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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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2021 Toyota
Tundra

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MSRP*
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$35,300 to $63,300
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$34,025 to $53,400
Invoice* $33,394 to $59,249 $31,473 to $49,395
MPG - City N/A 13
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Toyota Tundra. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Toyota Tundra.

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 2500HD is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Tundra. The destination charge is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota Tundra.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is much wider than the Toyota Tundra, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Tundra.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Tundra.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is clearly the choice over the Toyota Tundra for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Tundra.

Utility
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD offers a little more seating capacity than the Toyota Tundra, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.

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