The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is engineered to perform. Its elite powertrain is class-leading in payload and tow capacity, and its reliability is unmatched — having been named Most Dependable Light Duty Truck by a J.D. Power survey.*
The 2018 Silverado 1500 is available in 2WD and 4WD platforms, and is available in eight distinct trim levels: High Country, LTZ Z71, LTZ, LT Z71, LT, Custom, LS, and Work Truck.
You can choose from three cab lengths: Regular, Double, and Crew; you can also choose from three box lengths: Short, Standard, and Long.
Powertrain and Performance
Silverado’s best-in-class standard 4.3-liter V6 produces up to 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque and is capable of pulling 7,600 pounds of towed cargo. The 4.3-liter V6 is paired with a highly responsive six-speed automatic transmission, helping the Silverado master any job. When equipped with the available 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine, the Silverado demonstrates incomparable power — a segment-leading 12,500 maximum towing capacity courtesy of its 420 horsepower.
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is built with high-strength steel and features a roll-formed pickup box helping to ensure its unmatched durability. The hydro-formed steel frame is bolstered by shear-style and hydraulic body mounts that maintain ease of ride no matter what you’re towing or where you’re going.
In Tow/Haul Mode, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 activates automatic transmission adjustments for better control when towing or hauling or approaching difficult grades. With Trailer Sway Control, the vehicle automatically controls truck and trailer brakes to maintain proper trailer alignment. In addition, the Silverado boasts the most comprehensive visibility technology on the market. With the use of four rear cameras, the available EchoMaster Trailering Camera System helps to eliminate blind spots and improve your chances of connecting trailer and hitch. The challenges of reversing with a trailer are minimized by the Trailering Mirrors, which utilize rear guidance LED lamps.
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*The Chevrolet Silverado received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among Large Light Duty Pickups in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study, based on 36,896 total responses, measuring problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners, surveyed October-December 2017. Your experiences may vary.