2012 Chevrolet Silverado

1500 RWD 2-Dr Reg Cab Short V6 auto trans

1500 RWD 2-Dr Reg Cab Short V6 auto trans

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado
2012 Chevrolet Silverado
It's rare that the Silverado, Chevy's best-selling vehicle, enters a new model year without some type of improvement. This year, other than a freshened grille and new front and rear bumpers, the Silverado is carried over largely unchanged. Like most modern pickups, the Silverado is infinitely customizable. There are three cab styles -- the largest being the four-door crew cab that can seat up to six -- and three bed sizes measuring up to eight feet long. The Silverado has five engines to choose from -- more than any of its competitors -- ranging from a 195-hp V-6 to a 403-hp, 6.2-liter V-8. All but the base V-6 are mated to a six-speed automatic. The midlevel 5.3-liter V-8 (offered with either an iron or aluminum block) also gets Active Fuel Management, which improves fuel economy by shutting down four of eight cylinders when the engine is under light loads. For those who want to save even more at the pump and don't need to tow more than 5900 pounds, the Silverado Hybrid has V-8 power and the fuel economy of a V-6. Its 6.0-liter V-8 produces 332 hp and 367 lb-ft of torque and achieves 20 mpg in the city and 23 on the highway. Inside accommodations are decent but fairly basic and can be upgraded slightly by choosing the top LTZ model. It includes a unique instrument panel and door panels, heated ten-way power front leather seats, and Bose speakers. Still, if you put an emphasis on interior style or refinement, you may want to look at the Ram or even the Ford F-150. On the other hand, if capability takes precedent, the Silverado will not disappoint.
2012 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Front Three Quarter
Ford has its King Ranch and Limited, Ram has the Laramie Longhorn, and GMC has the Sierra Denali--all are top-dollar, high-luxury pickups with as much comfort and technology as towing capacity. With the market for plush pickups still expanding, Chevrolet is reportedly putting the finishing touches on a new pickup that'll bring the luxury and convenience to the Silverado line. Automotive News reports that Chevrolet's next-generation Silverado will include a new luxury-oriented model dubbed the High Country, and was already revealed at this year's national dealer meeting in Las Vegas. The Silverado High Country reportedly have some special leather, plenty of on-board technology and comfort features like heated/cooled seats, and a signature western feel, not unlike the western, luxurious styles of the King Ranch and Laramie Longhorn pickups. GM reportedly said "if it's on the King Ranch, we're going to have it." The move has probably been a long time in the making, mostly because Chevrolet dealers have long been clamoring for a more expensive, upmarket Silverado model. With Cadillac’s Escalade EXT pickup truck nearly dead, there's also more room in the GM stable for a luxury pickup. Giving the Chevrolet Silverado a western-themed, leather-lined pickup in the form of the High Country would allow GMC to push its Sierra Denali even further upmarket. The next-gen Denali could adopt a so-called "city truck" look like the F-150 Limited and Ram Laramie Limited, which keep the luxurious look and feel of their King Ranch and Laramie Longhorn siblings but skip the western, saddle-heavy interiors. General Motors officials were mum about the High Country, saying that the automaker not announcing anything on the Silverado at this time or at this week's Texas State Fair. Instead, expect to see the High Country--and the next-gen Silverado line--debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Source: Automotive News (subscription required)
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Center Stack
With the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado due to make its debut at the beginning of next year, the truck keeps being spotted as it undergoes final testing. Today, we have a clear, undisguised shot of the all-new interior – and boy, it appears that Chevy loves the “squircle.”
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Profile
General Motors will start producing two new models over the next year in Mexico, but only one of them will be for American consumption. The vehicles are the Sonic-based Trax compact utility vehicle and the next generation of the iconic Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Teaser With Trailer Front View
Can you really call a spy photo a spy photo if an auto manufacturer -- not a spy photographer -- provides the image? Perhaps not, but General Motors did send a photo and a brief video clip of the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado – camouflaged to the hilt, of course – undergoing testing in Arizona.
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It appears several people aren't pining for that new car scent, because a new report reveals that more and more car owners in the U.S. are driving older cars. The number of old vehicles in the U.S. has gone up to 17 million since 2009.

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Certified Pre Owned Price
$19,825

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
4.3L V6Engine
Fuel economy City:
15 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
20 MPG
Horsepower:
195 hp @ 4600rpm
Torque:
260 ft lb of torque @ 2800rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows (optional)
  • Power Locks (optional)
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player (optional)
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
100,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
100,000 miles / 72 months
Roadside
100,000 miles / 60 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:31
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD vehicles, equipped with 6.6L diesel engines and dual fuel tanks. In the affected vehicles, the transfer pump which moves fuel from the rear tank to the front tank could malfunction and cause the fuel gauge to indicate an inaccurate reading.
Consequences
If the fuel gauge indicates an inaccurate reading it may result in the vehicle unexpectedly stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
General Motors will notify owners and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel transfer pump, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. The recall began on May 30, 2014. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 and GMC at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 13420.
Potential Units Affected
9,733
Notes
General Motors LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:41
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado HD, Silverado LD, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra LD, Sierra HD, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the ignition lock actuator may bind, making turning the key difficult or causing the ignition to get stuck in the "Start" position.
Consequences
If stuck in the "Start" position, the ignition may suddenly snap back into the "Accessory" position, causing a loss of engine, steering, and braking power, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. If the vehicle is in a crash, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the ignition lock housing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 12, 2015. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 14696 for the original equipment, and 14912 for the service replacement parts.
Potential Units Affected
84,192
Notes
General Motors LLC


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
5
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
4
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Overall
4
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Acceptable
IIHS Rear Crash
Acceptable
IIHS Roof Strength
Marginal

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5-Year Total Cost to Own For The 2012 Chevrolet Silverado

Depreciation
19.1%
Loss in Value + Expenses
= 5 Year Cost to Own
Depreciation
$6,682
19.1%
Insurance
$5,875
16.8%
Fuel Cost
$14,413
41.2%
Financing
$1,960
5.6%
Maintenance
$4,072
11.6%
Repair Costs
$1,586
4.5%
State Fees
$411
1.2%
Five Year Cost of Ownership: $34,999 What's This?
Value Rating: Excellent