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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trucks

Updates to Silverado Trucks for the 2010 Model Year

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup Truck

2010 Chevrolet Silverado LT Z71 Crew Cab Pickup Truck

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Silverado 1500 pickup trucks haven't changed significantly for the 2010 model year, but Chevy tweaked some of the truck's features and turned a couple of options into standard equipment.

2010 Chevy Silverado 1500 Updates

  • Look for E85 FlexFuel capability on Silverados equipped with 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.2L engines.

  • 4.8L and 5.3L engines have variable valve timing, a feature that improves performance and fuel economy.

  • Regular and Extended Cab trucks with 5.3L V-8 engines are equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

  • 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode are standard with Silverado trucks equipped with a 5.3L V-8 engine.

  • Side curtain air bags and seat-mounted side air bags are standard on all 1500 Silverado trucks.

  • USB connectivity on all radios (except base) -- stored audio files will play through the audio system; charges battery for some handheld devices.

  • Interior door trim has been changed.

  • A rearview camera is available on more trucks

  • StabiliTrak electronic control system is now standard on all Silverado 1500 trucks.

  • Two new exterior colors: Taupe Gray Metallic and Sheer Silver Metallic.

2010 Silverado 1500 Configurations & Specs

Silverado 1500 Regular Cab Pickup Trucks
Silverado regular cab trucks are available with either a standard (6 ft. 6 in.) or long (8 ft) box in your choice of a 2WD or 4WD configuration.

Engine Choices:

  • 4.3L V-6, 195hp, 260 lb-ft torque
  • 4.8L V-8, 302hp, 305 lb-ft torque
  • 5.3L V-8, 315 hp, 335 lb-ft torque (gas), 326hp, 345 lb-ft torque (E85)

Payload:

  • 2WD Standard Box: 1,781 lb
  • 2WD Long Box: 1,626 lb
  • 4WD Standard Box: 1,508 lb
  • 4WD Long Box: 1,802 lb

Towing (5.3L and 3.42 axle):

  • 2WD Standard Box: 9,100 lb
  • 2WD Long Box: 10,000 lb.
  • 4WD Standard Box: 8,900 lb.
  • 4WD Long Box: 9,800 lb.

Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Pickup Trucks
Silverado Extended Cab trucks are available with either a standard (6 ft. 6 in.) or long (8 ft) box in your choice of a 2WD or 4WD configuration.

Engine Choices:

  • 4.3L V-6, 195hp, 260 lb-ft torque
  • 4.8L V-8, 302hp, 305 lb-ft torque
  • 5.3L V-8, 315 hp, 335 lb-ft torque (gas), 326hp, 345 lb-ft torque (E85)
  • 6.2L V-8, 403hp, 417 lb-ft torque (premium gas recommended but not require; or E85)

Payload:

  • 2WD Standard Box: 1,865 lb
  • 2WD Long Box: 1,636 lb
  • 4WD Standard Box: 1,812 lb
  • 4WD Long Box: 1,491 lb

Towing (5.3L and 3.42 axle):

  • 2WD Standard Box: 9,700 lb
  • 4WD Standard Box: 9,600 lb.
  • 4WD Long Box: 9,200 lb.

Towing with NHT Enhanced Trailering Package (6.2L with 3.73 axle):

  • 2WD: 10,700
  • 4WD: 10,400

Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Pickup Trucks
Silverado Crew Cab trucks are available with a short box (5 ft. 8 in.) in your choice of a 2WD or 4WD configuration.

Engine Choices:

  • 4.8L V-8, 302hp, 305 lb-ft torque
  • 5.3L V-8, 315 hp, 335 lb-ft torque (gas), 326hp, 345 lb-ft torque (E85)
  • 6.2L V-8, 403hp, 417 lb-ft torque (premium gas recommended but not require; or E85)

Payload:

  • 2WD: 1,924 lb.
  • 4WD: 1,873 lb

Towing:

  • 2WD: 9,700 lb. (5.3L and 3.42 axle; 6.2L and 3.42 axle)
  • 4WD: 9,500 lb. (5.3L and 3.42 axle)

Towing with NHT Enhanced Trailering Package (6.2L with 3.42 axle):

  • 2WD: 10,600
  • 4WD: 10,300

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