Brand loyalty is big when it comes to full-size trucks, and the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 gives loyalists things to get excited about.
the '22 Silverado hits back with a snazzy cabin and a new self-driving feature that's compatible with a trailer.
When it comes to working, Chevrolet Silverado can tow up to 13,300 pounds and is available with various high-tech trailering assists.
The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado has a stiff ride and some other refinement issues, but it handles well for a truck and is working to keep pace with its half-ton rivals.
For 2022, Chevrolet makes some significant changes to the Silverado. All trims now have restyled front ends, but only the LT and up have a new interior design.
Every Chvrolet Silverado now comes standard with most active safety features, and the top-of-the-line High Country model can be optioned with Super Cruise, GM's hands-free-driving tech.
Chevrolet is also simultaneously selling pre-facelifted 2022 Silverados that can be identified as "LTD" models and cost less than their updated counterparts.
A range of engines—including a turbocharged four-cylinder, two V-8s, and a Duramax diesel 3.0-liter inline-six—means there's a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for any job.
The turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder now boasts 420 pound-feet of torque, which should help during towing duties.
Every version of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 we've driven felt smaller than its size suggests. The truck's handling is surprisingly agile, and the brake pedal provides firm and reassuring feedback.
With a max towing capacity of 13,300 pounds, the half-ton Silverado 1500 is a seriously capable hauler. It beats the Ram 1500's max-tow rating by 550 pounds but trails the F-150's by 700.
Chevrolet's top tow rating is accessible with both the diesel engine and the 6.2-liter V-8, but the 5.3-liter version can still handle as much as 11,500 pounds.
Don't expect the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to save you money at the fuel pump, but some of its various powertrain options are more efficient than others.
Models with the turbocharged four-cylinder can tow up to 9500 pounds. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup's powertrains matter less when it comes to payload, which ranges from 1870 to 2280 pounds.