2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

MSRP $27,785

Ranked #6 in Pickup-truck

7.0

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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: October 7, 2021

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For the 2017 Silverado 1500, the Teen Driver mode becomes a standard feature and apart from it, there are no major upgrades in the vehicle. The 2017 Silverado 1500 offers the choice of several capable powertrains starting with the 4.3-liter V-6 that produces 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 Silverado 1500 also has a maximum towing capacity of 8,900 lbs with a payload capacity of 1,960 lbs. 

Starting at a price of $27,975, the Chevy Silverado is offered in 4 trims out of which the Work Truck, LS, and LT come with a choice between the AWD and FWD drivetrain. The range-topping Z71 trim offers only the AWD system as standard and starts at a price of $39,280. The base model features a functional cabin with few amenities. 

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Pros

Optional V8 engine available

Impressive payload capacity

Available in both RWD and AWD drivetrains

Long list of available options

Cons

Lower engine specs as compared to some competitors

The eight-speed automatic is only available with the V8 engine configuration

What's New?

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has no major upgrades over its outgoing model

Teen Driver Safety Suite standard across all its trims

Improved towing capacity


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$27785

bodystyle

dr Regular Cab

passenger capacity

3

top speed

155 mph

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

262 cu.in.

horsepower

285 hp @ 5300 rpm

torque

305 lb.-ft. @ 3900 rpm

transmission

6 speed shiftable automatic

chassis

suspension front

Independent front short and long arm suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Rigid axle rear leaf suspension

capacity

passenger volume

166 cu ft.

cargo volume

61 cu ft.

towing capacity

8900 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5.9 sec.

zero to 100 mph

13.9 sec.

rolling start 5-60 mph

7.1

standing 1/4-mile

15.3 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

18/20/24 mpg

highway range

361.0 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

6 yr./100,000 mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


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Trims

Work Truck$27,785 onwards

Colors and Styles

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Black color
Black

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Ratings

Features

5.0

Engine and Performance

8.2

Fuel Economy

5.0

Interior

8.4

Exterior

7.0

Safety

7.1

7.0

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.0

Overall Rating


"Slotting above the midsize Colorado and below the Silverado 2500HD, the 2017  Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a full-size truck that's available in rear- or four-wheel drive configurations." - Motor Trend

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab is an ideal allrounder. Starting with a V6 engine, the 2017 Silverado is available in both AWD and RWD systems. The cabin is utilitarian and comes with features like Vinyl Upholstery, Cruise Control ad plenty of space for the passenger. When equipped with the powerful V8 engine, the Silverado 1500 can tow up to 8900 lbs. 

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab starts at a base price of $27,975 for the Work Truck. The 2017 Silverado 1500's estimated five-year expenditures for gasoline, insurance, maintenance, and repairs cost around $26,685. The 2017 Silverado 1500 goes up against Ford 150, Nissan Titan, and Toyota Tundra


5.0/10
Features

8.2/10
Engine and Performance

5.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.4/10
Interior

7.0/10
Exterior


2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Features

5.0/10

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes in four trims and can be configured with a 6.5-foot-long standard bed or an 8-foot-long bed. The first three trims, Work Truck, LS, and LT come with a choice between the AWD and FWD, while the Z71 comes with AWD as standard. The base trim, now called the Work Truck starts at a price of $27,975. 

Off-road-oriented equipment such as modified shock absorbers, heavy-duty air cleaner, hill descent control, underbody shields, recovery hooks, and a few distinctive external and interior aesthetic modifications are included in the Z71 package.

