2019 Chevy Silverado
The 2019 Chevy Silverado is the most advanced Silverado up-to-date.
With over a century of history and 7 million miles of testing, you'll get one that's a step up from the previous generation. One that can offer you more choices for what you need. The 2019 Silverado has a legacy of the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size pickups on the road. Here’s what the other trim levels: high country, LTZ, LT Trail Boss, RST, LT, Custom Trail Boss, Custom and Work Truck have to offer.
Avail. Engine Type
The 2019 Silverado comes standard with 4.3-liter V6 engine and 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. This V6 and the standard six-speed automatic transmission work well for daily driving as well as light towing and hauling jobs. However, if you're thinking about doing some serious heavy lifting you’ll want one of the two V8s. The smaller of the two V8s is a 5.3-liter unit that produces 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. That one comes standard with a six-speed automatic. An eight-speed automatic comes with models featuring stop-start, which is available on LT and higher trims.
The larger V8 is a 6.2-liter engine that puts out 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The 6.2-liter comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission. With it's 2019 redesign, the Silverado added a new engine to the lineup - the turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine which makes 310 horsepower and 348 pound-feet of torque. Later into the model year, the Silverado will offer a 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Drivers can opt-in for stop-start technology with any engine of their choice but the V6. The V8 engines also offer cylinder deactivation technology to make a better fuel economy.
Driving and Handling
The 2019 Silverado can pull multi-ton trailers with ease, and it has some of the highest maximum capacities of any full-size pickup: 12,200 lbs for towing and 2,590 lbs for payload. The Silverado’s two V8 engine options are especially good for towing. There are a lot of features that make hooking up and pulling a trailer a lot smoother, it includes side- and hitch-view cameras, a trailer brake controller, and a trailering app.
The Silverado High Country has an exclusive grille and center bar and 20-inch machines-aluminum wheels. The LTZ and RST have 18-inch Bright Silver painted aluminum wheels and the LTZ has a chrome grille. The LT Trail Boss and the Custom Trail Boss have a 2-inch factory suspension lift with Z71 Off-Road Package. The LT has a 17-inch Bright Silver painted aluminum wheels and LED headlamps with LED signature daytime running lamps. The work truck comes with blacked-out grille, bumpers, and trim. Options on what the drivers want on their vehicle are for them to choose and there are a lot of options.
The Silverado can seat nine passengers. Drivers can get front bucket seats (instead of the standard bench) that drop capacity by one. In any cab style, passengers have plenty of room whether they sit up front or in the back. Silverado models with rear seats are equipped with two full sets of LATCH connectors for installing car seats. The 2019 Silverado beds are now the largest beds in their class. Drivers have three-bed length options: 8-foot, 6-foot 6-inch, and 5-foot-8-inch. To make hauling cargo easier, there are features like tie-down points, lockable bins and power tailgate that can be added to a package.
Standard features include Chevy’s infotainment 3 system with a 7-inch touch screen, Bluetooth, a USB port, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. If you're wanting more, available features can include a sunroof, a seven-speaker Bose audio system, satellite radio, Wi-Fi hot spot, three additional USB ports and, wireless device charging. When it comes to entertainment, the Silverado has a user-friendly infotainment system, and it has a large and easy to read touch screen.
Safety Features and Warranty
Maintenance visits must occur within the first-year vehicle of vehicle delivery. Service visit consists of ACDelco Oil and Filter Change/ Tire Rotation. It does not include air filters. Chevrolet gives the Silverado 1500 a three-year/ 36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/ 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
The Silverado is also standard with a rearview camera. Included is also the driver assistance features which include a head-up display, rearview camera mirror, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot monitoring. Also included is the lane change alert, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, and front and rear parking sensors.