The new Silverado 1500 is ready for another refreshment. Many reports indicates that the next generation 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will get more attractive styling, followed by some revisions inside. Recently, the upcoming truck’s spy shots emerged online, and we firstly noticed a more robust design. On top of that, Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be equipped with four-leaf rear suspension that is used on heavy-duty trucks.
As you probably know, Silverado is very competitive in the towing department. This truck can tow a maximum of 13,300 pounds but isn’t class-leading. The new Ford F-150 took first place in this category with a tremendous capacity of 14,100 pounds.
2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Facelift
Like the previous generation, the new 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will offer many configurations. Generally, there is a choice of a regular cab and long bed (box length of 98.18 inches), a double cab that uses a standard bed (79.44 inches), or a crew cab with a standard or a short bed (69.92 inches). Interestingly, there is more variety and customization on the higher trims. For example, Midnight Edition models offer more aggressive styling than the base one, thanks to its black accents.
The Silverado Trail Boss truck is available as well. This variants sit higher, thanks to a lifted suspension. Also, it includes a Multi-Flex tailgate, a new Chevy’s version of the GMC Sierra’s MultiPro tailgate. Lastly, top-line Silverado High Country is the most expensive, offering 20-inch wheels, chrome assist steps, high-intensity headlights, power-operated tailgate, and much more.
Like the exterior of the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the interior will also depend on the chosen trim. Given its wide variety of configurations, the cabin is more than luxurious, even on the entry-level model. Buyers of the base model will get a cloth 40/20/40-split/fold bench seat, a 7-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and so on.
On top of that, High Country model will treat you with more upscale materials. This model includes leather upholstery, heated and cooled seats, and 8 inches infotainment screen with navigation, Bose premium audio, and heated/ventilated front seats.
2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Powertrain Specs
The new 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 is a full-size pickup truck that deploys a wide range of engines. Generally, this model is one of the rarest in the segment that offers five engine options. It comes with a 4.3-liter V-6 engine, a 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, two V-8s, and a Duramax diesel 3.0-liter inline-six. The most potent and the quickest is the 6.2-liter V8 mill that produces 420 horses and 460 lb-ft of torque. Reportedly, this version can run from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.4 seconds. Just below this engine is a 5.3-liter that makes 355-hp that needs 6.1 seconds to reach 60 mph.
The four-cylinder turbocharged is available as well, delivering 310-hp. The most efficient is still a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel inline-6 that makes 277 horsepower. Its EPA city/highway rated 23/33 mpg (RWD), 23/29 mpg (4WD). The maximum towing of the new Silverado half-ton pickup is 13,300 pounds.
Release Date and Price
The release date of the forthcoming 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will most likely to happen in the summertime of next year. This pickup truck is playing an important role in the Chevrolet lineup. Generally, it’s the most selling model, featuring plenty of modifications.
As mentioned, the next generation will bring a more modern look, and it will also feature a beefier rear suspension setup. As for the pricing, it will definitely increase, regarding its mild upgrades. We’ll have more information about the new truck in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.