The new 2018 Silverado 1500 is available at DeLillo Chevrolet with a wide range of powerful and efficient engines. This makes your choice in powertrain for your new pickup both exciting and difficult. So which 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engine is right for you? Here’s what each offers to help you decide:
- 5-liter V6: This engine creates 285 horsepower and best-in-class standard V6 torque of 305 lb-ft. It can tow up to 7,600 lbs and yields 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway.*
- 3-liter V8: With this engine and the available eAssist powertrain on Crew Cab LT and LTZ models, you can achieve best-in-class V8 fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway.* This engine pumps out 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque and can tow up to 11,100 lbs.
- 2-liter V8: The 2018 Silverado 1500’s most powerful engine generates a whopping 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. With this powerhouse engine, the Silverado 1500 achieves best-in-class V8 towing capability at 12,500 lbs. Despite its raw power, this engine still manages to yield an impressive 15 miles per gallon in the city and 21 on the highway.*
If you’re still unsure, come into DeLillo Chevrolet to talk to one of our sales representatives.
Truck enthusiasts have been awaiting the debut of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD for some time now, but they won’t have to wait much longer. With a debut slated for March, the medium-duty models will appear at the Work Truck Show 2018. To generate even more hype, Chevrolet unveiled some teaser photos prior to the event.
The Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD teaser images show off a larger front clip. The chassis and suspension fit that of a much stronger truck than the existing Silverado models, and rightly so given the all-new model’s capability. Some styling cues from the current Silverado trucks, such as the headlights, will be very much the same on the new pickups.
The Work Truck Show 2018 runs from March 6th to the 9th and serves as the North America’s largest truck show. The all-new Silverado medium duty models will arrive with regular or crew cabs paired with two- or four-wheel drive. There will also be a number of wheelbases and weight ratings available, making the upcoming pickups some of the most versatile in the industry.
Keep your eyes peeled for the debut of Chevrolet’s all-new trucks!
We here at DeLillo Chevrolet can’t wait to see the Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD in all their glory.
This fall, Chevrolet celebrates 100 years of pickup trucks here in the United States. The very first pickup that Chevy produced had wooden seats and no doors and offered just 36 horsepower. It wasn’t until 1999 that Chevrolet unveiled the Silverado to replace the C/K pickups. The Silverado has been a mainstay in the truck market ever since, joined more recently by the smaller Chevrolet Colorado.
To celebrate one hundred years of Chevy trucks, the American automaker has announced Centennial Editions for both the Silverado and Colorado. The 2018 Chevy Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions will be sold exclusively on the Z71 models in Centennial Blue.
In addition to the historic blue color, the special edition models will feature heritage bowtie emblems as well as 100 year badges throughout the bodies and interiors.
“The Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions are a result of collaboration between Chevrolet Design, Engineering and Marketing, to commemorate the history of Chevy Trucks,” remarked Rich Scheer, Chevrolet Trucks director of Exterior Design. “Both vehicles offer our most enthusiastic fans a way to demonstrate their love for Chevy Trucks and celebrate the Chevy Trucks Centennial with us.”
Have any questions about the new Centennial Editions for the Silverado and Colorado? Visit us today at DeLillo Chevrolet.
Chevy has been around for a long time; that’s part of why it’s such a celebrated and integral part of American culture. But while iconic nameplates like the Camaro and Corvette have only been around since muscle cars had their heyday, the Chevrolet truck lineup – particularly the original Silverado and Suburban SUV, which uses a pickup truck platform – grew up with the American auto industry. The 2018 model year marks 100 years of the Silverado and Suburban nameplates, and Chevy is honoring them with anniversary special editions.
To celebrate the century-long spot Chevy truck have held in their model lineup, Chevrolet released the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions. They are only offered with the off-road ZL1 package, with additional extras like a special “Centennial Blue” paint color and bow-tie emblems on their grilles, front doors, and tailgates. Both models also feature 100-year badges prominently displayed.
Pricing has not yet been released for the Centennial Editions in the Chevrolet truck lineup, but their unveiling is kicking off at the Lone Star State gala at the Texas State Fair. Chevy has also stated that the Silverado and Colorado will be involved in some addition anniversary-related festivities over the next few months.
At DeLillo Chevrolet, we are proud to be part of such a long-standing legacy, and we can’t wait to see what’s to come with the Chevrolet truck lineup.