Are you shopping for a powerful heavy-duty work truck but are unsure which is right for you? Both the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD are fantastic options; choosing between them depends solely on your towing needs.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD McKinney TX
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Choose between two engines for the 2020 Silverado 2500HD:
- The 6.6-liter V8 direct injection engine with variable valve timing is paired with a six-speed heavy-duty electronically controlled automatic transmission. This engine delivers 401 horsepower and 464 lb-ft of torque.
- The 6.6-liter Duramax® turbo-diesel V8 engine, mated to the Allison® 10-speed automatic, is even more potent, cranking out 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque and enabling towing up to 18,500 pounds when properly equipped.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
If your jobsite requires even more power, consider the 2020 Silverado 3500HD, available with the same two engines:
- The 6.6-liter V8 engine enables the Silverado 3500HD to tow up to 17,370 pounds when properly equipped.
- The 6.6-liter turbo-diesel ups towing capacity to a whopping 35,500 pounds in a properly-equipped 2020 Silverado 3500HD.
Both trucks boast a number of technologies that enhance the towing experience. For example, each is available with up to 15 camera views for more accurate towing — that’s more camera views than any competitor. Other towing tech includes StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control, Tow/Haul mode, auto grade braking and an available Digital Variable Steering Assistant. The segment-first Advanced Trailering Assistant gives you access to predeparture checklists, trailer maintenance reminders, exterior trailer lighting diagnostics and trailer tire pressure/temperature monitoring.
Both the 2020 Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD also come with the new Durabed from Chevy, which offers more cargo room in the truck bed than any other competitors. But it’s not just space that makes the Durabed a class leader; it’s also the 12 standard tie-downs, available LED lighting and the available power up/down tailgate.