The 2018 Chevy Silverado is an amenity-packed all-purpose pickup truck which is to be released by Chevrolet in continuation to the release of its 2017 models. The vehicle is available in four different rim levels – WT, LS, LT, and LTZ. Fuel-efficient engines, impressive feature packed interiors, and classy exteriors are going to be the major factors to watch out for when the new 2018 Silverado gets released.
2018 Chevy Silverado
Not much has been release by the manufacturer regarding the body styling or exterior features of the 2018 Chevy Silverado. However, going by the trend of Silverado’s aesthetics, it can be anticipated that the 2018 model would also come with LED lighting facility along with chrome linings on the door handles and the mirrors. The pickup truck would be expected to come with body-colored bumpers which will add to the aesthetic appeal of the vehicle.
If you had observed, there was a considerable addition of features in the 2016 model of Chevy Silverado as compared to the 2014 model. Thus, it is most unlikely that the firm would go for major changes in the design and features of the vehicle in 2018. The LTZ models of the 2018 Chevy Silverado comes with an enhanced driver alert package, which is not available in the base versions. It is expected that in 2018, this accident avoidance system would be made available with the lower trim level vehicles as well.
Much like the 2017-year model, the next generation of Silverado is expected to come with MyLink enjoyment system that will be support Apple CarPlay and Android Automobile. The vehicle would also be equipped with OnStar system, which would serve as a solution to Wi-Fi connectivity and can be used as a hotspot as well.
2018 Silverado specs
The 2018 Silverado is expected to come equipped with the 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine. That will give the vehicle an amazing torque of 383 lb-ft and 355 HP power, which is a string reply to the EcoBoost engines of Ford F-150 or the Ecodiesel units of Dodge Ram. For that matter, the Silverado engine will beat the F-150’s engine by 30 HP and will offer a better acceleration than what is offered by Dodge’s engine.
As for the powertrain of the vehicle, it may get a new drivetrain. The engine of the truck is speculated to be mated to 6-speed auto gearbox. The estimated 0-60 mph timing would be around 6.5 seconds which is quite impressive.
2018 Chevy Silverado price and release date
While there is no confirmed news from the manufacturers, but the 2018 Chevy Silverado is expected to make its debut in the 2017 Geneva Auto Show that will take place in the month of March in 2017. The price of the vehicle is expected to undergo a hike. This means that it would be priced at around $35,000 for the base version, and almost $50,000 for the higher volume LT crew cab with 4WD. As per the 2018 Silverado will be giving tough competition to other pickup trucks in its class like the GMC Sierra 1500, Toyota Tundra, Ford F-150 and Nissan Titan.