Consumer Reports Reviews the Chevrolet Silverado 2500
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in a 2WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck, 2WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT, 2WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck, 2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT, 2WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ, 4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LTZ, 2WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck, 2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT, 2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ, 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck, 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT, 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ, 2WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck, 2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT, 2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ, 4WD Reg Cab 133.7" Work Truck, 4WD Reg Cab 133.7" LT, 4WD Ext Cab 144.2" Work Truck, 4WD Ext Cab 144.2" LT, 4WD Ext Cab 158.2" Work Truck, 4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT, 4WD Ext Cab 158.2" LTZ, 4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck, 4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT, 4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ, 4WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck, 4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT and 4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ. The powertrains include 6.0-liter V8 (360 hp) and 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel (397 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or part-time 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from NA mpg city to NA mpg highway. The Silverado 2500HD uses Diesel fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2011
Reviewed Chevrolet Silverado 2500s from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 crew cab LTZ V8
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