General Motors has been revealed the first photos of the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup truck two months ago. However, today we finally have more information about what is new and what will be changed.
Most of the changes in this truck is focusing on the towing capacity that is now increased by 52 percent over the previous model. With the 35,500 pounds of towing and 7,466 pounds payload ratings, the upcoming 2020 Chevy Silverado HD beats the models like 2020 Ram 3500 Dually (33,000 pounds) and Ford Super Duty (34,000 pounds).
2020 Chevy Silverado HD Exterior Redesign
The forthcoming 2020 Chevy Silverado HD comes with the design that keeps the recognized lines. It provides almost the same design as the popular 1500 model. The new model now rides on a 5.2-inch longer wheelbase and it`s 10.4-inch longer and 1.4-inch wider. This numbers will increase the interior room.
That massive front grille is the highlight of the front with active shutters that will help this pickup to reduce drag and thus boost fuel efficiency. Also, from the latest news, the liftover height is now almost an inch lower than in the current model. This will give easier trailer towing. The CornerSteps are also larger and now support 500 pounds of weight.
2020 Chevy Silverado HD Interior Design And Trims
Interior of the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD will also get some redesign and updates. The new head-up display is exclusive on this heavy-duty truck. It provides more driving info at a glance. Also, with the standard equipment comes rearview camera, air conditioning, radio, and a 7-inch infotainment display.
There will be five different trim levels, starting with the Work Truck and moving up through Custom, LT, LTZ, and the top of the offer High Country. Most of the recommended trims are LT or LTZ. These two trims will add to standard model cloth or leather upholstery, an more better infotainment system and a lot of chrome material. The manufacturer also says this year truck will be available in a total of 22 cab, bed, chassis and driveline combinations.
2020 Chevy Silverado HD Comes With The Powerful Engines
The newest 2020 Chevy Silverado HD pickup truck will come with a few engine options. The new base engine is a 6.6-liter, direct-injected Vortec V8 capable to produce 401 horsepower and 464 pound-feet of torque. However, this engine beats the outgoing 6.0-liter V8 engine, which has an output of 360 HP and 380 lb-ft. This type of engine is been available with a six-speed automatic transmission.
The optional upgrade is Duramax 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 powertrain. This one is the beast that comes with a 445 HP and 910 lb-ft. Furthermore, with that numbers, the Silverado HD is behind the pickup Ram HD that comes with 1,000 lb-ft. However, the Duramax V8 engine is available with a new Allison 10-speed automatic transmission, which helps it bolster the aforementioned towing ratings.
If we compare this new model with the last years HD trucks, the newest one offers tougher ladder frame, larger axles and Duramax’s cooling fan that is now increased by the 2.5 inches in diameter. As we mentioned at the beginning, the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD model is a leader in towing capacity. This model is able to maximum tow up to 35,500 pounds.
2020 Chevy Silverado HD Release Date And Cost
The pickup truck 2020 Chevy Silverado HD from the latest information’s will be available for sale this year at summer. The price is still a mystery. However, we can expect the price to be revealed in the time of debut.