2016 Chevy Silverado Changes, Features and Performance
What can we say about the new 2016 Chevy Silverado? Yes, we can simply say that this new truck is a powerful vehicle with fuel efficient engine. Some other may say that the new Silverado is equipped with many available configurations, comfortable interior, quiet highway ride and the most important are those pieces are well constructed into such of this awesome stuff. On the other hand, the transmission is still under a big question to compete with some other strong trucks.
There are several 2016 Chevy Silverado changes that we can find. For the highlight, the exterior looks more impressive with the revised front end styling and new grille designs. The interior feels more comfortable with the quicker response touchscreens. For the safety feature, it has special package of Enhanced Driver Alert. And for the power, it works with 5.3 liter V8 engine. Then, what more that it will proudly present? Let’s check this 2016 Chevy Silverado review out!
2016 Chevy Silverado Features
What makes us impressed with the new 2016 Chevy Silverado are the following features. High quality materials always represent an exclusive look. This new Silverado has premium materials for both exterior and interior. Several bins and cubbies are provided for more convenient interior. USB connectivity, touchscreen entertainment interface, voice command effectivity and the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are perfect for a contemporary vehicle. Better designed cabin and cargo make this truck complete. Moreover, there are also some available 2016 Chevy Silverado colors offered, including the Tungsten metallic, autumn bronze metallic, red hot, silver ice metallic, and so on. We love the red hot so much.
Safety is well developed. Some safety features that are employed include the antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, and airbags for the front, rear and side. For the more advanced models of 2016 Chevy Silverado, OnStar Work Truck is also included. It serves the driver with automatic crash notification, remote door unlocking, roadise assistance and stolen vehicle assistance. Some other optional features include the parking sensors and the Enhanced Driver Alert package.
2016 Chevy Silverado Performance
There are several types of engine powering 2016 Chevy Silverado. Starting from the standard version, the engine is a 4.3 liter V6 that produces 285 horsepower and 305 pounds of torque. This engine is paired to a six speed automatic transmission and two types of drivetrain, rear wheel and four wheel drives. EPA noted that the fuel estimation stands at 20 mpg 18 city/24 highway for the RWD and 19 mpg 17city/22highway for the FWD.
Another engine, 5.3 liter V8 with a six speed or an eight speed automatic transmission creates 355 horsepower and 383 pounds of torque. The fuel estimation is 17 to 19 mpg based on the drivetrain which can be 2WD and 4WD. The last option of the 2016 Chevy Silverado engine is the 6.2 liter V8 engine which is connected to an eight speed automatic transmission. 420 horsepower and 460 pounds of torque are a great achievement. Moreover, the fuel efficiency is noted at 17 mpg (15/21) for both 2WD and 4WD.