Chevrolet Puts Towing Experience during Forefront of 2019 Silverado 1500

Posted on 03. Aug, 2018 by in GM Canada


Chevrolet Puts Towing Experience during Forefront of 2019 Silverado 1500

2018-08-03

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DETROIT (Friday, Aug 3, 2018) — The all-new 2019 Silverado 1500 will deliver several levels of towing facilities to urge customers’ trailering practice — all light-duty Silverado models have myChevrolet® mobile app trailering capability and business can supplement a Advanced Trailering System, that includes entrance to a complement in-vehicle.

The Trailering Camera Package works in and with both of these technologies and provides a some-more extensive trailer view.

Chevrolet is also assisting to take a guesswork out of calculating a total weight of customers’ lorry and trailer combinations interjection to an industry-first trailering label.

In building a all-new Silverado, Chevrolet spoke with 7,000 business over a march of 18,000 hours. Sixty percent of those surveyed named towing as a pivotal squeeze consideration. Another repeated thesis was a problem many business have with certain aspects of trailering.

To residence this, all 4 trailering levels offering on a 2019 Silverado 1500 will yield business some-more confidence, easier trailer hitching and softened connectivity between a lorry and trailer.

“Ultimately, these technologies offer to discharge common pain points of towing and assistance yield business with a reduction stressful knowledge while trailering,” pronounced Tim Herrick, executive arch engineer, Full-Size Trucks, General Motors.

myChevrolet® app trailering facilities for smartphones

Included with a squeeze of all 2019 Silverado 1500s, a myChevrolet® app will offer name trailering facilities such as pre-departure step-by-step towing checklists and a glossary of towing terms for concordant intelligent phones and information plans1.                                                            

The myChevrolet® mobile app also allows drivers to control a trailer light exam that uses an involuntary extraneous light process to assistance endorse that a trailer is scrupulously connected. In a past, this was a two-person pursuit – now a singular particular can scrupulously bond a trailer and check a lights.

The trailer light process can also be activated around a Advanced Trailering System.

Advanced Trailering System

For business who draw some-more often, a Advanced Trailering System provides facilities to make towing a some-more seamless process. The complement is customary on LTZ and High Country trim levels and accessible on LT, RST and Trail Boss trim levels. The complement includes:  

  • Auto Parking Brake Assist: Customers who’ve dealt with a disappointment of ideally aligning their lorry and trailer join usually to see a lorry hurl when they put it in park will conclude this industry-first technology. It sets automatically when a automobile is put into Hitch View to assistance equivocate automobile transformation after a patron lines adult a lorry with a trailer and afterwards shifts to park.
  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View: This adds a energetic subsidy guideline to a Rear Vision Camera complement to assistance business line adult their hitch, adding some pointing and a visible evidence to revoke a problem of aligning a join to a trailer.
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System: When scrupulously equipped, this discretionary feature can monitor a tire vigour of a trailer tires regulating a truck’s infotainment system. This complement also allows business to guard a heat of their trailer tires to assistance forestall blowouts from overheating. Requires discretionary apparatus and play installation.

Advanced Trailering System Infotainment app

This infotainment app that comes with a accessible Advanced Trailering System allows business to lane a mileage, fuel economy and delivery heat of their lorry while towing2. Customers can emanate and store adult to 5 profiles, including guests, for opposite trailer types.

Brake benefit memory is partial of this complement and works with a Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, that provides fingertip control of a trailer brakes, to let a patron set and save a controller’s stop benefit environment for any trailer within their profile.

Another industry-first, Trailer Theft Alert, can activate a truck’s lights and horn if a strap of a trailer trustworthy to a lorry is disconnected3. Customers enrolled in a OnStar Safety Security Plan will also accept a burglary warning around their elite process of contact: phone, content or email.

The accessible wireless trailer tire vigour and heat monitors listed above are also integrated into this system. Four sensors come with a Advanced Trailering System, with some-more accessible as accessories. Dealer designation is required.

Trailer Camera Package

This all-new package enhances trailering views with 3 cameras that yield a 270-degree view:

  • Standard Rear Vision Camera.
  • Two side perspective cameras mounted in a side perspective mirrors.

An discretionary fourth appendage camera that mounts to a trailer provides an even some-more extensive perspective while towing.

Trailering label

Not all trucks, even from a same manufacturer, are accurately comparison in terms of their capacities to draw and haul. Capability tends to change widely from lorry to lorry and can be formidable to calculate.

To residence this, Chevrolet has total an industry-first trailering tag that is located on a driver’s side doorway jamb of all next-generation 2019 Silverado pickups. This tag provides business with a information they need to calculate their pickup’s accurate capacities.

This tag takes a guesswork out of towing and hauling and is tied to VINs of particular trucks, providing information such as:

  • Gross automobile weight rating.
  • Gross total weight rating.
  • Gross spindle weight rating (rear).
  • Maximum payload.
  • Maximum tongue weight.
  • Curb weight.

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado goes on sale in a tumble of 2018.

1 Device information tie required. Available on name Apple and Android devices. Some facilities need connected automobile services hearing or active devise and operative electrical system. Service availability, facilities and functionality change by vehicle. See onstar.ca for sum and limitations.

2App functionality and facilities change with automobile apparatus and trim level. Device information tie might be required. Available on name Apple and Android devices. Some facilities need connected automobile services hearing or active devise and operative electrical system.

3OnStar Safety Security Plan, operative electrical system, dungeon service, GPS signal, and armed GM factory-installed theft-deterrent complement required. Requires hit process on record and enrollment to accept alerts. Message and information rates might apply. Service availability, facilities and functionality change by vehicle. OnStar links to puncture services. See onstar.com for sum and limitations.

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