If you are looking for a strong, reliable and time-tested truck that’s lighter than most yet heavy on performance and capability, the Silverado is what first comes to the mind. The highly dependable Silverado comes in three distinctive flavors – the Silverado 1500, a favorite with many last year, the 2019 All New Silverado 1500 and the Silverado HD series that demonstrate some heavy-duty performance. Our point of interest at Edwards Air Force Base Chevrolet dealer it’s the lineup of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado at a glance.
The All New Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Pickup Truck
This is one of the most up to date Silverado ever and strongest of the lot with the most upgraded technology in the entire lineup. It now even bigger, even stronger and much lighter than its predecessor which makes it more exciting to check out. It comes in two powertrains, the high towing power 2WD and high traction 4WD types with choices of Regular, Double or Crew Cab with Long, Standard and Short beds. In all you have a wide choice of 6 trims in the 2WD range and 8 in the 4WD range to suit any kind of terrain or purpose. Also exiting to look at are the different engine types to go with your requirement. You have a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6, a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with a DFM variant and a 2.7L Turbo engine to opt for. There is also available a 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine which can give you 420 max horsepower. You have a total of 6 advanced powertrains, available advanced trailering capability to go with this and available active safety features you can add for improved confidence in handling this beast.
Silverado 1500 High Country 2WD/4WD Crew Cab, Short Bed
This is one of the Silverado’s with some good performance and fuel economy, thanks to its 5.3L V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM). Its mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and can be upgraded with an available 10-speed automatic for some fine-grained control. It also has an Advanced Trailering System that incorporates pre-departure checklists, trailer-light sequencing, and security alerts. The standard Integrated Trailer Brake Controller is an added advantage. On the exterior, most noticeable are the 20-inch Blackwall types on 20″ Painted aluminum machined face wheels with Light Argent pockets that makes it look stylish as well. A Power Up and Down Tailgate is a welcome addition.
The Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD Full-Size Pickups
As the HD tag suggests, the Silverado 2500 and 3500 are some of the mightiest pickups you will come across with a max towing power of 23000 Lbs., on the 3500 Crew-cab 2WD DRW variant that comes with a Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8. You can also expect a 910 lb-ft torque for some awesome performance. Edwards AFB Chevrolet dealer appraises that the least you can expect from this series is a max Towing Power of 14,400 lbs., with the cheeky 2500 fitted with a standard Vortec 6L V8. These beasts also come with a standard rear vision camera with guiding lines and a Chevrolet Infotainment System with a 7-inch diagonal color display for some awesome infotainment.