2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Utility

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 rear view

For some drivers a vehicle is more than just a way to get from point A to point B – It is a tool that is essential for work and special kinds of travel. For those kinds of drivers, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 utility rises to every occasion. Thanks to its powerful engine options, tough construction, and smart engineering, this pickup is able to accomplish more than your average truck. Learn more about the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and its capabilities below before getting a closer look at Sunrise Chevrolet.


If you need a pickup that is strong in every situation, the Silverado comes equipped with lots of muscle. Most trims are powered by a 4.3L V6 engine that produces 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. You also have the option to drive with 5.3L V8 that boosts power to 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. If you need truly beastly capabilities at your disposal, a 6.2L V8 engine is also available that puts out 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.


No matter which engine you choose to drive with, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado utility and capability are impressive. With the V6 engine you can tow up to 7,600 pounds, haul a payload of 1,980 pounds, and go 0-60 mph in only 7.7 seconds. Stepping up to the 5.3L V8 engine improves your towing capacity to 11,000 pounds, your payload to 2,430 pounds, and your 0-60 mph speeds to 6.8 seconds. If you don’t want to make any compromises, the 6.2L V8 empowers you to tow 12,500 pounds, haul 2,160 pounds, and achieve a truly impressive 0-60 mph time of 5.9 seconds.


Keeping all the power at your disposal under control is easy thanks to the refined transmissions available in the Chevrolet Silverado. Various engines are available with a six-speed or eight-speed automatic transmission. Any configuration is also available with either rear-wheel or four-wheel drive. The pickup makes driving easier when you’re handling heavy loads thanks an integrated brake controller, a selectable tow-haul mode that configures the specs, trailer sway control, hill start assist, and even auto grade braking. This truck does more to give you complete control.

Cab and Bed

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Utility includes enough space for everything and everyone. You have seats for between three and six passengers, with two-door and four-door cab options available. Three different bed options come in lengths of 5’8”, 6’6”, 8’. Each bed also come with four standard tie down points, a corner step on the rear bumper, and an available EZ lift and lower tailgate.

Do it All with the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Utility

If you would like to explore the potential of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup up close, visit Sunrise Chevrolet at 414 E. North Ave in Glendale Heights, IL. Our sales team is ready and waiting to get you into the powerful truck that you deserve.