2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 From Team Auto A Kannapolis Area Chevy Dealer
There are many reasons the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the bestselling pickup trucks in the United States. Customers of the Kannapolis Chevrolet Dealer tell us they enjoy this full-size truck for its excellent handling, confident styling and powerful V8 engines. There are many configurations and options available, so whether you’re looking for a work truck, a pickup to pull a camper on the weekend, a capable off-road vehicle or a comfortable way to get around town, there’s a Silverado 1500 for you.
New for 2017, the Chevrolet Silverado gets some added features, including new active grille shutters that help boost fuel efficiency by limiting air flow into the engine bay when it’s not necessary. All models get Chevrolet’s Teen Driver standard. Teen Driver is a suite of technologies designed to keep younger drivers safe. Parents can set speed alerts, limit the volume of the audio system, and more.
LT and higher models now have a standard rearview camera that’s available on the Work Truck and LS trim levels. The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package now features low-speed automatic emergency braking. The High Country trim gets the Premium package from last year as standard equipment.
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado is offered in three cab styles (regular cab, double cab and crew cab) two bed lengths and six trim levels: Work Truck (WT), LS, LT, Custom, LTZ, and High Country.
Powering all models but the LTZ and High Country trims is a standard 4.3-liter V6 engine that makes 286 horsepower and 305 lb.-ft. of torque, paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.
The standard engine for the LTZ and High Country trims (available on the other models) is a 5.3-liter V8, generating 355 hp and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. This block is paired with a six-speed automatic on the WT, LS and LT trims, and can be teamed to an eight-speed automatic in some configurations of the LTZ and High Country trims.
The LTZ and High Country trims get an optional 6.2-liter V8 that’s good for 420 hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, mated to the eight-speed automatic. With this block, the Silverado 1500 can tow up to 12,500 pounds.
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 gets optional tech features that include Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment system and a 4G Wi-Fi hot spot. Other options include a rear-seat entertainment system, a navigation system, and a seven-speaker premium Bose stereo.
Safety gear that comes standard includes traction and stability control, anti-lock disc brakes, front and rear side airbags, and side curtain airbags. All Silverado models except the Work Truck have the OnStar emergency telematics system standard. Optional safety equipment includes the rearview camera mentioned previously, the Enhanced Driver Alert package, and front and rear parking sensors.
The NHTSA awarded the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado with an overall score of five stars in crash testing, its highest rating.
Driving dynamics are among the best found on any full-size truck, with an excellent ride and handling. The cabin remains quiet at highway speeds, with little wind noise.