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SILVERADO HD

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck

BUILT FOR THE LONG HAUL

Year after year. Mile after mile. Silverado HD delivers legendary capability along with the kind of dependability and durability you only get when you’re the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size pickups on the road.

2018 SILVERADO 2500 HD

2018 Silverado 2500 HD Heavy Duty Truck: Front View

STARTING AT: $33,960

AS SHOWN: $52,320

2018 SILVERADO 3500 HD

2018 Silverado 3500 HD Heavy Duty Truck: Front View

STARTING AT: $35,060

AS SHOWN: $59,625

JD Power Award

“MOST DEPENDABLE LARGE HEAVY DUTY PICKUP, THREE YEARS IN A ROW

Why Buy: Horsepower Icon

BEST-IN-CLASS AVAILABLE 445 HORSEPOWER

Why Buy: Torque Icon

MAX. AVAILABLE TORQUE 910 LB.-FT.

Why Buy: Towing Capacity

MAX. AVAILABLE TOWING 23,300 LBS.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck: Towing Test

PUTTING STRENGTH TO THE TEST

See what happens when football legend Howie Long and Chevrolet Chief Engineer Eric Stanczak pit the Silverado 3500HD against the Ford Super Duty in a head-to-head quarter-mile drag race towing 10,000-lb. trailers.

HEAVY-DUTY POWER FOR HEAVY-DUTY JOBS

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance: advanced towing

Silverado HD offers two hardworking, heavy-duty engines designed to give you the power you need to get the job done.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance: advanced towing 2

DURAMAX 6.6L TURBO-DIESEL V8

  • Best-in-class 445 horsepower @ 2800 rpm
  • 910 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1600 rpm
  • 6-speed Allison® automatic transmission
2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance: Alaskan Edition

VORTEC 6.0L V8

  • 360 horsepower @ 5400 rpm
  • 380 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4200 rpm
  • 6-speed automatic heavy-duty transmission

CONFIDENT AND IN CONTROL

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance: trailer sway control

When you’re pulling a heavy load, the last thing you want to be thinking about is whether or not you’ve got enough power. That’s why Silverado HD offers towing technologies designed to help you haul with confidence.

2500HD tows up to:

  • 14,800 lbs. with standard VortecTM 6.0L V8
  • 18,100 lbs. with available Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8

3500HD tows up to:

  • 14,600 lbs. with standard Vortec 6.0L V8
  • 23,300 lbs. with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8
Stability

Tow/Haul Mode

Adjusts transmission shifts to reduce shift cycling when towing or hauling heavy loads or driving on steep grades.

StabiliTrak® with Trailer Sway Control

Automatically detects a swaying trailer and applies both the vehicle and trailer brakes (if properly equipped) to help bring it back in line.

Hill Start Assist

Holds the brakes momentarily or until you press the accelerator, giving you extra time to switch from brake to accelerator pedals without rolling back.

Digital Steering Assist

Helps make hauling and trailering easier with electronic controls that enhance road holding and stability on the highway.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance: trailer sway control 2
Vision

EchoMaster® Trailering Camera System

The Available EchoMaster® Trailering Camera System adds up to four cameras to help eliminate blind spots and enhance your ability to line up your trailer and hitch when backing up. This dealer-installed system can even let you keep an eye on your cargo.

Rear Vision Camera

This available safety technology provides dynamic guidelines that can help you when backing up or hitching a trailer.

Trailering Mirrors

The available trailering mirrors offer integrated LED rear guidance lamps that enhance visibility when backing up.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance: braking technology
Braking

Diesel Exhaust Brake

This available technology uses engine compression to reduce the amount of conventional braking needed while towing or traveling downhill.

Integrated Trailer Brake Controller

An available Integrated Trailer Brake Controller helps provide control and easy monitoring of your trailer brakes.

Auto Grade Braking

Assists with braking on long downhill grades by initiating transmission downshifts.

4-Wheel Disc Brakes with Duralife Rotors

Silverado uses disc brakes on all four wheels with patented Duralife™ brake rotors that increase hardening to help prevent warping and provide corrosion resistance to help extend rotor life.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance: trailering/towing
2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Performance

BUILT FOR THE REAL WORLD

Football legend Howie Long and Chevrolet Chief Engineer Eric Stanczak take the Silverado 3500HD on a real-world towing test to prove how power and technology deliver the ultimate in towing confidence.

FORGET THE OFFICE. WORK FROM THE CABIN.

Whether you’re spending the day on the road or just need a quiet spot for making hands-free phone calls, Silverado HD offers a cabin with the perfect mix of comfort and capability.

