Thanks to its sturdy capabilities and enduring performance, the used Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is an excellent choice for those in need of a full-size truck. These used trucks have a lot to offer, from outstanding off-road adventure to luxurious cruising. Check out our used buying guide to learn more about your options.
Fourth-Generation Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 2019-Current Model
New features: Something you’ll notice about the used Silverado 1500 is that it gets better every year. After a redesign for the 2019 model year, these full-size trucks are roomier and more capable than before. They also incorporate an impressive range of modern tech features. These include a standard infotainment system, with a 7-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.
Why you should choose the fourth-generation used Chevrolet Silverado 1500: This generation of Chevy trucks offers more configurations than ever before. Choose from eight trim models: Work Truck, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High County. There are three cabin styles available: the two-door regular cab, four-door extended Double cab, and the four-door crew cab. Different bed lengths are available according to trim model and cabin style.
With trim models that range from basic to off-road-ready to downright luxurious, there’s a Silverado 1500 for every kind of driver. With the spacious crew cabin, your Silverado can even double as a cheerful family hauler.
What’s under these used Silverado hoods? In addition to its many body styles and trim levels, these trucks offer five engine options. The base engine is a 4.3-liter V6 rated for 285 horsepower. Choose the rugged LT Trail Boss for a 5.3-liter V8 that helps you master off-road terrain with 355 horses and 383 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful Silverado engine is a 6.2-liter V8, which supplies 420 horses and 460 pound-feet of torque for your towing and hauling pleasure.
Looking for maximum fuel economy? The LT comes with an exclusive turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine designed to improve both performance and fuel economy, earning up to 21 mpg combined. For 2020, the Silverado introduced a turbocharged 2.7-liter diesel engine, which increases savings at the pump, helping the Silverado 1500 earn up to 27 mpg combined. This engine is also tow-friendly, thanks to a healthy output of 277 horses and 460 pound-feet of torque.
Depending on body style and equipment, the used fourth-generation Silverado 1500 can tow up to 13,400 pounds. These trucks can also haul plenty of work supplies, with a max payload rating of 2,250 pounds.
Third Generation Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 2014-2018
New features: Compared to previous Silverado trucks, the third generation adds new tech features and stronger, more fuel-efficient powertrains. These models also feature a fortified structure, which in turn creates a more refined ride. Inside, you’ll find upgraded interior cabin trim and a tight fit and finish.
The upgraded base engine, a 4.3-liter V6, boosts output to 285 horsepower, up 90 horses from the previous generation. The other engine options also offer increased output, including a 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 and a 355-horsepower 5.3-liter V8.
Reasons to buy the third-generation used Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Drive home one of these trucks because you want a great deal on a modern workhorse. Each of the five trim models – Work Truck, LT, LTZ, High Country, and Z71 – is nicely equipped, with standard power accessories and USB connectivity. As you climb the trims, you’ll find more to love, including heated power seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and leather seating.
Second Generation Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 2007-2013
What you’ll love about the second-generation used Chevrolet Silverado 1500: This crop of trucks will look familiar, with the usual three cabin styles and a variety of strong engine options. The second-generation trim models are the base Work Truck, LS, midrange LT, and luxurious LTZ. Standard features include power accessories and air-conditioning. Among the optional features you can find on the used lot are the Z71 Off-Road package and navigation system.
What engines were available? Many Silverado trucks from this generation feature one of two engines: a 295-horsepower 4.8-liter V8 or a 315-horsepower 5.3-liter V8. However, there are more muscular options to be found, such as the 408-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine.
If you are in the Texarkana or New Boston area, visit us at Coleman Chevrolet to test-drive a wide range of used Chevrolet Silverado 1500 trucks.