2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB
Customers looking for a dependable, highly capable pickup truck have flocked to Don Wheaton to see the dealership’s available inventory of Chevy trucks. For the new model-year, the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB finds itself, yet again, at the top of one of the most competitive classes in the automotive industry. The 2016 Silverado 1500 features a few new elements to help enhance the overall refinement of the award-winning pickup truck. Buyers will notice that the front-end of the 2016 Silverado is bolder and has a more artful, sculpted aesthetic giving off a strong visual cue to its underlying capability.
One of biggest additions to the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB is the eight-speed automatic transmission. Previously, eight-speed gear changer was only available in top-of-the-line versions of the pickup truck. By making this new component more available, Chevy engineers are helping drivers get the most out of their truck purchase in terms of fuel-consumption and towing. Additionally, potential new owners of the 2016 Silverado 1500 will be able to use the latest in-vehicle technology that can be found anywhere. This naturally includes the ability to use the Chevy 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot as well as choose which suite of smartphone apps they would from Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
Silverado 1500 Lineup at a glance
One of the first decisions a Don Wheaton customer has to make when choosing to buy the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB is which of the five trim levels they need, WT, LS, LT, LTZ and High Country. Depending on which trim grade a customer chooses, they will have a regular cab with two doors or a pair of four-door cab styles in the double cab and crew cab. Also, which cab style that is chosen will dictate which cargo bed length can be added, 5-foot-8, 6-foot-6 or 8 feet. Regardless of which cab/cargo bed combination is chosen, towing is top priority for the 2016 Silverado 1500. Each trim grade has an available max trailering package available.
Performance of the 2016 Silverado 1500
The next available engine option for the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB is the 5.3-liter, V-8 engine. Buyers that choose this engine are getting one of the most popular powertrain options in the pickup truck segment of the automotive industry. A Silverado 1500 with this engine and the new eight-speed automatic transmission will be able to use up to 355 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. Fuel-consumption scores for this powertrain (using two-wheel drive) stand at 14.6 L/100 km in the city and 10.4 L/100 km on the highway. Additionally, a properly equipped version of the Silverado 1500 using this engine will be able to tow more than 11,000 pounds.
Finally, the top-of-the-line engine option for the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB is the 6.2-liter, V-8 engine. This is the engine that showed customers how much more performance and fuel-efficiency they could expect with the eight-speed transmission. Also, the 6.2-liter engine is the most powerful non-diesel option in the Silverado family. Drivers will be able to use all 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque to pull loads weighing up to 12,000 pounds when the truck is properly outfitted.