2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT: Specs, Design, Price

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT

Dependable, durable and capable are the qualities that pickup truck should have on its account. However in order to earn that reputation it should pass the test of time and test of miles as well. With Chevy Silverado 1500 you definitely get all of that either on the paper or in practice. But Chevy also delivers an array of customization options. There you can basically get everything from the simple work truck to upper-class High Country model. Among many options you can also chose 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT which has its unique qualities.

What’s new for 2017?

Silverado 1500 got revised front end styling, upgraded infotainment system and safety features for the 2016 model year. For an upcoming model it receives new color options, some equipment regrouping and a few tech and safety upgrades.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Z71: Review, Specs

2017 Chevy Colorado Z71

There are many factors which can be a breakpoint when somebody buying a pickup truck. But the Chevy Colorado is mid-size truck that can suit all your needs with comfortable ride, modern design, efficient and powerful engines, and modern tech features. It also comes in many configuration options and offers additional packages above available trims. However, if you are adventurous soul that is ready to get into off-roading, exploring new terrains, dirty trails, camping and more you surely need a version which possesses additional off-road features that will suit your needs. In that context, you should definitely pick a 2017 Chevy Colorado Z71.

2017 Colorado news:

Colorado brings some notable improvements for the 2017 model year and highlights are modernized, more fuel efficient 3,6 liter V-6 engine and  new eight-speed transmission.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel: Review, Upgrades, Arrival

2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel

The Chevy Colorado GM’s mid-size truck returned to the scene as the all new model for the 2015 model year together with its near twin GMC Canyon. This mid-size truck is appealing solution for wide range of buyers because it offers array of configurations and equipment levels and can be considered as a great alternative for full-size models. Its strong side is also comfortable ride but its fuel efficient and strong Duramax diesel engine might be a break point when choosing what mid-size truck to pick. The 2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel version comes without of big changes for the new model year but there are some changes in offer worth mentioning!

What’s new in 2017 Colorado?

The Chevy Colorado continues with serious upgrading for each year and while for the current model year it got a new diesel engine for the upcoming it will gain a new 3.6 liter LGZ V-6 which replaces old V-6 version. New engine will be accompanied with a new eight-speed automatic transmission and its power output is 308 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. Other changes include some color option changes and equipment juggling.

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado: Changes, Powertrains, Price

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

The Chevy Colorado is very important vehicle for the company and positioned as good alternative for full-size versions yet one of the best choices in mid-size class it is appealing for  wide range of potential buyers. But that don’t comes so easy because this model is faced with strong rivals form Nissan and Toyota but the Ford Ranger might be returned in race as well. So, in order to built even better market position this truck have to advance with each new model year and in that context the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is also expected to introduce some improvements.

What will be better?

Redesigned for the 2015 model the Colorado was better in all aspects. But just year after important upgrade was addition of Duramax diesel engine. With this engine the model offers capable and fuel efficient powertrain that can be the game changer. On the other hand it also delivers well-composed ride, decent towing capabilities, many hi-tech features and so on. The 2018 model is expected to build on these with upgraded tech and safety features, revised styling and interior and more power and better towing ratings might be at disposal as well.

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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Upgrades, Features, Price

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

There are many factors that make some full-size truck to be a good truck. The Ford definitely defines boundaries in this regard but there are other options that are worthy of respect as well. In first place, we think on Chevy Silverado and Ram models that are closest rivals to leading Ford’s models. So, if you need powerful and reliable truck that also offers many configurations, good ride quality, great interiors, and many more you should definitely consider upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as your solution.

What should be new?

To keep the pace with top-selling F-150, the GM has continuously been upgrading this model. The last redesign was not so long ago for 2014 model year but each year after the model has got new upgrades. The 2016 model has been refreshed with revised front end styling, more tech and safety features and some drivetrain upgrades. In the same rhythm, the 2018 model is expected to get slightly updated design, some structure improvements and revised powertrains.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Review (Regular model review plus ZR2 version)

2017 Chevy Colorado

Chevy is big name in the industry of the full-size trucks and one of the most respectable rivals to the top-selling Ford trucks either on the light-duty or heavy-duty front. However, it is also present in the mid-size truck class with its Colorado version which is faced with competitors from the Nissan and Toyota. Chevy Colorado returned in the mid-size class with its counterpart GMC Canyon in 2015 after three years of absence. It came back larger in size than its previous versions but more importantly compared to its rivals it brought more modern design, better interiors and more efficient powertrains. It made another step forward for 2016 model year when the engine offer has been expanded with Duramax turbodiesel engine that is now the most efficient and capable version of this model.

