The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is sold in regular, extended, and crew cab body styles. Consumers may choose a short, standard or long cargo box, in WT, LS, LT XFE or waltz trim levels. Trims most have chrome trim on the outside, and wheel choices range from 17 inches wide to 22. The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 can seat more passengers between 2 and 6, depending on cab configuration. All versions have air conditioning, cruise control, and steering wheel tilt. Trims most are equipped with cloth seats.
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Optional Features
Key options for the Silverado include leather, navigation, premium sound system, Bluetooth connectivity, power sunroof, dual–zone climate control, rear–seat entertainment system, large wheels, and more.
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine
The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available in 2 or 4–wheel drive (2WD or 4WD). Four different engines available for the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, depending on cab style and choice of drivetrain. The 4.3–liter V–6 engine generates 195 horsepower at 4,600 rpm and 260 lb. ft. of torque at 2,800 rpm. It is paired with an automatic transmission 4-speed. A 4.8–liter V–8 engine generates 302 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 305 lb. ft. of torque at 4,600 rpm. It also comes with automatic transmission 4-speed.
The 5.3–liter V–8 engine creates 315 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 335 lb. ft. of torque at 4,400 rpm. Active Fuel Management, the cylinder–deactivation, helps conserve fuel, and the engine is also E85–compatible. A automatic transmission 6-speed is standard. A powerful engine 6.2–liter V–8 generating 403 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 417 lb. ft. of torque at 4,300 rpm. This engine is also E85–compatible, and is equipped with automatic transmission 6-speed. Payload capacity ranges from 1,513 pounds to 1,937 pounds subject to the CAB, the bed, and Driveline configuration. Trailer tow capacity ranges from 8,900 pounds to 10,700 pounds (7,000 pounds for the Silverado XFE).
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Safety
Standard on the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is traction control and stability, trailer sway control, hill–start assist, and 6 air bags. OnStar service with optional Automatic Crash Response, and the camera reversing and rear park assist sensors. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 Silverado gets a 4- (out of 5) star general crash–test rating.