In case you’re choosing the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as nicely skip proper to the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you want it most.
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500’s ride and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate testing the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 additionally offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, which pushes the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.