Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. GMC Sierra 3500HD

Woodland Green
VS
Woodland Green

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$34,700 - $43,200
$41,500

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.86 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
360 - 445 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI (360 hp [268.4 kW] @ 5400 rpm 380 lb
Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI E85
VORTEC 6.0L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING V8 SFI
6.0L V8 SFI GASEOUS CNG/LPG
DURAMAX 6.6L TURBO
PICKUP BOX
Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI (360 hp [268.4 kW] @ 5400 rpm 380 lb
VORTEC 6.0L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING V8 SFI
6.0L V8 SFI GASEOUS CNG/LPG
DURAMAX 6.6L TURBO

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Not Available

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 - 45.28 in.
45.27 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
42.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.65 - 40.94 in.
40.93 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.66 - 40.51 in.
40.5 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61 - 76.3 cu. ft.
Not Available

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2 - 6
5 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Not Available

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 - 171.5 in.
171.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
45.9 - 57.4 ft.
57.4 ft.

Width

Width
80.12 - 95.98 in.
80.51 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
322 - 445 hp
360 - 445 hp

Torque

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

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
14600 - 23300 .lbs
Not Available

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 .lbs
.lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
23.5 - 40 gal.
23.5 - 40 gal.

Combined

Combined
0 - 0 mpg
0 - 0 mpg

City

City
mpg
mpg

Highway

Highway
mpg
mpg

Safety Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional
Not Available

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Optional
Optional

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
GMC Sierra 3500HD

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab 171.5" Wheelbase, Crew Cab Chassis Cab, Crew Cab Pickup, Double Cab Chassis Cab, Double Cab Pickup, Reg Cab 137.5" Wheelbase, Reg Cab 162" Wheelbase, Regular Cab Chassis Cab, Regular Cab Pickup
Crew Cab 171.5" Wheelbase

Body Code

Body Code
E63 - ZW9
ZW9

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive, Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4-Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2, 3, 5, 6
5 - 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4400 - 5600 lbs.
4800 - 5600 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
6200 - 9825 lbs.
9750 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
3238 - 3934 lbs.
Not Available

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2582 - 2967 lbs.
Not Available

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
10000 - 13500 lbs.
13200 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
16600 - 31300 lbs.
16000 - 31300 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
Not Available

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
8900 - 20000 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
890 - 2000 lbs.
Not Available

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
8800 - 23300 lbs.
Not Available

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
2200 - 5825 lbs.
Not Available

Engine Order Code

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

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Gas/Ethanol V8
Gas/Ethanol/Natural Gas/Propane
Gas/Ethanol/Natural Gas/Propane V8
Turbo-Diesel V8
Turbocharged Diesel V8
Gas V8
Gas/Ethanol/Natural Gas/Propane V8
Turbo-Diesel V8

Displacement

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

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection - Electronic Fuel 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
Not Available

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.81 - 2.36
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.53
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.15
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 0.85
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 - 0.67
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 - 4.49
Not Available

Trans Power Take Off

Trans Power Take Off
Yes
Yes

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
Right & Left side
Right & Left side

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Magna MP1222/5/6
Not Available

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00
Not Available

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72
Not Available

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
Not Available

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 150 & 220, 2 @ 150 & 220, 220
150, 2 @ 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
3-Stage Spring - Multi-Leaf
3-Stage Spring

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4400 - 5600 lbs.
4800 - 5600 lbs.

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
7050 - 9825 lbs.
9750 lbs.

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Not Available

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating
Not Available

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4400 - 5600 lbs.
4800 - 5600 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
7050 - 9825 lbs.
9750 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

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

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 - 51.00 mm.
51 mm.

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
51 - 51.00 mm.
51 mm.

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.31 in.
1.31 in.

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QGM, QQO, QWF, QZT
QQO - QZT

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QGM, QQO, QWF, QZT
QQO - QZT

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
ZQO, ZWF, ZZT
ZQO - ZZT

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT235/80R17E - LT265/70R18E
LT235/80R17E

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT235/80R17E - LT265/70R18E
LT235/80R17E

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
LT235/80R17E - LT265/70R18E
LT235/80R17E

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4400 - 6000 lbs.
Not Available

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
7050 - 9825 lbs.
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

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

Rear Wheel Size

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

Spare Wheel Size

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

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr - Pwr Recirculating Ball
Pwr

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.00
Not Available

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
N/A
Not Available

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.9 - 57.4 ft.
57.4 ft.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
Not Available

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 - 14.0 in.
14.0 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
23.5 - 40.0 gal.
23.5 - 40.0 gal.

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
40.0 gal.
40.0 gal.

Fuel Tank Location

Fuel Tank Location
Front - Rear
Front - Rear

Aux Fuel Tank Location

Aux Fuel Tank Location
Rear
Rear

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 - 42.80 in.
42.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 - 45.28 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 - 60.75 in.
60.73 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.66 - 40.51 in.
40.50 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.65 - 40.94 in.
40.93 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.33 in.
64.33 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.24 in.
60.24 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.60 - 171.5 in.
171.5 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
224.4 - 263.5 in.
263.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
76.54 - 78.35 in.
77.76 in.

Overhang, Front

Overhang, Front
38.8 in.
38.8 in.

Front Bumper to Back of Cab

Front Bumper to Back of Cab
116.9 - 151.10 in.
117.10 in.

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
41.26 - 83.58 in.
59.06 in.

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
38.86 - 40.39 in.
Not Available

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.03 - 8.78 in.
Not Available

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
14600 - 23300 lbs.
Not Available

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
78.86 - 97.76 in.
Not Available

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51.02 in.
Not Available

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.22 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61.0 - 76.3 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Silverado - Silverado HD
Sierra

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Chassis - Large Pick-up
Chassis

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Double Cab, Regular Cab, Standard Cab
Crew Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
Crew Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
Not Available

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