With Chevrolet engineers up and testing the new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, we can expect a significant update of the current model. The current Silverado that was featured in 2014 brought the new k2XX body on frame platform for all pickups.
Although the Silverado failed to excite customers back then, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will feature modern technology and more aluminum body panels to outmatch its Ford counterpart.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – Exterior and Interior Features
On the exterior, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will feature new LED-accented headlights and a more impressive front bumper. While General Motors provides a thorough upgrade on the new Silverado, it is certain the vehicle will shed some weight for efficiency purposes. Although the current Silverado is among the lightest in its class, it will employ various materials and technologies to trim the truck. While it will ride on a new frame, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will still maintain its basic setup, a separate body and frame, and a rear axle anchored by the leaf springs. The standard rear-wheel drive choice and the optional all-wheel drive will still be available.
A larger infotainment system will grace the interior of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. With a 7-inch display positioned at the center of the dashboard will feature amazing tech gadgets. An audio system will keep the passengers entertained while the built-in Wi-Fi will be useful for workers on the job site. With the help of the Apple CarPlay, your kids will have a safer way to use iPhones in the truck. The navigation system will assist the driver to cruise with ease to different destinations. Other packages include multiple USB inputs, auxiliary jack and a premium audio system.
The air conditioner will allow you to control and maintain the temperature of your choice. For comfortability, there is adequate leg space for all passengers. Luxury for the onboard passengers is commendable thanks to the leather seats. A notable safety feature in the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be the Teen driver safe driving system. To promote safe driving habits, it will allow you set speed alerts, volume limits while muting the radio. It will provide parents with a platform to encourage their kids with safe driving habits.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – Three Engines are Available
For the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, there will be three engines available for selection. The base model, the 4.3 liter v6, is a four-cylinder engine available in the current model. Although this engine tops in fuel economy, it lags behind in horsepower.
On the other hand, the 6.2-liter V8 engine outshines with everything although the fuel economy suffers slightly. A 5.3-liter v8 engine, with a goldilocks structure, is more powerful than the V6 with a better fuel economy than the bigger V8. The base engines will utilize the manufacturer’s eight-speed automatic transmission. While its steering is nicely weighted, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 maneuvers quietly along the highway despite its boxy shape.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – Release Date and Pricing
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will debut in 2018. The prices will not change drastically from previous models. The double cab truck is expected to start at $28.000 while the 4WD crew cab at $57.000.