2012 Chevy Silverado at Gary Lang Chevrolet
Vehicles don't come much more American than the Chevrolet Silverado. This classic pickup has been in production since 1998 (although Chevy has been making trucks since 1930). For this year, the still-stellar 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is currently available at Gary Lang Chevrolet in McHenry. It preserves all the things that have made the Silverado a standout vehicle, with a few new additions in the area of technological updates and restyling.
Chevrolet Silverado Details
The Silverado comes with a range of engines and drivetrains, depending on which truck you get?1500, 2500, or the heavy-duty 3500. The 2012 Silverado 1500 has four options, starting with a standard 4.3-liter V6 that produces 195 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Next is a 4.8-liter V8 with 302 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque, followed by a 5.3-liter V8 cranking out 315 horsepower and 335 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine you can get in the Silverado 1500 is the 6.2-liter V8 that has a whopping 403 horsepower and 417 pound-feet of torque. While a four-speed automatic transmission is the standard gearbox, the 5.3- and 6.2-liter engines come standard with a six-speed automatic.
Here at Gary Lang Chevrolet we're also proud to be able to present a new navigation system for the Silverado 1500, which runs off of a hard-drive. There are also expanded electronics and trim packages available, which you can learn more about on our new chevy inventory page.
Chevrolet Silverado Safety and Special Features
The Silverado is a particularly safe vehicle, having been awarded four out of five stars in government crash-safety tests. Additionally, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded this pickup its top rating of "Good" for its performance in front-impact crash testing. The truck also carries safety standards like anti-lock brakes, traction control, stability control, and OnStar. Beyond the safety features, the Silverado 1500 also provides a lot of options and customizations, in areas such as extended cabs and truck beds, four wheel drive or off-road packages, and conveniences like keyless entry, premium upholstery, cruise control, and satellite radio.
Buying a Chevrolet Silverado
You may know someone from your family who's owned a Chevrolet truck. Their reputation as all-American workhorses has been around for decades. At Gary Lang Chevrolet, we've been proud to offer them to our customers for years, both new and used. The 2012 Silverado 1500 brings enough options and customizability to meet almost any need, from summer boat-hauler to year-round farm worker to construction vehicle. If you'd like to learn more about the classic Silverado pickup, visit our location in the Northwest suburbs, and find out how this Chevrolet could be a fit for you.