As promised, GM abundant the accessible updates to the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado auto Monday morning, highlighting its acceptance of a Chevy-branded alternative of GMC’s MultiPro tailgate, dubbed “Multi-Flex.” And like the Sierra, the 2021 Silverado gets a scattering of towing updates as well.
The trickling bottomward of GMC’s absolute tailgate was a bit of an inevitability, abnormally back the two pickups are fundamentally identical. With this about-face may annihilate one of the more-premium Sierra’s sexier advantages, GMC does still accept one calamus in its cap: the outrageously air-conditioned (and somewhat outrageously priced) carbon cilia CarbonPro bed.
On the towing front, the bigger account is that both the 2.7-liter turbo-four and Duramax 3.0-liter turbodiesel engines had their towing capacities added for 2021. Some variants of the 2.7-liter archetypal saw their ratings go up by as abundant as 2,500 pounds; the diesel’s appraisement was added by 1,900 pounds appealing abundant beyond the board.
“Chevrolet is assured these engines accommodated or beat best trailering needs,” Chevy said in its announcement. “Additional 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.”
Sweetening the accord alike further, Chevy added a bivouac breadth indicator to its lane-change camera, giving drivers a bigger abstraction of the amplitude they’ll charge to merge, and a new jack-knife active arrangement that advance the bend of the bivouac about to the barter and alerts drivers if they are at accident of jack-knifing. A new burden bed appearance with block advice circuit out the 2021 additions.
Like the Sierra, the Silverado sees some options confused and repriced for 2021. Best notably, the Duramax advantage had its amount bargain by $1,500. Combined with the above updates, this makes the 2021 Silverado an alike added adorable hypothesis for barter who accent trailering.
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