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The 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 is an Ultimate Pick for a Full-size Truck

2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 - Internet Auto Rent and Sales - Boise, ID

Shopping for a used truck? Then be sure to check out the 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 – a stand-out pickup truck in the full-size segment. Boasting a smooth and quiet ride, wide range of body styles, and truly capable performance on-road and off, the 2012 Silverado 1500 is an ultimate pick.

Many Choices

When consumers shop for a used truck, they are met with a lot of choices. Not only is there a mega list of differing combos of trim levels, body styles and bed lengths, but there is also a long list of model years to choose from – some that date back decades to some that are almost brand new. With so many options, how does one choose? By opting for the 2012 Chevy Silverado.

For 2012, Chevy designed the Silverado with three body styles, three bed lengths and four trim levels. No matter how the Silverado is built, consumers are more than satisfied with what it has to offer. One trim, in particular, that is worthwhile is the LT. It comes with:

  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

  • Full power accessories

  • Keyless entry

The top-level LTZ is another stand-out trim from the Silverado's 2012 lineup. Most noted features, include:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

  • Leather upholstery

  • Heated and powered front bucket seats

  • Driver-memory settings

  • Remote engine start

  • Bose audio system with 6-disc CD changer

  • Bluetooth connectivity

  • Rear audio controls

  • Steering-wheel mounted audio controls

Extra Perks

2012 brought several optional packages to consumers investing in the Silverado. One worth mentioning is the Z71 package. Consumers who love off-road adventure will be thrilled to find the 2012 Silverado with this package because it equips it with rugged content, such as:

  • Skid plates

  • Off-road suspension

  • Heavy-duty automatic locking rear differential

  • Underbody transfer case shield

  • Hill descent control

  • Recovery hooks

  • High capacity air cleaner

Great Power and Strength

Along with solid equipment and features, another reason consumers love the 2012 Silverado is because of its great power and strength. Under the hood of the 2012 Silverado is one of four engines. Here's a look at each:

  • 4.3-liter V6: 195 horsepower/260 lb.-ft. of torque

  • 4.8-liter V8: 302 horsepower/305 lb.-ft. of torque

  • 5.3-liter V8: 315 horsepower/335 lb.-ft. of torque

  • 6.2-liter V8: 403 horsepower/417 lb.-ft. of torque

The stats above show the great power provided by each of the Silverado's engines. But while they're powerful, are they also strong? The answer is yes! When properly equipped, the 2012 Silverado can tow up to 10,700 pounds.


Solid Safety

Before investing in a vehicle – new or used – it is extremely important to ensure it will provide solid safety and protection. When seeking a safe truck, the 2012 Chevy Silverado is a good choice, featuring excellent standard equipment and advanced safety systems, along with high crash-test scores. Standard content in the Silverado includes:

  • Antilock disc brakes

  • Electronic stability and traction control

  • Front-seat side airbags

  • Side curtain airbags

  • OnStar emergency telematics system

In crash testing, the Silverado shows off top scores in several categories, such as overall side crash protection and frontal-offset crash protection.

For more information on the many reasons why the 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 is your perfect truck, check it out at our dealership, located in Boise, Meridian and Nampa, ID.


This entry was posted in Internet Auto Rent & Sales Boise and tagged 2012 Chevy Silverado, used cars and trucks, best used cars, popular trucks, safe trucks, fully-loaded trucks, Chevrolet, Chevrolet trucks, full-size pickup trucks on 01/02/2017 at 12:18 PM