According to the latest reports, 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will come with several updates. This is the toughest heavy duty version of popular full-size truck, which originally came in 1999. So far, we have seen three generation of it. Current model is present since 2013, and company already introduced some updates. For the next year, company will also introduce many new things. This time we won’t see so much visual updates but, on the other side, we will see significant changes under the hood. According to the reports, company will introduce the newest version of well-known Duramax diesel engine, which will come with much more power.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD engine
As we already mentioned, this will be the biggest novelty for 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. Company will introduce the latest version of 6.6 liter V8 Duramax diesel engine. New engine will be more efficient and with much more power. According to the latest reports, it will have output of 450 horsepower and astonishing 960 pound-feet of max torque. Besides this unit, 6.0 liter gasoline V8 will continue to be base offer. This unit is good for about 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque, and it is also E85 compatible. Both engines come in pair with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD features
Besides new powertrain, 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will get several other new things. One of the most interesting things will be new air-intake system, which will provide much better air flow, better cooling etc. In terms of visual appearance, we will see several new color options. Also, company will introduce a new 6-spoke 20-inch aluminum wheels. When it is about interior, most of the things will remain the same, although we also expect to see some new color options. Other things won’t be much different, but we should see some new standard features. When it is about trim levels, things will remain the same. There will be Work Truck, LT, LTZ and High Country trims. Each of them could receive some new standard features. For example, LT model will probably have a rearview came as standard features, while LTZ will come with heated steering wheel.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD release date and price
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD should come somewhere in the second half of next year. We don’t expect changes in price. So base model should go around 34.000 dollars, while best-equipped models will go over 50.000 dollars.