Now I have a better idea if i come across a 5. I am going to CarMax to get a Ford. There's a lot to like about these two trucks, and your personal preferences will ultimately determine the better option for you. Check out comments from some of the reviews that drive our rankings and analysis. I love my Silverado Just make sure you give it a good test drive and go from there. I just now got 1000+ miles on it.
On the V8 engines, the big news is the new system that takes cylinder deactivation to the next level. Tire blew in the middle of nowhere Texas. Payload and tow ratings are up by a few hundred pounds for some models, and the Silverado's new bed is constructed in three pieces, which allows the wheel wells to be stamped differently, increasing cargo volume to 63 cubic feet in short-bed models. Sticker price was 55K and I have had it in service 4 times because of the transmission. It rides well and provides a cavernous interior that anyone can get comfortable in.
Ram sales helped push Fiat Chrysler's sales up 8. Contact Phoebe Wall Howard: phoward freepress. The Silverado is completely redesigned for 2019, and the changes are plentiful. Chevrolet Silverado Versus the Competition Which Is Better: Chevrolet Silverado or Ford F-150? While driving through town in the morning rush hour traffic I pulled off at gas station. In our testing, the 5.
Original review: June 15, 2018 We only buy Chevrolet and our truck is a 2008 model. The Silverado comes with a user-friendly infotainment system, and the touch screen is large and easy to read from the driver's seat. If I had to improve anything it would be to put a better heater button in the truck. Trim, fit, and finish, as well as the infotainment system, all seemed pretty standard. Understand the risks with all used vehicles and this one will require some attention added because of the Direct injection but you shouldn't have any problems. The redesigned Silverado offers a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and — later in the model year — a turbodiesel.
All the options but leather and passenger power seat. My truck is a well maintained 77,000 miles. The vehicle never showed a check engine light or had to be towed. If Ford stripped out all of its luxury pickup trucks, the Dearborn-based company would still be the No. Now at 106k miles transmission went out.
The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. I tried to search for an old similar thread, with slim results. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles'. Marc Urbano Those numbers are big news for the contractors and weekend warriors who rely on their trucks to get big jobs done, but plenty of truck owners treat their workhorses more like show ponies. Despite its lighter weight, the new Silverado has a larger bed and cabin. As it stands I think everything is in good shape. I really love the backup camera and Bluetooth features! However, so far this year, dealerships have sold 15.
Why You Can Trust Us U. The new engine also includes cylinder deactivation on two cylinders, dynamic cam timing, and cam profile changes based on power needs. The engine was competitively powerful, offered impression fuel economy, and over the years has proved itself to be a reliable competitor in the light diesel market. Needless to say I'm not happy. The 6 speed Allison 1000 automatic or a 6 speed manual transmission was available mated to the engine.
At ConsumerAffairs we love to hear from both consumers and brands; please never hesitate to. I researched for over a year and decided on the 14. One point for the Midwest, though: While climbing the foothills around Wyoming's Tetons above 6000 feet, the 355-hp 5. The is another truck that does well in our rankings. Running boards are junk and I would of course, change those out immediately, but unfortunately, I can't do that immediately because the truck is already so expensive. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.