The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is coming up with many new features according to reports from the manufacturer General Motors. This is going to be the heaviest duty variation of the well-established full-sized truck which was initially made in 1999. Till date, we have witnessed three models of it. The present model of Chevrolet Silverado is running since 2013 and the manufacturers have already provided some updates. It is going to give a good competition to its rivals in the business specifically to the Ford Super Duty Series.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD – Comes with the new air intake system
With regards to the outer body, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD won’t get many visual updates but it is likely that company will provide the range of colors to choose from. The rear end of the truck will get minor changes but the major attraction will be at the front end which will get a revised facelift with small tweaks in the front grille and headlights.
The interior will get a major boost with a new air intake system which will provide improved cooling and better air flow to each corner of the powerhouse. The front seats will have improved leg room and the rear seats will be slightly lower than the headrests which will be ideal for taller people. Coming to the trim levels there won’t be any changes and it will continue to be available in LT, LTZ, Work Truck and High Country trim.
Efforts are being made by the company to make it a more reliable and safe machine with emphasis on features like anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, front and rear airbags and parking sensors.
Engine Types of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
According to the sources, the bonnet of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will be packed with a standard 6.0 Liter V8 engine which will provide 360 horsepower and torque of 380 pound-feet. This will continue as the base model. The optional is more powerful yet efficient 6.6 Liter V8 Duramax engine. If reports are believed to be true, then this can deliver a maximum horsepower of 450 and astounding torque of 960 pound-feet. The new engine will boost the performance, overall efficiency and will provide greater thrust. Both engines will be geared with a six-speed automatic transmission.
Market Release and Price Range
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is expected to be in showrooms in the second half of 2018. There is still no confirmed date and month of the launch. It is expected that base model is going to cost around 35.000 dollars. However, the top model will cost approximately around 50.000 dollars. One thing is for sure, with some many improved features it is worth waiting for.