• (4.3) 37 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,619$17,091
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: N/A
  • Engine: 300-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 8,200 lbs.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

A hybrid-powertrain version of the Silverado full-size pickup truck is available to retail customers in select states for the 2005 model year. The "mild" hybrid, with an electric motor that keeps the vehicle running at idle so the gas engine can shut off, is offered on 1500 extended-cab pickups e... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • Half- , three-quarter- and one-ton capacities
  • Heavy-duty versions available
  • RWD or 4WD
  • V-6, V-8 and diesel V-8 engines
  • Available Quadrasteer four-wheel steering
  • Gasoline/electric hybrid model

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Now SS stands for Super Smoke!Just introduced in 2-wheel-drive, the new 2005i Silverado SS boils the tires with all the authority of a John Force half-track burnout. This basic street-cred maneuver had been hopeless in the original Silverado SS with its all-wheel-drive setup. Sure, the AWD Silverado SS would jerk your neck pretty good on a brake-stand launch, and you might get a little bit of t... Read full review for the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 37 reviews

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it's a good all around truck

by bowtie from B.C Canada on March 16, 2009

I was excited when i bought this rig it had only 26000 km on it. I have had it in the shop a couple of times once the airconditioner died so they took the airconditioner appart 2 times and recharged i... Read Full Review

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Safety Ratings

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There are currently 14 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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