In some instances, it fell to third place behind the Ram 1500, a situation GM finds unacceptable. That’s why the refresh is such a big deal and its delayed rollout has been far from ideal. Aside from updated exterior styling, a completely new and significantly upgraded interior is in store. The current truck’s interior is perhaps its weakest element when compared to what the Ford and Ram offer.
Once the chip crisis is sorted out hopefully sometime next year, issues like the Silverado’s turbo-four trim limitations will end as well. We still get the feeling this trim shuffling is a chip shortage side effect.