Closest rival to unbeatable F-150, 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, is expected to come by the end of year. This model is GM’s offer when it is about light duty trucks, along with GMC Sierra 1500. These two models are same in mechanical aspect, while each of them come with its own visual appearance, and some other characteristics. Originally, this truck came in 1998. So far, we have seen three generations of it. Current models is present for some time, and already got some updates last year. It come with both visual refresh and with improvements in terms of features. The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is also expected to come with some novelties, but smaller ones this time.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 specs
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will come by the end of year. However, we still don’t know exact details about it. Release is still far away, and for now, we can only make some predictions. In terms of visual appearance, this model will surely come without bigger changes. This seem logical, because 2016 year model already came with some visual updates. This includes revisited lighting, new grille and several other novelties. The 2017 Silverado 1500 will follow all these changes. When it is about interior, changes in design are not expected. Also, this truck will come in same configurations in offer. There are three cab configurations – Regular Cab, Double Cab and Crew Cab model. Same trim levels will be in offer too. Those are WT, LS, LT, LTZ etc. The thing that we can expect from new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is that there will be new features in offer. Probably, each of these trim levels will come with some new feature, both standard and optional in offer.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engine
Mechanical changes are not expected for 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. It will come with same engines in offer. Base one is 4.3 liter V6, which is good enough for 285 horses and 305 pound-feet of torque. However, real deal starts with V8s. There is a 5.3 liter V8, which has max output of 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of twist. Finally, most powerful variant comes with 6.2 liter V8 engine, which provides 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of max torque.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 release date and price
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will come by the end of year. Changes in price are not expected, and base model should go around 36.500 dollars.