2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD It’s the latest in a long line of trucks that put capability first, but doesn't skimp on the creature comforts. There’s no chance you will lose the Silverado HD in a crowded parking lot. It has the same straight lines and split bar grille as the 1500 Silverado just more of it. The grille is taller, the bumper is Tonka trucks massive and it's got tons of chrome.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Changes
The big styling edition for 2017 Chevy Silverado is its large hood scoop. Much to our surprise, it's actually functional, the feeds air to the Duramax diesel engine Much to our surprise, it's actually functional, the feeds air to the Duramax diesel engine. More on that later it's a big climb up into the cab but luckily the HD has big side steps. Just one comment on those so hard plastic and the grooves face outward. If mud gets on them they can get slippery. it will be better if the grooves run the length of the side steps, and it may be an improvement for some owners to go with an aftermarket option.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Interior
Chevy knows not to mess with a good thing. controls are straightforward, with large dials for radio volume and tuning most climate controls. I've always said these features need to be easy to use. if there's nothing easier than dials and buttons. especially if you're headed to a work site before sunrise.
The LT double cab model comes with plenty of creature comforts. including the easy-to-use mileage touchscreen system and it's tablet-like layout. the center console features a deep well but also comes with plenty of power points, USB ports and an available wall style power outlet.
The reversing camera is vivid and has guidelines. But the more helpful features the pair of cameras built into the side mirrors. And you click the turn signal it activates the camera on that side of the vehicle and the image gets presented on the center screen. it's super helpful for checking clearances around tight corners, because you sit up so high, it'll also help you to check blind spots when making a lane change on the highway.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Engine
A standard engine in the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is a 6-liter V8 it makes 360 horsepower. But the real story with the 2017 Silverado Heavy Duty what's underneath this hood the 6.6 liter Duramax turbo diesel V8. Chevy claims this engine is 90% new, it makes 445 horsepower and more importantly 910 pound feet of torque.
The new diesel engine is not only quicker than the 2016 version, but it's also a lot quieter. That is until you lay into the throttle. and even from the driver's seat and hear the terrific whine of the turbo spooling up. a lot of response is quick, acceleration is strong, but it struggles to get into that overdrive gear when getting around town. this truck has the 373 rear axle gearing versus the 410 rear axle.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Capacity
Towing capacity the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD can to 18,100 pounds. That’s a lot, but the Ford Super Duty has that beat at 21,000 pounds. If you want more out of the Chevy you'll need to go with a 3500 HD which has a towing capacity of 23,300 pounds.
The fifth wheel towing capacity of 27 thousand five hundred pounds. Our test model can tow horse trailer or construction equipment with total ease. Because these are commercial grade vehicles the EPA does not require fuel economy numbers to be posted, But whether it's you or your employer someone will have to pay to fill up this truck. So the economy numbers matter and our week of mixed driving, you found fuel economy numbers 16.6 miles per gallon.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Price
In addition to stability control and airbags, the Silverado HD comes with the latest trailer and safety equipment. Like trailer brake control and the ability to cycle through camera angles while you're towing. Still for the season tower, the low tech wide-angle mirrors on either side will be enough to get the job done. Cost the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD starts at $33,610. For a rear-wheel drive base model work truck trim, comes standard with gas V8, 4.2 inch color screen and four speakers in a USB port.
With the LT convenience package which has plenty of creature comforts from $1,425 also has 18 inch chrome aluminum wheels.for an additional $1,295 and of course the Duramax V8 which adds $9,340 to the price with all the other little odds. Read more 2018 Chevy Malibu Redline Series, Price, Release Date
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