Ever since it made its first appearance in 1998, this model has
been considered as one of the key players in the class of heavy
The brand new 2016 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck seems to be
one of the forthcoming models by means of which GM plans to
surpass similar vehicles of its competitors.
According to the spy photos, this model shouldn’t come with
some major visual changes but, on the other hand, it will
probably come with new diesel engine.
The first spy photo have appeared!
The exterior of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado stylistically
seems to keep the basic look traditional, but there are some
key differences to be expected. The overall design is made more
Some of the innovative features are two thick chrome bars
adorning the grille. The front grille is much larger, air dam
is lower and the headlamps have been revised. The vehicle
appears to have been added LED daytime running lights. In the
spy photos, the taillights also look as if they have been
2016 Chevy Silverado Interior
The interior of the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado 2016 is
more comfortable and spacious than its predecessors.
The new seats have leather upholstery for greater comfort of
both the driver and the passengers. The rest of the interior is
fully equipped with premium quality materials and technological
devices. The dashboard has been considerably improved with
plenty of controls and functions controlled via large
Some of the safety features which are definitely included in
the new model are traction and stability control, anti-lock
brakes, electronic cruise control, rear parking sensors,
standard airbags and blind spot monitoring.
Engine specs and performance
There are chances that the new Chevrolet Silverado will
replace the 6.6-liter Duramax V8 engine with an innovative
technology in the line of the upcoming pickup truck models.
It’s well-known that this model falls in the heavy duty pickup
truck “line P” of this brand. In 2011 GM launched this line of
trucks with several mechanical upgrades.
The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado will undergo the essential changes
in the new diesel engine that it will come equipped with. The
previous engine will be replaced by a new diesel engine that
delivers 397 bhp or 296 kW and 765lb-ft of torque. As for the
transmission system, the engine will be coupled to a 6-speed
Allisson 1000 auto system with towing capacity of a maximum of
23200 lbs on fifth wheel two and 19600 lbs on the rear hatch.
The Chevrolet Silverado 2016 will be equipped with
Proactive Alerts, new technology that can predict and
notify drivers when certain components need attention — in many
cases before vehicle performance is affected.
Price and release date
2015 Chevy Silverado offers a four versions: 1500, 2500HD,
3500HD and Silverado Special editions (Rally Edition, Midnight
Edition, Custom Sport Edition, Custom Sport Plus Edition, Black
Out Edition and Texas Longhorns Edition), so the redesigned
model for 2016 will have these variants.
Although the official release date of the 2016 Chevrolet
Silverado is yet to be announced, but the customers can surely
expect to pay at least $26,000 (msrp) for Silverado 1500 with a
basic level of equipment and will be in showrooms in late 2015.
2015 Chevy Silverado:
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