Vehicle Overview

The light-duty Chevrolet Silverado1500 was completely redesigned for 2014 but the heavy-duty Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD variants carry on for 2014; all-new versions will be available as 2015 models. Competitors include heavy-duty trucks from Ram and Ford.
New for 2014
Gas versions now come standard with a 4.10 rear axle ratio that improves off-the-line acceleration and raises the standard towing capacity to 13,000 pounds, which is up 4,500 pounds. Also available is a spray-on bedliner and a bi-fuel version of the 2500HD's 6.0-liter V-8 that can run on gasoline or compressed natural gas.

Exterior Highlights

  • Regular or crew cab
  • Standard or long bed
  • 17-inch wheels; 18- or 20-inch wheels available
  • Front tow hooks
  • Available spray-on bedliner
  • Available dual rear wheels (3500HD)
  • Available Z71 Off-Road Package

Interior Highlights

  • Numerous storage spaces
  • Vinyl, cloth or leather upholstery
  • Front bench or bucket seats
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Two 12-volt power outlets
  • Available CD stereo
  • Available Bluetooth connectivity
  • Available navigation system
  • Available power-sliding rear window

Under the Hood

  • 6.0-liter gas V-8 engine makes 360 horsepower and 380 pounds-feet of torque; rated at 301 hp and 333 pounds-feet of torque when running on CNG
  • 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V-8 makes 397 hp and 765 pounds-feet of torque
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • 36-gallon fuel tank
  • Diesel engine's exhaust brake provides greater control on downhill grades and reduced brake-pad wear

Safety Features

  • All-disc antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system with traction control
  • Trailer-sway control and hill-start assist
  • Available backup camera
  • Available OnStar emergency communication service
  • Available side curtain airbags
  • Available front-seat side-impact airbags
  • Available rear parking sensors