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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 costs less to deliver to the dealership than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is about the same width as the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, which is slightly longer than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a larger turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a little less horsepower than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

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2014 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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MSRP*: $25,575 - $49,180

2015 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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MSRP*: $32,165 - $54,565
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 18 --
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $24,552 - $45,737 $30,235 - $50,745

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