The American multinational corporation, General Motors Company is all set to release its full-size, heavy-duty truck as the 2018 Silverado. It has been sourced out that this model will come in different trims. The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD trim is likely to come with several changes. According to the latest updates, the new truck is expected to give a tough competition to all its rivals. Among its competitors, Ford Super Duty series will be one of the main rivals in the upcoming market.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD: Changes and Trims
With the thought of building an attractive yet bold Silverado, the manufacturer will introduce a revised facelift. The new details have been sourced out, and it highlights that most of the changes are likely to receive at its front end.
This suggests that it’s getting a new front grille, as well as totally revised headlights that will be a real attraction. Moreover, the rear end will get small changes in its appearance. But it will receive revised taillights.
In the interior of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, it will probably get minor changes that can be pretty attractive. As per the alterations to be made, this pickup truck is likely to be available in LT, LTZ, WT and High Country trim levels.
This all new Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will not get any change in its engine specifications. As the manufacturer has already worked on optimizing the materials used, this will get a reduction in weight. Moreover, the engine will be tested to bring more output than the current model.
This is expected that 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will be equipped with 6 liters V8 engine that can produce power up to 360 HP and a maximum torque of 380 lb-ft. With such powerful engine, this vehicle is expected to get a towing capacity of 23,000 lbs through its bed-mounted hitch at its back.
Its diesel variant is expected to be of 6.6 liters V8 Duramax that can generate a maximum power of 397 HP and a maximum torque of 765 lb-ft. If this information is not just a rumor, then this is for sure, it will be mated to a 6-speed transmission system (automatic) for both the engine variants. This vehicle will power the wheels with its rear-wheel drive system.
Additionally, another trim of Silverado, the 2500HD will get the same configuration of the engine for its 2017 representation. But, the 1500 trim will get different variants of its engine.
Price, Release, and Rivals
Although the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is expected to get a release in early 2017, the actual price of the same still remains under the roof of its manufacturer. According to different car experts, it has been predicted that this pickup truck might be ranged from $34,000 to $56,000, which is expected to change.
The Ram 3500HD will be equipped with Hemi V8 engine that can produce 383 HP of power and another engine variant of 6.4 liters, Hemi V8 can produce 410 HP. This suggests that along with Ford Super Duty series, Ram 3500HD is likely to lock horns with the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.