2015 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2015 Nissan Titan

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2015 Chevy Silverado

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2015 Nissan Titan

For years, the Silverado has been the pickup of choice for motorists who need a tough, rugged, all-purpose vehicle that accomplishes everything without compromise. The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 exemplifies all that this make is known for, including options for every driver, varied outputs depending on the truck’s configuration, and an array of features to keep everyone in the truck occupied. Find out how the Chevrolet pickup compares to the 2015 Nissan Titan, and we think you’ll agree that it’s reliable, to say the least. Then, plan a trip to check it out in person at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, just 10 minutes from Cincinnati.

Fuel Efficiency

Chevrolet understands that fuel efficiency is important for all drivers these days, and even pickup owners would rather not compromise on a few extra miles per gallon for a bit more power. That’s why the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado is available with a 4.3L V6 engine that achieves fuel efficiency ratings of as high as 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The 2015 Nissan Titan, on the other hand, offers no V6 option and as a result, can’t deliver ratings any higher than 13 mpg on city streets city and 18 mpg along the highway.

Power

The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado is the clear choice is you prioritize fuel economy, but it also has several available engines that outperform the 2015 Nissan Titan in terms of power.

  • 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Specs: An available 5.3L V8 engine can serve up 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, but if you’re seeking more power, there is also a 6.2L V8 option that delivers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. The latter has a maximum towing capacity of 12,000 pounds when properly equipped.
  • 2015 Nissan Titan Specs: The Titan has only one available engine, a 5.6L V8 that musters just 317 hp and 385 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity tops out at 9,500 pounds.

Cab and Bed Styles

If you want options for seating and payload capacity, you will find a lot more to choose from with the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado. Available body styles include regular cab, double cab, and extended cab, and bed options range from a short 5.75-foot option, a standard 6.5-foot option, and a long 8.2-foot bed. In total there are five distinct trim levels available. The 2015 Nissan Titan has just two configurations to pick between – the King Cab, which has an extended cab and a 6-foot, 7-inch bed; and the Crew Cab, which has four doors and a 5-foot, 7-inch bed. Only four trim levels are at your disposal with the Titan.

Features

The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado offers a long list of standard and optional features to enhance comfort and convenience, and even a range of amenities that turn the pickup into a more luxurious vehicle. Here are a few that come standard on LT trims and above.

  • 4G LTE: Up to seven devices can simultaneously connect to a mobile, high-speed Internet connection.
  • Satellite Radio: Expand your radio dial with dozens of new options for music and talk.
  • Keyless Entry: Jump into the cab without having to fish through your pocket to find your keys.
  • Bluetooth Phone and Audio Connectivity: Keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road while still navigating the key features of your phone.

Safety

If you are going to push your pickup to its limits, you want to know the best available safety features have been installed for your protection. The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado offers a longer list than the 2015 Nissan Titan, and has the superior crash test scores to prove it. Features exclusive to the Silverado includeOnStar, lane departure and forward collision warning systems. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave this truck a perfect five-star overall rating.

Meanwhile, the Titan offers a limited list of standard and available features, lacking particularly with no front collision protection. This year’s Titan hasn’t been rated by the NHTSA, but the 2014 version received only three out of five stars for rollover protection. No appreciable design upgrades for this model year correct this problem.

Test Drive the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado

Opting for a new pickup is a big decision, and you want to make sure that you’re picking one that meets all your needs. Go with the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, and you’ll hardly be disappointed. Check out the pickup at Tom Gill Chevrolet, located at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. Head down I-71 from Cincinnati, look for our dealership across from the City of Florence Golf Course, and give our sales staff a call if you have any questions before you arrive!