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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

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MSRP*
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$34,600 to $61,800
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$35,800 to $64,200
Invoice* $32,732 to $57,845 $33,867 to $60,091
MPG - City N/A N/A
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 2500HD than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. Both the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, which is slightly longer than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a larger turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, making it slightly more difficult to 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 2500HD for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 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 2500HD as you will the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD as you will with the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.