2017 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2017 Toyota Tundra
2017 Chevy Silverado
2017 Toyota Tundra
The 2017 Chevy Silverado and the 2017 Toyota Tundra are both capable, hardworking trucks that should get the job done. Of course, there are some big differences. If you’re shopping for a new truck right now in the Homewood and Calumet City area then you need to take a closer look at how these two models compare before you make up your mind.
Price and Value
The Toyota Tundra starts at $30,020 MSRP for 2017. The Chevrolet Silverado is priced from $27,585 MSRP. If you’re on a tight budget and you need a full-sized truck, the Silverado should be the better choice.
The most efficient Toyota Tundra is rated at 15 mpg city/19 mpg highway based on EPA estimates. The most efficient Chevrolet Silverado is priced at 18 mpg city/24 mpg highway based on EPA estimates. That’s a major difference in fuel economy, so if you want to reduce your gas bill, or lower your carbon footprint, or just be able to drive longer between fill-ups, the Silverado looks more appealing than the Tundra.
Power and Capacity
The Toyota Tundra is available with a 5.7L V8 engine that provides 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. The Chevrolet Silverado is available with a 6.2L V8 engine that delivers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
All that extra power helps the Chevy Silverado tow a best-in-class 12,500 pounds. The best towing rating for the Toyota Tundra is 10,500 pounds when properly equipped.
Note that the 6.2L V8 powered Silverado is able to achieve up to 15 mpg city/21 mpg highway based on EPA estimates. The 5.7L V8 in the Tundra achieves at best 13 mpg city/18 mpg highway in EPA estimates.
Visit Chevrolet of Homewood Today
Visit Chevrolet of Homewood, the leading Chevy dealer serving the Calumet City, to find out all about the latest Chevy Silverado today. We have the Silverado in stock now here at 18033 S. Halsted Rd. in Homewood, IL, so stop by soon or give us a call at 708-799-2000 if you’re shopping for a new truck in the Chicagoland area.