2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2500HD

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

vs.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
$28,900* MSRP

Starting MSRP

$34,700* MSRP
285-hp (4.3L V-6 engine)

Minimum Horsepower

401-hp (6.6L V-8 engine)
420-hp

Maximum Horsepower

445-hp
460 Ib-ft

Maximum Torque

910 Ib-ft
13,300 Pounds

Max Towing Capacity

18,500 Pounds
2,280 Pounds

Max Payload Capacity

3,857 Pounds

If you need a pickup truck near Lehi, you can’t go wrong with a Chevy Silverado. Compare the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2500HD to see which of them will best suit your Pleasant Grove job-site, or your lifestyle. The team here at Ken Garff Chevrolet goes through the Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 towing, trim-level, feature difference, and more, just keep reading to find out for yourself!

 

Chevy 1500 vs. 2500: Trim Levels

The Silverado 1500 has eight trim levels and several powerful engine options for Eagle Mountain drivers to choose from. The Chevy 2500HD on the other hand has five trim levels and two engine options, but the base model has more power. See pricing and engine specs below:

Silverado 1500:

  • Work Truck: Starting at $30,595 MSRP
  • Custom: Starting at $36,220 MSRP
  • Custom Trail Boss: Starting at $42,995 MSRP
  • LT: Starting at $41,695 MSRP
  • RST: Starting at $45,295 MSRP
  • LTZ: Starting at $51,095 MSRP
  • LT Trail Boss: Starting at $52,795 MSRP
  • High Country: Starting at $55,495 MSRP

Silverado 2500HD:

  • Work Truck: Starting at $34,600 MSRP
  • LT: Starting at $38,600 MSRP
  • Custom: Starting at $39,400 MSRP
  • LTZ: Starting at $49,100 MSRP
  • High Country: Starting at $61,600 MSRP

Chevy 1500 vs. 2500: Engine Options

The wide variety of Chevy Silverado engines to choose from means that you can choose the truck that’s perfect for your needs. Browse the options to see which will work for you:

Silverado 1500 Engines

Standard 4.3L EcoTec3 with Active Fuel Management

  • Standard on Work Truck, Custom, and Custom Trail Boss trim levels
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 285-hp and 305 Ib-ft of torque

2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management

  • Standard on RST and LT; available on Custom and Work Truck
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 310-hp and 348 Ib-ft of torque
  • Auto start/stop technology

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

  • Standard on LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High Country; also available on LT and RST
  • 355-hp and 383 Ib-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission (optional 10-speed automatic transmission)

6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

  • Available on High Country, LTZ, LT Trail Boss, RST and Custom Trail Boss
  • 420-hp and 460 Ib-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Duramax® 3.0L Turbo-diesel I-6

  • 23 MPG city/33 highway
  • 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 9,300-lb maximum towing capacity
  • Auto-stop/start technology

Silverado 2500 Engines

6.6L V-8 engine

  • 401-hp and 464 Ib-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission

Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V-8

  • 445-hp and 910 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Silverado 1500 vs. 2500: Towing & Payload Capacities

When comparing Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 towing, you’ll see that both of these trucks are impressively powerful. If you need the most towing capacity possible, then you’ll need to opt for the Silverado 2500.

Silverado 1500 Towing & Payload Capacity:

  • Payload capacity: 2,250 pounds
  • Towing capacity: 13,400 pounds

Silverado 2500 Towing & Payload Capacity:

  • Payload capacity: 3,565-3,900 pounds
  • Towing capacity: 18,500 pounds

Chevy 1500 vs. 2500: Performance & Connectivity

You can expect the highly-capable Chevy Infotainment 3 system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ on both the Silverado 1500 and 2500. Other features you’ll find are:

  • Head-Up Display
  • 4G LTE Wifi Hotspot
  • 15 camera view
  • Tow/Haul mode
  • Stabilitrak® Electronic Stability Control System
  • Auto Grade Braking

Compare the Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 Yourself at Ken Garff Chevrolet!

You can perform your own comparison of the Chevy 1500 vs. 2500 at our dealership in American Fork. By contacting us, you can arrange a test drive and get behind the wheel of each of these powerful trucks as well as learn about the Silverado 1500 towing, the Silverado 3500 towing, and more.

 

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