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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 6.0 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 300 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 0/0 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

  • With both a light- and heavy-duty version, Chevrolet's 2500 series Silverado offers just about every option you could ask for in a full size three quarter ton pickup.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Class-leading payload and trailering capacity, spacious interiors, four-wheel disc brakes.

  • Cons

    Unproven build quality and service record, cheap build quality.

  • What's New for 2001

    Both light- and heavy-duty 2500s sport new torsion bar front suspensions. Light-duty models get an 8,600-pound Gross Vehicle Weight Rating in addition to optional traction control and standard child safety-seat tether hooks. Heavy-duty models are completely redesigned for 2001 offering two new engines and transmissions, bigger interiors and numerous other improvements.

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2001 2500hd

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Crew Cab LT 4WD SB w/OnStar (6.0L 8cyl 4A)

I have the pop-up goose neck hitch and the 8.1L engine. Massive power, but massive gas guzzler. It will pass everything but a gas station.




2500 hd wimpy truck

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Crew Cab LT 4WD SB w/OnStar (6.0L 8cyl 4A)

This truck is strong off the dealer lot. After a few miles it was nothing but problems. bad transfer case, 3 BCMs, wiring harnesses, fuel economy, now I have just found diesel in the crankcase...




Gm junk

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Crew Cab LT 4WD SB w/OnStar (6.0L 8cyl 4A)

GM junk, 800 miles two injections ports go, cab lights leaked, dash rattled, drive shaft replaced, engine knock, oil consumption, 4x4 switch bad, rear springs sag, front driver side sag. sold it and bought a Dodge cummings.



Full 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Review

What's New for 2001

Both light- and heavy-duty 2500s sport new torsion bar front suspensions. Light-duty models get an 8,600-pound Gross Vehicle Weight Rating in addition to optional traction control and standard child safety-seat tether hooks. Heavy-duty models are completely redesigned for 2001 offering two new engines and transmissions, bigger interiors and numerous other improvements.

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