The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hits the Road to Rapturous Reviews

July 28th, 2017 by

Few full-size trucks carry the awesome pedigree of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and reviews have been glowing, despite the intense scrutiny that such a model receives. At Don Johnson Motors, we’ve seen how positively drivers throughout Northwestern Wisconsin have reacted to the latest Chevy Silverado 1500, so we weren’t at all surprised to see the country’s top automotive critics following suit.

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Driving

Powerful Lineup

“A lineup of powerful and fuel-efficient engines make the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado a solid choice in the full-size pickup class.” – was right to draw attention to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s engine list. Just take a look at the options:

  • 4.3L V6: Delivers up to 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque.

  • 5.3L V8: Delivers up to 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque.

  • 6.2L V8: Delivers up to 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

With that kind of power at your beck and call, there’s maximum payload of 2,250 pounds and a class-leading 12,500 pounds of towing.

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing
2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Forklift


“Even pickup owners want the latest and greatest in infotainment, which is why the availability of Apple CarPlay in the 2017 Chevy Silverado makes so much sense.” – Kelley Blue Book

The KBB review highlighted Apple CarPlay, which delivers next-generation integration with your smartphone. You can keep your personal devices charged using Qi wireless charging, stay connected using the OnStar Wi-Fi hotspot, or stay safe using Lane Keep Assist. Those are just a few of the latest Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s standout features.


“Comfortable, quiet, and capable, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado makes for a great mobile office.” – The Car Connection

Whether you want to use your Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as a rolling office or simply want a comfortable day-to-day vehicle, you’ll not be disappointed. Three different cab configurations let you fit the interior around your wishes, and comfort features include dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and a heated steering wheel.

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Boasts Some of the Strongest Reviews of the Year

You’ll struggle to find someone with anything bad to say about the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500, but there’s no need to take anyone else’s word for it. Contact us today if you’d like to take a test drive or explore your financing options.

2017 Chevy Silverado Dash
2017 Chevy Silverado Interior