Heavy-duty models of the current generation, including 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel, are getting close to the end of the production cycle. The new 1500 Series model is already on its way, while work version will wait for another year. Considering this fact, it is hard to expect some more important changes to the next-year model. We are about to see a familiar design, both in terms of styling and mechanics. Still, this truck will give us a nice farewell with a new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel Buildout Edition, which will come with several interesting details. Rest of the truck is about to remain unchanged.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel Changes
Speaking of 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel changes, we expect minimal modifications on the upcoming model. This one will represent the last year model of the current generation, so it seems unlikely to see something new. Latest reports suggest we will see a familiar shape and features, though a new Mosaic Black Metallic exterior color will be a nice addition, especially if we consider that it will come along with new chrome details.
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel interior will also continue without bigger changes. We will see a familiar cabin, which has been updated with few new standard features last year. Those are a 7-inch touchscreen, which is now a standard feature across the whole range, as well as 6-speaker audio system. In terms of styling, the dashboard will continue without changes, featuring familiar shape and controls.
Which are the cab configurations for Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel?
As you may know, the company recently discontinued Regular Cab body style. So, the current model is available in Double Can and Crew Cab configurations, with different bed sizes. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel will continue in the same way.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel Buildout Edition
As we’ve already mentioned, the biggest novelty for the next year will be a new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel Buildout Edition. The will be a completely new version, which will be characterized by various styling details, as well as specific list of standard equipment. Some of the highlights will be unique details on fenders, doors and pickup box. Also, it will come with a Z71 door badge. A chrome lower skid plate will be another nice addition. Finally, expect to see few additions in terms of standard equipment. Some of them will be front and rear parking sensors.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel engine
Under the hood, we will find a familiar 6.6-liter diesel engine. This mighty unit delivers an impressive amount of power and torque. A total output goes around 460 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque, which sounds impressive. Transmission is a familiar 6-speed automatic. Such amount of power also provides amazing acceleration, despite the trucks size and weight. It needs only 7.5 seconds to reach 60 miles per hour. Still, the utility is the strongest point of this truck, which can tow and haul massive loads. Properly equipped, this truck is able to tow up to 18.000 pounds.
Is there a gasoline alternative for Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel?
Yes, there is!. Standard models of this truck actually come with a 6.0-liter gasoline V8 engine. This unit is also pretty capable. A max power goes around 360 horses and 380 pound-feet of torque. This is enough for a towing capacity of 14.700 pounds.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel release date and price
Since there won’t be bigger changes, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Diesel release date is set for late 2018. The price should remain unchanged as well. So, base models should go around 34.500 dollars.