13,300 LBS1
Max avail. trailering

2,270 LBS.2
Max avail. payload

460 LB.-FT.3
Max avail. torque

Harness Diesel Power and Efficiency with the New Chevy Silverado 1500

At Wells River Chevrolet, you can find a wide range of new Chevy trucks to suit your needs perfectly. Our selection of new Chevy Silverado 1500 trucks for sale offers a stunning variety of configurations and engine options to choose from, including a powerful and efficient Duramax 3.0-liter Turbo-Diesel engine to help you get the right blend of capability and fuel economy. Find out more about the diesel-powered Chevy Silverado 1500 here at our dealership!

Performance and Capability

The available diesel engine grants the Silverado 1500 impressive power that you can tap into during your adventures. With up to 460 pound-feet of torque at your fingertips, you can tackle your most demanding work with ease. A properly equipped Silverado 1500 model with the diesel engine under the hood can tow up to 13,300 pounds, which is plenty of the muscle you need to help you bring your heavy gear and equipment, such as a camper or boat, along for the ride.

Excellent Efficiency

When equipped with the diesel engine, the Silverado 1500 offers a max highway driving range of up to 726 miles, allowing you to enjoy more miles of adventure before you have to stop for fuel. This diesel engine also offers an estimated 31 highway mpg, which puts the pressure on rivals.





Standard on WT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST Double Cab and LT Trail Boss.
With 310 horsepower and 430 lb.-ft. of maximum torque - a 24% increase in torque - the standard 2.7L Turbo High-Output engine offers impressive power and no-compromise durability. Torque on demand is delivered by the unique dual volute turbocharger, which has priority oiling and cooling to help you take on the toughest jobs with ease.


5.3L V8 (L84) Equipped with Dynamic Fuel Management. Standard on RST Crew Cab 2WD, LTZ 2WD and High Country 2WD. Available on WT 2WD, LT 2WD, RST Double Cab 2WD and 4x4 LT, RST, LTZ and High Country with Max Trailering Package.
 5.3L V8 (L84/YK9) Not equipped with Dynamic Fuel Management. Standard on RST Crew Cab 4x4, LTZ 4x4 and High Country 4x4. Available on WT 4x4, Custom Trail Boss, LT 4x4, RST Double Cab 4x4 and LT Trail Boss.
Boasting 355 horsepower with 383 lb.-ft. of torque, it's ready to take on almost any task that comes its way.


Standard on ZR2. Available on Custom Trail Boss, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country.
With 420 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, this engine makes short work of big jobs - on the jobsite or on the weekend.


Available on Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country.
As efficient as it is hardworking, the available Duramax® 3.0L Turbo-Diesel engine provides 277 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque and offers 2WD towing of up to 13,300 lbs.

Advanced Technology

Thanks to helpful technology features, the diesel Silverado 1500 is fine-tuned to deliver optimal efficiency and performance. With exhaust tuning and fuel metering, the Silverado 1500 is equipped to help you get the most out of your diesel fuel. You'll also notice that your ride is exceptionally quiet, thanks to a refined air induction system and materials designed to absorb sound.



Available on High Country, Super Cruise is a hands-free driver assistance technology that manages speed and steering on more than 200,000 miles of compatible roads in the U.S. and Canada. It's also functional when towing, giving you added comfort and confidence for those long hauls.

Learn More

Get to know what makes the diesel-powered Chevy Silverado 1500 tick or try out other models in the Silverado 1500 lineup when you visit our dealership today for a test drive. We hope to see you soon!

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1 Requires Silverado Double Cab 2WD with available Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel engine, Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels or Silverado Double Cab Standard Bed RST 4x4 with available 6.2L V8 engine, Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels. Maximum trailering ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner's Manual. The trailering capacity of your specific vehicle may vary. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can trailer.
2 Requires Silverado Regular Cab Standard Bed 2WD with 2.7L Turbo engine. For comparison purposes only. See the Owner's Manual and the label on the vehicle door jamb for the carrying capacity of a specific vehicle.
3 Requires available 6.2L V8 or Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6 engine.