Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
List price range
$27,900 - $40,800

Pros

  • Impressive hauling and towing capabilities
  • refined and quiet ride
  • solid build quality
  • responsive steering
  • comfortable seats.

Cons

  • Small buttons on center stack
  • some drivers may not like their seating position.

Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab for Sale

Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2012 LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 6A)
111,145 miles
Used 2012
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
LTZ
List$27,900
Est.Loan: $508/mo
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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2012 LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A)
90,403 miles
Used 2012
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
LTZ
Classic Motors
45.3 mi away
List$30,999
Est.Loan: $564/mo
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$300 Below Market
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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 CrewCab LTZ 4X4 LOW MILES!!! DVD!!!! LOADED!!!
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2012
25,138 miles
Used 2012
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
LT
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$40,800
Est.Loan: $743/mo
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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2012 LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A)
30,213 miles
Used 2012
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
LTZ
Faulkner Cadillac
86.8 mi away
List$34,595
Est.Loan: $630/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CARFAX 1-Owner, Extra Clean, ONLY 30,213 Miles! PRICE DROP FROM $37,991. LTZ trim. Heated Leather Seats, Nav System, Hitch, 4x4. SEE MORE!THIS SILVERADO IS COMPLETELY EQUIPPEDAUDIO SYSTEM WITH NAVIGATION, AM/FM STEREO WITH MP3 COMPATIBLE CD/DVD PLAYER AND NAVIGATION: USB port, seek-and-scan, digital clock, autotone control, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume and TheftLock Includes (UBS) NavTraffic. WHEELS, 20 (50.8 CM) FORGED POLISHED ALUMINUM, LTZ PLUS PACKAGE includes (UG1) Universal Home Remote, (A60) locking tailgate, (PPA) EZ-Lift tailgate, (JF4) power-adjustable pedals, (UD7) Rear Parking Assist and (S41) Rear wheelhouse liner, LPO, LPO, ASSIST STEPS, CHROMED TUBULAR, 6 OVAL, SEATS, HEATED AND COOLED, DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER, REAR VISION CAMERA, AIR BAGS, HEAD CURTAIN SIDE-IMPACT, FRONT OUTBOARD SEATING POSITIONS with rollover sensor, MIRRORS, OUTSIDE HEATED POWER-ADJUSTABLE VERTICAL CAMPER MANUAL-FOLDING AND EXTENSION, BLACK includes integrated turn signal indicators consisting of 50 square inch flat mirror surface positioned over a 20 square inch convex mirror surface with a common head and lower convex spotter glass (convex glass is not heated or power adjustable), TRANSMISSION, 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC, HEAVY-DUTY, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED with overdrive and tow/haul mode (STD), ENGINE, VORTEC 6.0L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING V8 SFI E85-COMPATIBLE, FLEXFUEL: capable of running on unleaded or up to 85% ethanol (360 hp [268.4 kW] @ 5400 rpm, 380 lb-ft of torque [513.0 N-m] @ 4200 rpm) with (E63) fleetside pickup box; (322 hp [240.1 kW] @ 4400 rpm, 380 lb-ft of torque [513.0 N-m] @ 4200 rpm) with (ZW9) pickup box delete (STD)CHEVY SILVERADO: UNMATCHED RELIABILITYCARFAX 1-Owner. Qualifies for CARFAX Buyback Guarantee.Pricing analysis performed on 8/15/2018. Horsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2012 LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A)
