2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Summit White
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MSRP
$26,680 - $50,278
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MPG (up to)
16 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
285-355
Seats
3-6

How 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.2 Overall Score
Performance 3.9Comfort 4.1Styling 4.0Value 4.0

What's New

A host of modest changes graces the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado. The mild-hybrid eAssist package is now available nationwide on LTZ and LT models, the tire-pressure-monitoring system includes a fill alert that tells you when you've reached the right pressure, and the rearview camera is now standard.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Work Truck $29,602 - $33,177
Horsepower: 285 hp - 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V6, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0, 20 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon LS $28,260 - $31,863
Horsepower: 285 hp - 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V6, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0, 18 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon LT $29,828 - $34,905
Horsepower: 285 hp - 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Electric V8, Gas/Ethanol V6, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0, 22 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon Custom $26,680 - $31,423
Horsepower: 285 hp - 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V6, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 x 9.0, 22 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon LTZ $35,741 - $41,116
Horsepower: 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Electric V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0, 22 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon High Country $44,024 - $50,278
Horsepower: 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 x 9.0, 22 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

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Very strong and very steady, very safe to drive around.

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The car is amazing, strong, steady, big enough for your travel with your kids if you have bikes, scooters. . . It's great for camping, everything in the car is amazing, but if you have small garage this car will not be your best deal. If you have pampered kids that like to be super comfortable while going for a ride that will not be the best choice, as the back seats are stable and don't recline back, so the child will not be able to recline it back and sleep or just chill. Otherwise the car is amazing and I love it so much.

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Why my husband only drives a Chevrolet.

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My husband has driven a Chevrolet all of his life. They are a very reliable vehicle with amazing warranties and extended warranties. Chevrolet stands behind their products 100%. They have the best air conditioning systems and you especially need that in Texas. They also come with roadside assistance which is a very important thing to have. Also the comfort is above all others with plenty of legroom for both your front seat passenger as well as back seat passengers. Our Chevrolet also come with a backup camera which we love!!

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The trim color scheme interior. I love having such a pretty interior.

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No problems or issues. It is a great truck drives and rides nice allows me to haul anything for my yard and is handy when I yard sale. Would gladly recommend to anyone! Features are fast and easy to use the dealer was great spending time with me after the closed to explain all of the features would gladly purchase another my favorite two features would be the back up camera and the dash radio phone integration the only item I would suggest changing would be for the seat to sit higher for easier parking.

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$29,602 - $33,177
$28,260 - $31,863

Horsepower

Horsepower
285 - 355 (hp)
285 - 355 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Engine Type

Engine Type
4.3L FlexFuel EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing includes aluminum block construction with (FHS) E85 FlexFuel capability, capable of running on unleaded or up to 85% ethanol (285 hp [212 kW] @ 5300 rpm, 305 lb, 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing includes aluminum block construction (355 hp [265 kW] @ 5600 rpm, 383 lb, PICKUP BOX, DELETE, 4.3L FLEXFUEL ECOTEC3 V6 WITH ACTIVE FUEL MANAGEMENT, DIRECT INJECTION AND VARIABLE VALVE TIMING, 5.3L ECOTEC3 V8 WITH ACTIVE FUEL MANAGEMENT, DIRECT INJECTION AND VARIABLE VALVE TIMING, E85 FLEXFUEL CAPABLE OF RUNNING ON UNLEADED OR UP TO 85% ETHANOL
4.3L FlexFuel EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing includes aluminum block construction with (FHS) E85 FlexFuel capability, capable of running on unleaded or up to 85% ethanol (285 hp [212 kW] @ 5300 rpm, 305 lb, 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing includes aluminum block construction (355 hp [265 kW] @ 5600 rpm, 383 lb, PICKUP BOX, DELETE, 4.3L FLEXFUEL ECOTEC3 V6 WITH ACTIVE FUEL MANAGEMENT, DIRECT INJECTION AND VARIABLE VALVE TIMING, 5.3L ECOTEC3 V8 WITH ACTIVE FUEL MANAGEMENT, DIRECT INJECTION AND VARIABLE VALVE TIMING, E85 FLEXFUEL CAPABLE OF RUNNING ON UNLEADED OR UP TO 85% ETHANOL
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional
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Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Optional
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Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Optional
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Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Optional
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Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 (in.)
45.27 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.4 - 42.8 (in.)
42.4 - 42.8 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 (in.)
34.63 - 40.93 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 (in.)
38.67 - 40.5 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
53.4 - 76.3 (cu. ft.)
53.4 - 76.3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Optional
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
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Optional
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Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum, Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
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Optional
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Optional

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT265/70R17E
LT265/70R17E

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119 - 153 (in.)
119 - 153 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 - 48.6 (ft.)
40 - 48.6 (ft.)

Length

Width

Width
80 (in.)
80 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Horsepower

Horsepower
355 (hp)
355 (hp)

Torque

Torque
383 (ft. lbs.)
383 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
8600 - 11100 (.lbs)
8600 - 11100 (.lbs)

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
500 (.lbs)
500 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders, V6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders, V6 Cylinder

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
20 (mpg)
20 (mpg)

City

City
17 (mpg)
17 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
22 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
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ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
G
Roof Strength
G
Driver-side Overlap Front
M
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Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • StabiliTrak, stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control includes electronic trailer sway control and hill start assist
  • Daytime Running Lamps with automatic exterior lamp control *
  • Airbags, dual-stage frontal airbags for driver and front outboard passenger; Seat-mounted side-impact airbags for driver and front outboard passenger; Head-curtain airbags for front and rear outboard seating positions; Includes front outboard Passenger Sensing System for frontal outboard passenger airbag (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Rear Vision Camera (Deleted with (ZW9) pickup box delete.) *
  • Rear Vision Camera *
  • Teen Driver mode a configurable feature that lets you activate customizable vehicle settings associated with a key fob, to encourage safe driving behavior. It can limit certain vehicle features, and it prevents certain safety systems from being turned off. An in-vehicle report gives you information on your teen's driving habits and helps you to continue to coach your new driver
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Tire Fill Alert (does not apply to spare tire) *
  • OnStar and Chevrolet connected services capable; EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.) *
  • Chevrolet Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as, Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification, Chevrolet Smart Driver, Marketplace and more; EFFECTIVE WITH SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Included and only available with (UE1) OnStar. Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchaser for ten years from the date of initial vehicle purchase for model year 2018 or newer Chevrolet vehicles. See onstar.com for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.)
  • Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking *
  • Front and Rear Park Assist, Ultrasonic *
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist *
  • Safety Alert Seat

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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