The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is the most capable non-commercial truck available in the lineup. Its refined demeanor and exceptional towing capabilities offers consumers an unrivaled performance pickup truck that won’t disappoint. For the 2018 model year, the Silverado 3500HD receives a new grille design on the High Country and Z71 models. Let’s see what else is in store for this heavy-duty pickup truck.
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Engine + Trim Options
For the 2018 model year, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is available in four different trim levels - Work Truck (WT), LT, LTZ, and High Country. All models share a 6.0-liter V8 SFI engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. The V8 engine produces 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. Additional standard engine features include an automatic locking rear differential, external transmission oil cooler, and an external engine oil cooler. Optional for all trims is a 6.6-liter turbo-diesel V8 engine that is paired to a more powerful Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission. Once the Silverado 3500HD is equipped with the Allison 1000 transmission, it has an output of 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque.
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is offered in regular-cab, double-cab, and crew-cab body styles with a choice between rear- or four-wheel drive. Each cab style is available with either single rear-wheel (SRW) or dual rear-wheel (DRW) configurations. The regular and double cabs are only available with an 8.2-foot long bed, and SRW crew-cab models offer a long bed or a shorter 6.5-foot standard bed. With the right configuration, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado can reach a maximum towing capacity of up to 23,300 pounds..
The interior cabin of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is undeniably spacious and offers a number of standard features. The Base WT model exclusively offers standard features like front 40/20/40 split-bench seating and rubberized-vinyl floor covering. Standard features on the Silverado 3500HD WT and LT trims include a front 40/20/40 split-bench seat with under seat storage, cloth seat trims, leather-wrapped steering wheels with cruise and audio controls, manual tilt steering column, and steering wheel audio controls. Standard features on the LTZ and High Country models include dual-zone automatic climate control, rear 60/40 split-bench seating, tilt and telescopic steering column, universal home remote, remote start, and a theft-deterrent unauthorized entry system.
The LT, LTZ, and High Country models all share visor illuminated lit vanity mirrors, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, remote keyless entry, and carpeted flooring. Standard features found only on the premium High Country model include power-adjustable pedals, heated steering wheel, front leather-appointed bucket seats, and driver alert package. Every model has the available option of all-weather floor mats and all-weather floor liners.
The exterior of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD can be configured to the consumers liking, as previously mentioned. All four trim levels share available exterior options that include 4” chrome assist steps, 4” black assist steps, front and rear black molded splash guards, a rubber bed mat, and LED cargo box lighting. Consumers also have the choice between 17-inch LT23235/80R17E all-season highway blackwall tires or all-terrain blackwall tires. CornerStep rear bumper, halogen headlamps with projector-beam, daytime running lamps, lamps cargo area cab mounted, and tire carrier locks are standard featured on all trim levels.
The Silverado 3500 WT, LT, and LTZ models comes standard with a front chrome bumper, and a chrome rear bumper, while the LT, LTZ, and High Country trims offer deep-tinted glass, tire carrier lock, and EZ-lift and a lower tailgate. Exclusively standard features on the High Country model includes 6” chrome assist steps and a driver alert package.
Beginning at the highest trim level, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 High Country offers an exceptional entertainment system and display that includes the Chevrolet MyLink audio system on an 8-inch diagonal color touch-screen with navigation, 4G LTE connectivity with a Wi-Fi hotspot, a Bose sound system, and Bluetooth capabilities. The lower trim levels all come standard with an 8-inch diagonal color touch-screen, six speakers throughout the interior cabin, and Bluetooth capabilities.
Safety Features and Warranty
Standard on all Silverado 3500 models includes the Teen Drive mode. A family-favorite specifically for parents of new teen drivers, this configurable feature allows parents to customize the vehicle settings associated with a key fob and encourage safe teen driving behavior. It can limit certain vehicle features that may prove to be a distraction, and prevents certain safety systems from being turned off. Additional standard safety features include StabiliTrak, a stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control; airbags located in the front, side and rear areas of the interior cabin; front and rear park assist, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, and a rear vision camera.
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a starting MSRP of $35,500 (plus destination fee). It offers a basic warranty of 36,000-miles/36-months, corrosion perforation warranty of 100,000-miles/72-months, and roadside assistance coverage of 100,000-miles/60-months. Find your 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 at Miami Lakes Chevrolet Today!
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