All 2014 Silverado and Sierra Light-Duty Trucks Earn 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score

Posted on 12. Jan, 2014 by in GM Canada

All 2014 Silverado and Sierra Light-Duty Trucks Earn 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score

New Car Assessment Program includes unchanging and double cab configurations

2014-01-10

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DETROIT (Friday, Jan 10, 2014)– The unchanging and double cab versions of 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and a GMC Sierra 1500 have perceived a top probable 5-star Overall Vehicle Score for reserve as partial of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.

Joining a formerly tested 2014 organisation cab models, that also perceived a 5-star altogether score, all cab configurations of a Silverado and Sierra 1500 array now have a top probable Overall Vehicle Score. These models are a initial pickup trucks to accept a 5-star NHTSA Overall Vehicle Score for reserve given a doing of some-more severe mandate for a 2011 indication year.

“Our impossibly able trucks have been engineered to be some of a safest,” pronounced Gay Kent, GM ubiquitous executive of Vehicle Safety and Crashworthiness. “We’ve designed a automobile structure, strategically placed high-strength steel and grown a passenger patience complement to grasp high levels of reserve performance.”

“This turn of automobile opening is complemented by a full array of other modernized reserve facilities to assistance strengthen a customers, no matter that new Silverado or Sierra they choose.”

Offering entirely boxed frames and endless use of high-strength steel, a Silverado and Sierra also offer accessible segment-exclusive reserve facilities such as Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning and Safety Alert Seat. Safety facilities include:

  • Forward collision warning record helps forestall frontal crashes by alerting a motorist when a lorry is shutting in on a automobile forward too quickly, giving him or her additional time to conflict and equivocate a crash.
  •  Lane Departure Warning record can warning a motorist when a lorry drifts over a line line when roving during slightest 56 km/h.
  • Safety Alert Seat can advise a motorist of trade coming from a left or right regulating directional chair quivering pulses. This law warning proceed is tied to all of a on-board pile-up deterrence systems.
  • High-strength and ultra-high-strength steels are used extensively around any truck’s entirely boxed support to assistance urge opening in crashes.
  • Rear Vision Camera with Dynamic Guidelines allows a driver, when in reverse, to see a area directly behind a automobile around a eight-inch guard on a centre stack, permitting for easier parking and subsidy maneuvers.
  • New, customary path belt pretensionsers in a front-seat outboard reserve belts.
  • Six customary atmosphere bags and 360-degree sensor system, including dual-stage frontal atmosphere bags, head-curtain side-impact atmosphere bags with rollover protection, and seat-mounted side-impact atmosphere bags.
  • Available trailer-sway control works with StabiliTrak to yield a motorist with additional assistance when towing a trailer. When it senses trailer sway, it intervenes with braking and/or reduced engine energy to assistance move a trailer underneath control.
  • Four-wheel, four-channel, antilock front brakes that assistance yield straight, some-more tranquil stops by preventing circle lock-up in many highway conditions.
  • OnStar is available, regulating GPS and mobile phone record to automatically call for assistance in a eventuality of crash. OnStar use also includes MyLink mobile apps, that offer automobile information and OnStar services around a customer’s smartphone. Visit Onstar.ca for sum and complement limitations.

About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 140 countries and offered some-more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline energetic performance, fluent pattern and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, and is one of a industry’s healthiest brands. Innovation and engineering value is built into all GMC vehicles and a code is elaborating to offer some-more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. The 2014 Sierra half-ton pickup boasts all-new powertrains and design, and a Sierra Heavy Duty pickups are a many able and absolute trucks ever built by GMC. Every sell GMC model, including Yukon and Yukon XL full-size SUVs, is now accessible in Denali oppulance trim. Details on all GMC models are accessible during http://www.gmc.gm.ca, on Twitter during @GMCCanada or during http://www.facebook.com/gmccanada

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