• (4.6) 54 reviews
  • MSRP: $27,195$53,415
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 17-21
  • Engine: 355-hp, 5.3-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 9,400 lbs.
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Our Take on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Our Take

Full-size pickup trucks are Detroit's bread and butter, and when Chevrolet redesigned the Silverado for 2014 it took a conservative approach with the styling and stuck with a traditional steel frame and body. The Silverado 1500 shares its platform with the GMC Sierra 1500, but there are sig... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Steering wheel not centered on driver's seat
  • Small windshield
  • No spotter mirror on right side
  • Ride quality with Z71 off-road equipment
  • Eight-speed automatic on higher trims only
  • 6.2-liter on higher trims only

Notable Features

  • 1500 gets new front-end styling
  • Remote locking tailgate available
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto available
  • Forward collision warning available
  • Eight-speed automatic available with 5.3-liter V-8
  • Choice of V-6 or two V-8s

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado exudes a good, old-fashioned trucklike attitude with its bold presence, but it isn't the least bit outdated, with highly competitive capabilities and the latest multimedia technology. A 2016 Chevrolet Silverado with the optional 6.2-liter V-8 and eight-speed automatic transmission is a nearly unstoppable combination in overall performance against the most pow... Read full review for the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 54 reviews

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by RJP7604 from Lakewood CO on July 19, 2016

Just bought the truck last month, I have previous experience with Chevy trucks and they have always proved to be reliable. I reviewed a lot of the trucks that are out on the market now and the Chevy h... Read Full Review

54 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country

Front
M
Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Roof Strength
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Child Seat Anchors (Latch)

Ease of Use
P

Front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
P
Overall evaluation
M
Retraints and dummy kinematics
G
Structure and safety cage
M

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
A
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Roof Strength
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Small overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
P
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Small overlap front
M
Structure and safety cage
M
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
Side Pole Barrier combined (Rear)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 9 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $1,400 per year.

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