2013 Chevrolet Silverado  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#3 of 2013 Pickups

#107 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado
The Silverado, part of Chevrolet's lineup since 1999, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Silverado packs some oomph. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0519% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.9299%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0519% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.9299% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado is 7% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9958GMC Sierra 1500Dodge JourneyNissan QuestToyota TundraChevrolet SilveradoFord F-150Jeep Grand CherokeeToyota SiennaDodge Ram 1500Nissan XterraDodge Grand CaravanToyota FJ CruiserComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 99. The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado is safer than the 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 and less safe than the 2012 Ford F-150, the 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser, the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2013 Nissan Xterra, the 2013 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2013 Toyota Sienna, and the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It is about as safe as the 2013 Nissan Quest and the 2013 Toyota Tundra.

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