The Chevy Silverado is the strongest, most advanced version of the Silverado they have ever produced. That's because of its versatility, wide range of available engines, excellent towing abilities, multi-camera trailering system and new multi-flex tailgate that does 6 different functions to make accessing, loading and unloading a Silverado’s cargo bed easier. Plus, the Silverado now has wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a multi-color 15-inch diagonal windshield Head-Up Display that projects the vehicle’s speed, navigation and other active safety alerts on it. Plus, even the lowest trims of the trucks now have available innovative active safety features.
The Silverado is a versatile, half-ton, full-size pickup with several new engine choices. There's a 2.7 liter, 310 horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with active fuel management that produces 348 pound-feet of torque. The Chevy Silverado also has a 3.0 liter, 277 horsepower, Duramax turbo diesel engine giving 460 pound-feet of torque. It's also available powered by a 4.3 liter, 285 horsepower EcoTec V6 engine featuring active fuel management that cranks out 305 pound-feet of torque.
Want even more power? Chevy can install a 5.3 liter, 355 horsepower EcoTec V8 engine. Featuring dynamic or active fuel management, it delivers 383 pound-feet of torque. To add more power, opt for the 6.2 liter, 420 horsepower, V8 EcoTec engine which features dynamic fuel management and produces an impressive 460 pound-feet of torque. Depending on the model, the engines work in tandem with responsive 6, 8 or 10-speed automatic transmissions.
The Chevy Silverado is great for towing and hauling. The base model regular-cab Silverado with its 4.3 liter, V6 engine when properly equipped can tow 7,900 pounds. The crew-cab V6 powered Trail Boss trim equipped with a regular cargo box has a towing capacity of 7,200 pounds. The double-cab RST trim with a 6.2 liter, V8 engine and the Max Trailering Package has the highest towing capacity among Chevy Silverado trims at 13,300 pounds.
The Silverado which has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a regular cab or long bed is tow-rated for 9,600 pounds and with the crew cab/short box configuration it can tow 9,300 pounds. The 3.0 liter Duramax turbo diesel powered Silverado has a 9,500 pound maximum towing capacity.
The Chevy Silverado has an optional advanced, multi-camera trailering system that lets drivers use the truck's dashboard touchscreen to monitor a connected trailer. The system employs auxiliary cameras when driving or reversing to see behind or inside a connected trailer. Truck-mounted cameras make hitching trailers easier, lets drivers monitor the cargo box and shows if there's enough space to change lanes when towing. The advanced 15-camera view trailer system makes it easier to hook up trailers and to tow large loads.
Trailer Length Indicator and Jack-Knife Alert for compatible trailers are two enhanced camera towing technologies available on the Silverado. Its multi-camera towing system even has an “invisible trailer” mode that lets drivers almost see through the trailer of the rugged, body-on-frame pickup truck.
Built with roll-formed, high-strength steel, this rugged, body-on-frame pickup has an aggressive-looking black grille, High-Intensity LED reflector headlights, body-color bumpers, aerodynamic body lines, sweptback windshield, black power-adjustable exterior mirrors, black door handles, deep tinted windows and a black running board. Add its unique Durabed, 12 tie downs, LED cargo area and perimeter lighting, 6-function multi-flex tailgate, LED taillamps, body-color rear bumper and 20-inch alloy or aluminum rims and the truck looks stylish, attractive and powerful.
Whether you choose a regular cab, double cab or crew cab, the Chevy Silverado has versatile, comfortable cabins. The work truck trim has vinyl or cloth covered seating for 3, 4-way adjustable seats, tilting steering wheel and crank windows. Higher trims have comfortable seating for 5, heated and cooled leather upholstery, 10-way adjustable driver seat and tilting/telescoping steering wheel. Other premium amenities are power doors and windows, remote lock/unlock, privacy glass, rear window defogger and seat back and in-floor storage.
The Chevrolet Silverado has an intuitive multimedia touchscreen display that is 7 or 8 inches in size, AM/FM, satellite and HD radio, steering mounted controls, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity and a 2, 6 or 7 speaker premium Bose audio system. There's navigation, wireless device charging, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot spot, 2 USB ports, 120 volt outlets and OnStar telemetrics via Chevrolet's premium Infotainment 3 system.
