2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Review: Performance, Capability, Design, and Tech

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Review

The most advanced Silverado 1500 light-duty pickup truck ever is waiting for you at Gregg Young Chevrolet in Norwalk, IA. The 2020 Silverado 1500 boasts more technology, more towing and payload capacity, and more engine options across more trim levels.

The team at Gregg Young Chevrolet put together this 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 review to help you better understand the engine options, performance capabilities, and special features. View our current inventory and offers and give us a call at (877) 566-9371 or contact us online if you’d like to take a test drive.

Performance Specs & Engine

Be unstoppable with the all-new 3.0L Duramax® turbo-diesel engine, the top-performing diesel engine in its class. Some Silverado trims offer more engine options for the 2020 model year, so check the chart below for availability. Whichever 2020 Silverado 1500 you choose, you’ll find performance, efficiency, and an exceptional driving experience — wherever the road takes you.

Engine Option

Performance Specs

2.7L Turbo

Standard on WT, LT and RST trims

available on Custom trim

  • 310 HP
  • 348 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 20 city/23 hwy MPG

3.0L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel

Available on LT, RST, LTZ, and

High Country trims

  • 277 HP
  • 460 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 23 city/33 hwy MPG

4.3L EcoTec3 V6

Standard on Custom and

Custom Trail Boss trims

  • 285 HP
  • 305 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 16 city/21 hwy MPG

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with DFM

Standard on LT Trail Boss; available on

LT Trail Boss, RST, LTZ, Custom

Trail Boss, and High Country trims

  • 355 HP
  • 383 lb-ft. of torque
  • 15 city/20 hwy MPG

6.2L EcoTec3 V8

Available on Custom Trail Boss, LT

Trail Boss, LTZ, High Country, and

4WD RST trims

  • 420 HP
  • 460 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 16 city/20 hwy MPG

Towing & Payload Capacity

The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 is the strongest Silverado 1500 yet, offering a class-leading 13,400-lb. maximum available towing capacity and 2,250-lb. maximum available payload when properly equipped.

2020 Silverado 1500 Trim

Max. Towing

Max. Payload


7,900 lbs.

2,280 lbs.


7,700 lbs.

2,080 lbs.


6,800 lbs.

2,100 lbs.


6,800 lbs.

2,100 lbs.


9,800 lbs.

2,100 lbs.

High Country

9,800 lbs.

2,100 lbs.

Interior & Exterior Design

With an exterior design that’s bold and commanding, you’ll own the road in the 2020 Silverado 1500. Choose between a regular, double, or crew cab configuration and long, standard, or short bed options. Inside the Silverado, you’ll find comfortable seating and plenty of cargo space. You’ll also find a generous amount of in-cabin technology to keep you connected and entertained, including a standard 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, and a six-speaker sound system. OnStar®, 4G LTE Wi-Fi®, extra USB ports, and wireless smartphone charging are also available on some trim levels.

Interior & Exterior
Safety Features & Technology

Safety Features & Technology

Planning on doing a lot of hauling with your 2020 Silverado 1500? Chevrolet helps make it easier for you, with new smart trailer tech you can access through your smartphone or the infotainment system and a towing camera system with up to 15 unique camera views. Adaptive cruise control is also new on the 2020 Silverado 1500 model.

Other safety features include StabiliTrak®, daytime running lights, a rear vision camera, Teen Driver settings, and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Color Options

Below are all of the available exterior colors offered with the 2020 Silverado 1500:

  • Black
  • Red Hot
  • Havana Brown Metallic
  • Northsky Blue Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Summer White
  • Tangier Orange
  • Wheatland Yellow
  • Woodland Green
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Iridescent Pearl Tintcoat

2020 Silverado 1500 for Sale in Norwalk, IA

See what’s new and exciting about the 2020 Silverado 1500. Check out our available inventory at Gregg Young Chevrolet in Norwalk, IA, then view our offers and give us a call at (877) 566-9371 or contact us online if you’d like to schedule a test drive.

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