The 2018 Chevy Silverado
The redesigned 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 features the steel construction and durability you expect from a pickup. It has a 12,500-pound maximum towing capacity and a maximum payload capacity of 2,590 pounds. The new Silverado can be purchased with a regular cab, double cab or crew cab, and each configuration features a different box length to accommodate various cargo needs. The Silverado earned EPA fuel ratings of 23 miles per gallon on the highway, which is competitive for this class of pickup truck. Also, the truck’s exterior features a roll-formed steel box. Want to learn more about this highly rated truck? If so, read on for more information about the new Chevy Silverado 1500 and its top three trim packages.
The WT trim includes as standard an all-aluminum 4.3-liter V-6 engine with active fuel management, direct injection and continuously variable valve timing, six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, StabiliTrak with electronic sway control and hill start assist, and 4-wheel ABS disc brakes. Its exterior features include 17-inch tires and wheels, and black door handles, grille and bumpers, Its interior features a front bench seat with center fold-down armrest, a three-passenger rear folding bench with child seat tether anchor, vinyl floor coverings, cruise control, power locks and windows, a six-speaker audio system, 4.2-inch diagonal color display, two USB ports, SD card slot, auxiliary jack, a driver information center with 2.5-inch diagonal display, rear bumper and cargo area lighting, tire pressure monitoring, daytime running lamps, six standard airbags, roadside assistance, courtesy transportation, and a five-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
The LT trim includes all the WT features with the following additions or substitutions. The interior features the MyLink system with 4.2-inch diagonal color screen, CD/MP3 player, Bluetooth for smartphones, USB ports and auxiliary jacks, 6-month OnStar trial Directions and Connections plan, a built-in OnStar 4G LTE wi-fi hotspot with 3GB of data or a three-month trial, and three months of SiriusXM satellite radio. Other features include stainless steel wheels, remote keyless entry, heated and power-adjustable exterior mirrors, chrome bumpers and chrome-surround grille, an easy to lift and lower tailgate, a driver information center with 4.2-inch diagonal color display, cloth front split-bench seating with lockable under-seat storage and center console with storage, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, body-colored door handles and mirror covers, an automatic locking rear differential, and a trailering package, The available Driver Alert package offers lane departure warning, safety alert driver seat, forward collision alert, and front and rear park assist (certain features available only on certain cab models). The available LT Plus package (not available on regular cab models) includes universal home remote, rear park assist, rear sliding power window, rear-window defroster, and power-adjustable pedals.
The LTZ trim includes all the LT features with the following additions or substitutions. The engine is an all-aluminum, 5.3-liter, V-8 with active fuel management, direct fuel injection and continuously variable valve timing. Interior features include the MyLink system with 8-inch diagonal color touch-screen, remote vehicle starter, leather-appointed front seating with 10-way power driver and front passenger seat adjusters, fog lamps, 18-inch machined-aluminum wheels, chrome door handles and mirror covers, a 110-volt power outlet, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rear vision camera system, and a power sliding rear window with defogger. The available LTZ Plus package (not available on regular cab models) features a Bose premium audio system, power-adjustable pedals, a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, and front and rear park assist.