Trim

Work Truck

LS

LT

Z71

MSRP

$27,975

$29,610

$33,860

$39,280

Key Features

18-inch alloy wheels

Stainless steel finish wheels

Alloy wheels

18-inch wheels

  LED headlights

Chrome bumpers and grille

Body-colored door handles and mirrors

Heavy-duty air cleaner

  The heavy-duty locking rear differential

Power and heated mirrors

Rearview camera

Hill descent control

  Trailer hitch

Deep-tinted glass

Cloth upholstery

Underbody shields

  Auto-dimming driver and rearview mirrors

Power windows

Carpeting

Recovery hooks

  Dual-zone automatic climate control

Remote locking and unlocking

Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls

Few unique exteriors and interior styling tweaks

  Remote engine start

Upgraded infotainment system

Upgraded driver information display

Off-road oriented hardware such as special shock absorbers
   

Power sliding rear window with defogger

8-inch touchscreen 

 

We Recommend

The LS trim offers a step up from the Work Truck with more amenities and features included as standard. The V6 engine is adequate enough, but if you are looking for maximum trailering capacity, we suggest you go for the bigger V8 along with the Max Trailering package which can help you tow up to 11,000 pounds. If you are more interested in offroading, the Z71 package is a must.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine and Performance

8.2/10

“The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado's standard V6 engine provides more than enough power for most simple tasks. ” –  Edmunds

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab Engine and Transmission

As mentioned earlier, the Silverado 1500 comes with two different engines namely the 4.3-Liter V6 and the dominating 5.3 Liter V8 engine. Coming to the 4.3L engine, it can churn out a maximum power of 285 hp and torque of 305 lbs.-ft. On the other side, these figures rise prominently to 355 hp and 383 lbs.-ft. in the case of the 5.3 V8 engine. 

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine Bay

Models

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2017 Nissan Titan 

2017 Ford 150 

2017 Toyota Tundra SR

MSRP

$29,610

$29,580

$27,110

$30,500

Engine

4.3L 6cyl

5.6L 8 cyl

3.5L 6cyl

5.7L 8 cyl

Transmission

6-speed Automatic

7-speed Automatic

6-speed Automatic

6-speed Automatic

Horsepower

285 hp

390 hp

282 hp

381 hp

Torque

305 lb-ft

394 lb-ft

253 lb-ft

401 lb-ft

Putting up the LS trim of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for comparison, it gets outpaced by the enormous 390 hp and 381 hp of power offered by the Nissan Titan S and Toyota Tundra SR respectively. Only the Ford-150 XL has a less powerful engine than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s 4.3 L engine.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 0-60 mph in 7.3 seconds

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab Acceleration

Looking at the acceleration of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, it can go to 60 mph from a standstill in 7.3 seconds. However, this figure is the worst considering its competitors and the best 0-60 mph time is 6.5 seconds as that of the Toyota Tundra S.

Models

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2017 Nissan Titan 

22017 Ford-150 

2017 Toyota Tundra 

0-60 MPH

7.3

6.9

7.2

6.5

Quarter mile

15.5

15.4

15.8

15.1

Engine

4.3L

5.6L

3.5L

5.7L

In terms of quarter-mile time, the Chevrolet Silverado’s 15.5 seconds is only better than the Ford-150 XL’s 15.8 seconds.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab Ride and Handling

Behind the wheel, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 feels excellent. The throttle response is good enough to move the vehicle at a good pace.  Moreover, the durable chassis of the Silverado provides added stability and there is no need to put extra pressure on the steering wheel while cursing at high speeds. The stability control and traction control features boost the vehicle’s ability to drive easily even on slippery roads. However, the vehicle feels a little less confident while going into corners.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab Braking

Marching towards the braking division, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 incorporates 13.0-inch brakes at the front and 13.6-inch brakes at the rear. Among the rivalry, the biggest front brakes are present in the Toyota Tundra, which measures around 13.9 inches. However, the biggest rear brakes of 13.7 inches are that of the Ford-150 XL.  

Model

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 

2017 Nissan Titan 

2017 Ford 150 

2017 Toyota Tundra 

Brake Front (in.)

13.0

13.8

13.8

13.9

Brake Rear (in.)

13.6

13.6

13.7

13.6

Curb Weight (lbs.)

4510

5362

4051

4920

60-0 MPH (ft.)

