Compare 5 trims on the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, and aren’t overpaying for those you don’t want.


Our comparison will help you prioritize the trims that are right for you.

Style
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS
Inventory price
Starting at $35,170 Starting at $31,995 Starting at $33,175 Starting at $29,925
MPG
15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG
Engine
302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
Transmission Overdrive Switch Transmission Overdrive Switch Transmission Overdrive Switch Transmission Overdrive Switch
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
Seating
6 6 6 6
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Style
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT
Inventory price
Starting at $30,405 Starting at $31,515 Starting at $33,655 Starting at $34,760 Starting at $35,970 Starting at $32,770 Starting at $27,675 Starting at $27,550 Starting at $31,110 Starting at $31,410
MPG
16 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 15 combined MPG
Engine
302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3
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Style
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ
Inventory price
Starting at $39,205 Starting at $39,505 Starting at $36,355 Starting at $36,055 Starting at $42,440 Starting at $39,290
MPG
17 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 17 combined MPG
Engine
315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
11 exterior
11 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5 5 5
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Style
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck
Inventory price
Starting at $31,530 Starting at $26,340 Starting at $30,420 Starting at $28,380 Starting at $22,585 Starting at $25,935 Starting at $25,635 Starting at $22,195 Starting at $30,320 Starting at $33,470
MPG
17 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 15 combined MPG 17 combined MPG 16 combined MPG 17 combined MPG
Engine
315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) 302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability) Engine info not available
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
9 exterior
Seating
6 6 6 6 3 3 3 3 6 3
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Style
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy
Inventory price
Starting at $34,525
MPG
18 combined MPG
Engine
315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Color
9 exterior
Seating
5
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