We are soon expecting to see new 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This new Chevy truck should retain the same styling and dimensions as the current version. Silverado lineup should include WT, LS, LT, LTZ, Custom and High Country models. Chevy will again offer three cab versions: Regular Cab, Double Cab and Crew Cab. First two will have 6,6 foot short-bed or 8 foot long-bed, while Crew Cab will have 5,8 foot short-bed or 6,6 foot long-bed. Chevrolet Silverado 2018 exterior design could get new color choices or new wheel design. However, everything else should remain the same as before. Silverado will be equipped with Enhanced Driver Alert Package and Teen Driver feature. The first one includes lane-departure warning, blind-spot alert, forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking. Second feature includes remote locking tailgate, wireless phone charging and spray-on bedliner.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado fuel economy and engine
2018 Chevrolet Silverado engine should be 4.3-liter V6 unit generating 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. Next choice is 5.3-liter V8 engine producing 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. First engine is standard in all versions except LTZ and High Country, while second one is optional in all models except LTZ and High Country were it is standard. Last one is big and strong 6.2-liter V8 engine capable to develop massive 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Maximum towing capacity is set at 12,500 pounds. Engines will be combined with either 6-speed or 8-speed automatic transmission. 4WD system will be available, but only as optional upgrade. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado fuel economy specs for 4.3-liter V6 engine and RWD are rated at 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway, averaging 20 mpg, while 4WD version will do 17/22/19 mpg. Top of the range model with 6.2-liter V8 will do 15/21/17 mpg with RWD and 15/20/17 with 4WD.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado release date and price review
2018 Chevrolet Silverado release date is expected closer to the end of 2017. Best market rivals for Silverado are Nissan Titan, Toyota Tundra, Ram 1500, Ford F-150 and GMC Sierra 1500. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado price is set at $29,000 for the base version. Top of the range Silverado High Country is priced at $67,000.