134

133.7

119

141

Leaving aside the size of brakes, let’s check out the braking capability of Silverado 1500 pickup truck. In normal conditions, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 requires a distance of 134 feet before stopping completely from a speed of 60 mph. However, looking up to the best, the Ford-150 has the least 60-0 mph distance of 119 feet.     

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Fuel Economy

5.0/10

The combined mileage offered by the Silverado 1500 is 20 MPG, which is pretty good considering it’s a pickup truck. In city conditions, the fuel economy turns out to be 18 MPG whereas, it jumps directly to 24 MPG on the highways.

Model

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2017 Nissan Titan 

2017 Ford 150 

2017 Toyota Tundra 

MPG (city)

18

15

18

13

MPG (highway)

24

21

25

18

MPG (combined)

20

18

21

15

As both the Nissan Titan and Toyota Tundra have high capacity engines, their fuel economies are turned out be worst at 18 MPG and 15MPG respectively. On the contrary, the Ford-150 XL is at the top amidst the competition with its fuel economy of 21 MPG.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Interior

8.4/10

Inside, all versions of the Chevy Silverado have high-quality materials, and we've been impressed by the build quality in all the trucks we've tested. There are numerous storage bins, a deluge of cupholders, and enough USB ports to keep all your devices charged and happy.”- edmunds

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Seating and Comfort

Along with the driver, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a seating capacity of 3. Concerning the interior space for passengers, the pickup truck offers 42.4 inches of headroom, 66.73 inches of shoulder room and 45.27 inches of legroom. In comparison with the other competing pickup trucks, the Silverado’s interiors are the roomiest.  

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 seats

The interiors of the Chevrolet Silverado appear to be better and more pleasant than those of the Toyota Tundra. The dash features, soft-touch surfaces are near the controls and. There are plenty of storage compartments and cupholders. The plenty of USB connections help to keep all of your gadgets charged.

Model

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 

2017 Nissan Titan

2017 Ford 150

2017 Toyota Tundra

Passenger capacity

3

3

3

3

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

42.40/66.73/45.27

41.0/63.3/41.8

40.8/66.7/43.9

39.7/66.7/42.5

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Infotainment System

In the entertainment section, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers a 4.2-inch audio display that comes as standard in lower trim levels. Moreover, it comes with features such as an auxiliary audio jack, USB port, and 4-speaker audio system.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers a 4.2-inch center console

However, if we move to the upper trim level, the infotainment system gets upgraded to a 7-inch touchscreen with Chevrolet’s MyLink interface that supports navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto feature. Furthermore, the number of speakers also gets increased to 6.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Interior Features

After entering the cabin of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the well-finished interiors with a lot of features will surely impress anyone. All-weather floor mats, driver assist handle, cup holders, front door pockets, air conditioning, one-touch power windows, heated mirrors, steering mounted cruise controls, tilt-adjustable steering wheel are some of the significant interior features of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.  

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Cargo Capacity

Carrying a good amount of cargo in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is not a problem at all. With its 61.9 cubic feet of cargo space, it can accommodate a huge quantity of goods. However, for carrying even more cargo the Ford-150 XL and Nissan Titan S are even better. Additionally, the Nissan Titan has the highest cargo capacity of 97.7 cubic liters.

Model

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2017 Nissan Titan

2017 Ford 150 

2017 Toyota Tundra

Cargo Volume (ft.3)

61.60

97.7

65.2

NA

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Exterior

7.0/10

“Chevy’s full-size Silverado pickup’s exterior styling is rugged and distinctive without going overboard. The 2017 Silverado features a bold, aggressive grille that changes the design from trim level to trim level.”- Kelley Blue Book

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Dimension and Weight

Comparing the measurements of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the three other rivals, it is pretty evident that the Silverado 1500 is the smallest in terms of both the length and width. However, it is the widest truck among the other competitors.

