2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 will be an update to its previous version for the model year 2016. The company will bring forth some handy changes that will affect not only how the car looks, but also on its performance and fuel economy. Contrary to the popular trend, this vehicle has got 100 pounds heavier and sports an extended wheelbase and increased cabin space for comfortable rides. In order to counter 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 rivals such as Dodge Ram 1500, Nissan Titan, the new Silverado will come powered with GM’s new generation v6 and v8 engine variants, which should power this vehicle through its competitors.
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 will sport a revamped look with changes taking effect from its front end and all the way to under the hood of this vehicle. Its front end appears to be heavy looking; the grille is adorned with two chrome bars, and overall dimensions seem to have gotten slightly larger. LED lights are expected to be fitted with both front and tail lamps. Overall, this vehicle will get better aerodynamic design that will be ideal for its load carrying and off-road trucking purpose.
Inside the vehicle, however, is where the real surprise awaits. The company officials have boasted that this car will be packed great features, making it one of the best in its course. Following the ever popular simplistic design, GM has decided not to complicate things by adding useless control buttons, but take a more simplistic and utility-based approach. The dashboard looks clean and has all the functions that one could desire, cabin is spacious than before, and seats have gotten more comfortable owing to their structure design. There is equally roomy headroom and legroom to add further to its comfort.
We are still not aware of technology enhancements but expect the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 to come fitted with a great audio system, navigation and modern day connectivity features such as USB port and Bluetooth. We would keep you updated more on this segment once further information becomes available.
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500: Engine Specs
Word is that the new Chevy Silverado 1500 will offer variations in new diesel engines. The old unit will most likely be replaced with a 6.6 litre Duramax V8 engine that will produce horsepower of up to 397 and torque of around 765 lb-ft. It will most likely be mated to a 6-speed Allisson 1000 auto transmission system with the ability to tow up to a highest of 23000 pounds on the fifth wheel. Fuel efficiency stats are yet to become available, and we expect more info on that as closer as we get to its launch. Needless to say, the engine capability is good enough to get rid of any doubts, as to what one might have regarding the vehicle’s power.
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500: Release Date and Price
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 will most likely come at a retail price of around $ 50 000 for its base trim and go higher up to $ 65 000 for its premium end model. With reasonable prices, this vehicle will certainly be available in the middle of 2016.