2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 New Features and Release Date
With its high-strength and durable body, robust engine options, towing prowess, and off-road capabilities, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a leading choice for the full-size pickup truck segment. And with a new transmission and new towing technologies for the 2020 model-year, the Silverado 1500 raises the bar even higher.
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be released in Fall 2019. Chevrolet will announce the pricing of the 2020 Silverado 1500 closer to the launch date.
What’s new for the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500?
While the design of the 2020 Silverado 1500 is unchanged from the previous model-year, its performance upgrades and new features make it an even more attractive choice. Chevrolet expanded the robust 6.2L V8 engine to more than half of the models in the Silverado 1500 trim lineup. Mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission, it doles out an impressive 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. For even more power, Silverado 1500 buyers can get the Performance Upgrade Package. With a cat-back performance exhaust system and a performance air intake, the output of the 6.2L V8 engine is raised to a mighty 435 horsepower and 469 lb-ft of torque.
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The towing capabilities of the Silverado 1500 are even greater with the availability of new towing technologies. This includes 15 unique camera views and a transparent trailer feature with a tailgate-mounted camera and a camera on the back of the trailer. Also, the Silverado 1500 offers smart trailer technologies that can be accessed via the myChevrolet mobile app. Another new feature offered for the Silverado is the available Adaptive Cruise Control, which enables you to maintain a safe distance from the vehicles ahead of you.