- U.S. population: 144.1 million
- U.S. president: Harry S. Truman (D-Missouri)
- Price of a gallon of gas: $0.19
- Price of a gallon of milk: $0.33
- Average household income: $2,850
- Price of a new home: $6,600
1947 CHEVROLET 3100 SERIES
BACK FROM THE FRONT
The 3100 Series was the first truck to use the all-new Chevy postwar “Advance Design” styling with a rounded profile and 5-bar horizontal grille offering a sleek and modern new look.
THREE’S A CROWD
The new design offered a wider and longer cab, allowing for a true 3-person seat.
NEW AND IMPROVED
New features included a fresh-air heater/defroster system, cab corner windows and an in-dash radio.