The Chevy Silverado 1500 is a powerful pickup truck designed to get you to work or weekend getaways with no trouble at all. And the great thing about the 2018 model is that it comes in a variety of trim levels, so you can choose which one is best for your needs around Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte.
Our team at The Lake Dealerships will give you just a taste of what every 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 trim level offers. When you’re ready to get a detailed inside look at a specific trim, contact us to schedule a test drive.
2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 WT
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck (WT) is a reliable work truck with a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine. It’s paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with Tow/Haul mode and can reach 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque.
The Silverado 1500 WT has many technology features, including a Chevrolet MyLink® audio system with a 7-inch color touchscreen and AM/FM radio,
It also has many safety features, including a Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Tire Fill Alert. When any of your tires is low on air, a symbol on your dash will light up, informing you that it’s time to refill. As you’re filling the tires, a beep of the horn will let you know that the optimal tire pressure has been reached.
Chevy Silverado 1500 LS
The 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 LS offers the features listed above, but adds more to its technology options. It now has Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capability. Through these features, you can connect your compatible smartphone to the vehicle and pull up your favorite apps and media options.
And to always stay connected, the LS trim has a built-in Onstar® 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot for an available 3-month/3GB trial (whichever comes first).
2018 Silverado 1500 Custom
The Chevy Silverado Custom trim level is new to the 2018 Silverado family. While it offers the same power as the previous two trims, it offers different exterior features, including:
- 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels
- Locking tailgate
- Front recovery hooks
2018 Silverado 1500 LT
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has the power you need to get to any work site (like in the above trims), along with the towing and payload capabilities you need to get all your equipment there.
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a 12,500-pound maximum payload capability, as well as a 2,250-pound maximum payload capacity. And the LT trim makes loading and unloading all your cargo easier with the new EZ Lift & Lower tailgate.
Along with towing services mentioned above, the LT trim offers new interior features, including:
- 8-inch diagonal color touchscreen for the Chevrolet MyLink® system
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls
- Three months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
2018 Silverado 1500 LT Z71
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 trim offers everything mentioned above, plus new safety features, like Hill Descent Control.
When you’re driving down a hill in rough terrain, Hill Descent Control will set a lower speed to keep the vehicle in control without needing to touch the brake pedal.
Another add-on to this trim is the Trailering package. Here, you’ll get everything you need for easier towing capabilities, including:
- Trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver
- 4-pin connector
- Automatic locking rear differential
2018 Silverado 1500 LTZ
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ trim offers the same features as above, but now includes the new dual-zone climate control. Here, the driver and front-seat passenger can each set their own preferred temperature for ultimate comfort.
Also new to this trim level is heated leather-appointed bench seats and 10-way power driver and passenger seat adjusters. So, not only can everyone adjust their seats to get in the right position for their trips, but the heated seats will leave them nice and cozy in cooler weather.
2018 Silverado 1500 LTZ Z71
The Silverado 1500 LTZ Z71 adds onto the previous trim levels by including the Z71 Off-Road Suspension with Rancho® monotube shocks, for optimal vehicle performance.
To go along with that high performance, the LTZ Z71 offers the Z71 Appearance package, where you’ll get a stylish exterior with a:
- Brushed metal Z71 door plate
- Unique lower front bumper
- Unique chrome grille design
2018 Silverado 1500 High Country
While the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 High Country trim offers the above features, it does get an upgrade to its performance. It now comes with a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine that produces 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with Tow/Haul mode, Cruise Grade Braking, and Powertrain Grade Braking.
It also gets an upgrade to its interior system. You’ll now hear your music through the Bose® premium performance audio. The trim additionally has wireless charging capability, which just makes it even easier to keep your mobile devices on, and not lose connectivity.
Test Drive the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Today!
Every trim level of the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 offers plenty of great features for all your driving needs. Which trim you ultimately decide on depends on what you’re looking for, whether that’s a higher performance or more technology features.
To get a feel for any of the available Silverado 1500 trim levels, schedule a test drive at The Lake Dealerships, where we always help drivers in the Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte areas get into the road warrior of their dreams.