The New 2021 Silverado 3500HD
If you’re looking for one of the best consumer-rated Chevy trucks for 2021, look at the new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD. This beast boasts of hefty towing capacity with multiple trim options, so you can have the truck you want. Here at Patriot Chevrolet in Bartlesville, Oklahoma we have the Silverado among our new vehicles in stock for a reason. This truck is one of the best. Keep reading for a full Chevy Silverado review and the details on what makes the new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD the truck you need.
New 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Towing Capacity
The 3500 is a heavy-duty work truck, the one you use when you have to haul and pull heavy things and pull heavy things. Engineers designed this beast to be the workhorse of the truck community. So, if you have a business or a hobby that requires a heavy truck, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 will complete the job for you easily.
This new Chevy Vehicle can tow up to 20,000 pounds with a standard hitch or up to 35,000 pounds if you’re using a gooseneck. If you plan to tow with a gooseneck, you will have to purchase the dual rear wheel configuration and diesel engine in a rear-wheel-drive single-cab truck. Furthermore, this Chevy Silverado features the ability to handle a payload of 7,442 pounds with the gas engine truck or 6,523 pounds if you opt for a diesel mill.
Made to Tow
Chevy engineers made the Silverado HD for towing. It has the technology you need to make towing easier including 15 unique camera views and 8 different cameras, allowing you to tow with confidence. Here are the specs on the trailer technology Chevy came up with.
The truck comes with an alert system that goes off if the position of the trailer in relation to the vehicle looks like a jack-knife situation will happen.
Trailer Length Indicator
When you make a lane change with the Silverado 3500 and use your turn signal, you will see a red overlay twice the length of the recommended trailer on your center console screen. This will show you when other vehicles present themselves as well.
Rear Trailer View and Trailer-Angle Indicator
The truck comes with assisting guidelines when you’re backing a compatible trailer into its spot. You will also see a trailer-angle indicated that shows the relationship between the trailer and the truck.
Cargo Bed View Enhancement
The Silverado comes with the option of a cargo bed zoom view as well as bed hitch guidance. These help you line up and hook up a gooseneck or fifth-wheel trailer.
Rear Side View Enhancement
The Silverado rear side view gives you a split view of the left and right sides of your truck and trailer. Past trucks offered this view when you were driving forward, but the new Silverado gives it to you when you’re backing up so you have better visibility when parking your trailer.
The new Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD was made for towing trailers and backing up trailers. Engineers truly thought of everything when they were creating this beast.
Chevy allows you to personalize your ride with specialized trims. The Silverado 3500 comes in the following trims.
The work truck is a true work truck with a 401-hp, 6.6-liter V-8, and 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and auto-manual transmission. The engine and transmission stay the same in all versions of the work truck, but the cab size varies. The most basic work truck comes with a 4×2 cab with an 8-foot base and a 141.6-inch wheelbase with a single rear-wheel drive.
The work truck comes with a bed view camera display on the rearview mirror screen, Sirius XM radio and Onstar 5, the safety confidence package, and a front center console with storage. Chevy gives you the option of a bigger cab and wider wheelbase, all the way up to a 4×4 crew cab with a 172-inch wheelbase and double rear-wheel drive. This truck will seat 5 to 6 people compared to the 2 to 3 people in the basic work truck.
The LT comes with a 4×2 regular cab, 8-foot box, 141.6-inch wheelbase in the single-rear-wheel drive. It has a 401-horsepower, 6.6-liter V-8 engine, and a choice of a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive or an auto-manual transmission. The most basic LT seats up to 3 people. You have a choice of 11 exterior colors with this truck.
Again, the cab in the LT varies and stretches up to a 4×4 crew cab with a 172-inch wheelbase and double rear-wheel drive. The LT comes with the bed view camera display on the rearview mirror screen, the bed view camera display on the infotainment screen, Sirius radio, Onstar, and wireless phone project on Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
The most basic LTZ comes with a 4×2 Crew Cab, 6.75-foot box, 158.9-inch wheelbase in the single-rear-wheel drive. It has a 401-horsepower, 6.6-liter V-8 engine, and a choice of 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive or an auto-manual transmission. The LTZ seats 5 to 6 people and comes in 8 exterior colors.
The cab of the LTZ varies up to a 4×4 crew cab with an 8-foot box and 172-inch wheelbase with double rear-wheel drive. The LTZ comes with a bed view camera display in the infotainment screen as well as the wireless phone projection Apple Carplay or the Android Auto.
High Country Trim
The High Country trim comes with a 4×4 crew cab, 6.75-foot box, 158.9-inch wheelbase in the single-rear-wheel drive. Like the other trims, it features a 401-horsepower, 6.6-liter V-8 engine, and a choice of a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive or an auto-manual. It comes in 7 exterior colors.
The High Country wheelbase stretches up to 172-inches depending on the truck you want. The High Country trim includes a bed view camera display on the infotainment screen and a wireless phone project on Apple Carplay or Android Auto.
Visit Patriot Chevrolet in Bartlesville, OK
The folks at Patriot Chevrolet in Bartlesville, Oklahoma work hard to find the best truck for you. If you’re looking for a fantastic heavy-duty truck, the Silverado 3500 will do the job. Check out our inventory and find your new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD today. We work hard to have vehicles in stock that you need. Our salespeople can answer all your Chevy-related questions. Contact us today for your next ride.
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