22 Facts About Chevrolet Silverado


Chevrolet Silverado is a range of trucks manufactured by General Motors under the Chevrolet brand.

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Today, Chevrolet Silverado still uses the CK and the CC in their current model codes to denote a 2-wheel rear drive, or a four-wheel drive.

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In 2018, at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN, Chevrolet unveiled the first medium-duty Silverado, expanding the model line to a 4500,5500, and 6500 chassis cab.

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The Chevrolet Silverado Z71 got an optional lighter composite box, with a suspension package for towing, but lacked the high-output engine.

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In 2006 the Chevrolet Silverado received another facelift, similar to the HD version introduced in 2005 HD models.

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The Chevrolet Silverado SS comes with the Z60 performance suspension and 20-inch aluminum wheels.

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In 2006, Chevrolet released a special edition Silverado SS under the name "Intimidator SS" to honor the late Dale Earnhardt.

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New Chevrolet Silverado earned the North American Truck of the Year award for 2007 and was Motor Trend magazine's Truck of the Year for 2007.

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An integrated trailer brake controller, first available on the Chevrolet Silverado and Sierra HD for 2007, is an option on 1500 series trucks.

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The third generation Chevrolet Silverado uses aluminum on the hood, for the engine block and for the control arms in order to save mass.

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The third generation Silverado introduced the all-new upmarket top-of-the-line "High Country" trim level which includes saddle brown leather interior, which is Chevrolet's first entry into the luxury truck market.

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The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 went on sale in May 2013 as a 2014 model, with the Chevrolet Silverado HD being available in early 2014 for the 2015 model year.

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New color options for the Chevrolet Silverado include Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, Autumn Bronze Metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat and Red Hot.

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Year, Chevrolet has added and dropped some of the Special Editions for the Silverado truck series.

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In late 2014, Chevrolet released the 2015 Silverado SSV to complement its lineup of law enforcement vehicles.

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On December 16,2017, Chevrolet unveiled the all-new, fourth-generation 2019 Silverado 1500 at its Chevy Truck Centennial Celebration Weekend at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Model shown at the reveal was the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss, which is a factory-modified version of the Silverado 1500 LT Z71.

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Formal unveiling of the Silverado 1500 took place at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan on January 13,2018, exactly 100 years after Chevrolet delivered its first trucks to customers on January 13,1918.

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has been launched in Australia for the first time for 2020 model year.

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Chevrolet Silverado debuted the truck at GM's Flint, Michigan plant on February 5,2019.

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Medium-duty Chevrolet Silverado is a joint venture between GM and Navistar International.

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Chevrolet Silverado has won the Truck Series Manufacturers Championship ten times since the series inception in 1995 and Chevrolet Silverado drivers have won the Drivers Championship a combined 12-times.

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