IRVINE, CA – Kelley Blue Book ( has recognized the Chevrolet Silverado as the winner of the ‘2007 Best Redesigned Vehicle’ award. According to the editorial team, the newly redesigned Chevrolet Silverado is honored for its combination of positive improvements, including significant steps forward in powertrain, chassis, ride and handling, and interior accommodations. More than 40 vehicles were redesigned for the 2007-model year. Kelley Blue Book’s editorial team reviewed the complete list to identify vehicles that demonstrated the greatest improvement relative to their predecessors and competitors. Factoring into the final decision were judgments on exterior and interior styling, technology, comfort and convenience features, performance/capability, driving dynamics, safety, fuel economy, overall refinement, and value. The final major factor was the vehicle’s market significance based on measures that included unit sales volume and visibility as well as brand image. The top 10 finalists in this year’s ‘2007 Best Redesigned Vehicle’ award include: Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Aveo Sedan, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chrysler Sebring, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon, Lexus LS 460, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and Toyota Camry. Previous winners of this award include the Honda Civic in 2006, Ford Mustang in 2005, and Ford F-150 in 2004. For more information about Kelley Blue Book’s ‘2007 Best Redesigned Vehicle’ award, visit or