2021 Chevy Silverado 3500
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is the strongest and most capable Silverado Chevy has ever produced. It has a bold, attractive, powerful exterior, a spacious cab, an impressive powertrain, immense towing capacity and payload capacity and very impressive trailer-assist features. The versatile 2021 Chevy Silverado 3500HD has bold bodywork, immense capabilities and many very desirable features. A mountain-moving, trailer-tech savvy heavy-duty truck, it’s built and equipped to do the tough jobs half-ton trucks just can’t do.
Solid From The Ground Up
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD350 is so strong and durable because it is built on a formidable foundation. The frame, cargo bed floor and other key areas are made using seven types of steel. The Chevy engineers start with high-strength steel and then integrate different grades of steel where it is needed to make the truck stronger, lighter and much more durable. The real magic is they did so without compromising efficiency. Its updated suspension hardware, dual-rear-wheel axle and innovative new wheel packaging make this truck an engineering marvel.
The outstanding exterior of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD features a wide chrome grille, rectangular LED headlights, body-color lower bumper, low chrome vent, as well as aerodynamic bodylines. It has large body-color door-mounted power-adjustable folding and extending side mirrors with puddle lamps, perimeter lighting in front and rear and integrated turn signal indicators. It has body-color door handles, Black powder-coated aluminum running board, integrated bed steps for convenient access to the huge Durabed cargo bed, black rear bumper with large corner steps, big taillamps and 16-spoke, 20 inch polished aluminum rims.
A Comfortable Cab
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD’s box setup and longer wheelbase offers increased passenger space and a huge dashboard filled with easy-to-use switchgear and a head-up display. Plus, there’s a heated steering wheel, front seats that are ventilated as well as heated, heated rear seats, giant center-console storage bin and lots of other large interior cubby storage. Its big, comfortable seats, quality upholstery and excellent features combined to go well beyond the typical truck luxuries.
Infotainment Technology And Advanced Connectivity
The Silverado 3500HD comes with a large touchscreen which supports Chevy’s Infotainment 3 software. It includes Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as standard features. There are also useful knobs for volume and tuning as well as physical buttons along with voice commands which supplement the system’s touch-sensitive display. There is a Bose seven-speaker audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio and a Wi-Fi hotspot. Wireless charging is also an available option. The infotainment system even lets users store different trailer profiles and monitor maintenance as well as control trailer functions using a smartphone app.
Cutting-Edge Safety And Driver-Assistance Features
The 2021 Silverado 3500HD has great cutting-edge safety and driver-assistance features and technology and a wide array of trailer-specific assists to make it easier to tow any size or shape load. Plus, its multi view camera system with transparent mode makes maneuvering the truck in parking lots and merging into highway traffic easy. The system enables the driver to virtually be able to see through the trailer. Other available key safety features include forward-collision warning, automated emergency braking, cross-traffic alert, front pedestrian braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure alert. and Intellibeam® automatic high beam assist. An optional 15-inch multi-color, diagonal Head-Up Display projects speed, navigation and safety alerts on the windshield, Safety Alert Seat technology delivers crash avoidance alerts and there’s 24/7 OnStar support when facing a crisis or an emergency.
Impressive Powertrain Options
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD powertrain options are impressive. They include a standard 401 horsepower, 6.6-liter, V-8, gas-powered engine making 464 pound-feet of torque. It works in tandem with a six-speed automatic transmission. The truck also has the option of being equipped with the Chevrolet 445 horsepower, V-8, 6.6-liter, Duramax diesel engine that can put out 910 pound-feet of torque. The Duramax diesel engine is mated with an Allison 10-speed automatic transmission. Both engines are available with a single or dual-rear-wheel axle and rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.
The performance of the 2021 Chevy Silverado 3500HD is exceptional. Whether towing tons of weight through the mountains or on a fast-flowing flat roadway surface both of the powertrains have impressive capabilities. The Silverado 3500HD powered by the gasoline engine and six-speed automatic transmission works well together to control the speed of the truck. This is important when towing heavy loads on steep grades. However, if you regularly tow heavy loads, the Duramax powertrain is an excellent choice. Its powerful engine and transmission responds effortlessly and delivers a very smooth ride.
