Fans of the Silverado series are up a brand new surprise yet again as Chevrolet has announced their latest addition to the Silverado series, Silverado 1500. This 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 should be a reasonably good car and will be far from disappointing car buffs. Armed with quite a few improvements, this latest Silverado 1500 truck will obviously create a storm in the truck market all over the world. Added to that, its faithful fan base should also provide an additional source of fuel to the fire as their sheer numbers will scare off this Chevy Silverado 1500’s competitors.
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 Interior and Exterior Changes
Nowadays when all upgraded versions of old cars are getting a reduction in weight, Chevrolet has tried something new and has decided to give their latest Silverado 1500, a hike in its body weight. The manufacturers claim that this new 2016 Silverado 1500 has an increment of a total of around a whopping one hundred pounds from its previous version.
Along with the increase in weight of this Silverado 1500’s body, a lot more features have been reportedly added to it to give it a different look altogether. Chevrolet has pulled their socks up and has given a much more stylish and masculine looks to their latest Silverado’s body. This has been well achieved by modifying the designing on its bumpers. The front end has a grille with camouflaged design and is made of chrome bars which are thick. Aerodynamic physics has also been put to good use while carving out this Chevy Silverado’s body which is revolutionary and unique.
High quality materials have been put to use while designing its interior and cabin which will give an overall comfortable feel to its passengers. Its design is both stylish as well as rooted to the ground. Its dashboard may look congested with a lot of switches and buttons but they do have some function. This dashboard of 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 is stuffed with modern technology. The overall cabin space is very comfortable and roomy with good amounts of leg room and head room.
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Specs
This 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 is an absolute beast under the hood. It is going to be placed high up in the ranks of heavy duty trucks thanks to not only improvements in its body’s strength and weight but also its monstrous engine power. Under the hood, lies a fresh new Duramax V8 engine which is power by diesel and has a capacity of 6.6 litres. A lower power, 6.0 litres is also available. This standard 6.6 litre giant V8 will be able to notch up an astonishing figure of 397 brake horsepower, which is equivalent to 296 kilowatts as well as 765 pound feet of torque.
These numbers speak of sheer power and such power when mated with a six speed Alison 100 automatic transmission system, will boast of a maximum towing capacity of 23200 pounds. EPA ratings stand at 16/23 mpg on city/highway
2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 Price and Release Date
The base variant of 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 will come at around $50,000. Release date in the market is expected in mid 2016.