As one of the most dependable, longest lasting full-size pickup trucks on the road, many of our customers in construction and landscaping choose Chevy Silverado pickups as their work vehicles. For many, the Silverado 1500 fits that sweet spot between providing the power they want and the fuel efficiency they need to keep their commute across Merrimack county affordable.
Come see why customers from across New Hampshire make the drive to Epsom to purchase their used Silverado trucks from Tim’s Truck Capital. Our visitors consistently say our competitive pricing and friendly customer service keeps them coming back to our dealership for parts, service, and more.
Performance and Exterior Features
There are three kinds of Chevy Silverado trucks available on our lot, including the versatile Silverado 1500 Light-Duty model and more powerful 2500HD and 3500HD Heavy-Duty pickups. This reliable ride is available in Regular Cab, Double Cab, and Crew Cab models. These models come with a standard or long box truck bed of 5.7-feet, 6.5-feet, or 8-feet. Customers from Concord to Durham, NH know the Silverado lineup for its capable engine, with the base model of the 1500 offering a standard EcoTec3 or VorTec 4.3L V6 engine featuring active fuel management, variable valve timing, and/or flex fuel depending on the model.
Regardless of what towing and hauling needs your job calls for, the Silverado lineup can handle them with their powerful engine selection, including the 5.3L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine in the 2015 Silverado 1500, which has a payload capacity of 2,011 pounds. When it comes to towing, it is hard to beat the 3500HD’s Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8, which can pull up to an astonishing 23,200 lbs. Want to know more about the power behind these trucks? Our helpful sales team and can walk you through what each model provides.
These pre-owned Chevrolet models come with many features geared toward drivers that need their truck to work as hard as they do. All trim levels from the 2017 models onward have lightweight aluminum blocks and heads, and are mated with 6-speed automatic transmissions. Depending on the trim level, your Silverado comes with a truck bed that has upper tie-down hooks, under-rail lighting and an EZ-lift tailgate. And the bumper has top-rail handholds for easy access to the truck bed.
Technology and Interior Features
Inside the cab, drivers and passengers are treated to an array of modern amenities, including a tilt steering wheel, forward hinged rear doors, an IntelliLink infotainment center with a touch screen, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity. Rear doors on extended-cab models are now hinged at the front, providing easier access to the back of the cab. Rear doors on crew cabs are larger to accommodate for any situation, with the B pillar moved forward 2 inches from previous designs. A six-gauge instrument cluster, multiple storage configurations, and an upright instrument panel are meant to make getting your job done easier than ever.
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There are also six different trim levels on the Silverado 1500, including Work Truck (WT), LS, Custom, LT, LTZ, and High Country. Keep on reading to learn more about each trim and then stop by our dealership, located just 2 minutes from the center of Epsom.
Work Truck (WT)
As the name indicates, the base trim on the Silverado 1500 is built for work. On the outside, you’ll get 17-inch steel wheels, active grille shutters, power door locks, and daytime running lights. The interior features vinyl upholstery and floor covering, as well as a split front bench seat inside the cabin. If you opt for the Extended Cab or Crew Cab models, you’ll also get power windows, and four-wheel drive models have tow hooks added in to the mix.
Move up to the LS trim, and you’ll enjoy advanced technology options, including the Chevy MyLink touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, OnStar telematics with a portable Wi-Fi hotspot, and Bluetooth® phone and audio. This trim also adds a premium finish to the wheels and the ability to remotely lock and unlock your doors. Some versions of this model include on 20-inch alloy wheels, upgraded exterior trim accents, and front tow hooks.
This trim includes the EZ Lift and Lower tailgate, making access to the truck bed easier than ever. There’s also the added convenience of a rearview camera, a superior driver information screen, and mounted controls on the steering wheel. Finally, this model updates the interior by adding an extra inch to the touch screen and provides satellite radio, HD radio, and a CD player. The larger cab versions also come with a wireless smartphone charging station.
The second highest trim level for the Silverado 1500 comes standard with a robust 5.3L V8 engine and hefty 18-inch alloy wheels, as well as, front tow hooks, a trailer hitch, a locking rear differential, and other performance upgrades. You’ll also enjoy additional amenities like leather upholstery, heated front seats (that are also power adjustable), and dual-zone climate control.
The highest trim level in the Silverado 1500 lineup comes with previously mentioned amenities, plus a heated steering wheel, premium Bose® sound system, and an integrated navigation system with turn-by-turn directions. You’ll also get a host of advanced driver assist safety features that give you complete confidence during your commute to the jobsite.
The Chevy Silverado is known for offering you different engine options to give you the performance you need. Whether you are looking at an older Chevrolet model like at 2008 Silverado or a more recent one like the 2017 Silverado, you can find engines that work to maximize the performance of your specific truck. There are several V6 and V8 engines that have been put in the Silverado 1500 over the years, and all of them are great options to maximize your performance. Also, in newer Silverado 1500 vehicles, you can find diesel engine options to give you good fuel economy and excellent torque. These options can offer you some of the best towing capability.
Most modern Silverado trucks come with one of three different engine options:
4.3L V6 Engine
5.3L V8 Engine
6.2L V8 Engine
Towing capacity describes the maximum weight your vehicle can pull while towing. The Chevy Silverado 1500 is a half-ton pickup truck, but it can still hold its own in terms of towing capability. This means you can work hard and play hard in the Silverado because this vehicle is able to tow work supplies as well as weekend adventure fun like jet skis and boats. Your exact towing capacity depends on the specific Silverado, its engine, and how your vehicle is equipped, but you can get a lot out of your Silverado truck. For example, when it is properly equipped, the 2017 Chevy Silverado can tow up to 12,500 pounds. This would be like having the ability to tow a small elephant around town.
Towing is an important statistic when it comes to what your truck can handle, but it isn’t the only one. Payload capacity is another important number to be aware of. Payload describes how much weight your truck can carry in terms of passengers and in the truck bed. If you plan to be doing a lot of hauling in your truck bed, this is a number you want to know. The Silverado 1500 has a good payload capacity depending on the bed size and the specific model. An example would be the 2015 Silverado has a payload capacity of 2,011 pounds.
Chevrolet knows that safety is pinnacle when it comes to both commercial and person vehicles. That’s why there are a host of safety features covered above. We also wanted to take the time to highlight a few more here for you, including:
High-Strength Steel Safety Cage
The Chevy Silverado was built in a way to keep you and your loved ones safer. It was designed with a high-strength steel safety cage to protect you. This vehicle also has features like six standard air bags to keep you safe.
Active Safety Features
Newer Silverado vehicles have some great active safety features that can help prevent potential collisions from happening. Some of these features include forward collision alert, lane keep assist, rear vision camera, low-speed forward automatic braking, and more.
OnStar Safety and Security Plan
In many of the newer Silverado models, you can get an OnStar plant that has an automatic crash response to help you in the event of a collision or accident. Safety features are just an extra advantage when you choose to buy a truck like the Chevy Silverado from Tim’s Truck Capital in New Hampshire.
Tim’s Truck Capital is located at 904 Suncook Valley Highway South in Epsom, NH just a short drive Concord and Bear Brook State Park. Contact us to set up your test drives with our Chevy pickup truck selection to find the best vehicle for you. We look forward to helping you find a truck, car, or SUV to meet all of your needs, from the jobsite to the cabin by the lake.