Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Levels: Specs, Speed, And Sport

Chevy Silverado 1500 off-road

If you're looking for a do-it-all pickup truck that doesn't skimp on convenience and safety, it's time for a comprehensive look at our Chevy Silverado 1500 trim levels guide.

See the differences between Chevy Silverado 1500 trims. Then, book an appointment with our friendly Parks Chevrolet Richmond staff to get an in-person tour and test drive of the new Chevy Silverado 1500 today.


Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Interior, Convenience, & More

Our 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim comparison will briefly examine the nine trim levels for this pickup truck, with their different interior offerings and technology. Read about each trim level below.


Chevy Silverado 1500 Work Truck

The first of our 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 trim levels will land you base features like a Durabed featuring impressive cargo volume and 12 standard tie-downs, the Chevy Safety Assist suite of driver-assistance features, and remote keyless entry. Its standard engine makes 430 pound-feet of torque.

Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom

If you're looking for a remote start system and an EZ Life power-lock-and-release tailgate, the Custom trim level is perfect. Also, enjoy a 10-way power driver's seat.

Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss

The Custom Trail Boss is great for the adventurous spirit with its 2-inch factory suspension lift and Z71 Off-Road Package. 18-inch wheels and a raised hood with a stylized Black insert further add to its daring good looks.

Chevy Silverado 1500 LT

The LT trim offers even more luxury with a 12.3-inch diagonal reconfigurable Driver Information Center that pairs with a 13.4-inch color infotainment center. Feel more comfortable with two-zone climate control with cozy heated front seats.

Chevy Silverado 1500 RST

The RST trim makes every drive easier with a convenient rear window defogger and an available premium sound system. Plus, enjoy available Adaptive Cruise Control and an auxiliary trailer camera.

Chevy Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss

The LT Trail Boss can help tackle trails with its all-weather floor liners and available HD surround vision camera that'll help you spot debris or obstacles. The Convenience Package comes standard and includes a heated steering wheel and a heated steering wheel.

Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2

Many available features come standard on the ZR2, including comfortable front bucket seats, a bed view camera, and a front center console. You'll also get enhanced features like rear park assist, iconic Chevy Silverado 1500 performance with a 6.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine, and standard wireless charging.

Chevy Silverado 1500 LTZ

Take advantage of the LTZ Convenience package, including a premium sound system, heated front seats, and more. Perforated, leather-appointed seats come standard.

Chevy Silverado 1500 High Country

The High Country trim offers the most with front carpeted mats, luxurious leather seating, and advanced technology features. An available Head-Up Display can make the experience even more convenient. Additionally, enjoy ventilated front seating that can combat summer heat waves.

Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Towing Capacity

Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Towing Capacity

The towing capacity for the Chevy Silverado 1500 is determined by cab size and engine combination. The best Chevy Silverado 1500 trims for towing and hauling will utilize high-performance engines. Explore the ZR2, LTZ, or High Country for the greatest towing capability. For even more utility, check out the SCA performance lifted trucks at Parks Chevrolet Richmond today.

Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Gas Mileage

Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Gas Mileage

There are some differences in fuel efficiency within the Chevy Silverado 1500 lineup. Consider the WT, LT, Custom, or RST for an EPA-estimated 18/21/19 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).1 The Custom Trail Boss and LT Trail Boss offer an EPA-estimated 17/18/17 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).2 Hop inside the ZR2 for an EPA-estimated 14/17/15 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).3 The LTZ and High Country will net you an EPA-estimated 16/20/17 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).4

2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Comparison

2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Work Truck 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 RST 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 LTZ 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 High Country
Standard Engine 2.7L Turbo High-Output 2.7L Turbo High-Output 2.7L Turbo High-Output 2.7L Turbo High-Output 2.7L Turbo High-Output 2.7L Turbo High-Output 6.3L EcoTec3 V-8 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8
Transmission 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 10-speed automatic with electronic precision shift 10-speed automatic with electronic precision shift 10-speed automatic with electronic precision shift
Towing Capacity 9,000 lbs-9,500 lbs5 9,000 lbs-9,500 lbs5 9,000 lbs-9,500 lbs5 9,000 lbs-9,500 lbs5 9,000 lbs-9,500 lbs5 9,000 lbs-9,500 lbs5 8,800 lbs5 9,200 lbs-11,300 lbs5 9,200 lbs-11,300 lbs5
Tires 17" 255/70R17 all-season, blackwall tires 17" 255/80R17SL all-season, blackwall tire 17" 265/70R17SL all-season, blackwall tire 17" 255/70R17 all-season, blackwall tires 17" 265/70R17SL all-season, blackwall tire 17" 265/70R17SL all-season, blackwall tire 17" 255/80R17SL all-season, blackwall tire 17" 255/80R17SL all-season, blackwall tire 17" 255/80R17SL all-season, blackwall tire

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FAQs


How many trim levels are available for the Chevy Silverado 1500?

There are nine trim levels in the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 lineup, each with varying levels of convenience, power, and performance:

  • Work Truck
  • Custom
  • Custom Trail Boss
  • LT
  • RST
  • LT Trail Boss
  • ZR2
  • LTZ
  • High Country
Review our guide to learn more about each trim, or stop by our dealership for a tour. We can help you compare these excellent choices and choose other features, like your preferred bed length.

How do the Chevy Silverado 1500 trim levels differ in terms of pricing?

The least expensive trim level is the Work Truck, and each trim level gets a little more expensive than the last. The pricing is like a staircase, with the most expensive trim being the High Country – the trim with the most luxurious features. However, other choices affect your price, such as your desired bed length and powertrain. Ask our team for a no-obligation quote today.

What safety features are available in the different Chevy Silverado 1500 trim levels?

On the Work Truck trim, you can get standard safety features like a backup camera and front pedestrian braking. Higher-level trims can have even more technology. The High Country offers the most, including a bed view camera and front and rear park assist. An available Head-Up Display allows you to view information, like navigation instructions, within your natural field of view instead of turning to view a monitor.

Is there a difference in fuel efficiency among the Chevy Silverado 1500 trim levels?

Enjoy various fuel economy ratings among the Chevy Silverado 1500 trucks. The base trim offers an EPA-estimated 18/21/19 MPG (City/Highway/Combined),1 while the High Country delivers an EPA-estimated 16/20/17 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).4 Middle-tier trims also vary in MPG. Choosing an available engine over a standard one will have an impact, as well. Ask our team for specific stats.

What are the standard features included in each Chevy Silverado 1500 trim level?

Each trim level offers different standard features, but each will consist of the Chevy Safety Assist suite of safety features, a crisp backup camera view, and a tire pressure monitoring system. You'll also enjoy an infotainment center and digital cluster on every model. In the Work Truck trim, these displays are smaller. However, you can get larger versions as you ascend the trim ladder.


1EPA-estimated 18 city/21 hwy 2.7-liter Turbo High-Output engine.

2EPA-estimated 17 city/18 hwy 2.7-liter Turbo High-Output engine.

3EPA-estimated 14 city/17 hwy 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine.

4EPA-estimated 16 city/20 hwy 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine.

5Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner's Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

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