New 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500HD is almost here. We practically have all of the information about the upcoming model. The heavy-duty pickup truck will get numerous upgrades. Exterior will look more attractive and the interior looks stylish.
Some significant changes are happening. However, the most significant will be the all-new V8 engine and new transmission. According to Chevrolet, the upcoming model will definitely be the best one so far. Some details are still not available, but the most important details are already here.
2020 Chevy Silverado 3500HD Exterior
The new pickup truck will deliver a more eye-pleasing and polarizing look. And while everyone thought that the heavy-duty model will be based on the Silverado 1500, Chevy did the opposite. According to Chevrolet, the new model will share only the roof design with the current Silverado 1500. The 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500HD will get a new and larger mesh grille.
Chevrolet’s lettering sits in the middle of the grille. That means the famous “bowtie” logo is gone. Hood is more chiseled and it offers a more subtle approach. Also, more chrome trims are visible. The rear end now offers a step that integrates into the bumper. In that way, accessing the bed will be a lot easier now. The design looks unique and more attractive, no doubt about it.
Latest spy shots didn’t show any interior details. However, most of the interior specs are available now. The 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500HD will host a similar cabin as the previous model. Whatsoever, some parts of the cabin are borrowed from the Silverado 1500 light-duty pickup. It is one of the best interior designs in the heavy-duty segment. Whatsoever, the interior has become outdated and the last refreshment happened in 2014.
Now, the interior looks fresh and modern. The stylish cabin offers great comfort and a lot of standard features. Larger infotainment display sits in the middle of the center stack. HVAC vents are larger and the steering wheel looks more modern. According to Chevrolet, the 3500HD model will offer three extra inches of legroom in the second and third row. However, extra legroom will happen only inside the crew cab models.
2020 Chevy Silverado 3500HD Engine
Under the hood, engine lineup is a little different than before. The 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500HD will get an all-new V8 engine. Gasoline unit will arrive with a direct injection system and the all-new 10-speed automatic transmission. However, Bowtie automaker is silent on further engine details. Besides that, a 6.0-liter V8 gasoline unit remains standard and it delivers 400 HP and 465 lb-ft of torque.
It offers a 6-speed automatic transmission. Optionally, a 6.6-liter V8 is once again in the offer. This turbodiesel engine generates 450 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque. Interestingly, the turbodiesel variant will be most likely paired with a new gearbox. Speaking of diesel engine, Chevrolet said something about increasing the level of torque.
Price and Release Date
The upcoming 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500HD will get a price increase. Whatsoever, the new model will now cost over $30,000. Thanks to numerous trim levels, this pickup truck could cost over $55,000. The sales will start in the second half of 2019, most likely this fall.