2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB
It takes more than a pretty smile to be a leader in the full-size pickup truck class of the automotive industry. While the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB is certainly long on style, it also carries the substance to keep buyers coming back to Don Wheaton year after year. Just because the 2017 Silverado 1500 didn’t get a major exterior refresh this year doesn’t mean there aren’t a number of new features available to entice new and existing buyers. Chevrolet engineers are hoping to improve fuel consumption scores by adding active grille shutters which help the truck from an aerodynamic point of view. The automaker has also added a driver monitoring system and a rearview camera available on almost the entire lineup.
The 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB, available at Don Wheaton, offers six different trims which can be applied to a combination of three cabin styles along with three different cargo bed lengths. Customers’ choices for cabin and cargo bed are largely dictated by which trim they choose as well as the kinds of features they want and their needs. Each trim grade of the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 carries the same basic set of standard equipment. Across the board, owners of the 2017 Silverado 1500 will have LED daytime running lights, active grille shutters and one of the most advanced infotainment systems in the class.
Performance of the 2017 Silverado 1500
Advances in engine technology allow the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB to do things other trucks cannot. The standard powertrain setup for most trims of the 2017 Silverado 1500 is a naturally aspirated 4.3-liter, V-6 engine making 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. This version of the 2017 Silverado 1500 uses a six-speed automatic transmission and can come with a rear- or four-wheel drive drivetrain. Owners who need a more powerful version of the 2017 Chevy Silverado can opt for a 5.3-liter, V-8 engine; performance output is pushed to 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque.
At the top of the engine options for the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Edmonton, AB is a 6.2-liter, V-8 engine making 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. This engine is only available on LTZ and top-of-the-line High Country trims, by customer request. When properly equipped, the 2017 Silverado 1500 can pull about 12,500 pounds. Additionally, during independent testing, a 2017 Silverado 1500 with the Z71 package was clocked accelerating from zero-to-60 mph in under six seconds.