2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

MSRP range: $35,300 - $43,200
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MSRP$43,390
Edmunds suggests you pay
Based on nearby sales up through June 7th
$38,178

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Review

  • New gasoline engine leads the class in torque
  • Diesel engine feels stronger than its power and torque figures suggest
  • 15-way camera makes towing an easier proposition
  • Towing and payload ratings are strong no matter the options
  • Interior design looks and feels dated
  • Tall hood hurts forward visibility
  • Redesigned for 2020
  • Significantly improved towing and payload capacities
  • More space for front and rear passengers
  • Kicks off the fourth Silverado 3500HD generation

For the past few years, the Silverado HD lagged behind the heavy-duty trucks from Ford and Ram. It wasn't as spacious and couldn't match the towing capacity of the Ford F-350 Super Duty or Ram 3500. But things have changed with the overhauled 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. Thanks to a redesigned cabin with much more space than before, updated powertrains that deliver higher tow ratings across the board, and more tech to help manage whatever you decide to tow, haul or carry, the 3500HD is a far more compelling truck for 2020.

Like most everything in this class, the Silverado HD is available in a variety of configurations and trims. There are three cab configurations, two bed lengths and two engines to choose from. Additionally, you can select four-wheel drive or dual rear wheels for even more capability. On top of all that, there are a variety of trims, from a bare-bones Work Truck to a fully loaded High Country. If it sounds a bit convoluted, that's because it is, but it also means there's a Silverado 3500HD for just about every heavy-duty need.

All of this means the heavy-duty truck segment is more competitive than ever. We will say that you might prefer the Ram if you want a truck with a more luxurious-looking cabin. The 2020 F-350 gets a lot of updates too. But no one truck has a dramatic lead over another, so your final decision could simply come down to brand loyalty or personal preference.

Which Silverado 3500HD does Edmunds recommend?

For most shoppers, we recommend the midlevel LT trim. It includes a few useful upgrades compared to the Work Truck (such as additional USB ports), but the big benefit is a much larger pool of options and packages. Going with the LT helps keep the overall cost manageable, too. The new 6.6-liter gasoline V8 is stout, but if you plan to tow or haul heavy loads, we suggest opting for the 6.6-liter diesel V8.

Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD models

As with most full-size and heavy-duty pickup trucks, there's a lot to sort through with the Silverado HD. There are four trims — Work Truck, LT, LTZ and High Country — each one adding and offering more features and equipment than the last. Additionally, there are three cab configurations — regular, double (extended) and crew cab — with the latter two offering four full doors.

Four-wheel drive is optional, as is a dual rear-wheel setup to increase the max towing capacity. A new 6.6-liter gasoline V8 (401 hp, 464 lb-ft) replaces the old 6.0-liter gasoline engine, while the 6.6-liter diesel V8 (445 hp, 910 lb-ft) carries over. These are available on all trims. Both engines are paired with a new 10-speed automatic transmission.

The Work Truck model is exactly that: a no-nonsense vehicle aimed at customers looking for a heavy-duty pickup with relatively few creature comforts. Features are limited but include vinyl flooring, a 7-inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. You're limited on options, and most of the trim and bumpers are black.

Stepping up to the LT adds standard equipment such as an additional USB ports, a Wi-Fi hotspot, power door locks and chrome bumpers. More importantly, the LT opens up the number of optional packages you can choose from.

The LTZ trim takes things even further, adding a number of standard features that are optional or unavailable on the Work Truck and LT models. These include LED headlights, an EZ Lift tailgate, dual-zone climate control, and variable assist steering that adjusts the setting based on speed and road conditions. Look for the optional Safety Package II package that offers features such as forward collision alert and automatic emergency braking.

The Chevrolet Silverado HD High Country is the top model in the lineup. In addition to unique styling details, the High Country's standard equipment includes a power tailgate, a Bose audio system, leather upholstery, and heated and ventilated front seats.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Average user rating: 3.7 stars
3 total reviews
5 star reviews: 67%
4 star reviews: 0%
3 star reviews: 0%
2 star reviews: 0%
1 star reviews: 33%

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Most helpful consumer reviews

