Light-duty trucks like the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are sufficient for the lion’s share of pickup buyers. But drivers who visit the Forest City Chevrolet dealer looking for a truck ready to tackle the most challenging jobs find the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD to be ideal for their needs. Outfitted with Chevrolet’s exceptional Duramax diesel engine that generates an incredible 910 lb-ft of torque, the Silverado 2500HD can tow 18,500 pounds. Buyers can add advanced trailering features and cameras that make pulling a trailer easier. While the Silverado 2500HD is tough, it can be configured as a comfortable and luxurious daily driver, especially in the range-topping High Country Trim.
According to the Forest City Chevy dealer, the versatile 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is offered in three cab configurations: regular cab, double cab and crew cab. Buyers can choose from five trim levels: WT, Custom, LT, LTZ and High Country. The range of choices means there’s a Silverado 2500HD for every need.
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has two engines on offer. The standard powerplant is a 6.6-liter V8 that puts out 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque, connected to a six-speed automatic gearbox. An optional 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 unit generates 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of twist. Power is sent to the wheels through an Allison 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is optional.
Chevrolet Dealer Forest City The reviewers at Motor Trend gave the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD high marks, writing: “If you plan on using your pickup for serious towing and hauling, you might need more than a basic Silverado. That’s why Chevrolet builds the 2500HD, a heavy-duty truck ready for almost any job you can throw at it. Chevy introduced the current generation for the 2020 model year, and for 2022, it’s now available with a versatile Multi-Flex tailgate. ... Towing is a breeze thanks to the strong [diesel V8] powertrain and clever trailering apps and cameras, too.”
The EPA doesn’t test heavy vehicles like the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. In Car and Driver testing, the Silverado 2500HD with the 6.6-liter V8 gas engine returned 14 mpg highway. The diesel engine checked in with 19 mpg highway.
The Silverado 2500HD WT trim is the base workhorse model. It comes with a long list of standard features, including 17-inch wheels, an automatic locking rear differential, a two-speed electronic transfer case, black bumpers, black exterior trim, manual door locks and windows, rear-seat air vents, vinyl upholstery, a locking tailgate, trailering mirrors and equipment, air conditioning, a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Bluetooth.
The higher trim levels add features such as an 8-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi, a seven-speaker Bose audio system, satellite radio and wireless phone charging. Four-wheel drive models have an optional Z71 Off-Road Package that includes an exclusive suspension, Rancho shocks, hill-descent control and skidplates.
The 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD’s trailering camera system can display a maximum of 15 different views, including one that lets the driver watch the trailer's contents.