2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Values

Standing for the heavy duty truck product inside the Chevrolet lineup, 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD exterior enhancements including a new, louvered hood and front bumper. Offered in regular, extended and crew cab, the 2011 Silverado 3500HD wheelbase ranges in length from 133.6 inches to 167.7 inches. Standard power from a gasoline-fueled, 360 horsepower Vortec 6-liter engine is still present for the 2011 model but a diesel-powered top power plant is the highlight. All-new, 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD optional engine is a Duramax 6.6 liter turbo diesel V-8 power plant. Delivering a monstrous 765 pounds feet of torque, this diesel is paired with a 6-speed Allison automatic transmission. Conventional towing with the Duramax 6.6 liter turbo diesel can be rated up to 17,000 pounds with a dual rear-wheel 2011 Silverado 3500HD truck. A package conveying significant brute, there is a considerable list of optional luxury items for this tough truck. Rearview camera, mobile Wi-Fi, Bluetooth for phone and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system are features available on the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

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For 2011, the Silverado HD line gets several updates, including greater towing and payload capacities as well as an all-new chassis. A new front bumper and grille have also been fitted. New 18- and 20-inch wheels are available on single rear wheel models. The base 6.0L V8 returns largely unchanged, while the 6.6L Duramax diesel now delivers 397 horsepower and an impressive 765 pound-feet of torque. 3500 models are rated to tow up to 20,000 pounds and have a payload capacity of just over 6,300 pounds--all while delivering an 11 percent increase in fuel efficiency. Both the 2500 and 3500 are still available in a multitude of configurations to suit every work or play application imaginable.

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Superior heavy-duty towing and hauling capability; class-leading design; powerful engine lineup; wide variety of configurations; available 4-wheel drive

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The Silverado range perennially continues to be one of GM's biggest sellers. This means GM continually works hard to innovate and improve the truck's design. As a result, the consumer wins--whether hauling equipment to a job site, working a farm or towing a boat, the Silverado 2500 and 3500 are built for tough work, and are some of the best-designed trucks available from any manufacturer. Made in either short or long bed form, with 2- or 4-wheel drivetrain, optional dual rear wheels and with a choice of several impressively powerful engines, the Silverado can be set up do just about anything asked of it. The 2500, even simply configured, is capable of towing over 10,000 pounds and base prices start around $25,000.


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