2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Review

The Chevy Silverado 1500 marks 100 years of truck production for Chevrolet and it does everything to continue this tradition. The strongly sculpted exterior, vigorous powertrain options, and capacious cabin make this model an appealing option.

If you're in the market for a new Silverado 1500 in the Clintonville, New London, or Shawano areas, you'll learn all you need to know in this 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 review by our team at Klein Auto.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Performance Specs

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes standard with a 4.3L ECOTEC®3 V6 engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission. This setup generates 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. It has the ability to tow up to 9,800 pounds and a payload capacity up to 1,980 pounds.

There are two more available powertrains that offer significantly more engine and towing power as you climb the trim level ladder.

The first is the 5.3L ECOTEC®3 V8 engine and the second is a 6.2L ECOTEC®3 V8 engine paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The 5.3L engine produces 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque, while the 6.2L engine delivers 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

The most powerful option has the ability to tow up to an impressive 12,500 pounds and a payload capacity up to 2,250 pounds. This ability makes the Silverado 1500 more than capable of handling any task on the job site or chore on the farm. 

Rugged Exterior

The Silverado 1500 features a sculpted exterior. You'll first notice the bold lines of the grille and headlights when they're aimed your way.  

Do you like more subtle or striking colors? It offers a range of available exterior colors from Graphite Metallic to Deep Ocean Blue Metallic. Truly, there is a color for every driver.  

The EZ Lift & Lower Tailgate is standard on all trim levels and makes it easier to raise and lower the tailgate for quick access. The available 4-foot and 6-foot motorized assist steps are offered in black and chrome to help you and your passenger swiftly get in the truck.

Chevy Silverado 1500 Interior

The interior of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is spacious, no matter if you opt for the regular, double, or crew cab. The smallest option, the regular cab, offers an impressive 42.4 inches of headroom and 45.2 inches of legroom to the driver.

For infotainment, it comes standard with a 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen that features Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, and Bluetooth® capabilities. These features allow you to easily connect your phone to your car to make hands-free calls, answer texts with your voice, or play your favorites tunes. This will help keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.     

There's also an available 6-speaker Bose® sound system for greater sound quality in the cabin.

Higher trim levels offer available front leather-appointed seating and a leather-wrapped steering wheel in addition to an available heating function for both to add a touch of luxury. These features can help keep you warm in cooler conditions.   

Review the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Person

The 2018 Silverado 1500 was designed with your hardworking schedule in mind. Many features, including the interior technology and functional exterior capabilities, can help make a great driving experience.

If you're a buyer in the market for Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in the Clintonville, New London, or Shawano areas, our experienced team at Klein Auto would love to help you get behind the wheel.

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