Differences Between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and 3500 HD

2022 Chevrolet Silverado HD | Baird, TX

Need a heavy-duty truck but aren’t sure which Chevy is right for you? There are a few differences between the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and Silverado 3500 HD that can help you make up your mind.

Capabilities

The biggest difference between the two options in the Silverado HD lineup is capability. Both the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and 3500 HD are offered with a 6.8-liter gas V8 and a Duramax® 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel with the same outputs. Max payload and towing capacities vary, however, depending on the truck and configuration you choose.

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

6.8-liter V8

  • Maximum conventional towing: 14,500 pounds
  • Maximum fifth-wheel/gooseneck towing: 17,370 pounds
  • Maximum payload: 3,979 pounds

Duramax® 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel

  • Maximum conventional towing: 18,500 pounds
  • Maximum fifth-wheel/gooseneck towing: 18,510 pounds
  • Maximum payload: 3,862 pounds

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD

6.8-liter V8

  • Maximum conventional towing: 16,800 pounds
  • Maximum fifth-wheel/gooseneck towing: 17,200 pounds
  • Maximum payload: 7,442 pounds

Duramax® 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel

  • Maximum conventional towing: 20,000 pounds
  • Maximum fifth-wheel/gooseneck towing: 36,000 pounds
  • Maximum payload: 6,523 pounds

Sizes and Configurations

The other key differences between the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and Silverado 3500 HD are noticeable when you look at size and configurations.

The 2500 HD is available in Double Cab and Regular Cab configurations—not an option for the larger 3500 HD. The Silverado 3500 HD, on the other hand, is available with dual rear wheels. This expands the truck’s width to 96.7 inches vs. the 2500 HD Crew Cab’s width of 81.9 inches.

Not sure which truck is best for you? Check out the 2022 Silverado 2500 HD and 2022 Silverado 3500 HD at Hanner Chevrolet in Baird, Texas, and feel the difference for yourself.

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