2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Safety Ratings & Features


The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 safety ratings and features reveal that this is one of the safest pickups on the road. That is important to drivers who will be heading out over rough terrain, taking on heavy loads, and driving in more extreme conditions than the rest of the people on the road. Find out how much this pickup does to protect you and your passengers, as well as how reliably it delivers on its promise of safety. After that, come check it out in person at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, KY.

Five Stars from the NHTSA


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration puts most new models through a comprehensive battery of crash tests. At the conclusion of those tests, the latest Silverado 1500 earned a perfect five-star overall safety rating, including perfect scores for both front-impact protection and side-impact protection. It was also awarded a strong four out of five stars for rollover protection.

Ranked Good by the IIHS

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety conducts its own independent battery of crash tests, including several that are unique to the agency. The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was given the highest rating of “Good” in the moderate-overlap front-impact, side-impact, and roof strength crash safety tests. The pickup was also given a top rating for whiplash protection.

Standard Safety Features


No matter which trim of the new Silverado 1500 you are riding in, you can feel confident. That’s because you’ll be protected by a battery of standard safety features. All trims come with antilock disc brakes for supreme stopping power, stability and traction control to give you steering power on slippery surfaces, and airbags throughout the cabin. You also get OnStar telematics, which automatically connects you with help on the road. If other people drive your pickup, the Silverado comes standard with a Teen Driver feature that lets you set limits and track driving habits when others are behind the wheel.

Advanced Safety Technology

The list of 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 safety features includes a number of available advanced features that help you avoid common causes of accidents. You can use a rearview camera and front and rear parking sensors to help you maneuver your vehicle. There is also lane departure warning and intervention, which is a huge help when heavy loads cause you to drift. A frontal collision warning system sounds an alarm and buzzes your seat to warn you of the imminent collision. If you do not respond quickly enough, the brakes will be applied automatically.

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Safety is Ironclad

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado offers you more security in more situations, especially when you are towing. When you’re ready to discover how much this pickup has to offer for yourself, visit Tom Gill Chevrolet at 7830 Commerce Drive in Florence, KY, right over the state line from Cincinnati. Contact us for more information anytime.