2017 Chevrolet Silverado: Rugged Refinement
That said, having a lot of options is not enough to make a vehicle popular. You also need to stand out in some way, and when it comes to the 2017 Silverado, that means offering all of the muscle and ruggedness you could ever need, and wrapping it up in an
The Chevrolet Silverado is one of the best-selling vehicles in Canada, and it’s not hard to understand why when you begin to look at the host of versions, trims and engine options available in Chevrolet’s legendary full-size pickup.
That said, having a lot of options is not enough to make a vehicle popular. You also need to stand out in some way, and when it comes to the 2017 Silverado, that means offering all of the muscle and ruggedness you could ever need, and wrapping it up in an refined package that makes for a perfect family vehicle as well.
Indeed, Chevrolet understands that not all pickups are used exclusively for work. Most are also used to bring the kids to practice or stop by the grocery store. Towing capacity is therefore important, but it’s not the only thing that needs to be considered.
Plenty of Technology in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado
That’s why Chevrolet added features such as Chevrolet MyLink integrated into a 7-inch or 8-inch touchscreen, which allows drivers to make hands-free calls along with OnStar, which can help you if you are lost or can call for help in the event of an accident. You also get available Wireless Charging and was the first in its class to do so. That means that you do not need to wrestle with wires to charge your smartphone.
That’s good, because 4G LTE Wi-Fi is also included. That means that you can access the web from your Silverado’s hotspot. In the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, you are always connected. There is also a mobile app which allows you to control your Silverado from a distance including unlocking doors and starting the engine, all from your phone.
On the road, the 2017 Silverado is balanced and comfortable. Visibility is impressive, and it is easy to get in and out thanks to available articulating running boards that extend out in order to provide easy access to the cabin. No other Silverado competitor is that efficient in that regard.
Powerful Engines and Capabilities in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado
All that tech is very nice, but obviously full-size pickup buyers also want power and capability. In that regard, the 2017 Silverado does very well thanks to a host of engine options. Most impressive is the 6.2-liter V8 EcoTec3 engine which offers 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 RPM. This engine allows the 2017 Silverado to tow up to 5,670 kg or 12,500 lb. No other pickup can match that in the Silverado’s segment. A 5.3-liter V8 with 355 horsepower is also offered, as is a 4.3-liter V6 which delivers 285 horsepower.
Maximum payload is set at 2,250 lb. and buyers can choose between three bed lengths: 5’8”, 6’6” and 8’.
To learn more about the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, contact us today at Vickar Chevrolet in Winnipeg, Manitoba!