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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

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2020
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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ratings & Reliability
The next-generation Silverado HD exterior is more visually distinguished from the light-duty Silverado with the redesign. In fact, the Silverado HD shares only its roof with the light-duty Silverado. All other visible elements are unique to the work-focused HD truck. The standard engine is a 401-hp, 6.6-liter direct-injection V8 with a six-speed transmission. The other choice is a 445-hp, 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 engine with an Allison 10-speed transmission. The 2020 model is quite a bit bigger than the 2019 model in all dimensions, riding on a 5.2-inch longer wheelbase, measuring an extra 10.4 inches bumper to bumper. The maximum towing capacity for the diesel crew cab version is 18,500 pounds, and the maximum payload is 3,615 pounds. Available safety features include forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and front and rear park assist.
2019
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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ratings & Reliability
The HD Silverado and its twin, the GMC Sierra HD, are designed for heavy towing and hauling as well as snow plowing. The 6.0-liter V8 and 6.6-liter turbodiesel engine are both mated to a six-speed automatic. The latter works well and employs a heavy-duty Allison-made transmission. The LTZ trim has a luxurious cabin. If you don't plan to go off-road, the Z71 suspension is superfluous--it severely degrades ride comfort. Available safety features include forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, and front and rear park assist. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are compatible with the straightforward infotainment system. A redesigned 2020 model has been introduced.
2015-2018
2015 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2018
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4-ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
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2018 NA NA
2017 NA NA
2016 NA NA
2015 NA NA
2011-2014
2011 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2014
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4-ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
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2014 NA NA
2013 NA NA
2012 NA NA
2011 NA NA
2007-2010
2007 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2010
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4-ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
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2010 NA NA
2009 NA NA
2008 NA NA
2007 NA NA
2000-2006
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2006
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4-ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
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2006 NA NA
2005 NA NA
2004 NA NA
2003 NA NA