This is a 2020 Silverado, but the 2021 archetypal looks absolutely the same.
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado was acceptable in for some big updates, but the COVID-19 communicable put the brakes on such a above update, ancestor automaker General Motors said beforehand this year. Now, it looks like Chevy has instead autonomous to dabble with accepted accessories and cycle out a advantageous array of new appearance for its bread-and-butter pickup.
Chevy on Monday appear the 2021 Silverado’s new accessories list, which ranges from upgraded towing and burden ratings to new technology onboard the truck. Highlighting the changes are bigger towing capacities for the 2.7-liter turbo-four and 3.0-liter Duramax turbodiesel engines. Those who opt for the four-cylinder Silverado in aggregation cab agreement will now accept the adeptness to tow 9,300 pounds, up by 2,500 pounds, and a new approved cab archetypal with a continued bed will tow 9,600 pounds. Both ratings are for two-wheel-drive Silverado models, apperception you. The updates additionally see the burden appraisement acceleration to 2,280 pounds, afresh with a two-wheel-drive version.
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The better account is the accession of the Multi-Flex tailgate, which Chevy already told us about aftermost week. If you dig the GMC Sierra’s MultiPro tailgate, you’ll adulation Chevy’s adaptation because it’s an identical system.
If you appetite to alive the agent activity with the 3.0-liter inline-six Duramax, there’s abundant news. It costs $1,500 beneath to advantage a Silverado with the agent engine. Yeah, it’s a amount reduction, which is rather exceptional of these days. Towing accommodation climbs 1,500 pounds for a max appraisement of 9,500 pounds (in two-wheel-drive form, like the added updates) and Chevy promises the agent still allotment 33 afar per gallon highway.
Need added towing tech? Say no added with the 2021 Silverado. Three new technologies are on the card for 2021: Trailer breadth indicator, jack-knife active and burden bed appearance accessory approach all accompany the roster. In added acceptable news, the options account additionally expands for entry-level Silverado models. Now, a Safety Confidence amalgamation is available, which tosses in automated emergency braking, advanced blow active and advanced banal braking. Note that AEB is accepted on the Silverado’s arch rival, the Ford F-150.
Elsewhere, the midrange trims backpack some ahead alternative bales as accepted and the added comfortable LTZ and leather-lined High Country models accretion accepted wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The systems assignment with a active affiliation on all trims, but wireless adequacy is additionally accessible on the LT, LT Trail Boss and RST trims, too.
Look for the aboriginal 2021 Silverados to ability dealers this fall. Next year, we’ll acceptable see a added abundant amend that focuses a lot of accomplishment on the interior.
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