Model

Chevrolet Silverado-1500 LS

Nissan Titan S

Ford-150 XL Regular Cab

Toyota Tundra SR

Curb weight (lbs.)

4510

5362

4051

4920

Length(in)

205.57

228.1

209.3

228.2

Width(in)

80.0

79.5

79.9

79.9

Height(in)

73.5

75.2

75.2

75.8

Ground clearance (in)

8.2

9.6

9.3

10.6

Wheelbase (in)

119.0

139.8

122

145.7

The ground clearance of Silverado 1500 is also the least, which measures nearly 8.2 inches. Toyota Tundra offers the most ground clearance of 10.6 inches while the Nissan Titan and Ford-150 have ground clearance of 9.6 inches and 9.3 inches respectively.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Exterior Features

The Silverado 1500 has an aggressive-looking design on the outside that matches perfectly with its tall and muscular body. While moving towards the upper trims, the exterior looks even get more enhanced. Some of the standard exterior features of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 include chrome-assisted steps, polished exhaust tip, wheel locks, LED cargo box lighting, trailering mirrors, and 17-inch polished alloy wheels. Additionally, for further enhancing the looks, the Chevrolet offers a chrome essentials package and a chrome bumper package in the lower trims of the Silverado 1500 pickup truck.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

The towing capacity of Silverado 1500 is limited to 8900 lbs., which is less than all of its three competitors. On the other side, it's 1960 lbs. of payload capacity is second best after the 2080 lbs. of the Toyota Tundra SR.

Model

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2017 Nissan Titan 

2017 Ford 150 

2017 Toyota Tundra

Capacity(lbs)

8900

9730

9100

10300

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Payload Capacity

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a payload capacity of 1960 lbs which is more than the Nissan Titan and the Ford F 150 but fall behind the 2080 lbs payload capacity of the Toyota Tundra.

Model

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 

2017 Nissan Titan 

2017 Ford 150 

2017 Toyota Tundra

Capacity (lbs)

1960

1940

1910

2080

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Competition

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab vs 2017 Nissan Titan 

Despite having an almost equal price, it is the mighty 5.6 L V8 that makes the Nissan Titan more powerful than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Moreover, the Nissan Titan’s 0-60 mph acceleration time, ground clearance, cargo volume, and towing capacity is better than that of the Silverado 1500.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab vs 2017 Ford 150 Regular Cab

Coming with a price tag of $27,110, the Ford-150 XL is yet another competitor of the Silverado 1500. On the upsides, the Ford-150 has faster acceleration, lesser 60-0 mph stopping distance, more fuel economy, larger cargo capacity, and higher towing capacity as compared to the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. On the other hand, the power, torque, interior space, and payload capacity of Ford-150 falls a little short in front of Chevrolet’s Silverado.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab vs 2017 Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra SR also puts up a competition to the Silverado with its numerous impressive features and specifications. First, looking at the price tag, the Toyota Tundra is nearly $900 more expensive than the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. However, for the additional price, the Tundra offers a much powerful 5.7L engine, whose power and torque figures are just outstanding. Additionally, the Tundra is a better option over the Silverado 1500 when it comes to the ground clearance, towing capacity, payload capacity, and acceleration figures.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Final Verdict

When comparing the pricing and features of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, it is clear that it is a pickup truck worth investing in. Furthermore, the Silverado is available in a variety of configurations, allowing consumers to select the model that best suits their demands. Two engine options, great safety ratings, decent fuel efficiency, and spacious interiors are just a few of the features available.


2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab FAQs

How much does the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab cost?

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab starts at $29,080 for the base model, while the high-end Z71 trim starts at $39,280. 

What is the towing capacity of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab?

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab has a maximum towing capacity of 8,900 lbs and a payload capacity of 1,960 lbs. 

What are the engine options available for the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab?

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes standard with a 285 hpV6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. There is also a 5.3-liter V8 that produces 355 hp and a 6.2-liter V8 that puts out 420 hp.

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