2022 Chevrolet Silverado  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#11 of 2022 Pickups

#149 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado
The Silverado, part of Chevrolet's lineup since 1999, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Silverado packs some oomph. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 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 2022 Chevrolet Silverado has a score of 76, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0477% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4506%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0477% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4506% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features with Chevrolet's Chevy Safety Assist can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. Active safety systems that are standard on the Chevrolet Silverado include: Forward Collision Alert (FCA), Automatic Emergency Braking with Front Pedestrian Braking, and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9762Chevrolet ColoradoChevrolet SilveradoGMC Sierra 1500Dodge Ram 1500Chrysler VoyagerKia CarnivalVolkswagen AtlasHonda RidgelineDodge DurangoFord F-150Nissan TitanChevrolet TraverseComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 97. The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado is safer than the 2022 Chevrolet Colorado and less safe than the 2022 Chrysler Voyager, the 2022 Kia Carnival, the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2021 Nissan Titan, the 2022 Ford F-150, the 2022 Dodge Durango, the 2022 Honda Ridgeline, and the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas. It is about as safe as the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500.

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