2022 Chevrolet Silverado Gets Even Smarter and Tougher

2022 Chevrolet Silverado Gets Even Smarter and Tougher | Fort Stockton, TX

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the smartest, toughest, and most capable trucks available — and now it’s refreshed and better than ever for 2022.

New for 2022, the Silverado boasts a more powerful standard 2.7-liter turbo engine, and the available 3.0-liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel can tow an extra 4,000 pounds (for a total of 13,300 pounds).

The new-look exterior of the 2022 Silverado includes new grille and front fascia designs to go with available daytime running lamps with animated light sequences that activate when you approach the truck or walk away from it.

Inside, the 2022 Silverado is available with a new 13.4-inch touch screen and 12.3-inch digital cluster, plus built-in, voice-activated access to convenient features like Google Assistant and Google Maps. The center console has also been redesigned to be more useful.

For the first time ever, the Silverado will be available with cutting-edge Super Cruise driving tech. This system even lets you tow a trailer while driving hands-free, and it’s fully integrated with the Silverado’s many other advanced towing features.

Perhaps most exciting of all, there’s an all-new ZR2 off-road trim in the 2022 Silverado lineup. This truck delivers 420 horsepower with its 6.2-liter V8, comes equipped with a specially tuned suspension and Multimatic DSSV™ dampers, and shows off rugged features like a skid plate package and 33-inch off-road tires.

You won’t have to wait much longer to experience the upgraded 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500—we’re expecting it to arrive this spring here at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas.

What We Know About the 2023 Chevy Silverado EV

The all-new Chevy Silverado EV is expected to debut as a 2023 model with sales of the electric truck to start in early 2024. Here is what we know about the first-ever all-electric Silverado truck’s predicted range, power, and features.

The Silverado EV will be equipped with General Motors’ Ultium battery technology that has a substantial battery pack capacity of up to 200 kWh. This first-of-its-kind capacity is expected to elicit a projected driving range of up to 400 miles per charge.[1] However, range will vary based on how you drive and what you tow.

Experts are predicting that the Silverado EV will have one, two, or three electric motors — depending on trim level. You can look forward to combined ratings as high as 1,000 horsepower as a result. Though it have not released full specs, Chevrolet touts the Ultium platform will warrant “exhilarating torque.”

While believed to likely have standard all-wheel-drive, the Silverado EV is confirmed to feature a four-wheel steering system. This system will allow faster, tighter turning responsiveness and better performance over rough terrain. We also know the electric truck will sport 24-inch wheels.

Our team at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas, will keep you updated as more information becomes available on the upcoming 2023 Chevy Silverado EV.

[1] Per Car and Driver; visit https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a31226611/gm-ultium-electric-vehicle-battery-revealed for more information.

AutoPacific Honored Three Chevy Models as Most Reliable

Good looks, high-end gadgets, and a powerful engine are all great to have in a new car, but the most important thing you should be looking for is reliability. Luckily for you, Chevy’s lineup of quality cars, trucks, and SUVs has all of the above as recognized by AutoPacific’s 2021 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. Chevy took home honors for the reliability of its Blazer, Colorado, and Camaro, and you can get details about the awards below.

  • Chevy Blazer: AutoPacific honored the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer with its prestigious Best Premium Mid-Size Crossover SUV award. The publication explains that Blazer owners were more satisfied with their vehicle’s comfort, styling, and size than owners of other vehicles in the same segment. AutoPacific also noted that the fun-to-drive Blazer’s powerful engine options made it a no-brainer pick when compared with other competitors.
  • Chevrolet Colorado: Topping AutoPacific’s ranking of compact pickups is the nimble 2021 Chevy Colorado, which scored better than the competition in over 60% of the surveyed categories. Owners love that the Colorado has simple controls, excellent visibility, and is highly accessible. Colorado drivers also love that the peppy pickup has a large touchscreen, gorgeous exterior, and awesome off-road capabilities.

Interested in test driving the Blazer, Colorado, or Camaro? Visit Amistad Motors today.

Chevy Models Make Best Diesel Pickup Trucks List for 2021

Chevrolet Diesel Pickup Trucks | Fort Stockton, TX

The U.S. News and World Report publishes annual write-ups and lists about the top vehicles across several categories, and in their “11 Best Diesel Pickup Trucks of 2021” list, all three Chevy trucks — the 2021 Colorado, 2021 Silverado 1500, and 2021 Silverado HD — came away with top honors thanks to their high torque outputs and powerful towing capabilities.

The 2021 Chevy Colorado eliminated its base trim from the previous year and revamped its exterior style. U.S. News and World Report specifically lauded the truck’s Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System. That system can connect to your phone thanks to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility.

In the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado, you’ll find the Duramax 2.8-liter Turbo-Diesel four-cylinder engine capable of producing 181 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque, as well as towing up to 7,700 pounds.

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s six-function Multi-Flex Tailgate makes it easier than ever to load and unload your bed. Trailer Length Indicator and Jack-Knife Alert help you stay safe while towing. An available Duramax 3.0-liter turbo-Diesel delivers 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, while enablling you to tow up to 9,500 pounds.    

The 2021 Chevy Silverado HD can tow up to a best-in-class 36,000 pounds thanks to its Duramax 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8, which generates 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque.

You can find these capable Chevy trucks at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas.

The Best Accessories for Your Chevrolet Truck

Chevrolet Truck Accessories | Fort Stockton, TX

The Chevrolet lineup of pickup trucks is filled to the brim with vehicles ready to tackle the toughest jobs. Of course, it doesn’t hurt to have some vehicular accessories at the ready to make those tasks a little easier. Here are just a few of the best available accessories for your Chevrolet truck.

GearON™ Cargo Management System

It’s easy to accumulate items in the bed of your Chevy truck. To organize the tools and supplies that end up there, the GearON™ Cargo Management System is a must-have accessory that will make your truck bed more orderly and easier to use.  

Bed Mats and Rugs

As durable as the Chevrolet Colorado and Silverado are, it helps to have an extra layer of protection for the bed of these vehicles. That’s where the Chevy collection of bed mats and rugs comes into play, allowing you to store more supplies without worrying about any unsightly blemishes on your truck’s bed.

Tonneau Covers

If you want to protect the supplies in the bed of your truck from the outside elements, investing in a Tonneau Cover is a smart decision. From soft folding varieties to hard rolling covers, there’s a myriad of ways to protect all of the gear in the bed of your Chevy truck.

You can purchase these accessories for your Chevy truck right here at the dealership when you visit Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas.