How reliable is a 2005 Chevy Silverado?

Would a 2005 Silverado be a good investment, or would it just break down really fast? I found someone selling their old Chevy Silverado on Facebook and I’m thinking about buying it to help me haul things for my garden in the summer, but I want to make sure it’ll last me for a while.

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Answer provided by
Liz Jenson
Answered on Apr 19, 2022
The 2005 Chevy Silverado is pretty average in terms of reliability, and typically lasts for about 200,000 miles. As such, the best thing to do is to take a look at the truck’s mileage counter and see how often it’s been driven in the past. This will give you more information about the longevity of the truck.
It’s also worth mentioning that older vehicles are typically less reliable than newer ones since older vehicles have more miles on them and therefore are more likely to break down. If you really want a reliable vehicle, look for a truck that’s a little newer!
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