The modern Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a nice, large pickup truck. It has a best-in-class tow rating with a rating of 6.078 kg. There are five engines to choose from. The new diesel turbo engine pleases with a large reserve of torque, which provides Silverado the lowest fuel consumption in the class. The Crew Cab variant with a second row of seats is provided. The infotainment system pleasantly surprises with its ease of use. The only drawback of the giant is considered not too high quality interior decoration materials.
New in 2020
The advent of the 3.0-liter diesel turbo engine
Affordable 5.3-liter V8 engine with ten-speed automatic transmission
Trail Boss and RST models can be supplemented with a 6.2-liter V8 engine
Maximum towing weight increased to 6.078 kg
Who should buy?
The new Silverado is one of the best deals in the class, especially considering the weight it can tow and the powerful diesel turbo engine. Do not, meanwhile, write off rivals such as the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150. They almost reached the towing capabilities of the Chevrolet, while offering the best interior materials.
New or used car?
After a complete redesign of Silverado in 2019, Chevrolet was surprised by a number of changes for 2020. The main advantages of future models are a diesel turbo engine, the availability of a 6.2-liter V8 engine to the Trail Boss and RST models, and the ability to choose a ten-speed automatic transmission to pair a V8 engine. With a 6.2-liter V8 powertrain, the Chevrolet Silverado pickup is capable of towing up to 6.078 kg, which is the best indicator in the segment. At the discretion of potential buyers, several packages are also presented that increase the amount of horsepower and torque reserve. Adaptive cruise control and a special towing camera have become new, accessible safety features. Silverado 2019 models, despite the lack of the latest innovations, are noteworthy options, especially if you want to save money. You can even keep it to yourself, having considered the models of 2018 and earlier.
The Silverado saloon accommodates three people in a standard Regular Cab configuration. Double Cab and Crew Cab configurations accommodate six people. The front seats are comfortable and provide reliable support, and the interior feels very spacious. The Silverado Crew Cab version will amaze even experienced drivers. Options with the second row have two complete sets of LATCH child seat mounts. If you take the quality of the interior as a whole for the model range, then it is at a sufficient level. The lower-end models received not too pleasant plastic, while the top-end options will please the skin. Opponents like the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500 still have more sophisticated interiors. The body is available in three lengths: 152.4 cm, 183 cm and 243.8 cm. Chevrolet themselves claim that the Silverado has the largest cargo compartment in the class. The practicality of each body is enhanced by a dozen standard mounts. Nine other removable mounts, lights and an electric drive are available as options. The disadvantage of a pickup for some drivers will be the high walls of the body. This can play a role in unloading. All Silverado models come standard with the Infotainment 3 system with MyLink interface. Entry-level configurations received a 7.0-inch touch screen, while the top versions boast an 8.0-inch diagonal. Although not nearly as futuristic as the almost Ram 1500 tablet, the screen is easy to use with large buttons and a clear menu. Plus, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado test drive video