Chevrolet’s Silverado is a considerable trucking option for the people who prefer heavy drive options. It has been observed that majority of the products manufactured by the Chevrolet have gained attention for modern features and powerful engine options. The 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is not a new product but it has been slightly updated. Chevrolet has made considerable modifications in this truck. It has emerged as a most efficient truck available in the markets. As a matter of fact, the Silverado has received numerous changes and improvements from the time of origin to current.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD: Changes and Features
This truck is a double cabin drive option containing seating capacity for five passengers. This four door truck has passed through several modifications. Chevrolet has introduced some new features in each model every year. Nowadays, there are rumors that Chevrolet is preparing for an updated version of the Silverado truck. The Silverado 2500 HD is a heavy duty truck usually considered best for the towing power. Recently, the official updates have confirmed that company is going to make some enormous changes. These changes will make the Silverado 2500 HD a new approach for the drivers. With the high towing potential, it is necessary to make it attractive and comfortable. Basically, this model needs a comfortable interior with attractive exterior.
There will be no change in the platform of new truck. However, significant changes are expected in the structure and frame. Chevrolet is decreasing the weight of trucks in order to improve the power generation with less fuel consumption. This purpose can be achieved by reducing the curb weight of Chevrolet Silverado. Carbon fiber and aluminum are the major constituents of frame.
The 2017 Silverado 2500HD will be an attractive option for the tougher trains. As a matter of fact, the recent changes inside the driving cabin will make it more comfortable for the riders. The exterior of this truck has a specialized combination of features. Unlike previous model, there is a bigger grille with double look approach. Grille is divided with a wider horizontal layer which contains Chevrolet’s tag in the center.
Chevrolet has used double headlamps and indicators. There is a modern concept of using LED bulbs in the headlamps and indicators as well as the fog lights. Fog lights are round in shape and these placed on the extreme margins of bumpers. The bumpers are stylish with more carbon fiber based plate. This plate has a centralized air intake section. Chevrolet has installed 19 inches alloy wheels (aluminum based) and tires to give more stability on roads.
Interior designing of 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD offers attractive features and gadgets. The upcoming model will definitely get some new features. Chevrolet has decided to use heated side mirrors to assist the drivers. There will be a spacious cabin where heated adjustable seats are present for drivers. Dashboard has a simple but modern look. It contains air vents, air conditioning vents, FM radio, and large touch screen and satellite navigation. It is expected that HD Google maps and street view will be attractive features for drivers. USB, Bluetooth, connectivity to Smartphone, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and SMS service will be present.
Engine and Towing and Fuel Economy
In order to support a bigger cargo and high towing potential, Chevrolet will install a power engine with great output performance. It is expected that V-8 engine will be used with 6.0 liters fuel capacity. There will be 8-speed automatic transmission to support the production of 360 horsepower and 380 lb ft torque. This all wheel drive truck will offer a towing capacity of 19,600 pounds. Expected fuel economy of the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD will be 20/25 miles per gallon in city and on highway, respectively.
Price and Rivals
The new Silverado 2500HD will compete with Nissan Titan, Ford F-150 Raptor and Toyota Hilux. Airbags, rearview camera, anti collision alert, side exit alert, parking assist and other safety features will be available to make driver safer. The 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is expected to appear in the late 2016. The starting price of this truck will be around $50,000.