2023 Chevy Silverado 1500: What We Know So Far

The Chevy Silverado 1500 has been the “Heartbeat of America” for a long time. This half-ton pickup truck is ready to give you the power and drive necessary to handle the tough work you’ve got ahead of you. The Silverado is a truck that ranges from a no-frills work truck to a luxurious family vehicle, capable of pulling a  heavy load.

What’s new for the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500?

2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 sitting on grass with a mountain background
2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 | Chevrolet

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Chevrolet doesn’t offer many upgrades for the 2023 model year, but there are a few. This new Chevy pickup truck will have:

  • Fresh paint options
  • New protective film offered
  • 6-speed automatic transmission deleted from the lineup

When will the 2023 Silverado be available for purchase?

The 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 goes into production on August 29. This date applies to the regular cab and crew cab models, with the double cab versions entering production a week later. While that doesn’t give us a solid sales date, we expect this Chevy truck to be available shortly after production begins.

How much will the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 cost?

2023 Chevy Silverado
2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 | Chevrolet

The starting price for the upcoming Chevrolet Silverado lineup is:

  • Work Truck (WT) – $35,600
  • Custom – $42,600
  • LT – $46,700
  • Custom Trail Boss – $50,500
  • RST – $50,900
  • LTZ – $55,700
  • LT Trail Boss – $56,300
  • High Country – $60,800
  • ZR2 – $69,800

2023 Chevy Silverado: Engine options, efficiency, towing, and payload

2023 Chevy Silverado
2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Interior | Chevrolet

The Silverado 1500 has four powertrains offered across the lineup. Specs for these powertrains are:

2.7-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, 8-speed automatic transmission

310 horsepower, 420 lb-ft of torque

19 city/22 hwy mpg (RWD), 17 city/20 hwy mpg (4WD)

5.3-liter V8, 10-speed automatic transmission

355 horsepower, 383 lb-ft of torque

16 city/21 hwy mpg (RWD), 15 city/19 hwy mpg (4WD)

6.2-liter V8, 10-speed automatic transmission

420 horsepower, 460 lb-ft of torque

14 city/18 hwy mpg (4WD only)

3.0-liter turbocharged Duramax diesel 6-cylinder, 10-speed automatic transmission

277 horsepower, 460 lb-ft of torque

23 city/31 hwy mpg (RWD), 22 city/26 hwy mpg (4WD)

When properly equipped, the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 can tow up to 13,400 pounds and carry 2,250 pounds in the bed.

What will the 2023 Silverado look like?

2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2 is great for towing
2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2 | Chevrolet

The refresh of the Chevy Silverado is only one year old, which translates to no changes expected for this upcoming model. We will see the new electric Silverado EV before the end of 2023.

Expected pros and cons of this new Chevy truck

Chevy Silverado towing a trailer
2022 Chevy Silverado | Chevrolet

Pro

  • Tough and capable
  • Wide range of models
  • Great trailering equipment

Cons

  • Not the top truck in any area

Should you buy this Chevy truck?

If you’re looking for a half-ton pickup truck that’s dependable and easy to drive, the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 is an excellent choice. There are various trims, bed lengths, cab configurations, and powertrains to ensure you have the truck you want to drive. If you’re looking for a truck that tops the charts in some areas, you’ll want to check out the Ram 1500 or Ford F-150.

Next, take a look at the luxurious 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate, or watch the Chevy Silverado video below:

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