1/5 stars, Sadly disappointed
Sam,
High Country 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A)
I came from a 2018 to a 2020 both High Country 3500hd diesel. I only have 2500 miles on it and not happy at all, usually put about 75k miles per year on them. Pluses, what I like better; silver color in high country, push button start and keyless entry, power up n down tailgate, bigger, LED headlights, rear view camera, power extending mirrors. DEF fluid on the side of truck instead of under the hood. Negatives, what I hate about it; The engine has a noticeable thump thump thump while in idle that’s louder inside the cab, my 18 didn’t have that at all, super quiet inside so it’s a big difference in noise. I often sleep in the truck and it’s very annoying. Very rattly all over, gear shifter rattles as you drive, steering feels loose and shaky not like the 18 which felt like a regular hydraulic steering. It is much stiffer suspension for everyday driver compared to the 18. Seat belts are not height adjustable, hard for my 5’2” wife, a little low for me I’m 6’2”. The center console is just a huge big open area with no way to keep anything but a 12 pack in there organized. I purchased the $80 organizer tray which works except for it’s above the light and at night it’s completely dark because the light is below it and won’t shine on it. My 18 had a little pocket toward the front to at least have the registration or insurance card handy while the 2020 is just a huge open box. The poor planning and no thought of the light usage or practicality is dumbfounding to me. They got rid of the sun glasses compartment up high center on top. Cameras are worthless. The 18 had a factory installed echo master system, when you hit the turn signal the screen would show that camera, very useful for blind spots. The 2020 won’t do that, only if you have a trailer hooked up but without a trailer they don’t work. But the absolute worse thing about it for me and my type of work is the backup camera, it only has a fisheye view, which some may like because gives you a bigger view but it’s absolutely worthless to use as an actual backup camera. Why? Because it’s not an actual view of the area you need to back-in to, as if you’re going to hit the wall that’s 5 feet away because the fisheye makes it look like it’s next to the truck. Very annoying and not usable to backup. Another thing are the digital gauges, much smaller than the analogs from 18. White rings around the speedo and RPMs and red needles not typical green/blueish Chevy, annoying. CANNOT remove the white speed limit box on the dash screen, 18 you could. Sirius radio station search is less user friendly, when you change the channel it shows the station name but not what’s playing, my 18 would go to the station right away showing the artist playing and you could go all the way up n down until you found an artist or song you liked, rather than have to click twice just to see the info and then twice again to see the next station. Another huge problem is if you have an iPhone that is linked via Bluetooth, is that as soon as it pairs up it will drop your volume all the way down, so when you leave the truck the phone stays on silent. You can sit there and physically raise the volume while in the truck just to see it automatically drop again. Power seat motors are kind of windy, sounds like being forced when going up. Cargo lights should have switch inside bed. They got rid of the power pedal adjustment for 2020. 2 “spotlight” lights on each mirror have no light indicator in the inside to tell you if they’re on or which side is on. You have to cycle through while sitting inside, not very bright so hard to see unless very dark outside. Overall very disappointed, I had high hopes for this truck, I thought it was going to be a continuation and improvement on the 18s but they just changed it all up. Instead of keeping the proven good things. I don’t particularly care for the little wheels in the steering control instead of the up n down buttons the 18 has. If I was coming from a 2004-2015 truck I could see the great benefits but from a 2018 to a 2020 it’s definitely not an improvement. 10 speed feels super smooth but the 2018 did a better job at downshifting and slowing you down while trailering with the exhaust brake on and tow hauling. Now I’m finding myself really having to step on the brakes to slow down off freeway exit ramps. Sorry long review, just wish I may help someone with it, as I wish I woulda saw something along this review before I bought this 2020
5/5 stars, 2020 3500 dually LTZ
R Mark hoyle ,
LTZ 4dr Crew Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A)
Wow. The ride is smoother than any 2500/3500 I’ve ever ridden in and not far off from my 2016 suburban! I get 18-20mpg with no load at 70. Over 75 it dips to 15 mph quickly. 15mpg is my mixed driving number as well. Haven’t pulled a load yet (1500 miles so far). The 10 speed and the bed step and improved towing numbers was why I went with the Chevy. Getting in and out of the bed to hook up a gooseneck In my other 2010 dually (ram) is a pain so the bedstep is great!the interior is fine with me-does the job and is comfortable the cameras are fantastic. The camera views and radar that lets u see all around the truck is very helpful. It’s huge so parking it isn’t much fun but I bought it to pull my boat and my 48 foot gooseneck toyhauler (20k lbs). So far very happy with this truck. Classic Chevrolet In grapevine Texas is the best dealership I’ve ever bought a vehicle! Ask for Danny Folmer he’s fantastic. PS review after 6mos- the truck needs airbags because it does squat with a load! Shame it doesn’t come with them other has that I’m still very happy with the truck Jan 2020 just pulled a 25k lb trailer 48 ft long 2500 miles round trip the truck handled it with ease. Got 9 mpg but no issues pulling the load or stopping it. Still very impressed with this truck.
5/5 stars, 6.6 gas is no slouch
Shane Thomson,
LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A)
I came from 2017 2500 cummins to this 6.6gas and for all my family does its great. I tow a 33' Rv with a 7800dry weight and i load my 2000lb side by side on a riser in the box with then fuel and a 55gallon water tank and the Gas takes it no problem. I live in alberta and frequent the mountains and other then some real steap grades you dont notice its not diesel. At 60mph or 100kph it sits at 2000rpm in tow haul and never down shifts on mild hills and highway. I do not regret the switch to gas at all.


