2019 Chevrolet Silverado Under Works, Pickup May Take Away The Title FromFord F-150

Mar 10, 2017 09:36 AM EST | Leian N.

The competition between the pickup truck brands of Ford, Fiat Chrysler, and Chevy had been going on for a long while, each developing technological features and updating safety and functionality of their models throughout the years. For the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, it may have won the race at the Detroit Auto Show since it has the Duramax What makes this feature unique?

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado received great reviews for its 20,500 HD 4x4 LTZ Z71 drive which made it claim heavy-duty dominance compared to other market competition entries, reported Motor Trend. In fact, the model's vision is quite identical to its predecessor that the interior features were not apparent at first glance. However, with the functional hood scoop that made the L5P Duramax 6.6L turbodiesel V-8 engine that could generate 445 hp. landed top-rated specifications for its kind in the segment.

Moreover, the pickup truck can generate 910 lb.-ft. Of torque at 1,550 rpm. showed that it could perform better than the Fiat Chrysler Wrangler model. However, the Duramax's torque only comes second-best compare to Ford's "Truck of the Year" title with only 15 lb.-ft. behind, its other features such as the cylinder configuration and displacement were still considered top-notch when it previewed at the Detroit Auto Show.

In other news, Trucks reported that the latest 2019 Chevrolet Silverado also revealed in Torrance, California this week that mimicked the design of Chrysler Ram's make and model. In fact, spy photographers caught a glimpse of the camouflaged vehicle which also showed similarities to that of the famous Ford F-150's rear taillight design.  Although the photos demonstrated that it has parts in common with competition, its generous LED lighting may get it a higher rating once it makes its international debut.

Moreover, the brand was expected to continue polishing the V-8 engines of the model and are also considering creating a mild hybrid option for it. Although these types of design released with a diesel option, the hybrid version may be the key to knocking out competition.  Will the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado take the "Pickup of the Year" title off Ford F-150 by the time it releases?

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