2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD – After GM releases the all-new heavy-duty Sierra, now today it’s time to check out Chevy’s more simplified version, the brand-new Silverado 2500 HD.
So with that said, let’s see if the new Silverado HD is the ultimate combination of capability and lecture So as always we’ll start things off with the exterior styling Now as many of you probably remember this truck didn’t get the best reception when its photos were first unveiled, but we are happy to report that.
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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Detail
Silverado 2500HD Exterior
It’s a very handsome design. This high-country model is the one that has a more traditional design since it uses the regular Chevy bowtie grille with thick chrome bars, Bronze accents between them, and the high-country branding under the right headlight. Surprisingly though the LTZ and every other trim below it now have the non-traditional grille which has Chevrolet spelled out across it.
As far as the headlights, both of the top two trends pretty much have the same design. With two separate housings and stacked LED headlights in the bottom and then finally along the bottom, both have LED fog lights housed inside either a chrome bumper on the 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD LTZ, even a body-colored one on the hike up. Moving on to the side right now, only 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Crew Cab is being offered with your choice between the normal and the long lives and in the back.
It adopts the same design 1500 debuted last year. With Chevrolet written out across the back and the new wiggly LED taillights So overall, while the new heavy-duty is a pretty dramatic departure from the alcohol and model in person. It has a great mixture of traditional and modern cues. Now turning to the wheel’s heavy-duty trucks, do have to have smaller ones for capability purposes. Which is why this 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD High Country comes standard with 20-inch polished out voice instead of 22s, like on 1500.
As far as the LTZ, it has 18-inch with a similar design. Heading out to the mirrors, they are massive towing ones with just about every feature that could be thrown at them. You have ordinary and convex mirrors auto-dimming heating power folding power, extension puddle lamps, and front and rear-facing lighting.
We also have blind-spot monitoring, which is standard on this model and optional on the LTZ. Now beyond BSM importantly, you have some active safety features onboard, emergency braking, and auto high beam headlights both.
Checking on the tailgate first It is the same as on the regular 1500. So, it can impressively both lower and raise with the press of a button the bed lifts in height is now one inch more moderate this year. And it can be accessed through either the back-bumper step or the new side one.
As for the bed itself, Chevy says it now has class-leading volume 12 different tie-downs, and we also have the power outlet and the cutouts for fifth-wheel towing. And Speaking of towing, all versions of the HD make huge numbers. This specific model is rated for eighteen thousand five hundred pounds, but some versions can’t go all the way up to a maximum of thirty-five thousand five-hundred pounds.
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Interior
But anyway, that’s it for the outside, so now let’s go ahead and see how luxurious they have made the cabin. So, as you would expect, your two higher-end trims do come standard with Chevy’s smart entry system. As well as remote start, you get inside the vehicle itself in typical Chevy fashion. You’re just going to press the button, and it will unlock the door.
All right, so taking a look inside the 2020 Silverado HD high country as you can tell the cabin is a more familiar place than say the exterior. For example, there are plenty of unique touches and plenty of changes versus the outgoing generation.
Now, as far as your material and color options, both the LTZ and the high country do come standard with real leather. Seating on the LTZ that’s going to be available in jet black or Gideon grey, on the high country, you have jet black or the more potent combination of amber and jet black, which is what we have.
Now on your top two trims, you do have a standard push-button start. When you press it, you’re going to find this 8-inch display fire up on the LT, LTZ, and the High country as standard equipment. Checking out the gauges there, you’re looking at is the premium version this version comes on the high country only and has the eight-inch reconfigurable gauge cluster display here in the middle.T he is optional as well on the LTZ, But regardless of which one you choose, you have pretty much the same information.
And you also have your four-wheel drive controls. When we go into reverse, you will find a standard backup camera on both the LTZ and High country. You have just an absolute ton of views, really high resolution. So we will point out some of the important ones. This is an excellent view for you to backup for your trailer. You have kind of a 3D picture for getting out of tight spaces.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Specs
That’s all the practical stuff about the Silverado heavy-duty. All right, so now that takes us to the heart of this beast two different powertrains, they’re both 6.6 liters, but we have the option between a V8, and It’s bogies are now the standard gas-powered V8. That produces 401 HP, including 464 pounds-feet of torque.
However, the vast majority of people go ahead and bite the about $9,000 bullet and get the 6.6-liter turbo diesel engine because that produces 445 horsepower but 910 pound-feet of torque. So, it’s insane! You know, and it’s what allows this vehicle to tow just about anything. You can throw at it as far as your transmission you’ll be looking at a 6-speed automatic with the gas-powered model 8 to 10 speed automatic with this diesel model. And then, of course, you do have the option between two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive on this high country.
Its four-wheel drive was modeling and then lastly in regards to your fuel economy. It’s not EPA rated because it’s so massive. A lot of people have been questioning to see what kind of mileage gets, and this particular model allows us to do. That because somebody has been driving it for 112 miles, and so obviously don’t know how they’ve been driving it.
They could’ve been flooring it continuously. Whatever But the mileage on average is a 10 point 3 miles per gallon right now, but anyways fuel economy is not what you get this truck for. It’s about that 910 pal feet of torque.
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Price
All righty, so let’s go ahead and discuss the pricing of this 2020 Silverado heavy-duty. So, you’re going to find very competitive pricing with all the rest of the heavy-duty trucks. So, all of the prices that the crew cab regular bed in the two-wheel-drive versions. That’s going to be $41.400; the 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Custom is $43.600.
The 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD LT is $44.600; the 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD LTZ is going to go up to $53.300, and then finally, you have this top 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD high country trim, which is going to start at $61.100.
As your price for this pretty much fully loaded High country model, which is worth noting if your cross-shopping this, let’s say with the GMC Sierra Denali, that’s probably its closest competitor here. It is going to be a little bit cheaper from the high country to the fully loaded Denali. And you are going to see you know a little bit of a price discount for them.