The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado pickup is a redesigned version of the 2014 Silverado and it is expected come with a more advanced front fascia, a new back part and taillights and some slight yet essential powertrain updates to assist keep it aggressive with its competitors offered by Ford and Ram. According to different sources, the look may bring it into the line with the midsize Colorado, at the same time as providing some expanse from the 2500HD and 3500HD Silverados. So, on the whole, the new Chevrolet Silverado is expected to get some aesthetic revisions for the 2017 model year.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado Redesign, Changes
Chevrolet has paid more attention to make its 2017 Silverado stay competitive with its rivals in terms of its external look. As a result, the front fascia end will be revamped to maximize its aerodynamic efficiency and will probably include new headlights, a diverse hood and an innovative grille. This means that the headlights of the new vehicle look like they might dispose of the stacked design of the existing model, supporting one, and horizontal headlamp featuring manifold elements. The new front fenders of the new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado are reshaped for enhanced aero efficiency. Unlike the only hood of the outgoing model was made of frivolous material, the entire front sheetmetal of the new Silverado will be made of aluminum.
Furthermore, a slim, wide turn indicator looks like it assumes habitation beneath the headlights, instead of next to them like on the existing model. That shift may set up some family similarity with the Colorado. In general, the entire external look of the new Silverado will assist it to appear more contemporary than that of the outgoing model.
New Chevrolet Silverado 2017 Interior
The next gen Chevrolet Silverado also gets some minor interior tweaks to make it an ideal vehicle to vie with its competitors. As Chevrolet has not yet revealed any interior features of its new vehicle, it is expected that there will definitely be some modifications that will also assist the new vehicle to continue in the hunt with the all-fresh F-150 and Ram 1500. When the Silverado was introduced as the 2014 model year vehicle, it brought outstanding levels of interior comfort and sophistication to the life-size pickup segment, and any interior updates will assist it stay competitive.
However, most considerably, the truck might acquire some powertrain revisions to boost its fuel efficiency and competence. The major change is the new ten-paced automatic transmission, which is being developed jointly with Ford. If the auto box is tuned for even shifts, the adjoined gear ratios could make very low-rpm throughway cruising an option, assisting to increase the class-leading V8 fuel economy of the new Silverado.
Another unconfirmed rumor is that the 2017 Silverado would be equipped with a V6, twin-turbo engine. Other engine option will be a V6, 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine, which is capable of offering a maximum power output of 400 horsepower and an utmost torque of 400 lbs per foot.
Release date and price
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado release date is expected to be during the last quarter of 2016 or first quarter of 2017 with the starting price of $26,900.