90,606 miles
Used 2012
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
LTZ
Faulkner Chevrolet
94.3 mi away
List$35,972
Est.Loan: $655/mo
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CARFAX 1-Owner, Excellent Condition. PRICE DROP FROM $37,845, PRICED TO MOVE $1,600 below Kelley Blue Book! Heated Leather Seats, Premium Sound System, 4x4, Turbo Charged, Satellite Radio, Dual Zone A/C, Remote Engine Start, Onboard Communications System, TRANSMISSION, ALLISON 1000 6-SPEED AU... LTZ PLUS PACKAGE. AND MORE!A GREAT VALUE: Was $37,845. This Silverado 2500HD is priced $1,600 below Kelley Blue Book.KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Heated Driver Seat, Premium Sound System, Satellite Radio, Onboard Communications System, Trailer Hitch, Remote Engine Start, Dual Zone A/C, Heated Seats, Heated Leather Seats. 4x4, Privacy Glass, Keyless Entry, Child Safety Locks.OPTION PACKAGES: ENGINE, DURAMAX 6.6L TURBO DIESEL V8, B20-DIESEL COMPATIBLE (397 hp [296.0 kW] @ 3000 rpm, 765 lb-ft of torque [1032.8 N-m] @ 1600 rpm), TRANSMISSION, ALLISON 1000 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED with overdrive, electronic engine grade braking and tow/haul mode, WHEELS, 20 (50.8 CM) FORGED POLISHED ALUMINUM, LTZ PLUS PACKAGE includes (UG1) Universal Home Remote, (A60) locking tailgate, (PPA) EZ-Lift tailgate, (JF4) power-adjustable pedals, (UD7) Rear Parking Assist and (S41) Rear wheelhouse liner, LPO, MIRRORS, OUTSIDE HEATED POWER-ADJUSTABLE VERTICAL CAMPER MANUAL-FOLDING AND EXTENSION, BLACK includes integrated turn signal indicators consisting of 50 square inch flat mirror surface positioned over a 20 square inch convex mirror surface with a common head and lower convex spotter glass (convex glass is not heated or power adjustable), AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD PLAYER AND MP3 PLAYBACK USB port, auxiliary input jack, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume, TheftLock and 36 cross-band presets (STD). Non-Smoker vehicle, Clean Carfax.PURCHASE WITH CONFIDENCE: CARFAX 1-Owner Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2012
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Used 2012
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
LT
List$30,498
Est.Loan: $555/mo
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Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2012 LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A)
39,515 miles
Used 2012
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
LTZ
Keim Chevrolet
99.5 mi away
List$36,600
Est.Loan: $666/mo
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Dealer Notes
Just Reduced! Beautiful overall truck. Able to work with all the luxury features you expect from a LTZ.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD remains an excellent choice in the competitive heavy-duty truck segment.

