This is one of the most popular light-duty pickups around. Chevrolet has made sure they provide the durability and power tag-line over the generations and they most obviously have. And this new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab aims to live up to the expectations.
It is already a sales topper across many states but has recently lost a bit of ground to RAM 1500s and Toyota Tundras. The American manufacturers have rolled out this new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab with a few changes to get back its lost ground.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab – Exterior Modifications and Interior Specs
There are very few changes on the outside as it continues with the 2016 style refreshments. The overall design is just as conservative but with powerful horizontal lines projecting strength.
The same headlight cluster design is continued in this new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab with its signature chrome bar flaunting Chevy’s logo going through the mesh grille. A heavy front fender sports fog lamps up front with a cut in down the middle as the pickups’ air intakes.
Muscular wheel arches on both wheels are boxy but give that sense that this car is built to last. A no-nonsense rear-end is with body-hugging rear lamps and a single centrally-placed rear exhaust finish a sturdy and robust design.
This 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab comes with 4 large regular doors as per configuration. Buyers will get both Short and Standard Box or Bed options. This configuration has 3 trims to opt between:
- LTZ Z71.
- High Country.
With the lowest available trim being the LTZ trim, both luxury and utility can be found inside this 5-passenger accommodating the truck. The highest High Country trim boasts one of the best in-cabin features of in this light-duty half-ton pickup truck segment. Standard luxury and infotainment include:
- Front Bucket Seats with optional Leather Upholstery.
- Added Leather and Metal Accents.
- 8” Multi-infotainment screen.
- Heated Front Bucket and Rear Bench Seat.
- 10-way Power Adjustable Seats.
- 6 Speaker Sound System with optional Bose Speaker System Upgrade.
- OnStar, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi.
- Chevrolet MyLink with optional Navigation.
The top High Country Trim will have other added packages by default such as:
- Rear Infotainment Package.
- Black Pack which includes 22” premium alloys.
- Trailering Package.
There are loads of other features which this new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab has, and each of them contributes to making this one of the most heavily featured pickups around.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab – Performance
This new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 2017 will have 2 engine options and both RWD and 4WD drivetrain choices. There will be only one type of transmission, and that is an 8 Speed automatic.
One of the engines is a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 with max output at 355 hp at 5600 rpm and max torque at 383 lb-ft at 4100 rpm. The more powerful engine option will be a 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 which has max output and torque at 420 hp at 5600 rpm and 460 lb-ft at 4100 rpm. This is one of the most powerful engines in the light-duty pickup segment.
Best EPA ratings come with the 5.3-liter and RWD configuration with the numbers reading 16 mpg and 22 mpg in city and highway respectively. Top-of-line power numbers read with the 6.2-liter and RWD with estimated trailering capacity around and above 12,000 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
With minimum pricing minus the trims to come in at around $42,000, max pricing with the High Country trim on this 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab can reach above $60,000 with added accessories and packages.