It is no secret that GMC offers the best pickup trucks in America. Most of the trucks offered by the GMC are ‘luxury’ vehicles. However, there is one exception—the Chevy Silverado 2500. The new 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is a true working machine. The history of this truck dates back to 1999 when the first models, the GMT800 Silverado 1500 and 2500, were released. From that day onwards, the Silverado 2500 underwent many changes and its evolution process continued till 2013.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD – Premium Style, and Strong Pickup Truck:
Since 2013, the vehicle hasn’t experienced any changes. However, this is expected to change in 2017 when GMC launches the modified version of the Chevy Silverado 2500. The new model is expected to be ‘refreshed’ version of the pickup truck. However, the exact changes we can expect are unknown. However, some insiders have revealed some interior and exterior changes.
When compared with other vehicles in the same category, the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD has unique features and attributes. This vehicle is meant for off-road enthusiasts and you can figure that out from its appearance. Several internet sources claim that the new truck will have many changes to feature. Most of these changes are expected to be changes in its appearance. The base look is likely to remain the same but there are going to many exterior ‘tweaks’. So what are these changes? For starters, there is likely to be a new front end. Furthermore, you can expect to see changes in lighting. It is highly anticipated that the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD will have revised/ new look grille and headlights. Other changes that you can expect are changes to the wheel design and taillights. The 2017 pickup truck will also have LED powered headlights and 19-inch aluminum covered wheels.
The interior is expected to have a modified ‘look’. The cabin style of the new 2500HD is likely to remain the same. However, the interior is likely to encompass an updated infotainment system, new technologies, and new utility/safety features. However, cab designs and trim levels are likely to remain the same.
Even though it will look and feel like a power machine, the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is expected to have a comfortable and luxurious interior. The seats will be leather-covered and spacious. Every seat in the truck will feature an airbag that will open immediately on collision. Additionally, GMC has designed a stronger seat belt. There is also the ability to automatically regulate the temperature due to its zonal climate regulating system. A well-lit and simple interface is what you’ll find in the cockpit of this pickup truck from GMC. This will ensure your safety during the night. The cockpit features a large color screen which you can use to monitor and control the features of the vehicle which include the new and upgraded infotainment system. Furthermore, this pickup allows you to connect to modern external gadgets through its smartphone integration feature and Wi-Fi, USB and Bluetooth ports. Also, driving in rough terrains won’t be a problem anymore. The towing capacity of this pickup truck is likely to be increased as well.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD – Powerful Engine and Transmission:
Finally, we come to the most important things –the engine. There are unlikely to be wholesale changes as far as the engine is concerned. However, there may be minor modifications. The base engine is likely to remain the same i.e. a 6.0-liter V8 engine with a 360 hp. However, the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD will come with an optional 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine which generates a 397 hp. A six-speed automatic transmission is what you’re going to find in both engines.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD – Price and Estimate Date of Release:
The 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD will be released in fall of next year, and from what we hear, the truck is all set to be a major ‘blockbuster’ with starting price at $35,000.