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2006 Chevy Silverado Truck Highlights

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Silverado Hybrid Trucks Available Nationwide
Chevy Silverado Hybrid Truck

2006 Chevy Silverado Hybrid Truck

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More Hybrid Trucks Available

The Silverado 1500 Hybrid is available nationwide for the 2006 model year and Chevy says it delivers up to 10 percent fuel economy improvement. The truck's hybrid system uses a compact generator/electric motor which powers the vehicle under light load conditions, starting and stopping the gas motor as needed for additional power -- like pulling away from a stop, when climbing a hill, or at highway speeds.

The standard Vortec 5300 V-8 engine delivers 295 horsepower and runs the generator/electric motor, which powers four 120-volt/20-amp accessory outlets located under the rear seat of the cab and in the pickup bed.

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