2015 Chevrolet Silverado

2015 Chevrolet Silverado

The Silverado combines efficiency and refinement. Photos Courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet adds an all-new, eight-speed automatic transmission to the 2015 Silverado 1500 powertrain roster, enhancing efficiency and refinement while maintaining capability.

It is included on models equipped with the EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 engine. The trio of EcoTec3 engines, a 4.3L V-6, 5.3L V-8 and 6.2L V-8, is designed for the needs of full-size truck customers. Each features direct injection, Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation) and continuously variable valve timing to make the most of power, torque and efficiency across a broad range of operating conditions.

2015-Chevrolet-Silverado-thumbThe entire 2015 Silverado lineup is available with a number of features engineered for serious towing, including the available NHT max trailering package, which features a 9.76-inch rear axle, heavy-duty rear springs, revised shock tuning, enhanced cooling and an integrated trailer brake controller to optimize capability and comfort when trailering. The Silverado also rolls into 2015 with refinements focused on today’s ever-increasing need for advanced in-vehicle communication, including MyLink enhancements with Text Messaging Alerts, Siri Eyes Free and new, available OnStar with 4G LTE and standard built-in Wi-Fi hotspot.

2015-Chev-Silverado-rearThe 2015 Silverado 1500 range includes regular cab, double cab and crew cab body styles, all offered with 4WD. Models and trim levels include Work Truck (WT), LS, LT, LTZ and High Country. Regular cab, double cab and crew cab models are available.Wide rear crew cab doors make it easier to get in and out of the truck, while the pickup box’s two-tier loading design, CornerStep bumper and ergonomically shaped handholds built into new box rail protectors make it easier to load and retrieve items.

Base model estimated mpg: 18/24. Estimated starting price: $26,105.

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