The StabiliTrak stability control system includes rollover mitigation to help avoid situations that might lead to a rollover. All vehicles Inspected by 2 Independent Mechanics with a combined 80 Years Experience. But there are other good vehicles there as well. Driving It Thanks to its rigid frame and advanced construction techniques, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado offers a markedly better ride-and-handling combination than many of its competitors. Other excellent prospects to try in that price range are Ram 1500 4. Highlights include narrow gaps between body panels, enabled by the new version's significantly stiffer frame that limits body flex. On-road performance for the 2009 Chevy Silverado Hybrid is solid and even smoother than gasoline-powered models.
Instead, it looks tailored and subdued front to rear. Like all hybrids, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid features a noticeable markup over its conventional brethren, but reviews read by TheCarConnection. A six-speed automatic transmission is now paired with the 5. I have the extended cab which gives me much more interior room. We'd still like to see a less costly hybrid choice for work-oriented buyers. A leaking rear main seal that dripped oil and stained my new garage floor.
Inside, there's standard seating for six thanks to the roomy crew cab body style the sole choice available for the hybrid. Chevrolet's first hybrid pickup truck comes only in a four-door, crew-cab body style, which means that you'll find plenty of space inside for passengers. Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid provides a full complement of safety features, including head-curtain side airbags covering both seating rows, in addition to front side airbags. If I stayed 55 Hyw I got it up to 19. I only keep trucks to 30k miles so my experience is on the newer end. Given the tough demands that most people place on their trucks towing boats, hauling heavy cargo, etc.
When it comes to safety features, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid has you covered—or enveloped, as the case may be. And for those who want more power or towing capacity the 6. My Silverado has had 0 issues and it's now been 31,000 miles. It had only been in service based on Carfax report for 12 mos. If you need to tailor your pickup truck to your exact requirements, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado enables you to do just that with a wide variety of configurations, bed lengths and trim levels. But the truck rides smoothly, it can get a little rough sometimes being I live on a dirt road, I also live in the snow belt and can say that the traction control and four wheel drive both work well.
The downturn in pickup truck sales may offer a unique opportunity to bargain, so be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price price to see what others in your area are paying. Priced very attractively in the Southeast. In a pickup market typically defined by overly brash or over-styled vehicles, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado arrives with a pleasantly understated exterior that has aged well since it first appeared in 2007. Additionally, find 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components. Electricity for the motors is stored in a 300-volt nickel-metal-hydride battery pack. Gas milage was less but the towing performance was much better I got a great deal on it.
The Silverado's V8 engine lineup offers Active Fuel Management technology, Flex-Fuel E85 capability and even a hybrid model. A choice of two- and four-wheel-drive models, various cabs and bed lengths and a variety of axle ratios are also offered. Max Trailer Tongue Weight Standard: 9,500 lbs. While we expect the 4. The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid is capable of towing 6,100 pounds when outfitted as a two-wheel-drive unit, and only 200 pounds less when all four wheels are driven via a two-speed, off-road-capable transfer case.
The cabin of the Silverado Hybrid is much like that of the regular Silverado. One of the primary indicators of build quality is the level of road noise that intrudes into the cabin, and in this regard, the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid is practically unequaled. Max Trailer Weight Standard: 4,800 lbs. Front Gross Axle Weight Rating 3,200 lbs. It is solid and so far I have had absolutely no problems.
Where are the bargains these days? OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan Includes Automatic Crash. The half-ton pickup-truck segment has traditionally been the keeper of the top-selling vehicle in the U. It offers significantly more power and torque pulling force with very little penalty in fuel economy. Of course, shoppers with that mindset will miss out on what is possibly the best Silverado ever built and, thanks to 2009's powertrain upgrades, the most powerful light-duty truck on the market. . In a test of towing ability, TheCarConnection.
The system's ability to save favorite radio presets regardless of tuning band makes perfect sense. Overall, I really love this truck! Depending on trim, the Silverado can also be optioned in several ways. The backseat is the only place there's some compromise in the Hybrid; the battery pack is stored under the second-row bench, and while seating comfort is not affected, because the battery packaging runs the width of the interior, there is no longer any under-seat storage in the rear compartment. The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid is powered by a true hybrid system, featuring both gasoline and electric power. The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid looks a lot like the other models in Chevy's full-size truck family, which was completely redesigned and reengineered for 2007. Designers also took special pains to integrate the pickup box while at the same time making it taller. New available features include OnStar 8.