Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. GMC Sierra 3500HD

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
3 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
360 - 445 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
Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI E85
PICKUP BOX
6.0L V8 SFI GASEOUS CNG/LPG
DURAMAX 6.6L TURBO

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
45.27 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
42.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
40.93 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 in.
40.5 in.

Cargo Volume

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
6

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT245/75R17E - LT275/65R18E
LT235/80R17E - LT265/70R18E

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 - 167.7 in.
167.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
55.7 - 56.1 ft.

Length

Length
224.43 - 258.4 in.
258.4 in.

Width

Width
80.12 - 80.51 in.
80.51 - 95.98 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
360 - 445 hp

Torque

Torque
380 - 910 ft. lbs.
380 - 910 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
13000 - 14500 lbs.
20000 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

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
36 gal.
36 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
GMC Sierra 3500HD

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 Chassis Cab - Crew Cab Pickup

Body Code

Body Code
E63 - ZW9
E63 - ZW9

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3 - 6
6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
4800 - 6000 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
6200 lbs.
7050 - 9375 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
3451 - 3862 lbs.
3919 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2388 - 2636 lbs.
3129 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
9500 - 10000 lbs.
11000 - 13025 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
16600 - 25300 lbs.
16600 - 31300 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.
8900 - 20000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
940 - 1450 lbs.
890 - 2000 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9400 - 15400 lbs.
8800 - 22700 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
2350 - 3850 lbs.
2200 - 5675 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
13000 - 14500 lbs.
20000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L5P, L96, LC8
L5P, L96, LC8

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Gas/CNG/Propane V8
Gas/Ethanol V8
Turbocharged Diesel V8
Gas V8
Gas/Ethanol V8
Gas/Ethanol/Natural Gas/Propane
Turbocharged Diesel V8

Displacement

Displacement
6.0L/, 6.0L/366, 6.6L/403
6.0L/366 - 6.6L/403

Fuel System

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

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MW7 - MYD
MW7 - MYD

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

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

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

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

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

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

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

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

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

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

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

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

Reverse Ratio (:1)

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

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Magna MP1222/5/6 - Magna MP1625/6
Magna MP1222/5/6 - Magna MP1625/6

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00
1.00

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72
2.72

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

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

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730
730

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 150/220, 220
150, 150 & 220, 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
Multi-Leaf

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
4800 - 6000 lbs.

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
7050 - 9750 lbs.

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Full Floating - Semi Floating
Full-Floating

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
4800 - 6000 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
7050 - 9750 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

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

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
51.0 mm.
51 mm.

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
51.0 mm.
51 mm.

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.30 in.
1.31 in.

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
QGM, QQO, QWF, QZT

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
QGM, QQO, QWF, QZT

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
4GM, ZHQ, ZWF, ZXT
4GM, ZQO, ZWF, ZZT

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
LT235/80R17E - LT265/70R18E

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
LT235/80R17E - LT265/70R18E

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E
LT235/80R17E - LT265/70R18E

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4800 - 6000 lbs.
4800 - 6000 lbs.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
6200 lbs.
7050 - 9375 lbs.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 - 20 in.
17 x 6.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 - 20 in.
17 x 6.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.
17 x 6.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Pwr Recirculating Ball

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
55.7 - 56.1 ft.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
N/A 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.
13.8 x 1.57 - 13.98 x 1.57 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.17 x 1.34 in.
13.98 x 1.57 - 14.17 x 1.34 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
36.0 gal.
36 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
42.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
45.27 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.84 - 66.03 in.
64.84 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.73 - 61.22 in.
60.73 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 in.
40.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
40.93 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.33 in.
64.33 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.23 - 60.24 in.
60.24 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 - 167.7 in.
167.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
224.43 - 258.4 in.
258.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.12 - 80.51 in.
80.51 - 95.98 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
77.76 - 78.27 in.
77.76 - 78.07 in.

Front Bumper to Back of Cab

Front Bumper to Back of Cab
117.1 - 151.1 in.
151.1 in.

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
41.26 - 55.24 in.
55.24 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.78 - 9.72 in.
8.27 - 8.53 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

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

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

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

Cargo Box (Area) Height

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

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61 - 76.3 ft³.
76.3 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Silverado HD
Sierra HD

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Double Cab, Regular Cab
Crew 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
6.0 - 6.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
2 - 4