Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. GMC Sierra 1500

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
3 Reviews
4.21 / 5
14 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
277 - 355 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI E85
PICKUP BOX
6.0L V8 SFI GASEOUS CNG/LPG
DURAMAX 6.6L TURBO
2.7L Turbo (310 hp [231 kW] @ 5600 rpm 348 lb
2.7L TURBO
5.3L ECOTEC3 V8
DURAMAX 3.0L TURBO

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
44.53 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
43.03 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
35.24 - 43.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 in.
39.88 - 40.12 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61 - 76.3 cu. ft.
62.9 - 71.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT245/75R17E - LT275/65R18E
255/70R17 - LT275/65R18C

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 - 167.7 in.
147.43 - 156.98 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
46.3 - 50.2 ft.

Length

Length
224.43 - 258.4 in.
231.72 - 241.25 in.

Width

Width
80.12 - 80.51 in.
81.24 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
277 - 355 hp

Torque

Torque
380 - 910 ft. lbs.
348 - 460 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
13000 - 14500 lbs.
11100 - 11400 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 lbs.
500 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
36 gal.
24 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
18 - 22 mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
15 - 20 mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
21 - 24 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
GMC Sierra 1500

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab Chassis Cab, Crew Cab Pickup, Double Cab Chassis Cab, Double Cab Pickup, Regular Cab Chassis Cab, Regular Cab Pickup
Crew Cab Pickup - Double Cab Pickup

Body Code

Body Code
E63 - ZW9
E63

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3 - 6
6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
3700 - 3800 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
6200 lbs.
3800 - 4150 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
3451 - 3862 lbs.
2723 - 2928 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2388 - 2636 lbs.
1875 - 1986 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
9500 - 10000 lbs.
6800 - 7300 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
16600 - 25300 lbs.
12000 - 16800 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9400 - 14500 lbs.
6500 - 11400 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
940 - 1450 lbs.
650 - 1140 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
13000 - 14500 lbs.
11100 - 11400 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L5P, L96, LC8
L3B, L84, LM2

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Gas/CNG/Propane V8
Gas/Ethanol V8
Turbocharged Diesel V8
Diesel I6
Gas I4
Gas V8

Displacement

Displacement
6.0L/, 6.0L/366, 6.6L/403
2.7L, 3.0L, 5.3L

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection, Electronic Fuel Injection, Sequential Fuel Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MW7 - MYD
MQB - MQE

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
8 - 10

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.10 - 4.03
4.56 - 4.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.81 - 2.36
2.97 - 2.99

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.53
2.08 - 2.15

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.15
1.69 - 1.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 0.85
1.27 - 1.52

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 - 0.67
1.00 - 1.28

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 - 4.49
3.82 - 4.87

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 - 730
730 - 850

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 150/220, 220
170 - 220

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Yes
Yes

Frame Type

Frame Type
Hydroformed
Hydroformed

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf
Solid Axle

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
3700 - 3800 lbs.

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
3850 - 4150 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
3700 - 3800 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
3800 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 - 4.10
3.23 - 3.42

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - 4.10
3.23 - 3.42

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
51.0 mm.
50 mm.

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
51.0 mm.
50 mm.

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.30 in.
1.30 in.

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
QAB, QAE, QBN, QDF, QDS, QDV, R3O, RC5, XCE, XCK

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
QAB, QAE, QBN, QDF, QDS, QDV, R3O, RC5, XCE, XCK

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
4GM, ZHQ, ZWF, ZXT
QAQ, QBR, RHM, XCQ

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
255/70R17, 265/65R18SL, 265/70R17, 275/50R22SL, 275/60R20, 275/60R20SL, LT265/70R17C, LT275/65R18C

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
255/70R17, 265/65R18SL, 265/70R17, 275/50R22SL, 275/60R20, 275/60R20SL, LT265/70R17C, LT275/65R18C

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E
255/70R17, 255/80R17SL, 265/70R17SL, LT265/70R17

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 - 20 in.
17 x 8.0 - 22 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 - 20 in.
17 x 8.0 - 22 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.
17 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Electric Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
46.3 - 50.2 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 x 1.57 in.
13 x 1.18 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.17 x 1.34 in.
13.6 x 0.79 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
36.0 gal.
24 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
43.03 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
44.53 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.84 - 66.03 in.
66.02 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.73 - 61.22 in.
61.18 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 in.
39.88 - 40.12 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
35.24 - 43.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.33 in.
64.88 - 65.16 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.23 - 60.24 in.
60.24 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 - 167.7 in.
147.43 - 156.98 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
224.43 - 258.4 in.
231.72 - 241.25 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.12 - 80.51 in.
81.24 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
77.76 - 78.27 in.
75.35 - 75.63 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
8.78 - 9.72 in.
7.75 - 8.09 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.78 - 9.72 in.
7.75 - 8.09 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
78.86 - 97.76 in.
69.92 - 79.44 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51.02 - 51.03 in.
50.63 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.10 - 21.22 in.
22.4 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61 - 76.3 ft³.
62.9 - 71.7 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Silverado HD
Sierra

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Double Cab, Regular Cab
Crew Cab - Double Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
Crew Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.0 - 6.6
2.7, 3.0, 5.3

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
DOHC - OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
4, 6, 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
2 - 4