Marries work truck power with luxury comfort.

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