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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Dickson, TN

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Experience the Power of the Silverado 1500

Stop searching for the power you need and check out the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This pickup truck is the most dependable and longest lasting of the full-size pickups available, and its light-duty capabilities offer more than enough for your work truck needs. The Silverado 1500 can also excel as a family vehicle or a daily model thanks to its reasonable efficiency and spacious cabin options. Between the eight trim levels, there is a Silverado 1500 for everyone, whether you want the utmost luxury (High Country), just need the basics (Work Truck), or want something in the middle. The knowledgeable staff at Alexander Chevrolet will help to walk you through your options of vehicles and then get you out for a test drive. Contact us today to get started on your new car buying journey!

  

2016 vs. 2017 Silverado 1500: What's the Difference?

Those interested in driving the latest version of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will likely want to know what sets the 2016 and 2017 models apart from each other. They have the same list of 10 configurations of drivetrain, cabin style, and box length, plus the same trim levels. There are some differences to the exterior of the Silverado 1500 for the 2017 model year, however. Most notably, all models now have a capless fuel fill system, with the only exception being those that are special ordered to not have the pickup box. There are also some minor adjustments to the exterior paint colors. While you can no longer get the metallic shades of Autumn Breeze, Tungsten, or Slate Gray, the Silverado 1500 now offers Graphite and Pepperdust metallic shades instead. Those who want the Silverado 1500 1LT will also now be able to choose a P265/65R18 off-road tire. 

 

In terms of trim levels, the only adjustments are to the High Country Package, which now includes a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals, the Enhanced Driver Alert Package, and IntelliBeam headlights. In addition to the capless fuel fill system, all 2017 Silverados now have a rearview camera. Other updates include the new Teen Driver Mode, the addition of Low-Speed Mitigation Braking to the Enhanced Driver Alert Package, and the addition of Android Auto to the Chevrolet MyLink system. Rounding out the changes, the towing capacity of the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 has increased to 12,500, the class-leading figure.

How the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Has Evolved

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has only been around with its given name for a small fraction of its history. Between 1960 and 1999, it went by the name C/K. When Chevy introduced the Silverado 1500, it came with multiple innovations, including hydroforming to create a strong and lightweight frame. It was also among the first North American full-sized pickups to offer a hybrid, which was introduced in 2004. The second generation of the Chevrolet Silverado arrived in 2007 with a redesigned exterior, suspension, and frame, plus enhanced engine output. The engines in this generation included upgrades like Active Fuel Management. There was a midcycle refresh for the 2010 model year, including an extra cup holder, new interior door handles, and a 6-speed automatic transmission on certain trims. 

 

Test-Drive the Silverado 1500 at Alexander Chevy Buick GMC

The best way to get a feel for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is on a test drive, and the team at Alexander Chevrolet Buick GMC of Dickson can help you. We are the leading dealership in Dickson and the surrounding areas of Tennessee and will gladly use our years of experience in the industry to help you find your ideal Silverado 1500. You will find an extensive selection of new and used vehicles to choose from, offering everything from the latest model year with all the modern features you want to a used model that will save you money. Visit our Dickson dealership to learn more or go on a test drive.