Features & Specs

Base MSRP
$38,100
MPG & Fuel
N/A City / N/A Hwy / N/A Combined
Fuel Tank Capacity: 36.0 gal. capacity
Seating
3 seats
Drivetrain
Type: four wheel drive
Transmission: 6-speed shiftable automatic
Engine
V8 cylinder
Horsepower: 401 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque: 464 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Basic Warranty
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Dimensions
Length: 235.5 in. / Height: 80.9 in. / Width: 81.8 in.
Curb Weight: 6528 lbs.
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place: N/A

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Safety

Our experts’ favorite Silverado 3500HD safety features:

Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control
Prevents the truck from rolling backward or picking up too much speed on hills. Especially useful when towing a trailer.
Trailer Sway Control
Helps prevent jackknifing by applying the brakes to slow down and stabilize a trailer when sensors detect too much movement.
Lane Departure Warning
Alerts the driver if the truck begins drifting outside its lane.


Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. the competition

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty

2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. Ford F-350 Super Duty

The F-350 Super Duty is a few years older than the Silverado, but it's still a powerful and capable truck. Ford offers more powertrain variants, though you have to mix and match a lot to reach the truck's full towing potential. Chevy makes it easier to go big on towing right from the start.

Compare Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD & Ford F-350 Super Duty features 

Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. Ram 3500

The Ram offers more horsepower from its base gasoline engine than the Silverado, and its Cummins diesel engine offers an astounding 1,000 lb-ft of torque. The updated interior is a step above what you'll find in the Silverado, but you'll have to opt for the Mega Cab version if you want to match the Chevy's interior space.

Compare Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD & Ram 3500 features 

Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

The Silverado 2500HD is basically a slightly less capable 3500HD. Cab and trim configurations are essentially the same, as are the engines. However, the 2500's max towing and payload ratings can't match the 3500HD's. The 2500HD is worth considering if you want to save some money and don't need the capability of the 3500HD.

Compare Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD & Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD features 

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD First Impressions

What is it?

If you're not towing and hauling a good deal much of the time, you're probably not looking to buy a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD pickup truck — or you shouldn't be. Perhaps I can interest you in a nice 2500HD instead? That's because huge payload and tow ratings are the main reasons 3500 series trucks exist. The 3500 level is where you find the first dual rear-wheel (DRW) trucks, and no one buys those on accident. Yours Truly used to own such a "dually," and when it wasn't towing a huge gooseneck trailer, I had it parked.

Chevrolet has not necessarily fared well in recent years as the competition ratcheted up their maximum dually tow ratings. The GM truck engineering team has now responded, and the results are impressive. The Chevrolet 3500HD diesel dually can now tow 35,500 pounds, the highest tow rating in the 3500 segment. Incredibly, this number is a full 51% higher than last year's Silverado 3500HD maximum of 23,500 pounds. To put it another way, the amount it has raised the maximum towing capacity of the 2020 Silverado 3500HD dually is 12,000 pounds.

It's no fluke, either. Any configuration of the 3500HD dually can tow more than 30,000 pounds, which is something no other competitor can match. Not into stratospheric tow ratings but still need more than a 2500HD can offer? For you there's the normal-looking single rear-wheel (SRW) version of the 3500HD. The diesel version of that truck can tow up to 21,500 pounds, and you can tow up to 20,000 pounds of that with a conventional receiver hitch.

As for payloads, the SRW maximum is 4,493 pounds, and the DRW top number is a staggering 7,466 pounds. Both of those apply to gas-engine trucks, so the moral of the story is this: Buy gasoline if payload is all you care about and diesel if you are single-minded about heavy towing.

The powertrains needed significant upgrades to make this happen. Last year's base 6.0-liter gasoline V8 was shown the door and has been replaced by a 6.6-liter gasoline V8 that makes 401 horsepower and a class-leading 464 lb-ft of torque. It's still paired with a six-speed automatic, but it is better able to bridge the gap between shifts because it makes 84 extra lb-ft of torque than before.

The optional 6.6-liter V8 Duramax diesel engine does not follow this template. It still makes 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque as it did before. But here Chevy swapped out the six-speed automatic transmission in favor of a new Allison 10-speed automatic. This setup allows this already-strong engine to apply its torque through smaller rpm steps between gears better. Also, this is the only diesel Chevy sells. You'll find no two-tiered diesel strategy here.

