A Chevrolet Silverado is an all-purpose machine that can hold passengers and heavy loads and move them over rough and steep terrains as easily. It offers a variety of cab and bed configurations with many available features. Its engine is topped up with an electric motor and regenerative brakes for a reliable start-stop system.
For safety, the 2017 Chevy Silverado has anti-lock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front and rear seat side airbags and side curtain airbags. Its seat/head restraint design is rated for whiplash protection in rear impacts.
The 2017 Chevy Silverado is versatile and can be easily customized which makes it a better choice as compared to its close competitors. These major competitors include the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Ford F-150 and to some extent the Nissan Titan.
It comes with OnStar, which is common for Silverado models and includes automatic crash notification, roadside assistance, and remote door unlocking and stolen vehicle assistance. The model earned a five-star rating for both front-impact and side-impact protection and four star for overall protection while it also got good rating from Insurance rating for being good in the moderate-overlap, front-impact, side-impact and roof strength.
The model also boasts new active grille shutters that restrict unnecessary air flow into the engine bay and hence saving on fuel.