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Chevrolet Silverado 3500:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Chevrolet Silverado 3500 side view
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 angular front perspective
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Learn about the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Summary

The Chevrolet Silverado 3500 sits atop the brand's lineup of full-size pickups. The biggest and strongest of the family, this truck offers a choice of powerful V8 engines in both gasoline and diesel forms. Modern versions of the Silverado 3500 cover a wide range of uses, from a straightforward workhorse to a luxurious family hauler. Being a full-size truck, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 requires frequent trips to the pumps. However, all generations offer a variety of bed and cab lengths, ensuring you find the right blend of convenience and comfort.

Pros and cons of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

  • Choice of V8 gas engine or turbo diesel
  • Huge towing capability
  • User-friendly interior
  • Only two airbags come standard
  • Limited advanced safety tech
  • Noticeable wind noise
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags2 - 6Number of airbags depend on trim choice.

Specifications of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats3 - 6
  • Doors2 - 4
  • Fuel typeGas or Diesel
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width2035 - 2457 mm
  • Length5701 - 6756 mm
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 2020 - 2021 is available in 4 trims:

WT trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Dimensions of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20212033 mm2076 mm5982 mm
20201975 mm2035 mm5701 mm

Towing capacity of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
YearUnbrakedBraked
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021907 kg6577 − 7620 kg
2020907 kg5897 − 7620 kg