  • Steering wheel controls to answer phone calls, manage the available Chevrolet MyLink display and cruise controls
  • USB ports and an available 110V power outlet
  • Available wireless charging pad for compatible smartphones
  • Chevrolet MyLink with a 7-inch or available 8-inch diagonal color touch-screen display
  • Firm foam seats provide added comfort and support
  • Quiet cabin thanks to sound deadening materials and inlaid, triple-sealed door

DESIGNED TO WORK AS HARD AS YOU

Silverado HD features a strong and durable roll-formed steel cargo box designed to stand up to the toughest jobs, along with options that help you take that capability even further.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Design: bedliner

SPRAY-ON BEDLINER

The available factory-installed spray-on bedliner adds a permanently bonded layer to your cargo box. Thick, water-sealed and finished with the Chevy bowtie, it’s an effective way to help prevent damage to the backbone of your truck.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Design: cargo tie-downs

CARGO TIE-DOWNS AND BED LAMPS

Keep your cargo secure with available upper and lower tie-down hooks rated to secure up to 250 lbs. each. Reconfiguring your setup in the dark? Available LED bed lighting enhances visibility.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Design: cornerstep rear bumper

CORNERSTEP REAR BUMPER

Get into and out of the cargo box with ease thanks to this ingenious, class-exclusive feature.

THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOB

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Design: Fifth-wheel Gooseneck Prep Package

With an available factory-installed Fifth-wheel Gooseneck Prep Package and accessories that include a stationary tool box, assist steps and a hard folding tonneau cover, you can customize your Silverado HD to handle tough jobs.

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck: Special Editions

SILVERADO SPECIAL EDITIONS

Silverado Special Editions are made for those who want a truck that stands out in any crowd. No matter what you’re looking for, there’s a Silverado that’s perfect for your style.

HELPING YOU WORK SMARTER

Silverado HD offers technology that makes it easier to stay connected, so you can be on the move without needing to go off the grid.

ANDROID AUTO

Available Android Auto™ compatibility lets you connect your compatible smartphone to access your calendar, playlists and select apps such as Google Maps.

APPLE CARPLAY

Silverado offers support for Apple CarPlay,™ a simpler and smarter way to use your iPhone to listen to Apple Music, get directions with Apple Maps, call friends and more.

CHEVROLET MYLINK

Use Bluetooth wireless technology to make hand’s free calls, find directions or access playlists using the available Chevrolet MyLink display.

4G LTE Wi-Fi

An available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi®† connection for up to seven devices means the Internet comes along for the ride, almost anywhere you go.

myChevrolet Mobile App

myChevrolet Mobile App

The myChevrolet Mobile App puts the power of Chevrolet in the palm of your hand, letting you stay connected to your vehicle from virtually anywhere.

  • If properly equipped, start/stop your engine and lock/unlock your doors
  • Send destinations to your available navigation system
  • View diagnostic information
  • Set parking reminders
myChevrolet Mobile App

myChevrolet Mobile App

The myChevrolet Mobile App puts the power of Chevrolet in the palm of your hand, letting you stay connected to your vehicle from virtually anywhere.

  • If properly equipped, start/stop your engine and lock/unlock your doors
  • Send destinations to your available navigation system
  • View diagnostic information
  • Set parking reminders

SAFETY YOU CAN DEPEND ON

2018 Silverado HD Heavy Duty Truck Safety: advanced safety features- alerts

Drive with confidence knowing Silverado HD offers safety technologies to help you stay safe while you’re on the road.

PREVENT

  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Safety Alert Driver Seat
  • Front and Rear Park Assist

PROTECT 

  • ABS brakes with Duralife™ rotors
  • 6 available air bags
  • StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System

RESPOND

  • OnStar Automatic Crash Response standard for three months with the available OnStar Guidance Plan if properly equipped

Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

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Your safety is very important to us

If you want to determine whether or not there is a recall on your current vehicle or on a vehicle you are considering, visit safercar.gov or call (888) 327-4236

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  • Dependability based on longevity: 1987–July 2016 full-size pickup registrations.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.

  • The Chevrolet Silverado HD received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among Large Heavy Duty Pickups in the J.D. Power 2015-2017 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Studies. 2017 study based on 35,186 total responses, measuring problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners, surveyed October-December 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com/cars.

  • With available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8.

  • Requires Silverado 3500HD Regular Cab 4x4 DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires Silverado 2500HD Regular Cab 2WD with fifth-wheel hitch and Vortec 6.0L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner's Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires Silverado 2500HD Regular Cab 2WD with fifth-wheel hitch and available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner's Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires Silverado 3500HD Regular Cab 2WD SRW with fifth-wheel hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner's Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires Silverado 3500 Regular Cab 4x4 DRW with fifth-wheel hitch and available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Non-GM warranty. EchoMaster provides a 3-year/36,000-mile manufacturer’s limited warranty.

  • MyLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • Not compatible with all devices.

  • The system wirelessly charges one PMA- or Qi-compatible mobile device. Some devices require an adaptor or back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility, visit my.chevrolet.com/learn for details.

  • Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • Excludes other GM vehicles.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher and data plan rates apply. Android, Android Auto, Google, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Visit my.chevrolet.com/learn for vehicle and smartphone compatibility.

  • Requires a compatible mobile device, active OnStar service and data plan. 4G LTE service available in select markets. Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Data plans provided by AT&T.

  • Requires active OnStar service, compatible device, factory-installed remote start and power locks. Data rates apply. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.

  • Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner’s Manual for more information.

  • Visit onstar.com for vehicle availability, details and system limitations. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Not all vehicles may transmit all crash data.

  • Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.