For Immediate Release: Sunday, May 5, 2013, 8 p.m. EDT
Silverado Adds Rugged Luxury with New High Country
New crew cab model to compete in premium pickup segment
Unique exterior appearance, saddle brown interior
Standard 5.3L V-8 with 355 horsepower, up to 23 mpg highway
SAN ANTONIO The 2014 Silverado High Country will further broaden
Chevrolet's portfolio in the premium pickup segment when it joins the
LTZ and Z71 models in the Silverado lineup this fall.
Silverado High Country is distinguished by a unique chrome grille with
horizontal chrome bars, halogen projector headlamps and body-color
front and rear bumpers. Unique 20-inch chrome wheels with P275/55R20
all-season tires are standard, as are chrome body side moldings, door
handles and mirrors.
Inside, Silverado High Country features an exclusive saddle brown
interior, with authentic materials throughout. Features include heated
and cooled perforated premium leather front bucket seats with High
Country logos on the headrests, Chevrolet MyLink connectivity with an
8-inch touch screen, Bose premium audio and front and rear park
"High Country will be the top model in the Silverado lineup, with
a higher level of premium features and materials with a rich, Western
themed appearance," said Maria Rohrer, Silverado marketing
director. "But at the same time, High Country is 100-percent
Chevy truck, with the capability and dependability customers have
relied on for more than 95 years."
Standard engine for the Silverado High Country is the 5.3L EcoTec3
V-8, SAE-certified at 355 horsepower (250 kW), with class-leading V-8
fuel economy of up to 23 mpg highway (2WD models). The all-new 6.2L
EcoTec3 V-8 also will be available. Both engines feature direct fuel
injection, Active Fuel Management and continuously variable valve
timing, proving the refined power and torque truck customers expect.
Both seamlessly switch to four-cylinder mode to save fuel during
Because of the high level of standard equipment, Silverado High
Country will offer only a few options. In addition to the 6.2L EcoTec3
V-8, they include a chrome rear bumper with CornerStep, integrated
trailer brake controller, sunroof, navigation, and a rear-seat
entertainment system as well as a High Country Premium Package which
includes heated steering wheel, driver alert package, adjustable
pedals and integrated trailer brake controller.
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