2018 Chevy Silverado – Big Changes Will Surprise Buyers

January 25, 2017 CHEVROLET, Upcoming cars

2018 Chevy Silverado also might recieve a diesel

Those who have understood and been in touch with General Motors would know that they have always been proactive when it is about coming out with new and advanced models of existing ones. They have done this quite regularly as far as trucks are concerned. Hence there is no doubt that they will soon be coming out with the much talked about remodeling of the 2018 Chevy Silverado. Though there is no official confirmation of the same from General Motors it is believed that such a remodeling and refurbishment is very much on the way. This is because competition is quite active and therefore they cannot afford to be complacent and take a back seat. Let us try and have a look at the various features and interesting new things that could be expected of this new model of Silverado.

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It Might Get A New Name

Though still not clear it is believed that the existing version of Silverado may get a new name. It is believed that the new name will be Chevy Silverado 1500. Further if one goes by what is being shared in the grapevine it is quite possible that the new variant of the 2018 Silverado is most likely to go through a complete and total redesign and the customers might be in for some pleasant surprises. Let us see, over the next few lines, what it is supposed to have.

How Does It Fare Against Competition

It is a known fact that American truck market is extremely competitive. It is all the more evident in the medium sized market and the same perhaps is also the as far as full sized truck are concerned. Though the choices may not be exactly widespread, the options are quite exciting and there is hardly anything to choose between one option and the other. There are some three big names which General Motors has to contend with. They are Ford with their F-150s and also some variants and models of Dodge Rams. These two models are equally good and can offer tough competition to the new 2018 Chevy Silverado. The latest version without any doubt will give a god run for money as far as the other two models of Ford and Dodge are concerned.

2018 Chevy Silverado Engines

The 2018 Silverado is expected to have a 5.3 liter Eco Tec3 V8 engine installed in it. This according to experts will most certainly give a tough fight to the Ford F-150 which runs on EcoBoost Engine and the EcoDiesel Engines of Dodge Ram trucks. The engines of the new 2018 Silverado are expected to generate as much 355 HP of strength and they also are expected to come out with 333 lb per feet of torque.

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2018 Silverado Exterior And Interior Design

There also is expectation that there will be quite a bit of change as far as the interiors of the 2018 Chevy Silverado are concerned. it could quite a few things which could highly futuristic with an eye over the next 10 to 15 years. The number of USB ports would most probably go up. It also is expected to have a 45 LTE powered Wi-Fi connection and it is expected to come from OnStar 4G services. This certainly will be a game changer according to many experts. Further the center console is also expected to be larger. The dials also will look large and one can expect them to be aesthetically carved out. This will go a long way in giving it a pleasing demeanor as far as the overall looks and appearances are concerned.

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Seats And Upholstery

It also is expected that the seat will be looking quite luxurious compared to the previous models. The best of upholstery will certainly be used and quality leather will be a part of it. The overall quality of ride might also see a good improvement taking into account specific needs and requirements of the customers.

A Look At The Exterior

Though everything is under speculation, there is inside information that General Motors is planning quite a big or changes also to the exteriors designs. But things are still sketchy and not much information is coming out from the drawing room. Experts however, are quite sure that it will feature a number of changed like improved LED lighting facility apart from chrome linings on the door handles and mirrors which certainly will make it look quite brilliant. It is also believed that the curves will become extremely stylish and bumpers with body colors can also be expected.

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A Look At The Price Range

The pricing is still under wraps and only guess work can be made as of now. While deciding on pricing there is little doubt that General Motors will have to factor where the competition is. They cannot be in a different tangent as far as pricing is concerned. At the same time they are here to make money and would not like to price it in such a way that they will end up losing in the bargain.

Though it would be too early to predict on the pricing, it is expected that it would be around $30,000. The price looks extremely competitive but this will be only for the base models and as next fixtures and fittings are added to it, the price will also certainly go up. Of course the price will go up quite a bit as far as the diesel versions are concerned.

For example if customers add new features like chrome plated large 20 inch wheels are added along with AWD the price will go up quite significantly. If one chooses other features like cooling seats, automatic heating facilities and safety controls, the one can expect the price to touch almost around $50,000. However, there are reasons to believe that this price is also extremely attractive and General Motors need not fear that they will be priced out in this extremely competitive market.

Conclusion

Hence at the end of the day there are many reasons to believe that 2018 Chevy Silverado will be keenly watched not only by the market and customers but competitors also will have a close eye on it because it will impact them directly in more ways than one.

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