The 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 is a pickup truck that looks good both on and off the road and it comes with excellent towing and hauling capabilities. Chevrolet made plenty of changes for the upcoming model, including new bodywork, redesigned frame, two gasoline and one diesel engine.
Not only that, new Silverado 1500 is bigger and lighter, thanks to heavy aluminum work. Eight trim levels are in the offer and the range of features, cab sizes, and other options are really wide.
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Exterior is slightly lighter thanks to aluminum materials
Not only that the forthcoming 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 is lighter than its predecessor, it’s bigger as well. The wheelbase is 3.8 inches longer and the overall length is slightly longer. Thanks to aluminum materials, Chevrolet managed to make its new pickup lighter, however, bed, roof, and fenders are made of steel.
The company claims that new model will hit the markets with 450 pounds less than before. Overall, the exterior looks both distinctive and rugged. The front grille is made of chrome materials, and higher trim levels add even more chrome on some parts. The power-operated tailgate is new and it can be opened or closed via the key fob or via a button that is mounted inside the cabin.
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Interior comfort and design
The interior of 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 is surprisingly modern. Larger pickup’s dimension improved interior’s legroom from 41.0 inches to 44.1 inches. Space increase helped Chevrolet to add to larger storage bins at the rear.
The bed is also larger, and every configuration offers around seven extra inches of floor width. Thanks to eight trim levels, the range of features is big. Work Truck trim adds vinyl or cloth seats and 7.0-inch infotainment touchscreen.
The mid-range LT trim sports an 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen and Country model features luxuries such as leather seats and more chrome materials. Basically, higher trim levels will provide more modern technologies inside the cabin. However, we think that the base model is very well-equipped. The LT Trailboss trim will add off-road equipment and 2-inch suspension lift. This trim will be also available with Z71 Off-Road Package that brings 18-inch wheels, Goodyear Duratrac off-road tires, locking rear differential, Rancho shocks and skid plates.
The next one is LTZ that is middle equipped and it comes with plenty of features like chrome door handles and hockey-stick beltline, bumpers, mirror caps, leather seats that are standard on all trims. It also comes with a power folding and heated rearview mirrors.
However, the High Country trim will get all features and body-color accents with chrome assist steps, stylish front grille design that has two-tone chrome and bronze finish. However the power up/down tailgate comes as standard equipment.
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 RST
The model for the upcoming year 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 will get one more trim RST. This new trim will make this pickup truck more attractive. It will bring a street-performance design to the LT trim, LED lighting that is included in fog lamps, headlamps and taillamps. Also, it will get much bigger wheels of 22-inch wheels with all-season tires.
The interior of this model is much more featured than the standard version. The leather seats on this model will get logo RST. Like in the standard model the seats will be very comfortable. The heated and ventilated seats function a is a perfect combination in this model. Safety is also on the high-level thanks to the stability control system, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and front passenger and head-curtain, automatic crash response, stolen vehicle assistance, roadside assistance and more.
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine gets a Dynamic Fuel Management system
The 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 offers a total of six powertrains. Two V8 gasoline engines and 3.0-liter diesel are all new. The diesel engine is a 3.0-liter six-cylinder that will be able to make 250-horsepower and 440 lb-ft of torque. However, this unit will come with stop/start system and 10-speed automatic transmission.
Two gasoline V8 drivetrains are 5.3-liter V8 that is rated at 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque, and the 6.2-liter V8 that returns 420 HP and 460 lb-ft of torque. Chevrolet specified that those engines will come with improved efficiency thanks to new Dynamic Fuel Management system.
This system cuts the fuel flow and the efficiency is additionally improved thanks to the more aerodynamic design.
Towing Capacity and Fuel Economy
In the towing section, the newest 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 is the king. With the strong engine that this pickup truck has it is able to maximum tow 12,500 pounds.
As for the fuel economy, it is more improved thanks to the General Motors’ new Dynamic Fuel Management system. This system will cut fuel flow between one and seven cylinders and it will give better fuel consumption. At this moment there is no info about the 3,0-liter engine.
However, the 5.3-liter V8 will give EPA city/highway fuel economy of 16/23 mpg for the 2WD 6-speed and eAssist four-wheel drive, 16/22 mpg for the 4WD 6-speed and 2WD 8-speed. Also, a model with 4WD and 8-speed will give 15/20 mpg and the last one with eAssist 2WD18/24 mpg.
The much more powerful 6.2-liter V8 gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 15/21 mpg for the two-wheel drive and 15/20 mpg for the four-wheel drive.
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Price and Release Date
The all-new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 will become available for $31,000. There are eight available trims, and top-range High Country model is priced at around $58,000.
The new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 pickup truck undercuts most of its rivals when it comes to price. Toyota Tundra, Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 all cost slightly higher than Silverado 1500. This pickup will go on sale in the second half of 2018.