2014 Chevrolet Silverado  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#5 of 2014 Pickups

#94 of all 2014 vehicles


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


The 2014 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 2014 Chevrolet Silverado has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.05% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.7103%, meaning the average driver has a 0.05% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.7103% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9565Nissan QuestKia SedonaGMC Sierra 1500Chevrolet SilveradoFord F-150Honda RidgelineDodge DurangoToyota TundraFord ExplorerDodge Ram 1500Ford FlexDodge Grand CaravanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 95. The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado is safer than the 2014 Nissan Quest and the 2014 Kia Sedona and less safe than the 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2014 Ford Flex, the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2014 Ford Explorer, the 2014 Toyota Tundra, and the 2014 Dodge Durango. It is about as safe as the 2014 Ford F-150.

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