The new Chevy Silverado resumes Chevrolet’s long line of pickup trucks, a tradition that lasts more than 100 years. In 2019 Silverado appeared on the market with new powertrains, new trim levels, a new platform new everything.
Competition is very high on the pickup truck in the midsize, full-size, and HD categories and everyone wants to attract the attention of potential buyers.
What’s New for Chevy Silverado?
Last year, Chevy Silverado was completely redesigned though changes for 2020 are minor changes in engine power can be seen.6.2-liter V8 engine trickles down the lineup and is now offered on the LT Trail Boss, Custom Trail Boss and RST trim levels.
Аs an option can now be found the 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder on the Custom trim level, while it’s standard on the LT and RST. The 5.3-liter V8 engine with Dynamic Fuel Management can now connect to the 10-speed automatic transmission.
It is standard on the LT Trail Boss version and optional on the High Country. All other versions that have a 5.3-liter engine with a DFM stick are with 8-speed automatic transmission.
Technology is also fully upgraded, with a 15-view trailering camera system trickle down to the 1500 and the Silverado HD’s new trailering apps.
How big is New Chevy Silverado?
The Chevy Silverado Crew Cab is huge with large cargo space. Here you can get a three-person 40/20/40 split-bench upfront or bucket seats with a full center console. For the three-person front bench, it is made available decent storage space, the armrest, a pair of sizable cupholders, a bin under the seat, and a decent place to store your phone.
While at bucket seats with a center console there are not many intelligent solutions so here as with anyone Silverado utilizes a space-saving column-stalk shifter. The thinner, taller walls presented last year have resulted in a bed which is one of the most important segments. The maximum payload of the new Chevy Silverado ranges from 2,130 pounds for a 4×4 Crew Cab to 2,280 for a 4×2 Regular Cab. That’s a few hundred pounds more than a Ram 1500 or F-150.
What’s the interior and in-car technology like?
The Silverado’s cabin is the least attractive and competitive detail lagging behind competitors Ford F-150 and Ram 1500. despite being a very minor upgrade over the previous new Chevy Silverado, the segment is much improved and therefore can be expected more than what the Silverado’s interior provides.
This vehicle is equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker sound system, and an Apple CarPlay, Android Auto. Starting from popular LT trim, you get an 8-inch touchscreen, OnStar, in-truck 4G LTE WiFi, and two extra USB ports.
There is also the possibility of add extra USB ports, audio upgrades, various trailering apps and aids, wireless smartphone charging, multiple camera systems for parking and trailers.
Performance and fuel economy on new Chevy Silverado
The new Chevy Silverado is available with different engine options, cylinder deactivation systems, and multiple transmissions.
The first is a 4.6-liter V6 engine that creates 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. He has a standard six-speed automatic transmission and Active Fuel Management that shuts down half the cylinders to save fuel. With this engine, all trims get 17 mpg in combined driving except the Trail Boss that gets 16 mpg.
The second and unique 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine creates 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque. He has an eight-speed automatic transmission, and also gets AFM. Combined achieves between 19 and 21 mpg. It’s the best fuel saving of any non-diesel full-size truck.
The base 5.3-liter V8 engine that creates 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque has a six-speed automatic transmission and AFM returns 17 mpg combined. But as an option, there is a possibility this engine to equip with eight-speed automatic transmission, and the more advanced DFM that raises fuel economy to 18 or 19 mpg combined.
But in 2020 there is a possibility that can be merged with a 10-speed automatic transmission. All of this should contribute to reducing fuel consumption. The upgraded 6.2 liters V8 engine creates 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Gets the 10-speed automatic transmission and DFM and returns 17 mpg combined.
New for Chevy Silverado 2020 is a 3.0-liter turbodiesel inline-six engine that creates 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque and gets a 10-speed automatic transmission. With rear-wheel drive, it gets 33 mpg highway and 23 mpg city. With four-wheel drive, they go to 23/29 and both are better than the Ford F-150 diesel. ting.
The new Chevy Silverado is available in regular cab, Crew Cab, Double Cab, as well as two front seating options and three-bed lengths. There are then 8 trim levels: Work Truck, Custom Trail Boss, Custom, RST, LT, LT Trail Boss, and High Country.
The prices for the 2020 models are approximately the same as well as the 2019 models and that started at $29,895 for a regular cab Work Truck, including a $1,595 destination charge.
The same price is also included power windows and locks, automatic headlights, a 7-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Also, it has vinyl seats and flooring and consumers want to begin with the more civil Custom that adds basics upgrades like cruise control, cloth upholstery, carpeting, and alloy wheels.
The LT additions include auto climate control, OnStar, extra USB ports, 4G LTE WiFi, and LED headlights.
The RST is largely an LT with few extra niceties and body-colored trim in place of chrome. The High Country and LTZ are the luxuries levels.
And finally, two Trail Boss levels add special 18-inch wheels, Goodyear Duratrac off-road tires, a 2-inch suspension lift, Rancho monotube shocks, and the contents of the Z71 Off-Road package.