100 years of the Chevrolet pick up truck it’s been an awesome run for the brand and Jan 2019 will continue the legacy, after the brand delivered it’s first trucks to customers in January 1918.
The new 2019 Chevrolet truck has accumulated a staggering seven million miles of real-world testing before the first Silverado is delivered to customers in January 2019.
Chevrolet will offer a range of trims and engine/transmission combinations to help each customer find their ideal truck.
Truck customers value capability and functionality above all else,” said Tim Herrick, executive chief engineer of Full-Size Trucks. “Every truck — including the luxurious High Country —
Most truck owners will look at their truck has a tool, with a job to do. Chevrolet set out to create the best tool for the job no matter what the
The 2019 Silverado offers the most cargo volume in every bed length. Most of that volume was created by widening the maximum width of the bed floor nearly seven inches. Will easily accommodate a 4 x 8 sheet of plywood flat on the cargo floor. 12 fixed tie-downs, and their strength has doubled to 500 pounds of force before bending. Silverado also has nine moveable tie points for even more cargo flexibility. Silverado will be available with a class-exclusive power up/down tailgate that can be operated from the key fob, interior button or by hand. Other changes include available task lighting, a 120-volt power outlet and larger cutouts in the class-exclusive CornerStep bumpers to better accommodate steel-toed boots.
The 2019 Silverado is larger than before tower it is also lighter and will be available with six engine/transmission combinations, giving customers more combinations of performance, efficiency and value to best fit their priorities. This includes new 5.3L and 6.2L V-8s. For the first time the Silverado will also be available with an all-new Duramax 3.0L inline-six turbo-diesel. Chevrolet offers diesel engines in more segments and models than any other brand, including Equinox, Cruze, Colorado, Express, Silverado 1500, Silverado HD and upcoming Silverado medium-duty models.
Both the 3.0L diesel and 6.2L engines are paired with a new Hydra-Matic 10-speed automatic transmission as well as start/stop technology to improve fuel economy for optimum performance and efficiency.
All models introduce a modern, powerful design with a strong dose of Chevy Truck DNA. For example, the “CHEVROLET” name stamped on the tailgate recalls iconic Chevy trucks of the 1950s and ‘60s, while the integrated dual exhausts and up to 33-inch tires reflect modern customer preferences.
The Silverado was already the first pickup to offer 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, wireless phone charging and OnStar safety and security features.
“Many use their trucks to earn a paycheck, or to do what they enjoy most when they’re off the clock.
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 100 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value.