2016 Chevy 2500 HD
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New 2016 Chevy 2500 HD at The Chevy Source for Long Island, NY
Chevrolet Silverado HD trucks are engineered to make the toughest jobs easier, and new technologies for 2016 complement features such as integrated cruise control, powertrain grade braking and diesel exhaust braking to enhance control.New Digital Steering Assist power steering on some double cab and crew cab models helps make hauling and trailering easier and more confident, with electronic controls that enhance road holding and stability on the highway - particularly on crowned roads - regardless of whether the truck is loaded. It also offers greater responsiveness and an improved steering feel. Digital Steering Assist offers enhanced responsiveness, improved road holding and more. It is also available in Gooseneck/5th Wheel Trailering Prep Package (late availability), including spray-in bedliner. The Chevrolet MyLink with an 8-inch-diagonal touchscreen features performance improvements including a faster processor for better performance and Apple CarPlay capability (Android Auto capability coming later in the model year) It also features available wireless phone charging and available remote locking tailgate.
Under the 2500 HD's Hood
The standard engine in all 2500HD and 3500HD models is the proven 6.0L FlexFuel V-8, which can run on gas, E85 or a mixture of both. It's rated at 360 horsepower (268 kW) and 380 lb.-ft. of torque (515 Nm) on gas. It is also offered in a bi-fuel version and is rated at 301 horsepower (225 kW) and 333 lb.-ft. (452 Nm) on CNG.The Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel is available across the lineup and has proven itself with a strong record of performance, capability and durability. It led the industry with first-in-class common-rail fuel injection and aluminum heads with a six-bolts-per-cylinder design. It is rated at 397 horsepower (296 kW) at 3,000 rpm and 765 lb-ft of torque (1,037 Nm) at 1,600 rpm, contributing to their tremendous capability - including a maximum towing rating of 23,200 pounds on Silverado 3500HD.
Design of Chevy 2500 HD
Silverado HD's advanced vehicle control technologies are designed to make tough jobs easier and more comfortable, while also contributing to a safe driving experience, particularly when hauling cargo or towing a trailer.StabiliTrak electronic stability control is standard on all single-rear-wheel models and 3500HD dual-rear-wheel models. It incorporates trailer sway control and hill start assist. Additionally, available cruise control, auto grade braking, and diesel exhaust brake features help the vehicle maintain a set speed up and down grades, even when towing a heavy trailer.The available Rear Vision camera system with dynamic guidelines provides a view of items behind the vehicle. It can also assist with lining up in front of a trailer.
The Silverado HDs are part of full-size truck family that underwent more than 6 million miles of durability testing in the torture chambers at the Milford Proving Ground, over the deserts and mountains of Nevada and across the frozen flats of Kapuskasing, Ontario. They also accumulated more than 7 million real-world miles development, bringing total test miles to more than 13 million. New Digital Steering Assist - standard on LT and LTZ double cab and crew cab models, as well as High Country - also enhances driver control, maneuverability and highway stability. It adapts technology similar to active rack-and-pinion systems for the Silverado HD's recirculating ball power steering system, providing corrections to enhance stability on the highway, enhance stability control assistance and more. What hasn't changed for the new model year are the core elements that support the Silverado HD's capability with durability. It led its segment in the 2015 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study.
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