The entry-level of Chevrolet’s HD pickup range, the 2012 Silverado 2500 comes in a wide assortment of configurations. Offered is either a regular, extended or crew cab body style. Features such as air conditioning, dual 12-volt power outlets as well as StabiliTrak is found on all 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. Standard and long box beds can also be matched with extended or crew cab versions allowing for flexibly work capabilities. The 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD offers two unique powerplant choices. Offered as the base engine, a Vortec 6-liter V-8 powerplant fulfills the pickup truck’s demanding requirements with 360 horsepower and 380 pounds-feet of torque. Connected through a Hydra-Matic 6-speed automatic transmission, the 2012 Silverado 2500HD gasoline engine can be exchanged for a more aggressive diesel. A 6.6 liter turbo-diesel Duramax V-8, 397 horsepower is companioned with stunning pulling power of 765 pounds-feet of torque. Both engines are available on rear-wheel and four-wheel drive configurations. Mated to an Allison 6-speed automatic gearbox, the Duramax V-8 equipped 2012 Silverado 2500HD pickups can tow up to 17,500 pounds.