What Are Some Features of the Chevy Silverado Z71?


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The Chevrolet Silverado Z71 features a powerful 6.2 liter engine, several types of safety features as well as entertainment and connectivity applications. The truck package also offers customizable LED lighting.

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The fifth-generation Silverado Z71 engine delivers 420 horsepower at 5600 revolutions per minute, with a torque of 460 pounds per foot at 4100 revolutions per minute. The 12,000 pound towing capacity is rated as one of the best in its class of . It features technologies such as Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Continuously Variable Valve Timing to maximize fuel efficiency. The truck can run 15 miles per gallon in cities and 23 miles per gallon on highways. It comes with a V8 engine and an 8-speed transmission. The truck can go from a speed of 0 to 60 miles an hour in 5.7 seconds. It has a top speed of 99 miles per hour, and is a rear-wheel drive.

The truck features MyLink, a Bluetooth connection application that makes hands-free calls, finds directions and accesses playlists. It also offers support for Apple CarPlay, which lets users access iPhone apps via an eight-inch color touch screen. Wireless charging and 4G LTE Wi-Fi are also supported.

The truck offers six standard airbags and a high-strength steel safety cage to protect the travellers. The Active Safety Alert package has several features such as Forward Collision Alert, Lane Keep Assist, Intellibeam High Beam Assist, Front and Rear Park Assist and Safety Alert Driver Seat to help prevent accidents.

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