The new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is expected to arrive sometime next year, featuring small improvements. Meanwhile, the Heavy Duty Silverado trucks, including 2500HD and Sierra 3500HD, will receive a significant refresh for 2023.
However, the manufacturer will make the new Silverado 1500 more adorable, and it should stick to the famous design language. From what we heard, the upcoming 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will come with a new front and rear-end designs, refreshed interior, along with powerful engines. As you probably know, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the most versatile trucks in the market, and it comes in various configurations.
2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Exterior Refresh
The 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is an attractive truck that can be had in several configurations. Generally speaking, as the previous generation, the new one will be available in form as a regular cab and long bed (box length of 98.18 inches), double cab with standard bed (79.44 inches), or crew cab with standard or a short bed (69.92 inches).
The best part is that Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will come in a variety of trims and packages. Nevertheless, the most favorite trim among buyers is a Midnight Edition model, featuring aggressive black-out tones and chrome accents. The Silverado Trail Boss variant is also available, and it sits higher thanks to a lifted suspension. On top of that, all models should get a new Multi-Flex tailgate, similar to the GMC Sierra’s MultiPro tailgate.
Cabin Design and Trims
Given its wide variety of configurations, the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the most customized trucks. The base model comes with vinyl seats, manual door locks, and crank windows. On the other end, the most equipped model and expensive is a High Country. This variant will treat you with leather upholstery, heated and cooled seats, and premium amenities. Depending on a cab chose, the seating ranges from a 3-person bench to the more comfortable 5-passenger setup.
On the inside, you’ll find more gadgets than you can imagine. There is a touchscreen display, either 7 inches or 8 inches in size, tilt and telescoping steering wheels, and 10-way power-adjust seats. Still, Chevrolet’s interior can’t match the features of some of its rivals, such as Ram’s 12-inch touchscreen display, or the massaging seats available with the F-150.
The new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will also come with a much more extended list of driver aids than before. The standard features on LTZ trim and optional on LT/RST models include blind-spot monitoring and parking sensors. Moreover, the new last year package for work tuck and custom models is the safety confidence package. The models with this package include gains forward-collision alert with pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking.
LTZ and High Country trims are just below High Country. Moreover, they are enhanced with the Safety Package II containing a lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and IntelliBeam automatic high-beam headlights. The last and the most favorite is the High Country trim level. This one has Adaptive Ride Control and a sophisticated fast-reacting suspension system.
2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Powertrain Specs
Unlike many rivals, the new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available with a few engine options. There are precisely seven of them. The entry-level model comes with a 4.3-liter V6 engine producing 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. However, more potent is the optional 2.7-liter turbo inline-4, delivering 310 horsepower.
Alongside these engines, the manufacturer also offers three 5.3-liter V8 with 355 horses. The main difference between them is six-speed automatic transmission vs. eight-speed and 10-speed automatic. There is also a diesel engine that consists of a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel inline-6 producing 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Lastly, the most potent variant is a 6.2-liter V8 making 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
Price, Rivals and Release Date
The new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 won’t offer significant upgrades as its predecessor, but it should receive mild changes. The base truck will start below $30k, while upper trim like Silverado RST begins at over $43,000. As you can see, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 figures are not far away from the best-selling models like the Ford F-150, Ram 1500, and the GMC Sierra.
However, if you want more luxury, the High Country model can reach around $70,000. The truck sales will start next summer, and we are still waiting for Chevy to reveal more details.