How Powerful Is the 2017 Silverado?
April 06 2017, Product Expert
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity
The Chevy Silverado is powerful and dependable. It has a sharp design inside and out that keeps everyone comfortable and connected. The interior has features like triple-seal inlaid doors and an aerodynamic windshield to help reduce outside noise in the cabin, steering wheel-mounted controls and USB ports to keep devices charged. Let’s take a closer look at the power behind the Silverado!
2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Performance
The Silverado is very capable. It comes with three engine options. The first is a 4.3-litre V6 engine that reaches 285 horsepower at 5,300 RPM. It features a best-in-class torque with 305 pound-feet at 3,900 RPM. The second engine option is a 5.3-litre V8 engine that gets up to 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The final engine option is a 6.2-litre V8 engine that packs a powerful punch with 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque!
These engines are all EcoTec engines that use three proven fuel-saving technologies to maximize efficiency: Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Continuously Variable Valve Timing. These systems work together to allow the Silverado to reach up to 24 highway MPG.
2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity
Each engine option on the Silverado offers a different level of towing capacity. The 4.3-litre V6 engine has a 7,600-pound towing capacity. The 5.3-litre V8 engine has a towing capacity of 11,100 pounds, while the 6.2-litre V8 has a best-in-class towing capacity of 12,500 pounds with the Max Trailering Package.
The Silverado has a number of features that contribute to its impressive power and performance. Check out these features below:
- Hydroformed, boxed high-strength steel frame
- Roll-formed steel pickup box floor
- Integrated Brake Controller
- Tow/Haul Mode
- StabiliTrak with Trailer Sway Control
- Hill Start Assist
- Auto Grade Braking
- Rear Vision Camera
- 4-wheel Disc Brakes with Duralife™ Rotors
The 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 is available now at Lanoue Chevy. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online before you come into the dealership!