How the Chevy Silverado’s Performance Stands Out

It’s hard to mistake 2018 Chevy Silverado performance as anything less than world-leading. It offers:

  • Best-in-class V6 torque up to 305 lb-ft

  • Best-in-class V8 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway

  • Best-in-class V8 12,500-pound maximum tow rating

  • Class-exclusive automatic locking rear differential

With up to 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque on tap, the Chevy Silverado responds with gusto regardless of the terrain you’re covering or the load you’re towing.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado Performance Highlights

6.2L V8 Engine

Makes up to 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, plus 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.

5.3L V8 Engine

Makes up to 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, plus a V8 best-in-class 18 in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

4.3L V6 Engine

Makes up to 285 hp and a best-in-class 305 lb-ft of V6 torque, plus 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

Z71 Off-Road Package

Includes 18-inch wheels, Rancho shocks, skid plates, Hill Descent Control, and a class-exclusive automatic locking rear differential to help conquer the backcountry around Rice Lake.

2018 Chevy Silverado Towing and Payload Specs

Maximum payload comes in at a generous 2,250 pounds, and the Chevy Silverado 1500 can tow:

  • Up to 7,600 pounds with the 4.3L V6

  • Up to 11,100 pounds with the 5.3L V8

  • Up to a best-in-class V8 12,500 pounds with the 6.2L V8

Other features responsible for sharpening the Silverado’s performance include:

  • Tow/Haul Mode

  • StabiliTrak with Trailer Sway Control

  • Hill Start Assist

  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller

  • Auto Grade Braking

  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with Duralife Rotors

2018 Chevy Silverado Loading

If you’re more concerned with efficiency than having as many horses beneath the hood as possible, look to truck’s eAssist technology. It uses mild hybrid technology and the following features to achieve a 12% improvement in fuel efficiency:

  • Stop/Start Technology

  • Regenerative Braking

  • Active Aero Shutters

  • Soft Folding Tonneau Cover

You’ll enjoy up to 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway, even with the power of the 5.3L V8 at your back, so this is a great option for cutting your commuting costs between Hayward and Cumberland without sacrificing capability.

Drive the New Silverado in Northwestern Wisconsin at Don Johnson Motors

Available now from Don Johnson Motors, the 2018 Chevy Silverado delivers peerless performance across all trim levels, and you should really experience it firsthand. To do just that, contact us today to arrange a test drive, or visit one of our locations in Rice Lake, Hayward, or Cumberland.

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734 West Avenue
Rice Lake, WI, 54868 US
(715) 475-1473
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