The upcoming 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel pickup truck will hit the dealerships at the same time as the gasoline. According to the latest info, the new model will most likely arrive in May 2020. It will keep the same design as the based one and also it sits on the same platform.
We must add that this platform is also used on some popular models like Tahoe and Suburban. The Silverado model offers three engine options and one of them is a diesel one. Also, this model will be lighter than its predecessor and it will be able to tow up to 11,100 pounds.
2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel Exterior Changes
The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel pickup truck model is strong, attractive and visually it looks the same as the base one. Thanks to the use of more Aluminium materials it will be lighter than its predecessor. Dimensions of the new pickup truck and its shape will stay intact. However thanks to the lighter platform, the fuel economy will be a way better.
The optional panoramic moonroof will be larger and the new pickup will sports more carbon fiber material around. The MultiPro tailgate will be also offered with this model and the similar system can be found in the current GMC Sierra model. The front on this pickup will get wider grille that now wears more chrome accents. Besides those changes, the manufacturer will introduce new exterior colors that will provide a more distinctive appearance.
Cabin Host a Large 8.0-inch Unit
The interior of the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel will keep the same design as the current version. It will offer attractive interior design and comfort inside. The spacious cabin will be able to place five passengers and provides great headroom as the legroom.
Also, techs remain the same with the standard package that will include cloth upholstery and a 7.0-inch touchscreen. However, if one goes for the High Country or RST model it will get leather seats and larger 8.0-inch unit. Also, the safety department will be much better with the hybrid version.
2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel Powertrain and Towing Specs
The new 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 will keep the same engine options, except the new Diesel engine, there are zero changes under the hood. The base model will be still 5.3-liter V8. This powerful V8 unit is able to produce 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, with this engine, the new Silverado is able to tow 11,100 pounds.
The next one that is optional is a 6.2-liter V8 engine that delivers to this pickup amazing output of 420 HP and 460 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, the last engine under the Silverado model will be a diesel one. From the latest information, the manufacturer will use a 3.0-liter V6 diesel powertrain. However, at this moment there are no info about output and fuel economy of this version. We know that the diesel unit will feature the new Dynamic Fuel Management system and it will bring great fuel economy. Also, we can expect great towing with the Diesel pickup.
Release Date and Price
From the latest news, the upcoming 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 is scheduled for the middle of 2020. The base model is expected to start at the same price as predecessor $31,000. However, the price of the diesel model is still unknown. From some gossip, this model may start at $33,000.