The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers a truckload of new automated and abstruse updates, including the accession of an accessible Multi-Flex Tailgate, absorbing trailering accommodation and added tech.
Increased Tailgate and Bed Functionality
The Multi-Flex Tailgate offers Silverado barter six altered functions, acceptance for easier admission to bed cargo, added loading solutions and a continuing workstation. With a weight accommodation of 375 pounds (170 kg), altered configurations for the Multi-Flex Tailgate actuate application a key fob or two tailgate-mounted buttons, one for the abounding aboideau and addition for the second-tier loading and accumulator options. Combined with the Silverado Durabed – featuring absorbing burden space, LED lighting, a 120-volt aperture and 12 anchored tie-downs – Multi-Flex makes the 2021 archetypal the best anatomic and able Silverado ever. The Multi-Flex Tailgate will be accessible in aboriginal 2021 on all new Silverado 1500 models.
Improved Trailering Adequacy on Silverado’s Best Able Agent OptionsChevrolet has continued been one of the leaders in trailering, accouterment the ability and the technology to brainwash chump aplomb while towing1. The 2021 Silverado will affection added accepted trailering adequacy for two of its best able engines, compared to the 2020 archetypal year.
The 2.7L Turbo adds bags of pounds of trailering accommodation to every configuration. The accepted Crew Cab Short Box archetypal increases its appraisement by 2,500 pounds to a max accommodation of 9,300 pounds in two-wheel drive. A anew accessible Regular Cab Continued Box archetypal provides the best 2.7L tow appraisement of 9,600 pounds and ups Silverado’s all-embracing max burden to 2,280 pounds in 2WD.The 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel adds an added 1,900 pounds of trailering accommodation to about every agreement and provides the best accommodation of 9,500 pounds to 2WD models. The 3.0L Duramax agent additionally receives a $1,500 MSRP amount abridgement for 2021 models, so barter account from both added towing accommodation and industry-leading EPA-estimated ammunition abridgement of 33 mpg artery in 2WD at a abundant value.
Chevrolet is assured these engines accommodated or beat best trailering needs, as 96 percent of light-duty auto owners tow beneath than 10,000 pounds, according to abstracts from MaritzCX an InMoment Company. Added testing and validation appear the 2.7L Turbo possesses better-than-expected cooling performance, while the 3.0L Duramax improvements are attributed to the better-than-expected rear arbor durability. Chevrolet engineers recertified both engines to the SAE J2807 accepted with absorbing results. A abounding account of trailering blueprint can be activate here.
Enhanced Trailering Technology for Added Views and Confidence
The latest bearing Silverado buried its banderole at barrage by alms up to 15 altered camera views2 – the best of any adversary – to advice accomplish trailering simpler. Now, 2021 models will up the ante and action new or added trailering technology, including:
Rear Side Appearance enhancement: Provides a breach view, automatically biased based on the trailer’s angle, of the larboard and appropriate abandon of the barter and accordant trailer. This appearance was ahead alone accessible while active advanced and is now accessible in Reverse for bigger afterimage back accession a trailer.
More Accessible and Accepted Equipment
The 2021 Silverado 1500 adds added customer-friendly agreeable at all amount credibility to an already acute barter lineup, including:
Custom and Custom Trail Boss are now accepted with Custom Accessibility Package and Infotainment Package, which accommodate EZ Lift ability lock and absolution tailgate, bed LED burden breadth lighting, alien start, accessible SiriusXM radio, accessible OnStar and more.
Work Truck, Custom and Custom Trail Boss now action 40/20/40 split-bench advanced bench and a new Assurance Aplomb Package (late availability), which includes Advanced Collision Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking, Advanced Pedestrian Braking, council caster audio controls and 4.2-inch disciplinarian advice center.
Custom Trail Boss and LT Trail Boss are now accessible with 20-inch atramentous auto with Goodyear Territory MT Tires (late availability). LT and RST now appear accepted with the All Star Edition content, which includes the Accessibility Package, Trailering Package and an auto-locking rear differential. LTZ now comes accepted with the LTZ Accessibility Package, Assurance Package6 and 20-inch able wheels.
Wireless buzz bump through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto adequacy is accepted on LTZ and High Country and accessible on LT, LT Trail Boss and RST. A aboriginal for Chevrolet, Adaptive Ride Control is now accessible on High Country models with 22-inch auto to accommodate added ride comfort. New accessible bales – All Star Edition Plus, Texas Edition Plus and LTZ Premium Texas Edition – add added accessibility and assurance agreeable assimilate already accepted models.
Three new exoteric colors are available:
The 2021 Silverado 1500 will activate assembly in September and access at Chevrolet dealerships throughout abatement 2020.