2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 XFE 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
I put a good 10,000 miles on it while in Alabama and it performed well.
The real test was to come - I had it shipped to Alaska, upon moving, and have put 6,000 Alaska miles on it since being up here during one of the worst winters in history.
I have to say, this truck performed flawlessly.
Although, per the dealership here, it is suggested to not use AUTO 4x4 as it will eventually ruin the 4x4 - Just keep it in 4 High in inclement conditions.
Ice, Snow, Mud, Slush, not a problem for the Silverado.
Ya, the interior sucks compared to Ford, but I dont care to much.
Love the huge center console/elbow rest.
Gas mileage in AL and AK have been consistent at 15.4 on cruise, all HWY miles.
Exterior, Performance, 7 Cup Holders Up Front (?)
Interior......so plain, but it works.
Especially the Bluetooth (Allstar Package)
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
The Silverado is a great truck. I had a 2010 F150 with the 5.4 V8 before the Silverado. I admit I trade a lot, and had planned to keep the F150, but there were things happening with the F150 that made me think it was going to have issues in the long run. Thinking about 60k+ miles worried me.
When I started looking at a new Truck I looked at the F150, Ram, and the Silverado.
The Silverado seems to be a more rounded package for me. For less money I got a lot more truck (The All Star Package) Chevy also had some rebates with the rewards card and 0% financing. The trucks bluetooth seems to work better than the Sync found in Ford
I like the look of the Silverado
OnStar - The remote start is really nice
Backup Camera/parking sensors
I would love for it to have the Auto up windows. When talking on the bluetooth the clock disappears which is annoying
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
Purchased primarily as a tow vehicle. Considered all of the full size trucks and decided on Silverado based on incentives and maturity of design.
Liked the look of the GMC a little better but got the best deal on the Chevy.
No issues in 8 months, everything functions as it should.
Surprisingly quiet for a truck.
All Star package gave me everything I needed (5.3 V-8 & tow package) at a substantial discount.
Tow package, have towed about 3,000 miles and never a problem accelerating into traffic or maintaining speed on hills.
Six speed transmission and variable cylinder management helps with fuel economy.
USB port for music.
Would like to be able to disable automatic door locks (maybe I just haven't figured them out).
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