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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
8 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
9 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
10 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
11 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
12 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
13 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 315-hp 5.3L V8 4-sp automatic 4WD w/low range 16
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With the 355-horsepower 5.3L V8 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive w/low range, the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has been averaging 16 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (20 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2008 2008 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 315-hp 5.3L V8 4-sp automatic RWD 17
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2008 2008 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 295-hp 4.8L V8 4-sp automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range 14.6
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2008 2008 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 315-hp 5.3L V8 4-sp automatic 4WD w/low range 15.12
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2008 2008 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 315-hp 5.3L V8 4-sp automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range 17.3
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2008 2008 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed 315-hp 5.3L V8 4-sp automatic 4WD w/low range 15.29
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2008 2008 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed 195-hp 4.3L V6 4-sp automatic RWD 17.64
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 315-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
I have the 1500 ext cab 2wd model that includes the 5.3 l v-8 with management. The truck gets 26 mpg on the highway! The average for the truck with over 6000 miles city/highway is now 20.6! see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
2007 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 315-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Best in its class see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
2007 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 315-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
For full size truck with V8 I get 17-18 mpg in mixed driving. see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 315-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Highway mileage could be beter. see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
 

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.