The bowtie brand is in the offensive in the pickup truck segment. Chevy has started the year with the introduction of the all-new, more refined, larger, lighter, more efficient, dieseled, turbocharged, techier, etc. Silverado 1500. The chassis-cab Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 models made the premiere in March. However, the brand also released the teaser images of the new-generation 2500HD and 3500HD model which should soon appear on roads in the testing guise and enter the production in the third quarter of 2019. The new versions will bring bolder design and larger proportions combined with improved structure and familiar engine options.
However, before the all-new HD model hit the market we will see the rerun of the actual versions for the 2019 model year. The three-quarter-ton size 2500HD model will come with the same engine options and with the same trim range. Chevy will offer more standard features, new package, and other options but there won’t be anything special in the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD.
2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD: Styling
The 2020 model year will bring structural and visual upgrades and the Silverado HD will also be larger than the current generation. The new frontend styling will adopt the new grille version and headlights while we also expect softer, less squared-off fender flares and the new tailgate with restyled taillights.
The 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD will be familiar design with square contours and split grille style. The squared-off fender flares also define the style of the current generation Silverado HD. The model will start with the 17-inch steel wheels and the top-tier version will use 20-inch alloys. The body color bumpers, chromed running boards will appear in upper-grade versions.
Inside the cabin, the Silverado HD comes with the sufficient material quality and large controls are easy to manage with gloves on hands. The model isn’t rich with interior styles and themes as the Ram or tech-equipped as Ford but offers more than you need. The multiple storage compartments are available inside and the seat comfort is also good.
The upcoming Silverado 2500HD will again appear in regular, double and crew cab styles and with the long and standard cargo beds. The trim options will return and package options will also be available for an additional customization and upgrade.
The Work Truck version will offer vinyl upholstery, power locks, a driver information display, a rearview camera, air conditioning but also a 7.0-inch MyLink infotainment system, six, speakers, and more. The LT trim will upgrade with the cloth upholstery, larger 8-inch touchscreen interface, leather-wrapped steering wheel, etc.
The LTZ will add 18-inch alloys, fog lights, power mirrors on the outside. The leather upholstery, power and heated front seats, dual-zone auto climate control, memory setting and more will be available inside. The top-of-the-line High Country gets 20-inch alloy wheels, assist steps, spray-in bedliner while in-cab features include power pedals, navigation, Bose sound system, upgraded leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, unique trim accents. Buyers can also add the off-road Z71 package, a sunroof and more options.
2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD: Performance and Towing
The engine options will remain for the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD and the new-generation should also stay with the same displacements but in the upgraded form.
A Vortec 6.0-liter V-8 engine is the pair with the six-speed automatic heavy-duty transmission. The engine makes 360 hp at 5400 rpm and torque of 380 lb-ft at 4200 rpm. A bi-fuel version of the engine is also available. The rear-wheel is standard and the gas-powered Silverado 2500 can carry up to 3, 534 pounds in the cargo bed. With the fifth-wheel hitch, the maximum towing with this engine is up to 14, 800 pounds.
For the better towing ratings, a 6.6-liter Duramax turbo Diesel V-8 enters the game. This engine produces 455 horsepower at 2800 rpm and impressive torque of 910 lb-ft at 1600 rpm. In the combination with this engine is a special 6-speed Allison automatic gearbox. With the fifth-wheel hitch, this engine will lift the towing limit to 18, 100 pounds.
2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD: Availability, Price
The last of this generation version 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD will go on sale late in the year. The Work Truck-equipped model will cost from $34, 400. The regular cab LT will appear from $38, 800 while the crew-cab model of this kind will cost from $43, 500. The LTZ will need at least $46, 700. The best-equipped High Country available in the crew-cab style only will cost from $55, 700.