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Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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2.8 (Fair)

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Generations

Chevrolet once billed itself as "the Heartbeat of America." Though Chevy's marketing department may have moved on to new slogans and catchphrases, the old handle still holds true for the brand's iconic Silverado. Generations of Americans have found comfort and familiarity behind the wheel of the tried-and-true Chevy pickup, whether it was grandpa's old Advance Design, dad's Square Body, or just a high school buddy's beater C/K rig. It's the kind of machine this country was built on, even if more and more pickups nowadays are family-haulers rather than farm implements. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is fully redesigned with new motors, freshened exterior styling, and an updated interior.

2019 - 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

3/4 Front Glamour 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Major changes included:

Modern full-size trucks have become a veritable smorgasbord of choices and options. In the Silverado's case, there's a whopping eight trims and five engines; let's not even broach the various cab and bed choices that are also part of the deal. It's safe to say that if there's a specific combination of truck bits you're... Read more »

2019 | 2020

2014 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

3/4 Front Glamour 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Major changes included:

Full-size trucks don't change with the wind, so when an all-new example hits the streets, it's a pretty big deal. Under pressure from newer competition from Ford and Ram, the Chevrolet Silverado was due for a tires-up makeover, and gets it for 2014. For decades, automakers concentrated on how to make their trucks haul and... Read more »

2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018

2007 - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

3/4 Front Glamour 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Major changes included:

The Chevy Silverado 1500 is available in several trim levels: WT, LT and LTZ, plus an LS version in standard cab, extended cab and crew cab body styles. Engines include a 195-hp 4.3-liter V6 engine; a 295-hp 4.8-liter V8; a 315-hp 3.5-liter V8 in gasoline or flexfuel (gasoline and E85 ethanol) versions; and a 367-hp... Read more »

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

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