Full-size pickup cars are needed in places like Detroit and Texas. Keeping this need in mind, Chevrolet launched the 2018 Silverado 1500, which is a very traditional approach of theirs to stick to storage and transportation needs. They have kept the steel frame and the body of the car intact, just like the previous models. Its nearest competitor is the GMC Sierra, but both of them have been appealing to different kinds of customers, based on their needs, tastes, and preferences. The 2018 Silverado 1500 has options of regular-cab, double-cab, and crew cab body styles to choose from. The cargo box lengths also vary from 5 feet 8 inches to 8 feet. There are buyers, who would be in need of towing 20,000 pounds or more. For them, 2500 HD and 3500 HD heavy-duty versions of the Silverado are also available.
The heavy duty 2500 and 3500 HD versions of the Silverado underwent a drastic transformation in the year 2015, with stronger cargo boxes, improved airflow, better interior and exterior styling, and a lot more.
The V8 engines with 910 lb-ft of torque are best suited to the heavy towing needs, which customers often look for.
What stands out?
The 2018 Silverado 1500 has already ousted conventional pickup vehicles in terms of popularity and features. It has eight trim levels, three cab styles, nine special editions, and three box sizes. It is lighter in weight and also excels in terms of looks.
- It is a more stylized version of its predecessors and has much more features to boast of.
- The 2018 Silverado 1500 is very popular according to a recent survey conducted by Autotrader. It occupies second place in the popularity list.
- It is also available in Centennial edition, celebrating 100 years of service of Chevy trucks.
The Chevrolet Colorado is also available in the Centennial Edition. Most of the Silverado 1500 models have standard rearview cameras, aero shutters which are quite active, an air pressure monitoring system of the tires, teen driver mode, and more features. The teen driver mode helps parents to program a specific key to prohibit certain activities. Parents can also view the traveling reports after the journey is completed. They can get access to the number of speed warnings, distance alerts, etc. When this mode is activated, every kind of driver safety and assistance mode is automatically turned on and cannot be shut without the parents’ discretion.
The Chevy Silverado 2017 models were quite strong, capable, and met the requirements of the drivers. Whenever people needed things to be done, Silverado pickup vehicles were the best options they could rely on. They are the most reliable and longest lasting full-size pickup vehicles.