Amazing Maximum Towing And Payload Capacity
People buy heavy-duty trucks for their towing capacity and their payload ratings. The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD get high marks for both. The gasoline-powered Silverado 3500HD can tow massive loads of as much as 17,400 pounds. The diesel version of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a maximum towing capacity of an astounding 36,000 pounds. Chevy’s regular cab, dual-rear-axle version of the 2021 Silverado 3500HD has a maximum payload capacity of an impressive 7,442 pounds of payload. This puts the 2021 Silverado 3500HD in select company.
New Trailering Technology
The Silverado 3500HD has many advanced trailering and towing features. They include its updated suspension, wheel packaging and a new jackknife alert technology that makes changing lanes easier. Its cargo-bed view enhancement helps align and attach fifth-wheel trailers. The jackknife alert system sounds if the trailer may jackknife so the driver can make the necessary adjustments. Its camera technology offers 15 camera views of the truck and the trailer to easily hitch and maneuver them. Using the Silverado 3500HD’s advanced trailering system drivers can create customized trailer profiles that help to monitor hitching, driving and other important data using the Chevy Towing App.
Many Available Advanced Trailing System Features
With its segment-first Chevrolet Advanced Trailering System, keeping track of countless truck and trailer functions is easy. Drivers can use the myChevrolet Mobile App on any of their mobile devices. Plus, they can also use the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system. The available trailering features include:
- Pre-Departure Checklists
- Exterior Trailer Lighting Diagnostics
- Trailer Maintenance Reminders
- Trailer Tire Pressure And Temperature Monitoring
- StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System featuring Trailer Sway Control
- Tow/Haul Mode
- Available Digital Variable Steering Assist
Four Unique Trim Levels
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is available in 4 unique trim levels. They are the Work Truck, LT, LTZ, and the High Country.
It’s a rear-wheel drive truck powered by a 6.6 liter, V-8 gas engine working with a six speed automatic transmission as standard equipment or with a 6.6 liter V-8 turbo diesel engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. Its cabin seats 3 on jet black cloth or vinyl seats. It has power recirculating ball steering, 18-inch aluminum wheels, a 36 gallon tank, a 141.55 inch wheelbase and a maximum towing capacity of 20,000 pounds.
The LT trim has the same dimensions and powertrain as the work truck but has different standard interior materials. Buyers can choose between jet black cloth seats and Gideon very dark atmosphere cloth seats.
The LTZ trim has the same powertrain as the LTZ, but larger dimensions. Its much longer 158.94 inch wheelbase add space for a second row of seats. Its larger 81.85 width makes enough interior space to sit 6 people comfortably.
The High Country trim comes with four-wheel drive, a 6.6 liter Duramax Turbo-Diesel V-8 engine, seating for 5, 20-inch 16-spoke aluminum wheels, High Country Deluxe Package and the Z71 Off-Road Package.
The 2021 Silverado 3500HD has 5 special packages you can use to make the truck better suited to your needs and personal preferences. The Special Packages are:
Blacked-Out Midnight Edition
It adds blacked-out grille, mirror caps, skid plate and badging, two black wheels from which to choose and 18-inch wheels and mud-terrain tires or larger 20-inch wheels and all-terrain tires. The package comes with running boards and a spray-in bedliner.
Z71 Off-Road Package
This package has upgraded suspension, underbody protection, spray-in bedliner, 18-inch wheels and all-terrain tires for improved capability and to enhance styling.
The Convenience Package
The features in this package include remote start, heated steering wheel, 10-way power driver’s seat, heated front seats, great dual-zone climate control and LED cargo-bed lighting.
The Safety Package
To keep occupants even safer, this package adds rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring and parking sensors in the front and rear.
Carhartt Special Edition
This special edition adds exclusive Mosaic Black paint, pinstripe detailing, Carhartt badges, leather upholstery in two-tone Carhartt brown and black, along with a soft tonneau cover.
An Incredible Truck
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is an incredible truck. Built on a solid chassis with a long wheelbase, a high cab and a large, versatile cargo bed, they work together to deliver the impressive capability to handle any job. Its removable skid plate makes it snowplow ready and a big, technology rich cabin combines functionality and comfort. Contact Betley Chevy to schedule a test drive.