2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid - Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid is no longer being sold as new.

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid

MPG

City 20 MPG Hwy 23 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    5 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.4 (out of 5)
Value 4
Exterior 4.2
Interior 3.8
Comfort 4.6
Performance 4
Reliability 4.4
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WHIS THEY STILL MADE THEM

by hybrid family from SCOTTSBLUFF NEBRASKA | January 21, 2018

WE OWNED A 2011 SILVERADO HYBRID FOR A FEW YEARS PUT ON OVER 90 K MILES ON IT RAN GOOD GOOD WITH LITTLE ISSUES IST WAS A 4X4 AND WITH THE 6.0 V8 PLENTY OF POWER TO BOOT NO ISSUES WITH THE HYBRID SYSTEM. 4X4 WAS SIMPLE TO ENGAGE WIFE USED IT FOR THE MOST PART WOULD BUY ONE AGIAN

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Has not let me down yet

by TomO from Marshfield,Missouri | May 03, 2017

For the money and year this was a very good buy, it is a very sound truck, they had a brand new set of tires and they were willing to change them out if we didn't like them

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The Good The Bad & The Ugly

by Truck user from Ontario | August 13, 2014

The good: This truck is smooth operating and very quite. The seats are comfortable and every thing is easy to reach. Except the traction control override button. The Bad: Traction control that doesn't understand that this is a 4x4. Cuts power at the worst time possible and the hybrid tires make it worse. In deep snow and mud the truck cuts power and applies the breaks because the tires slip. The truck is in 4x4 mode some engineer needs to figure out what that means. Pressing the traction control off button only works if the tires don't slip again. When you have leaned to the center of the truck and taken your eyes off the slippery muddy road to hit the button the first time. you have to do it all over again and this time hold the button down for a longer time so hat you see the line go through the traction control symbol on the dash. Yes this means your eyes are off the road again. The Ugly: The power management system will not allow high power draws using the cigarette lighter socket. In cold weather the 12volt battery drains and freezes if the truck sits for more than a few days. The dealer said it happens to all the hybrids they see. Over all the truck works well the hybrid is smooth. The electric whine is not overly loud. The truck is easy to drive with good visibility and large mirrors. The auto temperature control is a great feature. Auto 4x4 works well and keeps you going when the truck sinks in what looked like a dry spot but don't let the wheels slip.

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Overview

By blending heavy-duty capability with hybrid fuel economy, the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid is as versatile as they come.

Being a hybrid truck, the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid isn’t available in as many cab and bed configurations as the gas-only version.  The Silverado Hybrid features a crew cab, short bed length, two trims (1HY and 2HY), and either two- or four-wheel drive.  Under the hood, a Two-Mode Hybrid propulsion system consists of a 322-horspower, 6.0-liter V-8 that is paired with GM’s Electrically Variable Transmission, which integrates two electric motors into the transmission.  The Silverado 1500 Hybrid produces 367 pounds-feet of torque for optimal acceleration, while a 300-volt hybrid battery pack powers those motors and is housed under the backseat.  To improve efficiency, the Silverado 1500 Hybrid uses technology like regenerative braking and cylinder deactivation.   In pure-electric mode the Silverado 1500 Hybrid will make it to speeds up to 30 mph.

When it comes to fuel economy, the 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 Hybrid achieves an impressive 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway for both two- and four-wheel drive versions, which, according to GM is 18% better in the city that the Ford F-150 and up to 43% better in the city that the Ram 1500.  The rear-wheel-drive Silverado 1500 Hybrid can tow up to 6,100 pounds (on electricity alone at speeds up to 25 mph), while the four-wheel-drive model can tow 5,900 pounds. 

On the outside, the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid looks similar to the standard Silverado 1500, but adds hybrid badges.  Other exterior features include 18-inch wheels, low-rolling resistance tires, a standard tonneau cover, heated mirrors, and a deeper front air dam than the gas-only Silverado.  Fog lights, integrated turn signals in the mirrors, and a power sunroof are optional.  The Silverado 1500 Hybrid can seat up to six people and Bluetooth® connectivity and an auxiliary power outlet are just some of the standard features.  Leather-appointed bucket seats, premium sound system, navigation system, and Wi-Fi hotspot capability are all optional.

Four-wheel antilock brakes, an electronic stability system, traction control, side curtain airbags, front airbags, and a tire pressure monitoring system all come standard in the 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 Hybrid.  Rear parking assist and a rearview camera are optional.  GM’s OnStar 9.0 telematics system provides crash response, emergency services, roadside assistance, and vehicle diagnostics.

With impressive fuel economy and the great utility you expect from a Silverado, the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid lets you go green without giving anything up.