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2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 vs. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500

MSRP*: $36,300 to $64,300
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Picture of the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

2022 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

MSRP*: $37,700 to $65,700
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MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 3 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 69.5 - 83.5 ft3 83.5 ft3
Engine 445-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) V-8
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 401 hp 445 hp
Towing Capacity 14,500 - 18,500 lbs 20,000 lbs
Exterior Length 235.5 - 266.0 in 235.5 - 266.0 in
Exterior Width 81.8 - 81.9 in 96.6 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Head Room Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in
Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

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). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 or the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is slightly shorter than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has a little less horsepower than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Utility
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has less seating than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, making the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD the better choice if you often have passengers. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500.