The GM Company is one of the most influential ones in the car world, and Chevrolet, as part of it, has shown that it’s one of the most popular in the full-size HD pickup truck class. With a constant update of its models, in time, this manufacturer has gathered a great range of pickup models. The 2016 Chevy Silverado is a part of this story, which started in 1998, with the release of the GMC Sierra as the predecessor of today’s Silverado versions. The new Chevy Silverado 2016 is a redesigned pickup truck that is one of the forthcoming models, with which the GM aims to outclass the other vehicles in this class. The new style comes with two large chrome bars that ornament the grille. The front end is more bulky, with a more aerodynamic design, while the engine lineup will be carried over from the existing truck models.
2016 Chevy Silverado changes
The 2016 Chevy Silverado will not suffer major external changes, but there will be enough changes to make it much better, such as new more powerful alloy wheels and a wider palette of exterior. The most noticeable change will be on the front end of the truck, it will come with a more bulky look, but at the same time it will have a more aerodynamic design. The front grille will be redesigned, and it will come with two chrome bars of considerable thickness that will give the vehicle a more bossy appearance.
As far as the interior of the new Chevy Silverado 2016 goes, it will be much more comfortable and spacious. The inside of the car will be upholstered with new leather allowing bigger comfort of the passengers. Furthermore, the cabin will be equipped with modern technological features and high quality materials. A large touch screen display will be in charge of controlling the upgraded dashboard with an array of controls and functions. Some of the features that will also be included are: electronic cruise control, traction and stability control, anti lock brakes, rear parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, and standard airbags.
Chevy Silverado 2016 towing capacity
As we already mentioned, the engine line-up is inherited from the existing models. The base version of the new Chevy Silverado 2016 will have a 6.0-liter Vortec V8 engine capable of producing 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. The Diesel model will have a 6.6-liter V8 Duramax engine capable of pumping out 397 horsepower and 765 lb-ft of torque. The engines will be paired with two versions of transmission: a 6-speed automatic and more economic 8-speed transmission. With V8 diesel engine the 2016 Chevy Silverado towing capacity will be around 18,000 pounds.
2016 Chevy Silverado price and release date
The price of the new Chevy Silverado 2016 is expected to be around $30,000. Its main competitors will be Ford F-150, Ram 1500, GMC Sierra, Nissan Titan and Toyota Tundra. The 2016 Chevy Silverado release date is expected for the first half of 2016.