Chevrolet Silverado EV Work Truck tow, payload confirmed

Common Motors on Monday launched up to date towing and payload figures for the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV WT (work truck), and confirmed a higher-than-anticipated base value for the fleet-oriented mannequin.

In accordance with the up to date specs, the Silverado EV WT will produce 510 hp and 615 lb-ft of torque, giving it a most towing capability of 10,000 kilos and a most payload capability of 1,440 kilos. These numbers are nearer to high-end RST mannequin—which can also be estimated at 10,000 kilos of towing capability, with 1,300 kilos of payload capability—than initially thought.

GM mentioned it might additionally launched a fleet mannequin with as much as 20,000 kilos of towing capability, achieved with an added towing package deal, at some future date.

2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV WT

2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV WT

The replace comes a couple of weeks after GM introduced a 450-mile vary for the Silverado EV WT. The automaker had talked about a 400-mile vary when the Silverado EV was first proven on the 2022 CES, however claimed further vary was unlocked by subsequent testing. The 450-mile determine stays simply an estimate, nevertheless, with full EPA testing to return nearer to the truck’s on-sale date.

That date ought to arrive later this 12 months, with WT fashions first coming off the road at Manufacturing facility Zero in Hamtramck, Michigan. Sooner or later, the Silverado EV can be sourced from GM’s Orion Meeting plant, which at present builds the Chevy Bolt EV and Bolt EUV, however is being re-tasked to construct the Silverado EV and its GMC Sierra EV sibling.

But whereas GM initially talked about a $39,900 base value, the primary Silverado EV fashions can be priced a lot greater. Manufacturing will begin with 450-mile model, adopted by a 350-mile model, of the WT fleet mannequin priced at $79,800 and $74,800, respectively. The no-frills WT fashions appeared the most certainly to obtain the decrease base value, however elevating costs is in step with rival Ford, which has raised the value of its F-150 Lightning a number of occasions. The Lightning Professional fleet mannequin now begins about $60,000.

2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV WT

2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV WT

The primary Silverado EV variant aimed toward particular person shoppers will comply with the WT fashions in fall 2023. It will likely be an RST First Version with a 400-mile vary and $105,000 base value. A Path Boss off-road mannequin and extra WT variants will comply with within the 2024 calendar 12 months.

By that point, Chevy may even possible face competitors from the 2025 Ram 1500 REV. Ram is concentrating on 500 miles of vary with an enormous 229-kwh battery pack, and has promised a work-oriented Tradesman mannequin that can be out there to retail in addition to fleet clients, though the massive battery will not be out there on that mannequin.


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