2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Consumer Review: Low Power Poor Fuel Mileage

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - Consumer Review

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LT Crew Cab Pickup (4.8L V8 FFV 4-speed Automatic 5.8 ft. Bed)

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Low Power Poor Fuel Mileage
By blue1966 on


2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)


I love this truck except for the low end power and fuel mileage.This truck has 305 hp,but it has a torque management system on it.It does not let you have any low end power.After 30 mph it runs great.Dont take any chances and pull out in front of anyone or pull a boat up a steep boat ramp,it want pull it.I only get 13 mpg it is suppose to get 17 to 23 mph.This truck only has 7500 miles on it.Really if i new about the lack of power and bad mileage i would have bought a ford.I dont appreciate gm dictating the power i use on take off.

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Fix your transmissions so you are not afraid of giving the consumers all of the power from take off.GM is scared of transmission failures like they had on their older models.
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