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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 6.0 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear 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…

 
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Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (2 total reviews)


Murray's hd

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Extended Cab LT 2WD SB w/OnStar (6.0L 8cyl 4A)

Great truck for work, play, and family




Duramax makes the grade

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Extended Cab LT 2WD SB w/OnStar (6.0L 8cyl 4A)

This truck has the power! Power to perform the work (towing & haouling), and power to play. Can't believe a 6700 lb truck drives like a corvette. It is easy to increase the base 300hp to over 90 rwhp with as little as an $800 module and 5 minutes of time. Never knew that diesel motors were so easy to make horsepower. Smoth firm ride. Great highway ride. Gas milage is out of this world with 17-20 mpg depending on driving habits and type driving. GM has a winner! I've no problems outside of a leak in the windshield and the inside passenger door lock coming loose. These were fixed under warranty without incident.



 
 
 
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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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black_silver
black_silver
03-04-2003
About a month ago I finally decided I needed a proper truck to tow our RV, so traded my sweetheart 2001 Silverado 1500 LT for a 2003 Silverado 2500HD LT. After a month, here are some comments....


black_silver
black_silver
03-08-2003
My 2003 Silverado 2500HD XC XB LT is flat out ugly. Front end is trashy looking, and rear tail lights cheap looking. Plus they shortened the side moldings to just the doors, and don't extend back to...


quadrunner500
quadrunner500
05-03-2002
>Is Chevy doing the same thing today with the new Silverado 2500? Is it nothing more than a 1500 with an extra leafspring? Is the Silverado 2500HD the true 3/4 ton? <...



 

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