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Top 21 Reasons You Should Upgrade To the Newest Chevrolet Silverado

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Top 21 Reasons You Should Upgrade To the Newest Chevrolet Silverado
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The Chevrolet Silverado is one of the best-selling models of all-time. Already a favorite of many, the new 2014 version includes a number of improvements that make the truck even better. Here’s why you should upgrade and buy it.

21. It will be copied

The 2014 Silverado will be copied by other manufacturers. It’s that good.

20. Buyers have engine choices

There are three engine choices for the 2014 Silverado. The likely favorite is the 5.3-liter V8. All engine choices have direct fuel injection and active fuel management.

19. Free maintenance

You can’t beat free maintenance. All buyers of the 2014 model receive two years or 24,000 miles of scheduled maintenance at no charge.

18. You will love the power

With a few improvements, the new Silverado is even more powerful than its predecessors. The 5.3-liter engine puts out 355 horsepower, 383 lb.-ft. of torque, which will permit the vehicle to tow up to 11,500 pounds with the maximum towing package.

17. Fuel consumption

While a big vehicle, the new Silverado is more fuel efficient than earlier models. The 5.3-liter engine will get 16 miles per gallon in the city and 22 or 23 on the highway depending on two- or four-wheel drive.

16. You will feel safe

The new Silverado is a big vehicle which has received a four-star safety rating. There is a blind spot mirror as well as collision alert technology and front parking sensors.

15. You can’t beat the warranties

All models come with the standard three-year, 36,000-mile warranty. There is also a five-year, 100,000-mile warranty on the powertrain to go along with the two-year free scheduled maintenance.

14. Satellite radio

Upon purchase, you will receive satellite radio for free for the first three months. The OnStar system is also free for the first six months.

13. No worries about pricing

All prices on the new 2014 Silverado will remain the same as 2013. Considering the new designs and features, this makes the new model a great value.

12. Its appearance

The new Silverado is simply a great looking vehicle. It is stylish and still gets the job done. Overall, this new truck is more powerful, has more space, tows more weight, and has more technology than the previous model.

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  • Genold

    I guess someone forgot that the first Mini Cooper rolled off the line in 1959, and was continually produced in its smaller form until 1999, when the new Mini Cooper was introduced in 2000 and remains in production to this day.

  • THGL

    Even older than the Mini is the Lotus 7 (Super 7). Originally build by Lotus starting in 1957, the design was bought by Caterham Cars (a major Lotus dealer at the time) in ’72 and continues to this day.

  • Bob

    How about Corvette, first one in 1953

  • Mark Frazier

    We’re Americans, we want to hear about American cars. That’s just how we roll.

  • MiamiEddy

    Corvette, GM image car. Antique Corvettes on the road are worth their weight in gold.

  • logswindandsun

    i believe they are still making the maestro van in china but with a toyota engine

  • Lookin For

    The Siverado has the same frame and drive train as the previous couple of years… what will everyone be copying?

  • Rexford L

    there’s one reason why I won’t be buying a GM(or Chevy, Ford, Nissan or Toyota) pickup.. the lack of a manual transmission in ANY full size pickup they make.

  • tony

    it should have said, chevy started copying ram, it might be ok to buy a silverado soon