Are you thinking about buying a truck? Take a look at a used Chevrolet Silverado! It offers a large range of fuel-efficient and powerful engines as well as body styles and even convenient and comfort features making it the perfect truck for everyone! Keep reading our review to learn more about how great a used Chevrolet Silverado can be!
What kind of features are included in a used Chevrolet Silverado?
There is a Silverado for everyone with three different cab styles (the regular two-door, “four-door “double” extended cab, and the crew cab) and three-bed sizes depending on the model (a 5-foot, 6-foot 6-inch or an 8 foot). The regular cab comes with room for three and the double and crew cab come with room for six passengers! A used Silverado also comes in six trims; the base Work Truck, the LT, LS, LTZ, Custom and the top model the High Country! If you are looking for a truck that can get the job done with a great price tag and still has a ton of great features the base Work Truck is for you! The Work Truck comes with standard exterior features like LED daytime running lights, xenon headlights, a bed light, power door locks, 17-inch steel wheels and tinted glass. The interior of the Work Truck includes power door locks, cruise control, air conditioning, rubber floor covering, a driver informational display, a tilt-only steering column, and vinyl seating. For tech, you’ll find a USB and auxiliary port, Chevrolet’s MyLink, smartphone compatibility (with Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay), six-speaker sound system and an upgraded 7-inch touchscreen! If you are looking for the most that a used Silverado can offer take a look at the High Country model! The High Country comes with all the standard features from the lower tiers plus 20-inch chrome wheels, a unique grille, cargo ties, spray on bed liner, rear and front parking sensors, a navigation system, a super awesome seven-speaker Bose audio system, and front bucket seats! Tons of the standard features on the upper trims are available features on the lower models making for great customization! Some optional features for all models include a rear under-seat storage bin, a back seat entertainment system with a DVD and Blu-ray player and even a power sunroof!
What kind of engine options does a used Chevrolet Silverado offer?
A used Silverado also comes with a few engine options. The standard Silverado engine for the LT, LS, and Custom models is a 4.3-liter V6 Flex-Fuel that produces 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque and has an estimated fuel economy of 24 mpg on the highway with 2WD by the EPA (with the 4WD system the truck reaches 22 mpg). An optional engine for the LT, LS and Custom models and the standard engine for the LTZ and High Country models is a 5.3 V8 Flex Fuel that generates 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. The EPA has estimated this engine with a fuel economy of 23 mpg on the highway with 2WD. The LTZ and the High Country models get an optional too; it’s a 6.2-liter V8 Flex Fuel (with 4WD only) that outputs 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque and gets an estimated 21 mpg on the highway! The towing capability of a used Silverado is really impressive. The V6 engine can tow a maximum of 7,600 and the V8 when properly equipped with the Max Trailering package can tow up to 11,100 pounds!
Are there any safety features or packages for a used Chevrolet Silverado?
A used Chevrolet Silverado is a great choice for safety! The standard safety features include traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes, side curtain airbags and front and rear side airbags! Standard on all models but the Work Truck is the OnStar telematics system that grants owners access to more safety features like roadside assistance, automatic crash notification, remote door unlocking and even stolen vehicle assistance! Optional safety features include the Enhanced Driver Alert package which adds even more like a Safety Alert seat that buzzes the driver’s seat bottom as an additional form of warning in addition to the forward collision warning system!
A used Chevrolet Silverado is a fantastic choice when thinking about purchasing a truck! It’s equipped with a ton of great features that make the truck more comfortable and convenient, and it's a great fuel efficient option too! Come into Sunset Trucks today to learn even more and take a Silverado for a test drive!