The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD is, very simply put, "one really nice monster truck".
Chevy recently introduced their new Suburban and Tahoe along with the Silverado 1500, and now, looks forward to introducing its 2015 HD truck line ahead of schedule.
|Vehicle Type: Pick Up Truck||Base Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 26 gals (98 L)||MPG: NA|
|Length: 240.2.0 in. (610.1 cm)||Wheel Base: 153.7 in. (390.4 cm)|
|Height: 78.3 in. (198.8 cm)||Width: 80.0 in. (203.2 cm)|
|Engine: V8 DuramaxÂ® Turbo Diesel||Displacement: 6.6 Liter|
|Horsepower: 397 HP||Max RPM: 3000 RPM|
|Torque: 765 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm||Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic|
* 2014 2500 Crew Cab LT RWD
** 2015 2500 HD
Engine & Performance
The standard engine offering on the new Silverado HD is a 6.0 liter V8 that gives you 360 horsepower.
More importantly, you also have the option of a Turbo Diesel engine. A 6.6 liter Duramax V8 Turbo Diesel engine that produces 397 horsepower to go with.
Either engine option is mated with a 6 speed automatic transmission. The vehicle is rear wheel drive with a 4 x 4 option.
Aerodynamic styling and cooling enhancements are aimed at improving this large vehicles fuel efficiency, especially on the highway.
The payload capacity is up over 150 lbs. from its predecessors to a hefty total of 7,374 pounds.
For starters, Chevrolet is using a new process in the way its HD truck body is mounted to the chassis. It is believed the method will show improvements in cabin comfort and stability.
The restyling is evident on the 2015 Silverado HD, with the windshield and roof remaining unchanged.
Projector beam headlights replace the reflective halogens up front. The wide chrome bar on the front grille has now been expanded in both length and girth, giving the vehicle a strong presence.
The boxed wheel flares are now sculpted as part of the trucks profile. Changes to the rear are less noticeable, but do contain cut outs on the rear bumper making for easier access to the 6.5'x 8' storage box.
Electronic and technological advancements are present making your overall driving experience of the Silverado HD easy.
The interior has been greatly enhanced beginning with the multi functional steering wheel. A large infotainment/ driver screen is prevalent above the center controls area and features Chevrolet's "MyLink" connectivity.
Overall the cabin provides improved comfort and space, with enough technology to assist you for work, or even for the family.