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Vehicle Spotlight: 2017 Silverado

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Mar 25, 2017 3:51:00 PM

Time to trade in your older Chevrolet truck? Worried about getting a new one? Yes, that old truck has been a great one, and you want to replace it with something just as dependable.  No worries, the 2017 Silverado is here and it has many different trim options and features. The Silverado has always been an American icon, and Chevrolet has made it even better this year.

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New Exterior

The rugged exterior is part of the Silverado’s lure. The 2017 edition has included two new colors, Graphite Metallic, and Pepperdust Metallic. Optional features include CornerStep rear bumper, EZ Lift and Lower Locking tailgate, and tool box LED lights. A capless fuel fill system has also been introduced to all Silverado’s. The Enhanced Driver Alert package will now be including IntelliBeam headlights, with automatic high beam control, and Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking.

New Features

The new Chevrolet Silverado comes standard with the Teen Driver feature, which allows parents to view various driving information while their children are out with the vehicle. Features like setting maximum speed limits and travel distance. The audio system has also had an upgrade with the Chevrolet MyLink system, which includes Android Auto.


The standard Silverado now comes equipped with six airbags, StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control, Rollover Mitigation technology, Hill Start Assist, and Trailer Sway Control.  New to the Enhanced Driver Alert Package is power adjustable pedals, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, and Front and Rear Park Assist, Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision Alert. You can ride easy knowing you're in safe hands with the Silverado. 


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The 2017 Silverado is available with three different engines, a 4.3-liter V6, 5.3-liter V8, and 6.2-liter V8.

The striking 4.3-liter V6 produces 285 horsepower with 305 lb/ft of torque.

The next level 5.3-liter V8 produces 355 horsepower with 383 lb/ft of torque.

The 6.2-liter V8 produces a whopping 420 horsepower with 460 lb/ft of torque.

All engine types come equipped with direct injection, Continuously Variable Valve Timing and Active Fuel Management. The 2017 Silverado can also come as with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

The new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado is one of the best looking, and highly rated trucks on the road today. Many new technological advances have made it surpass its competition. Whether you are looking for a “Sunday’s Best” kind of truck or something to get down and dirty with in the woods, this truck is your ticket. Stop by NeSmith Chevrolet today and talk to us about getting you into this amazing truck!

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