The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD: Securing the Payload

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HDThe 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Heavy Duty is the full sized truck that truck owners depend on daily to get their jobs done. With so many people depending on the Silverado 2500’s performance, it must pull through.

The 2011 Silverado 2500 comes outfitted with a 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine capable of up to 397 horsepower and 765 foot pounds of sheer torque. The 6.6L V8 engine also beefs up the Silverado’s towing capacity up to 17,800 lbs. Now you can finally tow your boat without asking your friend to go just so you can use his truck.

You will have security in knowing that Chevrolet added more control and handling features for hauling and towing with the Silverado 2500HD. The Silverado 2500 has bigger and stronger brakes than previous models with the Intelligent Brake Assist. The larger brakes have bigger rotors and calipers. With the intelligent brake assists, the calipers are already preloaded to allow brake pressure evenly in a split second situation. Chevy did not stop there; they added an all new exhaust brake system, auto grade breaking that downshifts the transmission on downgrades, and an available trailer brake controller. The Silverado 2500HD has trailer sway control that monitors the trailer and will apply brake pressure if it notices sway in the trailer to help reduce or eliminate it. Chevy also installed hill start assist in the Silverado 2500 that will automatically hold the truck stationary for a second to allow the driver to accelerate up the incline.

The Chevy Silverado 2500HD comes with a six month trial to OnStar’s Directions and Connections plan. For more information on the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Heavy Duty, please call (800) 836-0972 or stop by Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac to test drive one today!