2023 Chevrolet Silverado  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#8 of 2023 Pickups

#114 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado
The Silverado, part of Chevrolet's lineup since 1999, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. The Chevrolet Silverado packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Chevrolet Silverado is 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 2023 Chevrolet Silverado has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0429% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.902%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0429% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.902% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features with Chevrolet's Chevy Safety Assist greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado: 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.

9772G. Sierra 1500 LimitedChevrolet SilveradoDodge Ram 1500C. Silverado 1500 LTDToyota 4RunnerLincoln AviatorHonda OdysseyHonda RidgelineNissan TitanBuick EnclaveFord F-150Toyota TundraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 72 to 97. The 2023 Chevrolet Silverado is less safe than the 2022 Toyota Tundra, the 2023 Ford F-150, the 2023 Buick Enclave, the 2023 Nissan Titan, the 2023 Honda Ridgeline, the 2023 Honda Odyssey, and the 2023 Lincoln Aviator. It is about as safe as the 2023 Dodge Ram 1500 and the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD.

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