New Chevrolet Silverado 1500 near Lafayette

The New Chevy Silverado at Ray Chevrolet

In the search for a brand new pickup truck, you are probably looking for a truck with that perfect combination of capability, performance, and style that satisfies all the needs and wants of our lifestyle. Well, look no further than the Chevrolet Silverado. This mighty truck rides at the apex of performance and capability in a style all its own.

It is available in a variety of trims that each carry their own level of performance, and interior features in either two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive to better fit the specific needs of your lifestyle: The Chevy Silverado WT, the Silverado LS, the Silverado LT, the Silverado LT Z71, the Silverado Custom, the Silverado LTZ, and the Silverado LTZ Z71. Each of these trims is available in a variety of cabin styles that fit up to six people comfortably, with long and standard cargo boxes.

These different options give the Chevy Silverado best-in-class economy, best-in-class horsepower, and available class-leading 12,500 pounds max towing. This is thanks to the trifecta of engine options of a 4.3-liter EcoTech3 V6, a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8, and a 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine. Being a part of the Chevrolet family, it also comes with OnStar®, a Chevrolet MyLink® infotainment system and the communication amenities that come with it like automatic crash response, Roadside Assistance, Advanced Diagnostics, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, Turn-by-turn Navigation, and available 4G LTE WiFi.

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The Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. The Ford F-150

We can stack up all the stats on the Chevy Silverado that you want, but instead, we're going to save you time in your overall search for a pickup truck and compare our Silverado to its competition, the Ford F-150 in matters of performance, interior quality, and safety.

Silverado Performance vs F-150 Performance

In matter of horsepower, the Silverado 1500 out-powers the F-150, as well as pack more torque thanks to the available 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine, and the Silverado 1500 comes with better available fuel economy.

Silverado Interior vs. F-150 Interior

Inside, both vehicle seat up to six people comfortably. But the Silverado breaks away from its competition with available OnStar® on top of its Chevrolet MyLink® infotainment system while the F-150 just comes with a SYNC®-packed infotainment system.

Silverado Safety vs. F-150 Safety

As far as safety is concerned, both vehicles go neck-and-neck earning five-and-four-star safety ratings across the board, as well as in matters of the available driver-assist options. However, the Silverado 1500 pulls away from the competition thanks to the OnStar® accident response communications that come standard at different levels on several trim options.

Find Your Chevy Silverado at Our Dealership Today

You can read all about the difference found in the Chevy Silverado Pickup Truck, but the only way you can know the most important difference-if it is the right truck for you-is by stepping behind the wheel and experiencing all the Silverado has to offer for yourself. So, stop by our dealership for a test drive today. If you have any more questions regarding our current inventory of new or used Chevy Silverado pickup trucks, please feel free to contact us directly either by email through our website or over the phone during normal business hours. We proudly serve the present and future Chevy drivers of Abbeville, LA, as well as those drivers of Broussard, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and New Iberia.