vehicle overview

When a task calls for more capabilities than a standard pickup truck can handle, it's time to call in the heavy-duty reinforcements. And when it comes to heavy-duty pickups, the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is a worthy choice among a decidedly small group of competitors.

The Silverado 2500HD offers truck buyers a classic middle-of-the-road alternative that provides increased capability over a 1500 series light-duty truck, but at a lower cost and with much friendlier road manners than an ultra-heavy-duty 3500 model. Keys to the Silverado 2500's popularity are a strong diesel engine option, a fully boxed frame for increased rigidity, big brakes and a beefy suspension that can support more than 4,000 pounds of payload.

Available in three cab styles, the Silverado 2500 embodies a working-grade truck with its rugged stance, power-dome hood and bold front bumper. But it also offers a sense of civility with available 20-inch wheels, stylish mesh grille and choice of distinct interior trims that can appeal to anyone from the oil-field worker to empty nesters traveling cross-country with their RV.

When compared to the Ford F-250 Super Duty and Ram 2500, the Silverado comes out pretty well. We recently conducted a comparison test of the similar 3500-series trucks, and GM's truck squeaked out the victory due to its compliant suspension tuning, tight turning circle, smooth powertrain, fuel economy and overall performance numbers.

That said, choosing the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD over other heavy-duty trucks will likely come down to personal preference. It's such a highly competitive market that all 2500 pickups can lay claim to best-in-class in one category or another. And each will likely be third best in certain categories. In the end, none of these choices really represents a losing decision.

trim levels & features

The 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD follows the traditional approach to truck configurations and is offered in regular cab, extended cab or crew cab body styles with a choice of two- or four-wheel drive. The regular cab is only available with a long bed (8 feet), while the extended and crew cabs can be mated to either a standard bed (6.5 feet) or a long bed. Trim levels start at the base Work Truck, step up to midlevel LT and then top out at the upscale LTZ, although the LTZ is not available with a regular cab. Unlike its 3500 big brother, the 2500 is not available with a dual-rear-wheel (DRW or "dually") axle.

The Work Truck or WT trim implies just that: basic rubberized vinyl floor coverings, dark vinyl seat coverings, a 40/20/40-split front bench with fold-down center armrest, 17-inch steel wheels, a tilt steering wheel and a four-speaker AM/FM stereo.

The LT trim adds alloy wheels, tinted rear windows, keyless entry, full power accessories, floor coverings, cloth seats with a locking storage console, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, driver-side lumbar adjustments, cruise control, OnStar, satellite radio and a CD/MP3 player. Many of the LT features are available on the Work Truck as options.

The LTZ trim adds 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, an automatic locking rear differential, a heavy-duty trailering package (with integrated trailer brake controller), dual-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, steering-wheel-mounted cruise and audio controls, remote starting, heated leather front bucket seats with power adjustments, a floor-mounted front center console, Bluetooth and an upgraded Bose stereo system with a USB port. Some of these features are available as options for the LT.

Additional options for the LT and LTZ models include 20-inch wheels, an aluminum bed extender, a protective bedliner, a sliding or stationary tool box, a cargo rail, a sliding bed divider, a sunroof, power-sliding rear window, power-adjustable pedals, a heated steering wheel, rear parking sensors, the EZ-lift tailgate, a hard-drive-based navigation system, a rearview camera and a rear-seat entertainment system. Also available is the Off-Road Suspension package (Z71) that includes skid plates, specially tuned shock absorbers and a different front stabilizer bar. The Z71 Appearance package adds a body-colored grille surround and lower fascia, chrome mesh grille and 18-inch polished alloy wheels.

performance & mpg

The standard power plant for the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is a 6.0-liter gasoline V8 backed by a six-speed automatic. This engine is rated at 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. An optional 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 is the favored engine choice for those who plan on towing or hauling on a regular basis. It produces 397 hp and 765 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a beefier six-speed Allison automatic transmission with manual shift control. In Edmunds performance testing of a mechanically identical GMC Sierra 2500HD with this engine, we recorded a 0-60 time of just 7 seconds, which is 2 seconds quicker than a Ram 2500.

Emissions are cleaner than the previous-generation diesel engine, thanks in part to a urea-injection system. If the diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) runs low, however, top speed will be limited to 55 mph. If the DEF reservoir is empty, that speed is further lowered to 40 mph. The DEF is usually replenished about the same time as a scheduled oil change.

Rear-wheel drive is standard for all models, with four-wheel drive optional. The Work Truck 4WD receives a traditional floor-mounted transfer case, while the two other trim levels get Autotrac, a knob-controlled electric transfer case that features an automatic setting that engages 4WD when wheel slippage is detected.

Properly equipped, a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD can haul up to 3,704 pounds of payload (4,192 pounds when equipped with a special High Payload package). It can tow up to 13,000 pounds with its standard ball hitch and 17,800 pounds with a fifth-wheel connection. Aiding towing on downhill grades, the diesel engine also features a big-rig-inspired exhaust braking system to increase control and reduce brake wear.

safety

Standard safety features on the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD include antilock disc brakes, electronic stability control, traction control, trailer sway control and hill-start control. Driver and front passenger airbags are standard, with front seat side airbags and side curtain airbags optional in all models, as are rear parking sensors and a rearview camera. OnStar subscriptions include automatic crash response and turn-by-turn navigation.

