Chevrolet is one of the biggest names in the world of pickup trucks. The company has presented fascinating trucks since 1947. The manufacturer has a rich heritage for both full sized, compact, and mid-size trucks. The Silverado has been one of the most successful models from Chevrolet. There is a new version from the company targeted for the upcoming season. This new pickup truck is the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab: Trims and Engines
The 2017 Silverado has been offered in many configurations which are 1500HD, 2500HD and 3500HD. Each of these models features improvements in their own quirks. This new 2017 Silverado 2500 HD comes in different trims which include LTZ, LT and Work Truck. Besides crew cab body style, regular and double variants are also offered.
As brawny as it is, this new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab makes use of a 6.0-liter V8 engine which is capable of producing 380 lb-ft of torque and 360 HP. There is another engine in the option which is a 6.6 liter Duramax diesel engine.
This engine is good enough to produce 379 HP and a whopping 765 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission system has been used for both of these engines.
Chief engineer of Silverado HD, Eric Stanczak has said that this 2500HD has been engineered to provide maximum utility even in the most extreme conditions.
A new induction system has been featured in this model which uses the hood scoop to provide almost 60% of the intake air to the engine. This, in turn, improves the consistency of the engine’s performance.
Exterior and Interior
Certain parts of the exterior body of this 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab have been reworked. The front fascia of this model bears some revisions especially its grille which has been given a new design.
As its lower fascia has also received facelift, the bumper along with the skid plate has been modified. The wheels are to be replaced by new ones having a slightly different design. The carmaker added redesigned mirrors, while the pickup bed features great utility with enhanced functions.
The cabin will feature technological improvements and new design. This, in turn, ensures great driver convenience. Some of the controls on its center console also have been reworked. An infotainment system has been upgraded with a new touchscreen display, while the seats sport premium leather only. Accommodation in this cabin is up to 5 people at the max. A system for monitoring the trailer has been featured. The truck is getting updated safety features as well. Premium wooden trims have been featured in the door panels, while the legroom has also been increased.
Price and Release
All the Silverado models will be in the price range between $30,000 and $60,000. The official availability of this pickup truck hasn’t been confirmed, but you can expect this 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab to be released this fall.