The Chevy Silverado 2500 is a heavy duty variant of the light truck. The HD series offered by Chevrolet is available in 3 different packages: the 1500hd, the 2500hd and the 3500hd.
The 2500hd is offered with two different engine options:the V8 duramax engine and the also available is the Vortec 8100 V8 with 340 hp (254 kW) at 4200 rpm and 455 lbÂ·ft (617 NÂ·m) of torque at 3200 rpm.
The 2500hd comes with a five speed Allison 1000 transmission. For the 2006 and 2007 models this is also available in the six speed variant. the 2500HD has a towing capacity of 16,100 lb (7,303 kg) with the 8.1 liter engine or 10,600 lb (4808 kg) with the 6.0 liter engine, and 4,058 lb (1,841 kg)