Chevrolet don’t redesign their trucks much, but when they do, it comes in the form of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. This car is going to be one of the biggest redesigns in the automotive market, in many many years. The design is not only one thing that is being updated – the performance is also getting updated from Ongoing Chevrolet Cars and enhanced, thus making it more reliable and versatile.
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will come in various specifications, and it is confirmed that Chevrolet will allow the customers to configure the trim level, bed as well as engine options too.
Chevrolet Silverado Specifications
Firstly, Chevrolet will launch 2019 Chevy Silverado in three different variants – Dura max 3.0 litre I6 Diesel, the 5.3 litre V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management and the new 6.2 litre V8 again with Dynamic Fuel Management. It is said that the 3.0 and 6.2 litre engines will have 10 speed auto transmission. The 6.2 litre engine will pump out 420 BHP of power.
The 2019 Silverado will be 450 lbs lighter than the 2018 one and thus that would increase its towing and hauling capacity. It will have longer wheelbase, a more tougher steel floor and a cargo-volume that’s best in class. There are also corner step bumpers as well as a 120 volt in-bed power outlet, that makes this truck a prime choice for application on job sites.
The Silverado can do 0-60 MPH in just 5.7 seconds, and 2019 Chevrolet Silverado’s top speed is claimed to 130 MPH, for the lowest 3.0 litre I6 engine.
Chevrolet Silverado Interior, Exterior & Features
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will be using aluminium and thus will be more lighter in general. It will come with its usual brutal, manly looks. The cargo bed is large with the rounded cues and curvy line on the front fenders. The rear doors has arch type windows. The grille, beltline as well as the tailgate – all have this straight arrow shape.
Coming to the interiors, it’s totally redesigned. The dash has a two tone design, coupled with bucket seats and a console that is full in length. There is a 7.0 inch MyLink infotainment display, with an option for the8.0 inch. The steering wheel is also changed quite a lot and now looks more upmarket. It has toggle switch for manually shifting gears, a button for tow or haul mode as well as various digital gauges.
There are parking sensors, various USB and USB-C connections, 12 volt power outlets, glove boxes, storage areas that are hidden behind rear seats, etc. And finally, a push button starting mechanism.
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2019 Chevrolet Silverado Trim Options
Chevrolet is allowing so many customisations to the customers, and that’s why there are 9 different trip options, which include like – Work Truck, LT Trail Boss, custom Trailboss, High Country, etc. The options here are truly open for anyone to custom tailor their Silverado to their own liking.
The 2019 Silverado will most probably start at $29,000, with the Crew Cab model at $36,000 and the high country at $57,000. The whole price list will be confirmed at a later date. There will mostly be no such price change from the current batch.
It is rumoured that the 2019 Silverado will be available probably by the fall of 2018. It was first destined to launch by the beginning of 2018, but then the dates were switched.
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will absolutely be a killer machine for those who want performance and looks. The redesign is simply stunning to say the least, and GM really did hit a home run with this truck. This update will definitely make some truck buyers happy as well, and thus would a total win-win situation for General Motors.
Also, the amount of customisation packed into this project is truly astonishing and mind-blowing. It just goes to show how much a car company cares for customer choices.