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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 6.0 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 300 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 0/0 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Powertrap

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)

Power wise I have been very happy with the truck, I pull a heavy gooseneck horse trailer cross country a couple times a year, as well as haul a lot of hay. Gas mileage stinks but, I expect that. It is very comfortable to drive also. The problem is the body design - the dang thing is literally coming to pieces. I live in a rural area with rough roads. This truck is just not designed to handle it. Soon I will have to have a flatbed put on because every brace on the wheel wells is broken loose and rattling. I have used G.M. trucks for 23 years, this one is the worst ever as far as durability. The next one will likely be a Dodge, or back to an older, tougher G.M.




Great truck

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)

This is my first big truck of my own. I worked for a company and drove their trucks like this but they were poorly taken care of. I moved up from a S-10. This truck is great; lots of power, rides ok, very dependable, comfortable, quiet inside the cab -- not much road noise or wind noise.




Hot rod chevy truck

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)

The 2500HD is most powerful vehicle I've ever owned. I ordered the 8.1 Vortec with an Allison 5 speed automatic transmission, 2WD, 3.73 rear end and still get a respectable 15.5 mpg. It pulls my 3,500 lb. bass boat like it's not even there. This truck is extremely powerful and fun to drive. I've owned at least a dozen pickup trucks and this is by far my favorite. I highly recomend this truck to anyone that wants a truck with hot rod performance.



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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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Talk About The 2001 Silverado 2500HD

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jovanotti
jovanotti
07-08-2001
2001 Silverado 2500HD 4WD, SB, 4dr, 4.1 axle, 6.0L engine, auto, snow plow prep. Picked it up just a week ago. LOVE IT!! We'll see how things go as I rack up the miles. Not happy with the Chevy spl...


chris191
chris191
05-10-2001
2001 Silverado 2500HD 4x4 Regular Cab, base model, 6.0L, auto trans., 4.10 locking diff., 4300 miles, built East Pontiac, purchased 3/7/01. Overall I am happy with my truck. I purchased it to replac...


chris191
chris191
05-10-2001
2001 Silverado 2500HD 4x4 Regular Cab, base model, 6.0L, auto trans., 4.10 locking diff., 4300 miles, built East Pontiac, purchased 3/7/01. Overall I am happy with my truck. I purchased it to replac...



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