Probably the most popular Chevrolet truck, and one of the most popular trucks in North America, has been the Chevy Silverado 1500 for a long time. And with the 2015 model year upon us, a lot of excitement has surrounded what might be changing in the great truck. While the Silverado just entered a new generation in the 2014 model year, there will be a few subtle changes in appearance to the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton AB. One big, exciting change will be the addition of available 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity through OnStar. Youll be able to stay connected to the internet no matter where you go.
But as always, one of the most important aspects of any truck are the available engines. In the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500, there are three available engines, all of which are EcoTec3. The choices make use of technologies like direct injection, variable valve timing, and active fuel management to offer you the best of both world; performance and efficiency. The first is a 4.3L V6 that offers 285 horsepower coupled with 305 lb-ft of torque, and the best fuel efficiency at 13.1 l/100km city and 9.8 l/100km highway. The next step up is the 5.3L V8, which has an impressive 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque with the best fuel efficiency in a gas V8 pickup engine ever at 14.7 city/10.2 highway. But then youve got the option to select the most powerful engine offered in a full-size light-duty pickup truck, the 6.2L V8. This beast of an engine runs with an astounding 420 horses while pumping out 460 lb-ft of torque. And if towing is your thing? This monster leads its class with 12,000 lbs of trailering capacity.
Z71 Off-Road Package in the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500
Whats another thing a lot of truck drivers like to do? If youre looking at this page, you probably already know. They like to take it off-road, and if you opt for the legendary Z71 off-road package you can definitely do just that. Equipping the Z71 package adds rugged looks and a plethora of handy features. For starters, the iconic Z71 badge and graphics will be added in various places around the truck, letting everyone else know exactly what youre capable of. And with brushed aluminum sill plates, a unique grill cluster, and exclusive inserts for the grille and lower front bumpers, youll fantastic as well.
However, simply looking a little bit cooler doesnt magically make your truck run better off-road. So the Z71 off-road package adds a ton of other features too. The biggest of which is the signature Z71 Off-Road Suspension with Rancho monotube shocks. Combining this unique suspension system with a hill descent control program, all-terrain tires, and underbody transfer case shield on 4WD models, a locking rear differential, and recovery hooks. Adding this package will not only make you look ready to take your truck off-road, itll help you drive once you get there.
Get the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton AB
Whether off-roading or towing, the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 is obviously ready for the job. But there are plenty of other cool features and configurations in the new truck. Did you know there are five different cab-box setups to choose from? It gives you the customization options to pick the exact size of truck you need. Whether it be the standard four door Double Cab/Standard Box, Crew Cab/Short Box, or Crew Cab/Standard Box choices that give you plenty of room for guests or housing cargo inside, or the two door Regular Cab/Standard Box or Regular Cab/Long box that gives you plenty of bed capacity, you know youre getting the exact truck that you want.
Feel free to give us a call right here at Don Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac with any questions about the new model 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500. We dont know yet exactly when to expect the new truck, but we hope to have it on the lot by the end of the year.