Standard equipment on the Silverado 1500 includes a 4.3-liter V-6 engine that produces 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. Two V-8 engine options are also available. The first is a 5.3-liter V-8 that increases the performance ratings to 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The best performance numbers available on the truck come via a 6.2-liter V-8 that checks in at 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
Towing and Hauling
When equipped with the base engine, the Silverado can tow up to 7,600 pounds. The 5.3-liter V-8 checks in at 11,000 pounds and the 6.2-liter V-8 is rated at 12,500 pounds. The maximum payload for the V-6 Silverado is rated at 1,980 pounds. Moving up to the 5.3-liter V-8 increases this number to 2,430 pounds. The final V-8 engine has a maximum payload of 2,160 pounds, when properly equipped.
After government safety testing, the 2017 Silverado emerged with an overall score of five stars. This is the highest popular score. This rating can be supplemented by an impressive list of safety features. These include: A rearview camera, OnStar, Teen Driver, lane departure warning and intervention system, forward collision warning system with low-speed emergency braking, front and rear parking sensors and Safety Alert seats.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trim Levels and Features
Capability an performance are available in spades on the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Patterson CA. This impressive truck is ready to tackle the great outdoors or the job site, and do it in comfort and style. The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available in multiple cab options and trim levels. Cab options include a two-door regular cab, four-door double cab and four-door crew cab. Trim levels include: WT, LS, LT, Custom, LTZ and High Country. The available Z71 package adds off-road-oriented features to the truck. Highlights from the list of features include: