Vehicle Research

Silverado Wins Truck of the Year in Detroit

January 13, 2014

Photo courtesy of GM.
Photo courtesy of GM.

North American journalists have picked the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Chevrolet Corvette Stingray as the 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NATCOY).

It was the first time a Chevrolet vehicle won both awards in the same year. The NATCOY award is given each year by 49 automotive journalists on the eve of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The Chevrolet Silverado was last named truck of the year in 2007, while the Corvette was last named car of the year in 1998.

The Silverado received 219 points to the Jeep Cherokee with 174 points and the Acura MDX with 97 points. The Corvette received 211 points topping the Mazda 3 with 185 points and the Cadillac CTS with 94 points.

The Silverado's 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 generates 355 horsepower with an EPA-estimated highway fuel economy of up to 23 miles per gallon.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

How many of you use bench marking in regards to Fleet stats? am interested learning and participating with bench marking and how it...

View Topic

Hi everyone! Just wanted to remind you about fleetDOCs, our library of fleet-related documents. Users can upload any relevant fleet...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1025 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2002 Vehicle Inventory and Use survey, a “light” truck classification refers to a vehicle with an average weight of less than 10,000 pounds.

Read more

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Lifecycle Costs Analyzer

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.