GM is a leader in pickup truck segment and it is keen on retaining its supremacy in 2018 and subsequent years. The company launched the refresh to its popular Chevy Silverado lineup in a glitzy event a few days back in Detroit. The new 2020 Chevy Silverado lineup is made to lock horns with arch-rival Ford F-150 and Ram line.
After stunning the industry by a high-profile helicopter unveiling of the Silverado Trail Boss trim earlier, the entire Silverado lineup for 2020 was done by the US car giant. There are eight trims in total and configurations options are aplenty.
2020 Chevy Silverado exterior changes
The new 2020 Chevy Silverado lineup is a macho-looking and sleek truck- beyond question. The GM team made fun of the all-aluminum body of the new lineup. GM has not used all aluminum body in the new Silverado 1500 lineup as it is. The new truck is larger than the earlier version and has category best cargo a capacity and has high strength steel in its body with the limited amount of aluminum. The cargo bed box is also made of roll-formed steel. Overall, it weighs 450 pounds less than the earlier model.
The eight trims in 2020 Chevy Silverado lineup are divided into three segments- High Feature, High Volume and High Value. It will be sold in Crew Cab, Double Cab and Regular Cab body styles.
2020 Chevy Silverado interior rumors
The cabin from some rumors also sports some changes and you get better quality materials used across the trims. The storage options have been enhanced. The higher trims get power tailgate and 120-volt power outlet.
The 2020 Chevy Silverado is laden with plenty of sophisticated safety features and amenities. The Chevy Mylink infotainment has been enhanced and it comes with 4G LTE WiFi capability. Furthermore, the off-road lovers should opt for the stylish and rugged LT Trailboss and luxury lovers have the High Country trim.
2020 Chevy Silverado engines
It is not only the design that has changed in the 2020 Chevy Silverado lineup. The changes are there under the hood too! The 5.3-L and 6.2 L V8 engines are there but now they offer better mileage- as per GM claims. However, the new Silverado is all set to get a new turbo diesel- a first in this class. All engines will get mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
The V8 units get a new cylinder deactivation system. The rumor is GM will also offer a mild hybrid setup in the lineup later. Owing to several noise canceling materials in the cabin, it remains quieter than earlier.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado price and release date
The newest 2020 Chevy Silverado popular lineup will reach showrooms for sale in late 2019- as per company sources. Pricing is yet to be announced but expect a slight bump in the pricing of each trim.
Summing it up
There is no denying that 2020 Chevy Silverado is an exciting light duty truck. The revised styling, new engine choices and amenities all deserve to applaud. GM just needs to keep the pricing right because the competition is quite stiff.