Initially released as a part of the highly acclaimed “Chevrolet C/K Pickup trucks”, 2016 Chevy Silverado has emerged as one of the most favorite & top selling full sized heavy duty truck models in North America. The model was first introduced in 1998 along with its counterpart – GMC Sierra as a modern day successor to Chevrolet C/K. Chevy Silverado’s excellence outwits that of many cars and is often compared with other well known SUV & Sedan models with respect to their performance & driving experience. Next generation 2016 Chevy Silverado is a surprise package in waiting and is ready to amaze truck lovers all across the world.
2016 Chevy Silverado: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2016 Silverado sport a highly aerodynamic design with a relatively bulky front end. Newly installed features include a brand new grille structure in addition to double chrome bars and remodeled bumpers. In overall the model has a highly stylish exterior coupled with an aggressive look & masculine appearance. One should also take note of the current added curb weight – 4th generation Chevy Silverado is about 100lbs heavier compared to its preceding models. This is a result of the new development platform adopted by General Motor Corporation in manufacturing its pickup truck lineup.
New Chevy Silverado has a classy interior design with a comfortably arranged seating arrangement. According to company executives, its interior cabin is on par with that of premium cars in terms of design. Also, one should note that the redesigned & newly installed center console or dashboard has a clean design with significant reduction in unnecessary switches & buttons. In addition to the above next generation Silverado offers an increased level of comfort with its added head room & leg room (Chevy Silverado has a 4 door configuration and is capable of comfortably accommodating a total of 5 adult passengers.
2016 Chevy Silverado: Engine and Fuel Economy
2016 Chevy Silverado recently made news because it is speculated to feature the new Duramax V 8 6.6L cylinder engine which has been developed by its parent company – General Motors Corporation. According to engine analysts, it is expected to generate about 397 HP power & 765 lbft torque. The power train is also available as a turbo charged diesel variants for high performance or higher up trims. An alternate configuration features a 6.0L, V8 cylinder engine in addition to a fuel efficient CNG gas based engine. It should be noted that Chevy Silverado has graded successfully across various test environments and is speculated to surpass other competing models in the market.
2016 Chevy Silverado: Release Date and Price
2016 Chevy Silverado offers a standard Allisson 100 automatic 6 speed power transmission system with a maximum towing capacity of 23200lbs & 19600lbs on the 5th wheel & rear hatch respectively. 2016 Chevy Silverado is gearing up for a release as a 2016 year models; however a final date of release is yet to be officially announced by GMC officials. Its price range for base models is expected to start form $ 30 000 with a gradually increasing budget for higher up trims.