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2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid












  • The only hybrid full-size pickup
  • Silverado Crew Cab body style; 2WD and 4WD
  • GM’s patented 2-Mode Hybrid system delivers 40-percent improved city fuel economy and 25-percent combined fuel economy gain
  • All-electric drive up to 30 mpg (48 km/h)
  • 6.0L V-8 engine with Active Fuel Management and late-intake valve closing technology
  • 6,100-lb. (2,767 kg) towing capacity (2WD)
  • Cruising range of more than 500 miles
  • On sale in late 2008
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Cool, but, what is so great about a 500 mile cruising range?

My F-150 could travel about 560 miles on a tankful.
Of course, I had a large tank:)


I would still rather have a Diesel light truck.
Wings;
notice what they are emphasizing is not range by fuel economy.
I do not think GM is out to make money with their two modes. They are not looking for volume with these trucks.
They are looking for the green title. Its a clever strategy, if you ask me. This will go a long way in helping domestic take back the green image from foreigners.
I love the truck personally, but I would take a Normal Denali or King ranch, becouse I really do not have real use for a truck
 
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