The 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is made available to consumers in a variety of configurations in addition to being an extremely capable full sized pickup truck. Per a variety of industry insiders, the new 2015 Silverado 2500HD is an excellent choice in regards to vehicles within its class. This is due to its ability to offer consumers with impressive towing and hauling capabilities and quiet and refined highway ride. Overall, this is a solidly constructed full sized pickup truck.
2015 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500HD: ENGINE SPECS
This pickup truck has a few options in regards to power train. The options begin with a V-8 6.0 liter engine that is able to deliver a maximum of 360 brake horsepower and 380 lbs. per feet of torque. With this option, consumers are provided with the option of adding a bi-fuel option that will allow the 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD to run on either compressed natural gas or gasoline. When the bi-fuel option is added, the power of the vehicle is lowered to 301 brake horsepower and 333 lbs. per feet of torque. This engine option is intelligently mated with a six speed automatic transmission. Standard for the vehicle is rear wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is offered to consumers as an option. Also available in regards to power train is a V-8 6.6 liter turbo charged diesel unit that is capable of delivering 397 brake horsepower and 765 lbs. per torque and it is mated with a “beefier” six speed automatic transmission.
During track testing the diesel powered full sized truck was able to reach speeds of 60 miles per hour within a matter of 60 seconds. This is quite impressive, especially for a crew cab that is outfitted with four wheel drive. When the 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD has been equipped properly, and depending upon the body style that is chosen, the 2500HD is able to haul upwards of 3,700 pounds and tow a maximum of 17,900 pounds with the assistance of a fifth wheel hitch.
2015 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500HD: EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
As far as safety is concerned, the vehicles comes standard with full length side curtain airbags, front seat side curtain airbags, stability control, trailer sway control and antilock disc brakes. On the higher trim levels provide consumers with options that include OnStar, the Driver Alert Package, rearview camera as well as rear and front parking sensors. During an extensive amount of testing, the new Silverado 2500HD proved that it was capable of stopping from a speed of 60 miles per hour within 135 feet. This makes its stopping capabilities in average within its automotive segment.
The cabin of this full sized truck has been outfitted with the latest that is available within the realm of automotive technology. The design of the interior is crisp, clean and expressly attractive. The cabin hosts a central information display that is located directly between the speedometer and the tachometer making it intuitive to navigate. The tires of the new 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD does allow for more cabin noise while enduring highway driving as compared to the Silverado 1500.
2015 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500HD: RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
The base price for the 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is snuggly in the vicinity of $29,000. It is currently amply available for purchase at thousands of dealerships throughout the country.