Originally, “Silverado” was only a term used to describe the Chevy C/K pickup truck trim package. Since 1999, the Silverado has grown into its own line of full-size and heavy-duty pickup trucks that work endlessly with the driver. See how the Silverado is up for any challenge with details about the current and future models with Biggers Chevy.
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The 2016 Chevy Silverado is a powerhouse that comes in all-wheel drive or two-wheel drive with EcoTec3 technology. Choose from one of these engines:
- The 4.3L Direct Injection V6 engine has 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque and tows 7,600 pounds.
- The 5.3L V8 engine comes with 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. Tow up to 11,100 pounds.
- The 6.2L V8 engine outputs 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque and features a towing capability of up to 12,000 pounds.
The Silverado also includes the option to add Apple CarPlay for hands-free use on the Chevy MyLink System. Pair it with optional 4G LTE Wi-Fi, and you can hold a connection on up to seven devices. There is also an option for an available wireless charging system.
Want to see what experts love about the Chevy Silverado? We don’t blame you. See what trusted auto expert figures have to say:
“Modern pickups are amenity-packed multitasking machines—and the Silverado is no exception. The ride is smooth, the cabin quiet…” —Car and Driver
“A wide range of body styles, an impressive interior and a lineup of powerful and fuel-efficient engines make the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado a solid choice in the full-size pickup class.”— Edmunds.com
“The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado takes a traditional truck path but counters that with a comfortable, refined interior and a mother lode of technology.” —The Car Connection
Details about the 2017 Chevy Silverado have yet to be released, but some speculative information could give us a sense of what to expect. Graphite Metallic and Pepperdust Metallic are the new colors for the Silverado and will replace Slate Grey Metallic, Tungsten Metallic, and Autumn Bronze Metallic. Models are expected to also have the option for new safety and connectivity technology. Look for available Teen Driver Alert, a Low Speed Brake Mitigating system, and Chevy MyLink Android Auto compatibility.