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Top 2011 Chevrolet Truck To Look Out For

In previous years, many truck enthusiasts would give Ford and Dodge the upper hand in terms of full size trucks but as Chevrolet rolls out its new 2011 Silverado, many see Chevy giving its competitors a run for their money.

On the outside, the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado doesn’t look much different than its predecessor, but as far as the mechanics, there isn’t much that hasn’t changed. A new frame provides an overall stronger vehicle, which can tow up to approximately 16,000 pounds for conventional towing, and 21,000+ pounds from fifth wheel towing. The payload maxes out at a strong 6,635 pounds.But what really shocks potential buyers is when they see the amount of horsepower and torque the new Chevrolet can push. With the 6.6-liter Duramax V-8, the Silverado can push out a strong 397 horsepower and 765 pound-feet of torque, something that its competitors will have a hard time beating.

As the Silverado hits the showroom floor starting next week, potential buyers can’t wait to get their shot at test driving the beastly machine. But with all the power comes a hefty gas guzzler. But if all you are concerned about it is your towing capacity, and not about gas prices or auto insurance premiums, then the Silverado might be the truck for you.

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Comments (2)
  1. I bought a new 2011 Silverado LTZ and I constantly get a message about my parking assist when my trailer hitch is in. I do not want to have to take my trailer hitch out when not in use. The dealer said that is the way it is supposed to work,but it is very annoying.Anyone else had this problem?

  2. I have a 3500 2011 silverado and I bought it with a factory installed inigrated brake control. When I hook it to my 2010 fifth wheel which has hydraulic disc brakes it wont set off the brakes. I have delt with GM on this matter and they say there is nothing wrong with there brake control but my trailor is the problem. I have delt with the manufacture of the trailor and they have informed me GM trailor brake control is not compatiable to hydr disc brakes for there is no magnet to power for brake system needs direct voltage to operate and GM wont tell the buyer when you order the brake control from the factory. They informed me they would not reimburse me for the useless control I purchase from them.

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