Putting all of that power and torque to use at very high loads requires a completely upgraded chassis. Here the 3500 HD differs greatly from the 2500HD. It employs a beefier frame, stronger front and rear axles, a 12-inch ring gear, along with beefier universal joints, driveshafts and propeller shaft. And who could forget the extra pair of tires on the dually?

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - Action Front 3/4
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
Why does it matter?

Towing is huge in the 3500 series pickup market, and Chevrolet hadn't kept up with the competition. The changes made to the 3500HD's powertrains and chassis have catapulted this truck into the thick of it. And in fact, the diesel dually tow ratings now reign supreme.

Chevrolet didn't significantly upgrade the diesel engine because it didn't really see the need to, though the competition will surely point out that their engines make more torque. We're not convinced that's the difference that makes a difference, and Chevrolet's decision to greatly enhance the diesel's cooling capacity for 2020 and make it work with a 10-speed automatic instead of a mere six-speed seems to us to be the wiser move.

Besides, Chevrolet has aggressively implemented features and technology to make towing and hauling easier and more efficient. Getting a load moving is one thing, but being able to see around it and keep it under easy control is another.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - Center Console
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
What does it compete with?

The Chevy's primary competition has always been the Ford F-350 Super Duty. Its diesel engine makes a bit more power and torque, but that doesn't amount to higher tow ratings. Also, Ford's higher tow ratings are much more dependent on equipping a truck with just the right options in ways that are unnecessary with the new Chevy. Ford also tends to confuse the issue by pointing people in the direction of the F-450, but that truck is a quasi-commercial beast that rides on expensive commercial wheels and tires. It's not quite a true competitor, but it does fill a niche.

The Ram 3500 was recently redesigned for 2019, and you've probably heard boasts about how its 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel makes 1,000 lb-ft of torque. For one, that engine's 400 hp trails the Chevy Duramax considerably. Also, that's not the only diesel the Ram 3500 can be fitted with. The standard output Cummins makes 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque. So you have to make sure to buy the right one, and even then you only get a six-speed transmission either way. And like the Ford, Ram 3500 maximum tow ratings are heavily dependent on which engine, axle ratio and other gear you buy.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - Front 3/4
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
How Does It Drive?

We got behind the wheel of a diesel-powered Silverado 3500HD 4WD crew-cab dually, which is the perfect setup if you've got a huge triple-axle fifth-wheel camping trailer with dual slide-outs and granite kitchen countertops. But we were towing something more commercial in nature, namely a three-axle gooseneck flatbed with a bulldozer lashed onto it. This trailer weighed in at 31,000 pounds.

The initial takeoff was smooth, thanks in part to the 10-speed's high first-gear ratio. After that, it accelerated smoothly through closely spaced gears. I've had experiences towing trailers weighing 18,000 pounds that were more nerve-wracking than what it was like towing this 31,000-pound example. Braking action was sure and easy, and the Silverado's electronic trailer brake controller was easy to tune to match the sheer size of the trailer.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - Front 3/4
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
What Is the Interior Like?

Designwise, the interior of the Silverado 3500HD is pretty much identical to the 2019 Silverado 1500 that Chevy introduced last year. Its design, layout and switchgear are utterly familiar and, it must be said, a bit dated. It's all-new but comes across as a mild evolution of the outgoing truck. Some of the knobs and their associated labels are small, and the central touchscreen looks smaller than it could be. It's all easy to figure out and use, but we can't help thinking that drivers wearing work gloves might want bigger controls.

As with the 2500HD, the seats are nicely shaped and supportive. It's easy to find the right driving position thanks to their numerous adjustments and the presence of a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. More than anything, though, passenger space is very generous, especially in the rear seat, which has 2.5 more inches of rear legroom thanks to a longer frame that can accommodate a larger crew cab.

In this regard the 2020 3500HD has changed from worst to a virtual tie for first with the F-350, the difference between them is now just two-tenths of an inch. Curiously, the newly redesigned 2019 Ram 3500 does not utilize the enlarged crew cab introduced on the 2019 Ram 1500. Some of the attractive design elements are indeed present, but some critical features are absent, such as a telescoping steering wheel. What that means is that Chevy has the bigger crew cab with a more configurable driving position.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - Dashboard
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
What About Cargo and Towing?

Chevrolet's approach to towing and hauling goes well beyond the tow ratings themselves. It has also spent a lot of time improving features you'll appreciate even if your trailer is immensely heavy.

