2023 Chevy Silverado 2500 vs. 3500

A charcoal gray Chevy Silverado is parked on a dirt road.
2023 Chevy Silverado 2500

vs.

2023 Chevy Silverado 3500
$35,300

MSRP

$36,500
Conventional 14,500 pounds (GAS) 18,500 pounds (DIESEL) 5th Wheel/Gooseneck 17,370 pounds (GAS) 18,500 pounds (DIESEL)

Trailering

Conventional 16,800 pounds(GAS & DRW) 20,000 pounds (DIESEL & DRW) 5th Wheel/Gooseneck 17,200 pounds (GAS & SRW) 36,000 pounds (DIESEL & DRW)
6.6L Gas Engine 3,979 pounds (2WD) 3,965 pounds (4WD) 6.6L Turbo-Diesel Engine 3,715 pounds (2WD) 3,715 pounds (4WD)

Payload

6.6L Gas Engine 7,442 pounds (2WD & DRW) 7,145 pounds (4WD & DRW) 6.6L Turbo-Diesel Engine 6,523 pounds (2WD & DRW) 6,196 pounds (4WD & DRW)
6.6L V8 gas, 6.6L Duramax diesel

Engine Options

6.6L V8 gas, 6.6L Duramax diesel
401 hp / 464 lb-ft 445 hp / 910 lb-ft

Engine Performance

401 hp / 464 lb-ft 445 hp / 910 lb-ft
Work Truck, LT, Custom, LTZ, High Country

Trim Levels

Work Truck, LT, Custom, LTZ, High Country

At Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc., we’re proud to offer a full inventory of new Chevy vehicles in all shapes and sizes, from two-door sports cars to three-row family SUVs. If you’re looking for a robust new work truck to give your Gretna commute a serious upgrade, consider upgrading to a heavy-duty Chevy Silverado! The Chevy Silverado HD offers all the best features of the Chevy Silverado 1500, with an extra boost of engine power and capability. The Chevy Silverado HD is currently available in two models: the Silverado 2500 and 3500. There are some important distinctions between these Chevy trucks, so Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc. has outlined everything you need to know in the guide below.

 

 

Chevy Silverado 2500 vs. 3500: Price & Performance

When it comes to price and performance, you can’t go wrong with either the Chevy Silverado 2500 or 3500! They have similar starting prices–the 2500 starts at $41,500 while the starts at $41,700–and they both offer the same two engine options under the hood. Here’s the full list of trim levels and performance specs that are shared by both Chevy trucks:

2023 Chevy Silverado 2500 and 3500 Trim Levels

  • Work Truck
  • LT
  • Custom
  • LTZ
  • High Country

2023 Chevy Silverado 2500 and 3500 Performance Specs

  • 6.6L V8 Gasoline: 401 hp / 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.6L V8 Duramax Diesel: 445 hp / 910 lb-ft of torque

Chevy Silverado 2500 vs. 3500: Capabilities

While their price and performance specs are the same, the Chevy Silverado HD models deviate significantly when it comes to towing and payload power. They’re both classified as heavy-duty pickup trucks, but the Chevy Silverado 3500 can handle much more cargo on the Belle Chasse roads. There are up to eight payload and towing combinations based on engine and drivetrain, so we’ve outlined all the details below:

2023 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD:

  • Maximum trailering:
    • Conventional
      • 14,500 pounds (Gasoline Engine)
      • 18,500 pounds (Diesel Engine)
    • 5th Wheel/Gooseneck
      • 17,370 pounds (Gasoline Engine)
      • 18,500 pounds (Diesel Engine)
    • Maximum payload:
      • 6.6L Gas Engine
        • 3,979 pounds (2WD)
        • 3,965 pounds (4WD)
      • 6.6L Turbo-Diesel Engine
        • 3,715 pounds (2WD)
        • 3,715 pounds (4WD)

2023 Chevy Silverado 3500 HD:

  • Maximum trailering:
    • Conventional
      • 16,800 pounds (Gas & Dual Rear Wheel)
      • 20,000 pounds (Diesel & DRW)
    • 5th Wheel/Gooseneck
      • 17,200 pounds (Gas & Single Rear Wheel)
      • 36,000 pounds (Diesel & DRW)
  • Maximum payload:
    • 6.6L Gas Engine
      • 7,442 pounds (2WD & DRW)
      • 7,145 pounds (4WD & DRW)
    • 6.6L Turbo-Diesel Engine
      • 6,523 pounds (2WD & DRW)
      • 6,196 pounds (4WD & DRW)

Discover the Chevy Silverado HD at Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc.!

Interested in seeing how one of our Chevy trucks handles on the Belle Chasse roads for yourself? Contact our office to set up a test drive! We’ll take care of everything and get you behind the wheel in no time. Feel free to check out our new vehicle specials in the meantime!

 

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