The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2 out of 8 full size pickup trucks. This ranking is based on our analysis of 65 published reviews and test drives of Chevy Silverado 1500. The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks haven’t change significantly for 2010 model year, but Chevy tweaked some of the truck’s features and turned a couple of options into standard equipment.
The 2010 model still offers a staggering number of engines, trim levels, bed lengths, suspension configurations and other options. The Chevrolet Silverado has comfort and practicality in a rugged package. The Silverado equipped with 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.2L engines. The 4.8L and 5.3L engines have variable valve timing and also improves the feature, performance and fuel economy. The regular cab and extended cab trucks with 5.3L V-8 engines are equipped with a 6speed automatic transmission.
3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode are standard with Silverado trucks equipped with a 5.3L V-8 engine. The features are Side curtain air bags, seat mounted side air bags are standard on all 1500 Silverado trucks, the USB connectivity too on all radios except the base model, which will play the audio files through the audio system, charges battery for some handheld devices.
The Silverado 1500 is available with two-wheel or four-wheel drive; with a short, standard or long bed; with a regular, crew or extended cab, and in Work Truck, LT and LTZ trim levels. Reviewers enjoyed the Silverado’s capabilities and comfort regardless of which combination of the award winning truck they drove.
Drivers appreciate the Silverado’s gas mileage, which is among the best in the class. Interior door trim has been changed in this model. A rearview camera is available on more models. StabiliTrak electronic control system is now standard on all Silverado 1500 trucks. It’s hard to find a bad review of the Chevrolet Silverado because most reviewers say it’s hard to find a competitor with it.
The consumer demand for high fuel efficient cars is being met by General Motor with roll out of its latest fuel efficiency models, Chevrolet Silverado and GMC sierra. They are being rated at 22 MPG on the highway. According to Chevrolet spokesman, this was achieved through GM refinement processes, which include optimization of fuel save mode by shift pattern optimization, six speed transmissions, addition of variable valve timings and full exhaustive comprehensive cylinder shut off to optimize the pickup to meet the fuel efficiency goal.
According to Brian Goebel, the fuel improvement does not compromise anyway in terms of payload, horsepower and other specifications being the same as GMC and full size pickups.
Fuel efficient cars were introduced last year and have become very popular with consumers due to high rise of gas as much as $4/ gallon in United States last year.
The XFE (Extra fuel economy) label are now very popular and in high demand by car drivers. The trucks are rated at 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg in the highway.