A totally new full-size pickup truck, the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 takes over for the popular C/K and offers a wide variety of trims, engine choices and bed lengths. The regular cab seats up to three passengers while the Extended cab can accommodate six. The base engine is a 200 hp 4.3L V6 that produces 260 lb-ft of torque. A larger 5.3L V8 is available and generates 270 hp/315 lb-ft of torque. The Silverado 1500 is available with RWD or 4WD.