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2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

2011 Chevrolet Silverado Review

(3 Stars)  Holds up against the competition

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The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is not the largest trucking package offered from Chevy, but the extended cab and crew cab options make this one of the most popular of all truck models that Chevrolet is offering. The ability to carry more passengers in a truck only makes since, if you own a truck just for work this can be a crazy expense, but when you can bring the family along in the extended cab after the work day is done the Silverado seems like 2 vehicles in one.

The economy has really affected the sales of big trucks mainly due to their low gas mileage. The Silverado was considered to be the best in its class before the economy slowed as did the R & D team that was putting this amazing truck on the map. This is still a very solid truck that offers a huge amount of durability and rugged performance. The Silverado 1500 can pull up to 10,700 pounds and you can

The standard model comes with a Vortec V-8 engine that can provide as much as 300 horsepower and 300 foot pounds of torque. These powerful trucks are starting at $20,850 and can be almost $30,000 if you equip them well.

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2011 Silverado 1500 Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 4.8L Vortec V 8 OHV and variable valve timing
E85 / unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 10 MPG city, 14 MPG highway, 12 MPG combined and 312 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
26.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 302 hp @ 5,600 rpm; 305 ft lb of torque @ 4,600 rpm
Secondary fuel economy:

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'11 Chevy 1500 Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
Front Air Conditioning
Auto On Headlights
Cruise Control
Keyless Entry
Power Locks
Power Outlet(s)
Power Windows
Steering Wheel Tilt
Vehicle Information Center
Electronic Transfer Case
Privacy Glass
Cup Holders
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Daytime Running Lights
Driver Air Bag
Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
Head/Curtain Airbag
Heated Outside Mirrors
Passenger Air Bag
Side Air Bag(s)
Stability Control
Theft Deterrent System
Traction Control
  Sound and Entertainment  
Compact Disc MP3 Capable
Compact Disc Player
Satellite Radio
GPS/Satellite Communication
  Tires and Wheels  
Full Spare Tire
  Trucks and Towing  
Tow Hooks
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