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About the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Vehicle Summary

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is part of this full-size pickup truck's third generation of production (2014-2019). And if you believe the old adage that variety is the spice of life, then the 2016 Silverado 1500 is overflowing with proverbial seasoning. Offered in no fewer than six trims, three engine sizes, three bed sizes, and three cab sizes, there's likely a 2016 Silverado 1500 to suit your needs.  

Even the model's base Work Truck trim comes standard with a 4.3L V6 engine and can seat anywhere from three to six passengers, depending on cab configuration. Meanwhile, rear-wheel drive is standard, although a four-wheel drive system is optional across all six trim levels. If you're looking for a truck with some serious size and power, don't miss out on the 2016 Silverado 1500. 

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Q: How much can a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 tow?

A: When properly equipped, the 2016 Silverado 1500 can tow up to 7,600 pounds.1 

Q: What engine options come in the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500?

A: There are three engine options on the 2016 Silverado 1500: a standard 4.3L V6, a 5.3L V8 (which is standard on the LTZ and High Country trims), and a 6.2L V8 (optional on the LTZ and High Country trims). 

Q: Does the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 come in a crew cab?

A: Yes, a crew cab is available as the 2016 Silverado 1500's largest cab size, offering full-size rear doors and seating for up to six people. 

Q: Does the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have Apple CarPlay®?

A: Yes, Apple CarPlay is included on every 2016 Silverado 1500 trim except for the base Work Truck (WT). 

1Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories.

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trim Configurations

The 2016 Silverado 1500 is offered in a two-door regular cab, as well as two four-door cab options; one is an extended cab, which seats up to six people. The largest cab is the crew cab, which also seats six people, but offers additional legroom in the rear seat and full-size rear doors. 

Three bed sizes are also available on the 2016 Silverado 1500: 5.75 feet, 6.5 feet, and 8.2 feet. However, some bed sizes are restricted to specific cab configurations. For instance, the crew cab is not offered with the 8.2-foot bed but is available with the 5.75-foot and 6.5-foot options. 

Under the hood, a 4.3L V6 engine at 285 hp is standard on the 2015 Silverado 1500, as is a six-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. A four-wheel drive system, however, is optional on all trims. 

Two V8 engines are also available. A 5.3L V8 at 355 hp is standard on the LTZ and High Country trims, while an even more powerful 6.2L V8 at 420 hp is optional. The latter comes standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission. 


  • 17-inch steel wheels 
  • Integrated bed light 
  • 4.2-inch information display 
  • Vinyl seats 
  • Power door locks 


  • Chrome grille and bumpers 
  • Power windows 
  • Keyless entry 
  • Stainless steel wheel finish 


  • 20-inch alloy wheels 
  • Exclusive exterior trim 


  • Body-colored mirrors and door handles 
  • Cloth upholstery 
  • Eight-inch touchscreen display 
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel 


  • 18-inch alloy wheels 
  • Front tow hooks 
  • 110-volt power outlet 
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control 
  • Leather upholstery 

High Country

  • 20-inch chrome wheels 
  • Spray-on bedliner 
  • Upgraded seven-speaker Bose sound system 
  • Built-in navigation system 
  • Ventilated front seats 

Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover

Reviews for 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Overall Rating

4.9 out of 5(7 reviews)

Awesome Truck

Love Silverado trucks because of reliability.

- Gary Gray, 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Luxury and power

This truck is a great ride. It has the smoothness and comfort of most any high end car with the space and power of an industry leading 1/2 ton.

- Nic Olson, 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

This price does not include tax, title, and tags. Additional fees may also apply depending on the state of purchase.