2014 Chevrolet Silverado Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado
Chevy’s flagship pickup truck was completely redesigned for the 2014 model year, but that wasn’t the only enhancement made for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. The all-new pickup also boasts a completely new lineup of more fuel-efficient engines.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Specifications
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Exterior
Whenever a vehicle is redesigned, most of the attention will be paid to its new styling, and that holds true for the 2014 Silverado. The new Chevy flaunts a massive new front grille, revised front and rear bumpers, and more sculpted styling that is traditionally reserved for sport sedans. In addition to new styling, Chevy has added a new 6.5-foot cargo box as an option.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Performance
Grabbing most of the powertrain headlines for the 2014 Chevy Silverado are the automaker’s new EcoTec3 engines. The standard 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 generates more torque than any standard V6 in its class at 305 lb-ft. The 5.3-liter EcoTec3 engine generates 355 horsepower, and the top-end 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 pumps out 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Efficiency
The most impressive aspect of Chevy’s EcoTec3 engines is not just their power, but how they marry it with fuel economy. The 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 is the most fuel-efficient gas V8 pickup engine ever, as it returns an unprecedented 23 mpg highway. The standard 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 returns 18 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Interior
The interior of the 2014 Chevy Silverado has also been completely redesigned, and no longer are premium materials exclusive to upper trims. Chevy also added additional storage throughout the 2014 Silverado, and technology played a key role in the redesign. In fact, certain trims of the 2014 Silverado boast as many as five USB ports for easy charging and access to electronic devices.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Safety
The 2014 Chevy Silverado features a slew of advanced safety features that helped it to earn a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Safety Score from the NHTSA, including emergency braking assist, crash avoidance, StabiliTrack, Trailer Sway Control, Rear-Vision Camera System, and Lane Departure Warning, among others.
The News Wheel is a digital auto magazine providing readers with a fresh perspective on the latest car news. We’re located in the heart of America (Dayton, Ohio) and our goal is to deliver an entertaining and informative perspective on what’s trending in the automotive world. See more articles from The News Wheel.