Chevrolet Silverado Models Make List of Best Diesel Trucks of 2020

2020 Chevrolet Silverado | Baird TX

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2500 HD and 3500 HD models earned deserving spots on the Best Diesel Trucks of 2020 list from U.S. News & World Report. The trucks that the editors included in the report have a range of capabilities, are easy to operate, and feature luxurious amenities. They cater to a driver needing a muscular performance, while still wanting a comfortable, connected driving experience.

Towing Capability

The publication lauded the 2020 Silverado 1500 for its ability to tow up to 9,300 pounds when properly equipped, thanks to the Duramax® 3.0-liter Turbo-Diesel engine. This engine pairs to a 10-speed automatic transmission to reach 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. It can also achieve an EPA-estimated 33 mpg on the highway, helping you save money at the gas pump.*

Improved Strength

U.S. News & World Report also commended the 2020 Silverado 2500 HD and 3500 HD for their increased size and strength. The Duramax® 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8 engine yields 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque. Plus, the Silverado 3500 HD can tow up to 35,500 pounds when properly equipped.

The improved performance specs of both the Silverado 1500 and HD models complement the high-quality interiors as well as advanced safety and connectivity systems. If you’re in the market for a new diesel truck, either option is well worth considering.


Experience the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and HD versions for yourself when you stop by Hanner Chevrolet for test drives. We’ll help you decide which option best fits your needs, preferences, and budget.

* Silverado 1500 2WD with available Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6 engine EPA-estimated 23 MPG city/33 highway.

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