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 February 27, 2017

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Capable and Rugged

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Capable and Rugged

John Bear Hamilton

Eight versions are offered in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 family.

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the best-selling vehicles in Canada, and has been for years. There are a lot of factors that explain the Silverado’s success, but at the top of the list would be its impressive combination of comfort, refinement, and powerful capability. This year, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado gets a few minor tweaks design to make it even better and even more popular.

All the Power You Need in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado

The suspensions has been retuned, and there is also a new 8-speed automatic transmission coupled with the 5.3-liter (355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft-ft) V8 engine available in the high-end LTZ and High Country models. This engine has a towing capacity of 10,900 pounds, which is a little more than the 10,800 pounds offered by the Ram 1500.

There is also a 6.2-liter Ecotec V8 engine developing 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. The latter has a towing capacity of 12,500 pounds, the highest towing capacity in the full-size pickup truck segment. This powertrain is also paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission.

A 4.3-liter V6 engine is the other option in the catalog. The latter develops 285 horsepower and 305 lb.-ft. of torque and can tow up to 11,200 pounds.

The maximum payload offered in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is 2,250 pounds, or 1,021 kg.

Available from $30,110, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is generally available with generous discounts. No question about it, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado provides its owners with a ton of value, to go with everything else it has to offer.

The 2017 Silverado 1500 is available in three cabin versions: regular, double and crew cab. Three box lengths are also available: 5.8 feet, 6.6 feet, and 8 feet.

Plenty of Options for 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Buyers

Eight versions are offered in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 family starting with the WT model, which is designed for those who need a work tool first and foremost. The floor is made of vinyl to facilitate cleaning, as are the seats, and the windows are manually operated.

A two- or four-wheel drive train is available. There is also a host of driving assistance technologies such as lane departure warning, automatic low-speed braking with collision warning, automatic headlamps and blind spot monitoring.

In terms of comfort, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers a heated steering wheel, leather seats, OnStar assistance system, Bose audio system, navigation system, Wi-Fi 4G LTE, a 110-volt outlet, auto-locking differential, dual zone climate control, remote start and more depending on the trim and model chosen.

With so many options, trims, features, and engines, and it would be impossible not to find a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 that suits your needs. To learn more about the new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, come into John Bear Hamilton today!

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Capable and Rugged
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Capable and Rugged
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Capable and Rugged
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Capable and Rugged
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