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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
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$31,310 - $48,425
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Car Type: Full-sized pickup trucks
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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Overview

The HD Silverado is designed for heavy towing and hauling, and rides more stiffly than the Silverado 1500. The standard engine is a 6.0-liter V8. Our tested 397-hp, 6.6-liter turbodiesel was rated to produce a whopping 765 foot-pounds of torque and could carry close to a 2,500-pound payload. The diesel is punchy but noisy, and the Allison-made six-speed automatic shifts smoothly. Braking and handling capabilities come close to those of the Silverado 1500. Handling is not agile but has a modicum of responsiveness that other three-quarter-ton trucks don't provide. Reliability of the turbodiesel version has improved to average. A redesign is due in early 2014.

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