Taking a Peek at the All-New 2020 Silverado 2500HD
With projects on the way this summer, are you ready to start your own? If so, are you looking into a new truck to help you handle the capacity of the project you might be working on? Whether it is a personal project or an on-site construction project, look no further than the Chevrolet brand. Why? With a company that has over a hundred years of history behind it along with many quality and dependability awards from organizations like J.D. Power, the question is, why not? Chevrolet offers several options to invest in. With their Silverado trucks, you can choose from a lighter option truck like their 1500 or invest in one of their hardest working trucks, the 2500HD.
So what is it about the Silverado 2500HD? In short, it provides all of the power you need to get the job done where light-duty trucks just don’t cut it. The upcoming 2020 Silverado 2500HD offers the technology you need to move heavy loads and stay in touch with the office. Accessories allow you to customize the truck to your specific needs. As far as customization goes, you are spoiled for choice. ou have different types to choose from. These include the High Country, the LTZ, the LT, the Custom, and the Work Truck.
2020 Silverado 2500HD Engines
What kind of engine can you choose with the all-new 2020 Silverado 2500HD?
For those who don’t want a diesel, there is a 6.6L V8 gas engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. With 401 horsepower and 464 pounds per foot of torque, this truck will get you going places.
For those who want the diesel option for the outstanding towing power, the turbodiesel V8 is provided with an Allison 10-speed automatic transmission. With a little more horsepower at 445 and a whopping 910 pounds per foot of torque, the Duramax power can pull just about anything.
2020 Silverado 2500HD Convenience and Versatility
According to Chevrolet, the 2020 version of the 2500HD has “more cargo volume than any other competitor.” The bed offers tie-down options and LED lighting. With these kinds of options, this truck offers you and your team to take on projects both day and night. If the capabilities of this truck are true, the 2020 Silverado 2500HD is likely to be the best work truck you can buy in Oklahoma this year.
Test Drive of the 2020 Silverado 2500HD
So what do others think of the new 2020 version? MotorTrend took a look at the new version in February of this year and the author of the article points out that the diesel version of the tuck has been lightly revised. The Allison 10-speed transmission is new to the truck and that thanks to reinforcements of the powertrain, the tow rating of the truck has jumped by over 50% to a towing capability of over 35,000 pounds. That is over twenty-seven tons worth of towing capability.
MotorTrend points out that the truck has a bed step that allows for someone of considerable weight to climb into the truck’s bed. For those who need some assistance getting into the cab, the truck provides a footboard on either side of the truck.
Chevrolet has been focusing on what it believes is unique to its HD customers’ requirements — the truck’s towing technology. With an advanced trailering system and cameras that provide the driver with unique views on the truck’s center screen while trailering, this should help drivers safely back up.
Getting directly into the back of the truck? The bumpers feature a side step option that allows you to climb right in. In addition, drivers are provided with technology to assist with braking to avoid rolls while parked on a grade.
Beefier and Smarter
Car and Driver has also had the opportunity to check out the 2020HD. With the title of their article pointing out that the truck is “smart, burly and can tow up to 35,500 pounds,” the article notes the truck’s “upgraded powertrains, beefier chassis, new styling, and technology features.” As does the MotorTrend article, the author focuses on the braking and towing capabilities of this truck. Detailing the truck’s “up to 15 exterior camera views”, the article points to the availability of the Chevrolet app that can be used to access trailer diagnostic information as well as store profile information.
This is Chevrolet, so this smart truck comes along with an app that according to the Chevrolet app website serves as a command center for your vehicle. With information about vehicle status that includes fuel range and tire pressure, the app also provides information about scheduling service and information about recalls. In addition, the app allows you to manage your Hotspot name as well as purchase data service plans. The app may also provide the user with an opportunity to locate the vehicle on a map, remotely start the vehicle, and sound the horn (if properly equipped).
The Car and Driver article notes this but expects that the price will hover around the 2019 prices for the truck. These ranged from around $39,000 to more than $70,000 for a loaded diesel model.
With such success in Chevrolet’s 2019 model of the truck, why not take the time to consider climbing into the 2020 version. The truck was available for viewing at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show where many manufacturers gather to show their newest vehicles.
In conclusion, the 2020 version of this heavy-duty truck might be just what you are looking for to help you improve you or your team’s work capacity. It would appear that the 2020 Silverado 2500HD soon for sale in Purcell, Oklahoma may be the absolute perfect work truck. Coming soon to Zeck Chevrolet, get ready to test drive the 2020 Silverado 2500HD at our dealership.