To help to protect the occupants, Chevrolet Silverado offers a wide range of safety and driver assistance features. They include daytime running lamps, an electrochromic day/night rearview mirror, collision warning featuring pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, speed alerts, in-vehicle report card and other helpful Teen Driver Technology and a new safety driver seat that warns of danger by vibrating.
Adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, lane-keeping assist, lane departure warning, tire inflation/pressure monitor, fog lights and excellent dual-stage driver and passenger, seat-mounted side-impact, front outboard passenger, head-curtain side-impact airbags are other key safety features. It also has a Passenger Sensing System, rollover mitigation, trailer sway control, StabiliTrak electronic stability control, hill-start assist, along with a rear vision camera.
The Chevy Silverado is available in 8 diverse trims. They are the base level Work Truck, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST, LTZ, LT Trail Boss and High Country.
The Work Truck base trim has a 4.3-liter V6, engine, a 6-speed automatic transmission, cloth or vinyl covered 40/20/40 split/fold bench seats, manual door and window locking, a 7-inch touchscreen display, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, 12 cargo bed tie downs, rear bumper CornerSteps and work-ready 17-inch painted steel wheels.
The Custom trim adds remote start, power-locking doors and windows, cloth seats, carpet flooring, cruise control, satellite radio, Wi-Fi hotspot, body-color exterior accents, heated side mirrors, front tow hooks, LED bed lighting, tailgate with power-locking and releasing and 20-inch aluminum wheels.
The Custom Trail Boss trim has all the Custom features and adds four-wheel drive and an automatic locking rear differential. It has a two-speed transfer case, 2-inch factory lift Z71 suspension, heavy-duty air filter, 18-inch Black rims and all-terrain tires.
The LT trim is powered by a 2.7 liter, turbocharged, 4-cylinder engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission, or a 277 horsepower, turbo-diesel, 3.0 liter engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission producing 460 pound-feet of torque and tows 9,500 pounds. Plus, there's an optional 5.3 liter V8 engine. It has LED headlights, chrome bumpers, mirror caps and trim, heated steering wheel and front seats, dual-zone climate control, an 8-inch touchscreen and OnStar connected services. Plus, it has park assist in the front and rear and 18-inch alloy or 20-inch aluminum wheels.
The street-style, sportier RST trim adds keyless open and start, black accents, LED fog and tail lights, rear-window defogger, automatic locking rear differential and 18-inch aluminum wheels.
The LTZ trim is powered by a 5.3 liter, V8 gasoline engine or optional diesel engine. It adds leather upholstery, driver's seat that's 10-way power-adjustable with memory setting, heated and cooled front seats and heated rear seats, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, 8-inch touchscreen, wireless Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity, dual-zone climate control, high-def rearview camera featuring hitch guidance, advanced trailering system with integrated trailer brake controller, automatic locking rear differential, blind-spot monitor, parking sensors, 120-volt power outlets and stylish 20-inch alloy wheels.
The LT Trail Boss trim comes with a 5.3 liter or 6.2 liter 420 horsepower V8 engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. It delivers 460 pound-feet of torque and can tow an impressive 13,300 pounds. Available only with four-wheel drive, the LT Trail Boss has an optional diesel engine, auxiliary transmission oil cooler and a heavy-duty battery. It has bucket front seats and a convenient center console.
The High Country trim has a V8 engine, high-intensity headlights, chrome assist steps, power-tailgate, spray-on bedliner and 20-inch chrome alloy or 22-inch polished aluminum wheels. It has an 8-inch touchscreen, navigation, wireless charging, premium Bose seven speaker audio system with subwoofer, lane-departure warning, front seats ventilated and heated and many other helpful tech upgrades.
All Chevrolet Silverados come with rear-wheel-drive standard and 4-wheel-drive as an option. On the Trail Boss models, 4-wheel-drive is standard.
The Chevy Silverado has many appearance packages and special editions. But, it's judged on its ability to perform the truck tasks. It has powerful, efficient engines, responsive transmissions, huge towing capacity, easy acceleration, superior handling, precise steering, stable cornering and a refined driving experience. Add its Multi-Flex tailgate, trailing technology, industry-first power-up/-down tailgate, 89.1 cubic foot Durabed's best-in-class standard cargo bed volume and the most functional bed in its class and they create the most advanced Silverado ever.