Chevy is giving its fans exactly what they want, a fresh redesigned 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500. This is another huge truck competing for the crown with others alike. Mostly used for work it needs to put up good numbers in the towing and hauling section. But it also needs to be stylish and modern as well as contemporary.
The Silverado was a huge hit on the selling charts, and that can be attributed to its price tag. It also had an amazing engine and was sturdy and could take a punch. For us is very interesting to see what kind of tweaks and changes Chevy makes to refresh this pickup. Now it looks a bit outdated, so we can expect changes on all levels, and that includes the engine department.
The interior should be modernized, every bit of it to be honest. It needs better technology and gadgets and a sturdier build. On the outside things are getting even better. The 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 is getting curvier and more aggressive. Read along to find out more about the upcoming changes and improvements to the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500.
On the inside, the manufacturer made some improvements to the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500. It did all the right things and then some. First of all, we will be getting new seats. More comfortable ones for sure, these appear more sporty and like you can fall into them. They are inspired by rally driving seats and their comfort. We will be getting many more choices of colors and contrast stitching.
Also, we will be able to choose the material which will be used on the seats. These include different types of suede, fabric, and leather. Whichever is your preference, take your pick. We welcome this improvement since it allows people to fully customize their trucks. This is another proof that trucks aren’t just for work anymore. Style is a very important aspect of every vehicle including pickups.
There is enough space in the 2023 Silverado 1500 for five people to sit comfortably with plenty of legroom and headroom. We are still uncertain what type of cab version will be available but we suppose that there will be several and all of them are full 4 doors versions. Infotainment is nothing impressive but more than enough.
The instrument panel also got a do-over. It is bedazzled with chrome and wood accents. This increases the luxury feel and overall upper-class feel. You will forget you are driving in a not-so-expensive pickup. Instead, you have a feel of a very stylish SUV. The 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 dashboard is digital and that is something we have seen a lot of late. Many manufacturers are using more and more technology in their pickups.
A central unit that can control anything that is connected to a battery and is at least 10 inches in size. That way no one will miss out on the fun. Hopefully, Chevy installs a driver aid system to help in difficult situations. Systems like these are proven to help and are again a good step towards a safer future.
On the outside, the pickup looks grand. The 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 looks menacing on the road, it has the aggressiveness everyone is looking for. The cargo bed is nothing impressive but more than enough for your everyday hauling. Tailgate has many options that can come in handy. For stepping into the bed, for tailgating, for extending the cargo bed, you name it, the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 has it.
The wheels don’t look too big, they are standard 18 inches aluminum alloy. This shaves off weight and improves the power to weight ratio. This can do wonders for hauling and towing capacities, as well as fuel economy. The overall 2023 Silverado 1500 body dimensions are unchanged, ride height was increased though. There are more curves on the chassis, and the hood looks sportier.
On the front, we see a grille also made from lightweight materials. It is spreading from one side to the other and for good reason. This allows for better air intake and further negates all overheating issues. Not that there were any but you can never be sure. Huge side mirrors are a must, that way you keep an eye on your cargo at all times.
2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Options and Specs
This is where it gets more interesting for the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500.
First, we have a gasoline-powered 2.7 liter L3B inline 4 turbocharged engine. This beast creates 310 horsepower and 348 pound-feet of torque. It comes with 8-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
Next up we have a 5.3 liter L84 EcoTec 3 V8 that also runs on gasoline. Two-wheel drive is available with 8-speed automatic, or all-wheel drive with 10-speed automatic transmission. This boasts 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque.
There is also a 6.2 liter L87 EcoTec3 V8 in the new 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 powered by gasoline with a 10-speed automatic transmission producing 420 horsepower along with 460 pound-feet of torque. This powertrain unit is only available for the 2023 Silverado 1500 ZR2 version.
And last but not least we have a 3.0 liter LM2 Duramax I6 engine that uses diesel fuel. It is turbocharged and comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It produces 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Price and Release Date
Starting price for the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 should be around $33.000, for the basic trim – Work Truck. This means with amenities and gadgets the price could spike quickly. The very decent CUSTOM trim level starts at $41.000, while the LT trim is $45.000. The price of CUSTOM TRAIL BOSS is just below $49.000, while the RST version is slightly above. Top of the line for the versions powered by a 2.7-liter unit is LT TRAIL BOSS which is priced at $54.490.
If you need more power you can opt for the LTZ trim which is priced slightly below $54.000. Just like the LTZ version, the HIGH COUNTRY comes powered by a 5.3-liter V8 unit.
Top of the line is of course 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2 which is priced at $67.900.
We should be able to spot this truck on the road sometime in late 2022.