1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Expert Reviews

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on September 6, 1998

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on September 6, 1998

Won't pull a house, but Chevy hopes its new Silverado will pull it closer to Ford in truck sales each year. Ford has been the champ for about a dozen years. The full-size Chevy pickup has b... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on October 16, 1998

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on October 16, 1998

Chevrolet bet the ranch that the new Silverado full-size pickup truck is good enough to knock Ford's F-150 out of the No. 1 slot on the sales charts. I'm not much of a gambling man, but i... Read full review

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on August 15, 1999

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on August 15, 1999

Don't you just love competition? With trucks burning up the sales charts, all the major automakers are revamping their trucks. While Ford radically rounded its pick-up and Dodge endowed it... Read full review


Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on April 15, 1999

Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on April 15, 1999

About halfway to Chicago in my Chevy Silverado test truck, a couple of things occurred to me. First, there are going to be times when some vehicles are so closely matched -- Ford and Chevy full-siz... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 5, 1998

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 5, 1998

"Bigger, faster, stronger and smarter." That's how Chevrolet describes its redesigned 1999 full-size pickups, whose new name is Silverado. The rollout of the new trucks is accompanied by one o... Read full review

The Miami Herald's view

By Terry Jackson on October 1, 1998

The Miami Herald's view

By Terry Jackson on October 1, 1998

It has been 10 years since General Motors last did a major update to its full-size pickup trucks, and a lot has happened in that decade. For one thing, sales have jumped dramatically. In 1988, sale... Read full review

Our view: 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

By Al Haas on October 11, 1998

Our view: 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

By Al Haas on October 11, 1998

If you put the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado alongside the 1998 full-size pickup it replaces, you might wonder why Chevy went to all that trouble and expense to redesign this truck. The two are such loo... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on July 10, 1998

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on July 10, 1998

OK, folks, here it comes -- the vehicle you've been waiting for since Dodge introduced the new Ram in 1994 and Ford brought out the new F-150 in 1996. General Motors finally has caught up, and... Read full review

Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on June 11, 1998

Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on June 11, 1998

So who makes the best full-size pickup truck? If I had to answer that based on right-now-today showrooms, I'd rank 'em as Ford, Dodge, and General Motors, with Toyota's T100 sniffing... Read full review