Chevy Silverado 1500 Updated With All-New Options

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In September 2015, the company Chevrolet, part of the concern of General Motors, presented an updated version of the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at the industrial fair in Texas.

Chevrolet Silverado has a solid steel frame and made of the same material body and cabin elements, while its direct competitors in the US market are slowly starting to develop aluminum.

Now LED

The generation of the Chevrolet Silverado in 2015 differs from its predecessors in a much more aggressive exterior, which is emphasized by the predatory double grille, rectangular double-decker headlamps and an outstanding forward front bumper with integrated fog lamps and a lower protective insert made of black plastic.

Backed up are rectangular wheel arches and LED lights. At the corners of the body have running boards that help to climb into it without lowering the bead. There are at each configuration and some individual features, which can accurately determine the cost of the car and the level of prosperity of its owner.

EcoTec

The range of power units Chevrolet Silverado consists of three gasoline engines with a volume of 4.3; 5.3 and 6.2 liters. The last one belongs to the EcoTec3 series, it has a power of 420 hp. And a torque of 339 ft lb. It has 12 mpg in the city and 15 mpg on the highway. With it, the Chevrolet Silverado is capable of towing a trailer weighing 12,000 pounds, Which is the best indicator in the class today.

Quite good results Chevrolet Silverado also demonstrates with other engines, whose cooling systems have become more efficient to prevent overheating at high loads.

As a transmission Chevrolet Silverado in all cases, an eight-speed automatic transmission is installed. It constantly transmits the engine torque to the rear wheels. The front ones are connected rigidly, and therefore they can only be used temporarily, for example, to overcome difficult areas.

New Multimedia and Better Sound Insulation

GM accounts for slightly more than 40% of the North American pickup market and the novelty is designed to strengthen the company’s position in this niche. Therefore, the equipment of the Chevrolet Silverado is very rich: collision avoidance systems with automatic evaluation of the braking efficiency in real road conditions, stabilization of the trailer while driving, assistance in starting up, remote opening of the side, rear view camera, front and rear parking sensors and even support for Apple devices. The connection is made by the MyLink system. It has voice control and a large eight-inch touchscreen, which responds even to gloves. With its help, the driver can get on the Internet and get information about the weather, the nearest gas stations, hotels or simply contacting relatives or acquaintances.

Upgraded cruise control in Chevrolet Silverado is able to move to reduced and higher speeds, and also to brake with the engine. There is also a special towing mode for the engine and transmission.

As options Chevrolet Silverado offered remote engine start, navigation system, warning of a dangerous rapprochement with another car or obstacle, as well as the automatic sending of a distress signal to the police in case of an accident.

Interior of Silverado has become even more spacious and convenient for long trips. It has good sound insulation, triple door sealing and facilitating the landing and disembarkation of the rear wide doors.

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