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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Overview

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The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado comes in four different trim levels

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The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is a full-size pickup truck with a starting MSRP of $35,910. Besides offering powerful engine options and potent tailering capabilities, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD also offers the latest tech features such as wireless charging and Apple CarPlay compatibility.

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is available in four trim levels: WT, LT, LTZ, and High Country. All trims are equipped with four-wheel drive.

The WT trim level is available with a Regular Cab Long Box, Double Cab Standard Box, Double Cab Long Box, Crew Cab Standard Box, and Crew Cab Long Box. The LT trim level is available in Regular Cab Long Box, Double Cab Standard Box, Double Cab Long Box, Crew Cab Standard Box, and Crew Cab Long Box. The LTX trim is available with a Double Cab Standard Box, Double Cab Long Box, Crew Cab Standard Box, and Crew Cab Long Box. Finally, the High Country Trim is available with a Crew Cab Standard Box or Crew Cab Long Box.


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The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD comes standard with StabiliTrak stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control

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What’s New for the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD?

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD features three new exterior color options: Red Hot, Butte Red Metallic (crew cab only), and Siren Red Tintcoat (double car only). The Chevy MyLink infotainment system has also been upgraded, as it comes with a faster processor to improve its performance. While already compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto will not be available until later in the model year.

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The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD 2500 features a starting MSRP of $35,910

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Exterior

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD comes standard with halogen projector-beam lamps and a two-port grille, which is designed to provide more airflow to the cooling system so the 2500 HD can sustain power under difficult towing conditions. Exterior color options for the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD include Slate Grey Metallic, Butte Red Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Black, Red Hot, Tungsten Metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat, Autumn Bronze Metallic, and Deep Ocean Blue Metallic.

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Exterior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT

  • Front recovery hooks, High-capacity air cleaner, Aluminized stainless-steel muffler and tailpipe, Front chrome bumper, Rear chrome bumper, CornerStep rear bumper, Solar-absorbing glass, Black door handles, Cargo area lamps, Outside manual-folding black mirrors, LT245/75R17E all-season blackwall tires, Tire carrier lock, 17-inch painted steel wheels, Chrome grille surround, Top tailgate and bedrail protection caps

Exterior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT

  • Deep-tinted glass, Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors, 17-inch machined aluminum wheels, EZ-Lift and Lower tailgate

Exterior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ

  • Fog lamps; Heated, power-adjustable, chrome, power-folding mirrors; LT265/70R18E all-season blackwall tires; 18-inch chromed aluminum wheels; Chrome bodyside moldings; Chrome door handles

Exterior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD High Country

  • Movable upper cargo tie-downs, 6-inch chromed tubular assist steps, LT265/60R20E all-terrain blackwall tires, Spray-on bedliner

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The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado comes standard with a Vortec® 6.0-liter Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI Engine

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Performance

There are three engine options available for the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. The base engine is a 6.0-liter FlexFuel V8 good for 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft or torque. The most powerful engine available is the Duramax 6.6-liter turbo-diesel that’s capable of 397 horsepower and 765 lb-ft of torque. A bi-fuel version of the V8 is also offered, which pumps out 301 horsepower and 333 lb-ft of torque using CNG. In addition, consumers have the choice between the standard heavy-duty six-speed automatic transmission and the available Allison® 1000 six-speed automatic transmission.

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The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD comes standard with 17-inch painted steel wheels

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Efficiency

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD features a 36 gallon fuel tank.

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The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD comes standard with single-zone manual air conditioning

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Interior

The 2016 Silverado 2500 HD makes use of triple-sealed doors and other sound-deadening materials to create a quiet and comfortable interior. The 2500 HD also features USB ports, two 12-volt power points, and a 110-volt outlet with a cord management system. If you opt for the top-level High Country, then the interior of your Silverado 2500 HD will come decked out with a Saddle premium leather-trimmed interior and a Bose premium audio sound system. The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is also available with 4G LTE Wi-Fi.

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Interior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT

  • Recirculating Ball Steering, Single-zone manual air conditioning, Front 40/20/40 split-bench seat, Cruise control, Steering Wheel, Manual Tilt-Wheel™ steering column, Front passenger assist handle, Power door locks, Graphite-colored rubberized-vinyl floor covering

Interior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT

  • Power windows, Visor illuminated vanity mirrors, Front 40/20/40 split-bench seat with under seat storage, Cloth seats, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, Color-keyed carpeting

Interior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ

  • Fog lamps; Heated, power-adjustable, chrome, power-folding mirrors; LT265/70R18E all-season blackwall tires; 18-inch chromed aluminum wheels; Chrome bodyside moldings; Chrome door handles

Interior available on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD High Country

  • Front full-feature leather-appointed bucket seats, Heated and vented seating, Floor console

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The Chevrolet MyLink® audio system with 8-inch Diagonal Color Touch screen is available for the 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Safety

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD earned a four-star overall safety rating (out of a possible five), from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2016 Silverado 2500 HD earned five stars in the side crash test portion of the evaluation, but only managed three stars in the rollover part of the tests. The Silverado 2500 HD is available with advanced safety features such as forward collision alert, lane departure warning, safety alert driver seat, and a rear vision camera.

Standard Safety Features

  • StabiliTrak stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control
  • Airbags
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Daytime Running Lamps

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