2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2017 Nissan Titan XD Gas

The competition between models in the full-size pickup segment is always going to be intense, largely because there’s so much at stake. Heavier loads are being pulled, safety and strength are less uncertain, and driver confidence is enormously important. Fortunately, drivers have the opportunity to choose from models such as the two shown here, the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 and 2017 Nissan Titan XD Gas. But which of the two truly comes through in the clutch?

At their top-end gas-powered engines, both the Silverado 1500 and Titan XD Gas are powered by V8 platforms, with a 6.2L in the Chevy and a 5.6L in the Nissan. Yet, despite their similar configurations, considerably more power is produced by the Chevy model. When truck buyers opt for the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500, they are rewarded with 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, which produces a throaty 12,000-pound towing capacity. With each of these values eclipsing that of its Nissan rival, the choice in the full-size, light-duty segment is clear: the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500.

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2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Vs. 2017 Nissan Titan XD Gas
6.2L V8 Top V8 Engine 5.6L V8
420 hp Top V8 Horsepower 390 hp
12,500 lbs Max Towing Capacity 11,270 lbs
460 lb-ft Top V8 Torque 401 lb-ft

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The Silverado 1500 has been the benchmark for the light-duty pickup segment for decades, and this has never been more true than in 2017. Available with the choice of three powertrains and in a number of body styles, buyers can cater their purchase to fit their particular needs and lifestyle. Depending on which powertrain a person chooses -- the 4.3L V6, 5.3L V8 or 6.2L V8 -- they can either enjoy best-in-class standard torque, best-in-class V8 fuel economy, or best-in-class towing capacity.

Regardless of the engine choice, buyers are treated to an interior cabin unlike any other in the segment. A built-in 4G LTE WiFi hotspot allows up to seven smart devices to connect to the internet at once, while features such as wireless charging and Bluetooth connectivity ensure that the Silverado 1500 will be a buyer’s mobile office, wherever they may go. Meanwhile, with customizable features available to allow buyers to make their purchase their own, the 2017 Chevy Silverado builds on its reputation as the truck that truck lovers buy.

The 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 is now available at Jack Burford Chevy, located near Lexington and Winchester in Richmond, KY. To learn more or to schedule your test drive, visit our dealership today!

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