2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$14,937 - $27,217
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
195-403
Seats
3-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$14,937 - $27,217
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
195-403
Seats
3-6

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.7 Overall Score
Performance 3.4 Comfort 3.4 Styling 3.5 Value 3.5

Editor's Overview

Despite fierce competition from both foreign and domestic manufacturers, the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 full-size pickup continues to shine, offering a wide variety of engines and configurations, as well as the first and only full-size hybrid pickup truck. Whether it’s light-duty chores or heavy-duty hauling (up to 10,700 pounds), the 2013 Chevy Silverado can get the job done right.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Models & Trims

Work Truck $14,937 - $17,762*
Horsepower: 195 hp - 315 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: Vinyl
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 in. - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
LT $16,371 - $20,690*
Horsepower: 302 hp - 403 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 20 x 8.5 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
LS $16,533 - $19,622*
Horsepower: 302 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 in. - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
LTZ $22,532 - $27,217*
Horsepower: 315 hp - 403 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 20 x 8.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Xtra Fuel Economy $19,968 - $24,353*
Horsepower: 315 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.54

140 Reviews

62% 31% 6% 1% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

I love my truck. It has very good performance and a great ride.

I just purchased the 2013 Silverado 1500 work truck about a month ago. I have already put 3500 miles on it and I love this truck. I got the full size 8' bed and must say, it rides very smoothly for a truck. It is quite with the v6 engine and gets pretty decent gas mileage, especially with the use of the cruise control. So far, it is a great vehicle, I drive 130 miles round trip a day and the truck has been great!!

- Destiny C

The truck handle the road in snow great in 4 wheel drive

Truck is always available,seats 6 0 People,tire wear is good,and maintenance is low. Mileage is 18 miles to a gallon and uses cheap gas without any problem .all accessory work. Driving at night is easy with a great view of the road. Tires are a little expensive due to being 20 in.noise level in truck is low. The ride is stiff but handle road well.the truck has some rust on it but I live in the North county

- Phil R

The Chevy Silverado is a great four-door truck with my kids’ seal of approval.

It is amazing. It has enough leg room in the back for adults and bulky car seats. It has more storage than other trucks so I can organize things better. It has a pull down drink holder for the back so my kids can have a cup, or holds toys. The back of the seats also have packets to store coloring books etc. The seat are huge and not so molded that only a tiny person can sit comfortably in them.

- Emily H

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$14,937 - $17,762
$16,371 - $20,690

Horsepower

Horsepower
195 - 315 hp
302 - 403 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 4.3L V6 MFI (195 hp [145.4 kW] @ 4600 rpm 260 lb
Vortec 5.3L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI FlexFuel
VORTEC 4.8L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING V8 SFI FLEXFUEL
VORTEC 4.3L V6 MFI
Vortec 5.3L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI FlexFuel
VORTEC 6.2L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING V8 SFI E85
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.2 - 41.5 in.
41.2 - 41.5 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.3 - 38.7 in.
34.3 - 38.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.2 - 40.5 in.
39.2 - 40.5 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
53.2 - 75.5 cu. ft.
53.2 - 75.5 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Optional

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Vinyl
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Chrome Wheels

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT245/70R17
P265/65R18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119 - 157.5 in.
119 - 157.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.7 - 51.2 ft.
39.7 - 51.2 ft.

Width

Width
79.9 - 80 in.
79.9 - 80 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
315 hp
403 hp

Torque

Torque
335 ft. lbs.
417 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
8900 - 10000 .lbs
8900 - 10700 .lbs

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
440 - 500 .lbs
470 - 500 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Not Available
Optional

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders, V6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 gal.
26 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 mpg
16 mpg

City

City
14 mpg
13 mpg

Highway

Highway
19 mpg
18 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Overdrive

Overdrive
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Standard
Standard

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings