The legendary Chevrolet Silverado truck returns to Ecuador | Engines | Entertainment

In an event held at the Guayaquil Country Club (located in the new Samborondón), last Thursday, January 12, Chevrolet Ecuador presented the brand new Chevrolet Silverado Trailboss Z71, this model returns to the country after eleven years of absence and arrives in its new version with a stylized design, more technology, security and connectivity, according to the brand’s spokespersons. With the arrival of the Silverado, Chevrolet is strengthening its offering in the pickup truck segment (To recover-AND).

Chevrolet executives at the presentation of the Silverado Trailboss Z71.

Eleven years ago the Chevrolet Silverado was very successful in the Ecuadorian market, and today it returns with great expectations for anyone looking for maximum comfort combined with elegance. It is one of the most powerful vehicles of the brand, with greater load capacity for work and adventure activities. The new Chevrolet Silverado stands out for its design, technology and safety, a truck with great innovations to satisfy all our customers.

Juan Fernando Muñoz, Brand Manager of Chevrolet Trucks Ecuador.

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This van, manufactured at the Flint, Michigan plant in the United States, incorporates technological details such as the screen to touch Mylink high definition 13.4″ and a Bose premium audio system with 7 speakers, subwoofer and amplifier.

All New Chevrolet Silverado Trailboss Z71

In its exterior design, it features an imposing totally black grille, which takes up the traditional Chevrolet bow tie in a black version (black bow tie) and Z71 wall lights. Its directional light mirrors, LED projection headlights and LED DRL daytime running lights stand out, along with a set of LED fog lights and red tow hooks. At the rear you can see its drawbar, dual exhaust, rear bumper with step, LED taillights. Its bucket has a capacity of 1,718 L, with 18% more space compared to competitors.

In terms of power, performance and performance, it has a powerful 5.3L Ecotec V8 gasoline engine, which delivers 355 horsepower and 519 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 4×4 drivetrain. with multiple driving modes, and a 10-speed automatic with electronic gear selection with improved fuel economy.

The new Chevrolet Silverado will be available in different colors: wine, blue, white, lead, silver and black. With a warranty of 7 years or 150,000 kilometers and a maintenance plan every 10,000 kilometers. The new pickup will take the top spot in Chevrolet’s truck portfolio, with a base price of $86,990.

Chevrolet continues to be the leader in the Ecuadorian automotive market

According to figures provided by the Chamber of Automotive Industry of Ecuador (CINAE) corresponding to invoiced and registered units, two Chevrolet models were in the Top 5 of sales in 2022: the Chevrolet D-Max truck, which again ranked at number 1 in sales, and the Chevrolet Captiva SUV, which ranked fourth overall.

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In the truck segment, one of the most relevant in the industry, Chevrolet maintains an indisputable leadership with a share of 30.6%, that is, one in three trucks sold in Ecuador is of the Bowtie brand. Chevrolet D-Max continues to be the leading player in this segment, with a total of 7,039 units sold in 2022, which is 17.4% more than the volume sold in 2021. This model is manufactured at the GM OBB plant in Ecuador, reaffirming the company’s commitment. contribute to the development of the Ecuadorian industry, since currently the production of GM OBB in Ecuador represents approximately 60% of the national industry.

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Sales of trucks and vans in 2022 reached 40% more than in 2019

“For Chevrolet, 2022 has been a year of consolidating operations and repositioning the sales network, which remains the largest in the country. 2023 will be a year of growth in all segments, especially vans, a very relevant segment since this type of vehicle is a working tool for multiple industries and economic activities. We are committed to our customers by offering them the best mobility alternatives; That’s why we plan to make eight launches this year. We lead the present to revolutionize the future,” commented Marcus Oliveira, Commercial Director of Chevrolet Ecuador. (YO)

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