For this model year, the Colorado has also upgraded MyLink infotainment interface with Apple Car Play functionality. The model is now entering in the second year after its redesign and we are expecting the new 2017 Chevy Colorado to come soon. However, so far available information doesn’t promise big changes for this model but there is possibility that the company might introduce ZR2 version of this model and according to some reports it should be very close to the same name concept model that was shown in 2014.

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Chevy El Camino Concept: Expectations, Release

Chevy El Camino Concept

For years, pickup trucks have been very popular and lucrative product in US but growing popularity has also been recognized in other markets outside this country. In the US the largest part of sales comes from the full-size versions but since the return of the Chevy Colorado and closely related GMC Canyon, the mid-size class has started to regain its popularity. On the other hand some research has been done which suggests that there is the large population of the potential buyers which would like more compact pickup truck version.

The more compact model should bring more manageable size for crowded urban areas and parking and will be more fuel-efficient and cheaper than full-size versions but will also be capable to offer larger cargo capabilities than SUVs. In that context many brands have been rumored to be considering new compact pickup versions. Among them, Chevy has been reported to be considering the return of El Camino nameplate in from of the Chevy El Camino Concept pickup truck model. This name was used for coupe utility/pickup vehicle that Chevrolet produced in 60s and until 1987. Now, Chevrolet is rumored to be bringing a new modern interpretation of the compact pickup truck which will feature the best attributes of its trucks and crossovers.

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2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD: New air intake system, Specs

2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD

The main purposes of pickup trucks should be towing and hauling tasks but many are buying these machines as part of life style as well. For those folks half-tone light-duty versions are certainly adequate solution but those who need true workhorse and supreme towing and hauling capabilities must enter to the heavy-duty league. The first step in this rang are 3/4–tone heavy-duty versions which sit above half-tone light-duty models. Among these trucks excellent pick is Chevy’s Silverado 2500HD but you can also chose between Ford F-250 Super Duty, Nissan Titan XD and Ram 2500.

Silverado 2500HD offers great towing and hauling capabilities, refined ride quality, well-built interiors and wide range of equipment customization.  It was redesigned for 2015 model year when it got refreshed styling, noticeably improved interiors, new safety equipment and double-cub configuration as well. The next 2016 year has brought upgraded MyLink infotainment interface with Apple Car Play and Android Auto functionality, new trailering package, variable steering system and features like remote tailgate and wireless charging. When it comes to the new 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, it will come with new air-intake system which will be available with diesel powered models. Aside from that things should remain pretty munch unchanged.

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2017 Chevy Silverado 1500: New Colors, Changes

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

Another product that comes from General Motors’ division Chevrolet is light-duty full-size pickup truck Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This pickup takes more traditional truck approach than its direct rival Ford F-150 and it also goes against rivals like Ram 1500, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan and its mechanical twin the GMC Sierra 1500. The last substantial redesign for this model was for 2014 model year when GM introduced new look, more refined and quieter interiors but also has added more frugal and stronger engine lineup. Of course, according to modern trends trucks have also received a set of modern technology and safety features.

In the 2015 model year, Silverado 1500 entered with a few updates including new transmission, upgraded OnStar connectivity, it also added Black Out package for work versions and new 20 inch wheels. For 2016, Chevy responded on Ford’s F-150 redesign with refreshed front end that added new grille designs and Led lights and it also upgraded infotainment system with new interface technologies. Then expanded safety rig with lane departure intervention and since then an eight speed transmission has been available with 5.3 liter engine. The upcoming model year will present 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 model with limited changes that include new color options, some equipment regrouping while on the performance front it will essentially continue unchanged despite some rumors suggested new diesel engine option.

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