The 2014 Silverado 1500 has been named Fleet Truck of the Year.
Given by Automotive and Business Fleet magazine, the award is determined by qualified fleet managers reflecting all industry segments and fleet sizes.
The pickup received the most votes among 36 trucks evaluated in the competition.
The Silverado 1500 features a standard CornerStep bumper coupled with handholds built into the box rail, upper tie-down hooks, under-rail light-emitting diode, or LED, lighting and an EZ Lift and Lower tailgate.
The Silverado 1500 offers a rating of 7,600 pounds. The standard 4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 has a payload rating of 2,108 pounds.
Available alongside the V-6 engine is the 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8, which has EPA–estimated fuel economy of up to 23-mpg highway for 2WD models.