Its place atop our recent comparison and its 2007 Truck of the Year award were well-deserved, and we hope to see continued improvement from Chevy in the future. Both two and four-wheel drive were offered when the Silverado was new. The 4-speed super-duty transmission has been. When it came time to buy they had financing here for me with great rates. . In fact, I had a couple concerns that Frank had addressed immediately without hesitation which turned out very minor and corrected with zero hassles. In all, a must-see for anyone shopping heavy-duty pickups.
Occupants deeply appreciated the automatic transfer case and the lack of manually-locking wheel hubs, which kept the four-wheel drive functions inside the cockpit where it was warm. The amount of great exotic cars where mind blowing. After escaping Los Angeles, the trip would consist of mostly freeway driving, with some in-city travel, snow driving and a windy canyon road thrown in for good measure. To its credit, the new line of Active Fuel Management-equipped V8 engines offered in the Silverado give it segment-leading fuel economy. StabiliTrak continues to be available on the Silverado.
Quick, accurate steering inspire confidence and a smooth ride makes the Silverado a pleasant commuter -- until you have to park it. The Silverado's V8 engine lineup offers Active Fuel Management technology, Flex-Fuel E85 capability and even a hybrid model. Silverado 3500 models are available as single- or dual-rear wheel models. I was very skeptical of dealers looking for a pickup at this price as I knew it would need to be a older model and not perfect condition. But we had a great experience. The truck comes standard with a 6.
The Silverado can tow up to 10,700 pounds when equipped with the 6. I have bough a lot of cars over the years best experience yet. I never even hauled a single thing in it it was practically a car and it kept falling apart. The downturn in pickup truck sales may offer a unique opportunity to bargain, so be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price price to see what others in your area are paying. A lengthy test drive over rough, washboard gravel roads revealed a quiet and composed cabin. Not once did the truck feel unsure or disconnected from the road. By the end of the journey, our trip computer was reading an average of 18.
Depending on trim, the Silverado can also be optioned in several ways. Model overview: The most striking feature of the 2009 Silverado is the interior. Greeted at the door with a friendly person. Both 2500 and 3500 models are available in two- or four-wheel drive, as well as regular, extended and crew cabs. Once again, the Silverado prevailed, but only by a hair.
I would recommend to anyone to check these guys out if you're in the market for a used vehicle. The company has rolled out more and more options for Silverado buyers, doing everything it can to stay one step ahead of the pack. After i visited at least 7 dealers and drove over 10 trucks I ended up back at 355 auto as it was clear their inventory was as advertised and pricing very competitive. If you need to tailor your pickup truck to your exact requirements, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado enables you to do just that with a wide variety of configurations, bed lengths and trim levels. Designers also took special pains to integrate the pickup box while at the same time making it taller. Instead, it looks tailored and subdued front to rear. I am not one to write reviews but in this case was so very impressed with the staff at this dealership, the inventory is really good and I trust that my son has been put into a safe and reliable truck.
New available features include OnStar 8. To cater to the wide range of customers and their uses for full-size pickups, Chevrolet is wisely offering two completely different interiors for the new Silverado, resulting in products that are both functional and luxurious. Click on the bi-weekly payment amount estimate to see Financing details. While few reviewers tested the Silverado with the base V6 engine, most tested models with one of the three V8 engines, and generally agreed that each engine offers ample power. It offers five suspension systems, each tailored to suit specific driving requirements. With 's newfound affinity for efficiency, a road trip was in order to find out just how much of a difference the improvements have made.
The General Motors pickups outsell the Ford handily and also outsell all the import label pickup trucks combined. New this year is an optional 403-hp, 6. The automatic four-wheel drive setting handled slippery roads nicely, and full four-wheel drive kept the truck from having any trouble with deeper snow. Model value: To cater to the wide range of customers and their uses for full-size pickups, Chevrolet is wisely offering two completely different interiors for the new Silverado, resulting in products that are both functional and luxurious. The Z83 delivers the best ride, while the Z85 upgrades for improved handling and towing capacity. This engine has variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management to maximize power output and efficiency. Big knobs In a welcome bow to those who work hard to earn their keep — and who live in frigid climes — the Silverado has knobs, switches and door handles that can be easily operated while wearing gloves.
Though the Silverado wasn't updated significantly enough to qualify for the 2009 Truck of the Year event, we were still able to pit it against the latest offerings from and , as well as those from , and. Rear legroom is sizeable on extended cab models and ingress and egress are easy thanks to rear access doors that open 170 degrees. Driving It Thanks to its rigid frame and advanced construction techniques, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado offers a markedly better ride-and-handling combination than many of its competitors. For 2009, Chevrolet has added available luxury touches to its workhorse trucks. Upon our return to Los Angeles, we had traveled 1,364 miles and from sea level to nearly 4000 feet and back.
That year, the walked away with the coveted golden calipers, but since then, competition from cross-town rivals and has heated up. Power delivery with each V8 engine is more than ample, and the electronically-controlled six-speed Hydra-Matic automatic transmission delivers it smoothly and without hesitation. Taken in the context of the current market, the Silverado offers good resale value within its segment, higher than the projected residual values for the Dodge Ram and Ford F-150, on par with the Nissan Titan, but still below that of the Toyota Tundra. It also has a higher towing capacity than the Silverado. As part of the maximum trailering package, a 367-horsepower and 375 lb-ft , 6.