Latest features of the all new Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The Chevrolet Silverado is a series of pickup trucks from General Motors. The Silverado Series succeeds the Chevrolet C/K line of vehicles. The vehicles in the Chevrolet Silverado series have significantly evolved since their inception in the late 90s. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the most popular pickup trucks in the series. It gets upgraded every year, and this year has been no different.

Here is a look at the additional features in the all-new Chevrolet Silverado 1500.

New 6.2L V-8 for Trail Boss and RST models

This is one of the most valuable upgrades in the 2020 model of Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Half of the trim levels in the vehicle will be available with the 6.2L V-8 with 460 lb-ft of torque and an SAE-certified 420 hp. All of it will be clubbed with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The LT Trail Boss and the Custom Trail Boss come armed with a 2-inch factory suspension lift and a Z71 Off-Road Package consisting of skid plates, a locking rear differential, 18-inch wheels, Rancho mono-tube off-road shocks, and Goodyear Duratrac off-road tires. The Trail Boss Model is one of the most sought after models in the Silverado series. The fact that it comes with 6.2L V-8 attached to it now has just increased the craze among prospective consumers.

At $44,000, this is a fairly affordable truck that scores very well on its on-road and off-road performance. The maximum towing strength of the pickup truck has gone up to 13,400 pounds. The Silverado 6.2L also comes equipped with a Performance Upgrade Package, which includes a cat-back performance exhaust system and a performance air intake. Because of this, the overall output also increases to 469 lb-ft of torque and 435 horsepower.

Actuation changes

The 2020 model features a 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel engine that ensures a refined and efficient functioning for the vehicle. The engine is available on LTZ, RST, LT, and High Country Models. It has proven itself to be the best engine in the diesel segment for torque and horsepower. It boasts of 277 horsepower, 460 lb-ft, and 95 percent torque landing at 1250 rpm. The engineers at Chevrolet set off with a clean-sheet design and then developed an engine that utilizes the efficiency of the six-part cylinder architecture and puts in high-tech emission and combustion technologies. This, in turn, optimizes the efficiency and improves the overall performance of the vehicle.

Upgraded trailering technology with Cruise Control

The expanded towing technologies, which were present in the 2020 Silverado HD, are available on the regular, upgraded model as well. Owing to this, both Silverado and Silverado HD are equipped with a 15-camera view, which makes the trailering process more convenient when you pull a massive cargo trailer or a camper. It also has a transparent trailer, which is a feature exclusive to this segment. It uses the accessory camera present on the rear of the trailer. The display screen enables the driver to see across the trailer and help them while they navigate their way through parking spaces and heavy traffic areas. The Adaptive Cruise Control Camera has a high-mounted camera. It is present behind the rearview mirror. It helps in scanning the roads and uses algorithms and software to ensure a distance between your vehicle and the vehicle moving in front of you.

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