A testing mule of updated 2017 Chevrolet Silverado is spied once again, so it means that the pickup coming either this or in early 2016 year. After introducing of the all-new model in 2013, the carmaker has a plan to present a refreshed version, which will carry some styling and some performance changes. Silverado’s new exterior layout will be enriched with some new tweaks in both front and rear ends, while the biggest changes will happen in engine department.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado: Same Engines but Better Fuel Economy
No, there won’t be new engine options, but regardless the fact, the 2017 Chevy Silverado will feature pretty better fuel economy results with all engine options. This is all because GM’s new 10-speed transmission, which will definitely provide higher fuel efficiency numbers for the pickup. In addition, the vehicle will come lighter than before, so the better mpg is guaranteed. Except of the new gearbox, the 2017 Silverado will keep its current eight-speed auto option, while a six-speed goes to history. There will be three drivetrain options – a 6.2-liter V-8, a 5.3-liter V-8 and the smallest, but an excellent 4.3-liter V-6 engine.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado: Redesign and Price
The half-ton pickup truck will really feature new exterior styling. It won’t be completely different, but the changes will make it fresh and handsome. In the front end, the 2017 Chevy Silverado gets a redesigned grille and a pair of new headlamps. There is also pretty revamped hood styling, which now looks more aerodynamic. The carmaker also made some changes in the rear, so the truck will now get more attractive taillamp design. The prototype doesn’t show any new detail inside, but regardless this fact, we have found out that they prepare the updated version of MyLink infotainment and some new, more modern materials.
Like we said, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado will hit the showrooms in 2017, and the “first stop” for the updated pickup should be next Detroit Auto Show. First estimates sounds optimistic, because the latest reports say that the changes won’t affect the current price, which currently stays below $30,000.