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Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Price $30,998 – $70,343
Fuel consumption 7.2 – 16.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 76%(view ratings)
The Silverado gains an adaptive cruise control system with camera and an expanded list of towing technologies. Maximum towing capacity is now rated at 13,400 pounds—best in the segment. More than half of the models in the lineup are available with the 6.2-litre V8, which produces up to 435 horsepower. However, the biggest update this year is the addition of the 3.0-litre Duramax six-cylinder turbo-diesel engine. This one boasts 277 horsepower and, more importantly, 460 pound-feet of torque.

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PreviewsDiesel Pickup Comparison: Who’s the Best at What?
Getting the most bang for your buck, isn’t that what everyone wants when it comes to buying a new car or truck? Full-size pickup owners would certainly say yes, because they use them for all sorts of applications: work, play, family, travel, etc. As you know, three of the four …
First Drives2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax: The Diesel is Back
When Chevrolet introduced the next-generation Silverado 1500 last year, we were promised the return of a diesel engine in the lineup. Following a delay of several months, the 3.0-litre Duramax is now ready to make its debut in Canada for the 2020 model year. The Car Guide was invited to …
Comparative TestsFull-size Pickup Comparison Test: Battle Royale
In Canada and in the United States, full-size pickup trucks are bread-and-butter vehicles for Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Ford F-Series largely dominates on the sales charts, followed by the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra —when added together—and the Ram Pickup . In our country, these four …

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NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Full-size pickup sales are extremely strong across the country. The American manufacturers completely dominate the segment, so you’ll see the same names here, except in a different order than last …
Recalls640,000 GM, Ford Vehicles With Faulty Airbags Recalled in Canada
General Motors and Ford announced massive recalls in November 2020 and January of this year, respectively, due to faulty airbags. Over 9 million vehicles were said to be affected. And now we know exactly how many of those are in Canada. According to recall notices posted by Transport Canada, a …
News800-hp Yenko/SC Chevy Silverado Turned Into Off-road Beast
Remember the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Yenko/SC unveiled this summer? It’s an 800-horsepower street truck designed for straight-line performance and little else. But since off-road pickups are becoming more and more popular these days, the tuning company that built this machine, Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE), decided to create a more rugged, …
NewsGM’s Oshawa Plant to Resume Pickup Production in 2022
General Motors’s Oshawa Assembly Plant, which stopped building vehicles in December 2019 and is being converted into a stamping facility, will resume pickup production in 2022. That’s part of the new tentative deal between the automaker and the Unifor auto workers announced on Thursday morning. Members of the union will …
News2021 Chevrolet Silverado Adds Multi-Flex Tailgate, More Towing Power
One of the main differences between the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and its cousin, the GMC Sierra , will be a thing of the past in 2021 as the former adds the option of a Multi-Flex tailgate. Several other enhancements have been made to Chevy’s full-size pickup, so let’s do a …
NewsChevrolet, BMW Have the Best Car Seats, Study Finds
Chevrolet and BMW top J.D. Power’s 2020 Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study released a few days ago. Surprised? The former leads all mainstream car brands with four award-winning vehicles. The Sonic, Impala and Equinox are segment winners, while the Silverado is among the three best pickups/vans. On the luxury side, …
NewsGM Ramps up Full-size Pickup Production to Meet Demand
Demand for full-size pickups is even stronger than it was before the COVID-19 pandemic hit North America and production sites were forced to close for two months. In some parts of the U.S. and Canada, customers must wait an unusually long period of time to receive their orders. In order …
NewsChevy Silverado Realtree is Back and Ready for the Wild
Following the success of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Realtree Edition five years ago, General Motors decided to bring this special edition back for the 2021 model year. The unveiling took place at the 2020 SHOT Show in Las Vegas this week. Developed in collaboration with Realtree, a company that specializes …

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Review: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD
"This truck, for towing, is second to none." "This truck" Howard Elmer is talking about is the Chevrolet Silverado HD, which has been redesigned for 2015 and is no longer weighed down by an outdated interior, saving all its payload for what counts. This segment originally appeared on Episode 20 …
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2014 Chevrolet Silverado
In 2014, General Motors discreetly updated its pair of 1500-series pick-up trucks, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. Unlike RAM and Ford, which always go for grandiose changes, General Motors seems to prefer evolution to revolution.