Doing this also allows for vehicles to be sold at less expensive prices which would bring a larger profit for Gm since more people would want to buy their vehicles. This is a lot of truck to move with that little power available. The Crew Cab brings an abundance of room to the rear, and passengers not only enjoy legroom, but the added height that comes with a full-size truck. The second mode is used at highway speeds, when the gas engine is primarily used, with the electric helping power either four or all eight cylinders for accelerations, steep inclines, or towing power. The 26 gallon tank apparently can hold around 30 gallons.
Replace them and your wires, rotor, and cap if needed. Of course, shoppers with that mindset will miss out on what is possibly the best Silverado ever built and, thanks to 2009's powertrain upgrades, the most powerful light-duty truck on the market. The Hybrid operates in two modes. She figured out 23 miles per, mixed driving once we were up there. When I first purchased the truck it only got around 17 miles per gallon on the highway. The thing about it is this.
I doubt removing the turbo would change the economy, but would definitely kill the power. Another step up are the two 5. The CarGurus View It's impossible to ignore the overall quality of the Silverado 1500, and anyone who needs a truck for work - or just likes riding high on the road - will find it hard not to enjoy what Chevrolet has to offer. That's not ideal, but since my job requires a full-sized truck it is pretty good compared to the fuel mileage of most models with V-8 engines, especially four wheel drive ones. Additional Details and Data Silverado 1500 4. When I first purchased the truck it only got around 17 miles per gallon on the highway.
Will that make a difference? Still, there is clearly room for some improvement though. While we expect the 4. For Sierra, maximum payload is for 2wd regular cab model; maximum towing is for regular cab 4x4 model. Say Media We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Active Fuel Management The Active Fuel Management system available in four different V8s cuts the operation of four cylinders when they are unneeded and enhances fuel economy.
Max available towing rating lb. I drove his truck from California to arizona and had to fill up after 220 miles when he put that in i a little over 500 miles. Hopefully we will see some hybrid trucks that are more than just marketing gimmicks come on the market. In terms of acceleration and power, every 1500 trim tested well for initial and highway power. Trans is an auto 4 speed, but very smooth and always predictable. On the other hand, if you often tow things a diesel may be a better choice. We have not had any problems with it and it is a very nice truck.
The Z60 version stiffens up both the steering and the suspension to give the Silverado street performance. I dont have a heavy foot, and only drive from home to work and back. Far as I know nobody makes a synthetic oil for the 4x4 transfer case yet so I changed the fluid with the original type. Anyone thinking they can get both need to think about why there is a trans. Most reviewers focus on the V8 lineup and are pleased with it. New available features include OnStar 8. Make sure that your rear axle is geared for highway driving if that is what you plan on using the truck for.
Akismet This is used to detect comment spam. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www. Synthetic gear lubes and engine oils reduce the amount of drag inside your engine and rear axle. We all know what Happy feet are. The next rung up on the ladder is the 4. Most reviewers say that the Silverado's performance make it easy to live with, even for a large truck.
Thanks for the kind words and for reading my hubs. My truck is bone stock and haven't done anythign to it, and it just rolled over 100k. Other excellent prospects to try in that price range are Ram 1500 4. The only complaint that we have is that the gas mileage is not what it is reviewed to be. A low geared rear end will cost you dearly at the pump. There is no doubting that has become an important factor in the highly competitive fullsize truck market, with the V6 and V6-powered setting quite a precedent in recent years. Depending on the model and equipment, the Silverado 1500 can tow up to 10,500 pounds.
Just curious any check engine lights on? Big knobs In a welcome bow to those who work hard to earn their keep — and who live in frigid climes — the Silverado has knobs, switches and door handles that can be easily operated while wearing gloves. Login This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service. The first mode is for traveling at low speeds with light loads, when it uses either straight electric power, the gas engine, or a combination of the two. Priced very attractively in the Southeast. If I stayed 55 Hyw I got it up to 19. There are many folks out here who need a full sized four wheel drive truck. Clearly Ford has found a way to take advantage of the the new test standards or they had a hand in influencing the new procedure.