In Edmunds brake testing, the mechanically identical GMC Sierra 2500HD came to a stop from 60 mph in 144 feet, which is a long distance, but typical for a heavy-duty truck.

driving

When stacked up against competitive models from Ford and Ram, the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a few clear advantages, especially the four-wheel-drive model. All Chevy heavy-duty 4WD pickups have an independent front suspension, while Ford and Ram go with solid front axles. The Chevy setup not only smoothes out rough roads and terrain a little better, but provides a confident steering response and a tighter turning circle.

We also like the excellent fuel economy and authoritative acceleration provided by the Duramax while keeping a tight lid on the diesel chatter. Performance on mountain roads is quite punctual, as the Allison tow/haul mode keeps the transmission in the right gear with well-timed shifts, and the diesel exhaust brake helps maintain a steady ride down steep grades. The Silverado helps take the worry out of towing with such features as an integrated trailer brake and trailer sway control built into the stability control system.

While lighter, less powerful 1500 pickups can offer customers a rewarding personal-truck experience and even a sporty attitude, the 2500 and 3500 models are designed for work and utility -- especially over long hauls. Due to their size and burly character, they're not practical for urban commutes. However, that doesn't preclude some owners from using the Chevy Silverado 2500 as their primary vehicle, thanks to a suspension that is somewhat forgiving for its strength and a host of available creature comforts.

interior

Chevy offers two different dash configurations on the 2012 Silverado 2500. The WT and LT design is simpler and includes dual gloveboxes, while the LTZ offers more of a luxury SUV feel that flows down to a center console and features wood-grain trim. It's also sleeker on the passenger side, with a single glovebox.

The WT remains very utilitarian, with easy-to-clean rubber flooring and vinyl coverings. The LT offers a more inviting cabin with cloth and carpeting, but both models come standard with a three-person front bench seat -- hence the more trucklike dash. The LTZ features leather-stitched bucket seats as standard.

The front seats are supportive and comfortable, though some drivers might find the driving position a bit awkward because of the tilt-only steering wheel (it's too close to the dash) and gas and brake pedals that are far apart in order to accommodate work boots. We're also not particularly fond of the small and fiddly buttons on the higher trim's center stack.

The extended cab's rear fold-up seats are acceptable in terms of comfort but more suited for children. On the plus side, the extended cab's rear doors swing out 170 degrees to aid with loading the backseat area in tight spaces. The crew cab also features a fold-up rear seat and is much roomier, but falls short on most dimensions when compared with the competition.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Best truck I've owned
hd517, 10/30/2012
I've owned almost every brand of truck and this is my favorite. I just recently hauled a 7 by 17 enclosed trailer across country and the trailer was loaded from top to bottum front to back. Still with a v8 I have plenty of power and I averaged 13mpg through mountians .
Reliable, Rugged & Refined
MichaelH, 6/1/2017
The small block V-8 is an excellent, reliable engine that will outlive the chassis (Gas Mileage is not impressive, but the truck is huge). I've towed 25" car hauler trailers and hauled countless tons of mulch and rock in the bed without a problem. The throttle is responsive and acceleration more than sufficient. The transmission shifts smoothly with and without a load. The option to manually shift is an added bonus. The suspension is stiff but ride extremely smooth aside when on a rough road when you reminded your in a truck. Road noise on the highway is acceptable but definite room for improvement. Steering is responsive and smooth although turning radius is not the best (U Turns become L Turns in this truck). Interior is basic, but seats comfortable. Outside the truck is best looking in its class. Overall, extremely happy!
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Features & Specs

MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 6
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
360 hp @ 5400 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 6
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
360 hp @ 5400 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
360 hp @ 5400 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 6
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
360 hp @ 5400 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover3 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover20.4%

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Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab Overview

The Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab is offered in the following styles: Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab LB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab LB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab LB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.0L 8cyl 6A), and LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 6A).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab?

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab LTZ is priced between $27,900 and$36,600 with odometer readings between 30213 and111145 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab LT is priced between $30,498 and$40,800 with odometer readings between 0 and25138 miles.

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