2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Available in two-or four-wheel-drive by a 6.0-liter V8 is driven. It is of two 60-kilowatt electric motors from a nickel-metal hydride batteries supplied under the back seat (warranty for eight years/100, 000 miles) combined. On its own, the V8 with 332 horsepower and 367 pound-feet of torque is designed. GM engineers said that combined output is 379 hp with the electric motors. The four-speed electrically variable transmission is a complex cross between a regular automatic and a CVT. The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid comes standard with stability control, ABS disc brakes, full-length side airbags. OnStar is also included.
The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid trim a full-size crew cab pickup in either or 1HY 2HY. The base 1HY comes with 18-inch alloy wheels standard, a soft tonneau cover for the truck bed, a 40/20/40-split front bench seat, full power accessories, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather wrapped steering wheel with auxiliary controls, cruise control , OnStar, Bluetooth and a six-speaker CD/MP3 stereo with satellite radio and an auxiliary audio jack.
Inside the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid is all work truck. Black plastic trim and functional, rudimentary rule out switching requirements. But for the hybrid price premium, we would like the noble Silverado LTZ line cleaning available as an option. The rear seat is spacious and comfortable, although the backrest angle is a bit upright.
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The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid does not feel as strong as 6.0 liters and a claimed 379 hp would suggest. The main culprit is the drive train of the complexity. Floor of the hybrid from a stop and there is a noticeable pause when the truck creeps forward in electric mode, then rushes off as soon as the gas engine comes online. Acceleration min surges 4000-5000 rpm. Taller gear also keeps the V8 largely in a fuel-saving mode to increase with the electric motors with less assistance as a choke load and speed of the vehicle.
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December 28, 2012 by admin with Comments Off
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