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2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid vs. 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD than in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid.

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). The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. 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 Hybrid carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid is about the same width as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid has a little less horsepower than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid as you will the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

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2013 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500 Hybrid

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MSRP*: $41,135 - $51,490
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Silverado 3500HD

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MSRP*: $32,805 - $50,205
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 20 --
Highway MPG: 23 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 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*: $38,873 - $48,658 $30,837 - $46,691

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