The Chevrolet trucks sold by GM in the USA and other countries are quite popular and they have won hearts of buyers owing to good performance and durability. The light-duty Silverado 1500 lineup is particularly popular and over the years. The range has been updated over the years to cope with rivals like Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150 lineup. For 2019, the Silverado 1500 range has been revamped with new styling, more engine choices, and one of them is 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel. It also gets the lighter body and more customization choices. It will be positioned against the new Nissan Titan.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel Design
The 2019 Cevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel model looks sleek and stylish. The body has more aluminum and hence lighter than the predecessor. However, the body also gets a good amount of lightweight steel and so durability is not compromised. The new truck is also a tad bigger than the predecessor. The cabin is quite large with enough storage bins and cubicles present. The bed is bigger and you can opt for a power-operated tailgate. Its bed is made of high-strength steel. However, the body also has a significant amount of reinforced carbon fiber. Overall, the aerodynamic efficiency has shot up as per the company claims.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel Engine
While the 2019 Silverado 1500 range gets several engine choices, star of the show is a new diesel engine. The gasoline V-8 engines- a 6.2 L and another 5.3 L are decent performers. The new Dynamic Fuel Management system of GM adds to mileage. The new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel model will get a turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel engine that is a robust performer and it gets clubbed with a 10-speed automatic transmission unit.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel Spec
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel is sold in 8 trims- thus giving buyers plenty of choices. The top trims are quite well equipped both in terms of both amenities and safety. The new infotainment setup is robust, fast and easy to learn. It supports Bluetooth and navigation.
The base work Truck gets 17-inch steel wheels, black exterior trim and touchscreen infotainment system with a 7-inch display unit. A Custom trim is there which adds 20-inch aluminum wheels, sleek LED taillights, and body-color exterior trim. The Custom Trailboss is eligible for Z71 Off Road package. The latter adds Goodyear DuraTrac tires and 18-inch wheels, skid plates. It is aimed at those who love tackling rough roads a lot.
The LT trim gets bow-tie badge, chrome exterior bits, enhanced touchscreen infotainment system and LED headlights. New RST trim brings all-LED exterior lighting and optional 22-inch wheels. The High Country and LTZ trim area aimed at wooing luxury seeking buyers. These trims get two-tone grille, standard power tailgate, chrome running boards, power-folding exterior mirrors, and leather wrapped seats with heating.
Price and Release Date
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel pricing is yet to be declared. However, the base trim price should be around $29.000 while top trim price can touch $60.000 mark. The release date should be in late 2018. The customizations offered are aplenty for most of the trims. It will offer steep competition to the revamped Ram 1500 lineup.