The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is an all around dependable vehicle for the truck lover and it’s no wonder that the Silverado 1500 has received the “Best Bet” award by Cars.com. The Silverado 1500 is the most dependable, longest lasting, full sized pickup on the road that Chevy can offer.
The Chevy Silverado 1500 comes equipped with a 4.3L V6 or you can beef up your Silverado with a Vortec 5.3L V8 capable of 315 horsepower and 335 foot pounds of torque. It has an EPA estimated 21 MPG highway rating, making the Silverado 1500 the most fuel efficient full sized pickup with a V8 on the road. If you prefer even more horsepower to get the really difficult jobs accomplished, the Silverado 1500 has the option of being outfitted with a Vortec 6.2L V8 that has 403 horsepower and 417 foot pounds of torque.
All the engines mentioned are FlexFuel capable. The engine equipped on the Silverado can run on E85, which is a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline.
With the Max Trailering pack, the Silverado 1500 can do just about anything so you can accomplish your job or project. The crew cab version of the Silverado 1500 with the Max Trailering pack has a maximum of 1,980 lbs. of payload, while the extended cab version has a maximum of 1,925 lbs. of payload.
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with a six month trial to OnStar’s Directions and Connections plan which offers help that is only a push of a button away. For more information on the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, please call (860) 889-3333 or stop by Don Mallon Chevrolet to test drive one today!