For one, extendable tow mirrors are standard across the board, but the trim level you buy will determine if they are manually or power-extendable. The previous truck had corner bed steps built into the rear bumper, but this year another pair of steps have been molded into the fenders ahead of the rear tire. It's now very easy to hop up and get in the front part of the bed, and this accessibility even applies to the dually.

Both the standard and long beds are wider inside, and the standard bed is 3.3 inches longer than last year. There are 12 fixed tie-down loops, arrayed with three in each corner set at different heights. The high-mounted third brake light is flanked by bed lights and a camera to help make fifth-wheel and gooseneck hitching a solo job, even at night. The rear corners of the bed contain additional lights, as well as a 120-volt 400-watt power outlet and a second seven-pin trailer lighting receptacle.

Chevrolet's Advanced Trailering System can support up to 15 views through as many as eight cameras. One such view is called Transparent Trailer, in which the image from a compatible camera mounted on the back of your trailer is electronically stitched together with the truck's tailgate camera image to make it appear that you are looking back at traffic through a trailer made of glass. We could not stop marveling at the usefulness of this one.

This trickery only works if you are towing a conventional trailer, but those towing a fifth-wheel or gooseneck can still use the rear-mounted trailer camera to monitor the rear view continuously and conventionally while towing. Additional views down the sides of the trailer are extremely handy when maneuvering in tight quarters. And the trailer and nose cameras both have downward views that allow you to creep within inches of obstacles you cannot otherwise see because of the trailer and the breadth of the 3500HD's massive hood.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - Video Screen
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
What Else Should I Know?

Like the 2500HD, the 3500HD incorporates a number of other less obvious changes that make it a better truck than last year. A couple of them apply specifically to those who live in colder climates. The optional engine block heater comes with a separate cord that plugs into a socket on the side of the bumper. The trim panel below the front bumper can be removed when it is time to install the snowplow and replaced in spring after you take it off.

More than anyone else, 3500 series truck buyers are likely candidates for wanting a power take-off unit, and the 2020 3500HD is unique in that it actually offers one as a full factory option. Another change: Last year's diesel engine came with a DEF fill port that was inconveniently located under the hood, but now it resides under the fuel flap where it always should have been. And those of you who want to install a gooseneck or fifth-wheel hitch in the bed can select an optional prep package that equips the bed with compatible sockets and an underbed support structure to transmit the loads into the frame.

Chevrolet will offer the 3500HD in four trim levels: Work Truck, LT, LTZ and High Country. The Custom trim level available on the 2500HD is absent here. The regular cab comes with an 8-foot bed, and the double and crew cabs have the new longer 6.9-foot standard bed. Each of them can be upgraded with an 8-foot bed, and any cab can be had in a dually chassis configuration if they're paired with the 8-foot bed.

Don't bother trying to look up EPA fuel economy figures, though, because these HD pickups are exempt from fuel economy testing and labeling.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - Cargo Bed
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
EdmundsEdmunds says

The Silverado 3500HD had fallen behind the pack in recent years because its cab space, powertrains and towing capacity didn't measure up. But the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD now excels in these critical areas. But it's not just about sheer capacity numbers. The new 3500HD is also loaded with clever towing- and hauling-related features that will really make a difference every day. Do not expect a repeat of the 1500 series pickup comparison test when we eventually conduct a similar 3500 series test.


FAQ

Is the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2020 Silverado 3500HD both on the road and at the track. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. Learn more

What's new in the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD:

  • Redesigned for 2020
  • Significantly improved towing and payload capacities
  • More space for front and rear passengers
  • Kicks off the fourth Silverado 3500HD generation
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Is the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD reliable?

To determine whether the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the Silverado 3500HD. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the Silverado 3500HD's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is a good car. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2020 Silverado 3500HD is a good car for you. Check back soon for the official Edmunds Rating from our expert testing team Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD?

The least-expensive 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $35,300.

Other versions include:

  • Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $38,100
  • LT 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $39,200
  • LT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $43,200
  • LT 2dr Regular Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $40,400
  • Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $35,300
  • Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $36,500
  • Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $39,300
  • LT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) which starts at $42,000
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What are the different models of Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD?

If you're interested in the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, the next question is, which Silverado 3500HD model is right for you? Silverado 3500HD variants include Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), and LT 2dr Regular Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A). For a full list of Silverado 3500HD models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Overview

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is offered in the following submodels: Silverado 3500HD Crew Cab, Silverado 3500HD Regular Cab, Silverado 3500HD Double Cab. Available styles include LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), High Country 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), High Country 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), High Country 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Double Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Double Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 2dr Regular Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Crew Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Double Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), LT 4dr Double Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Double Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Double Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Double Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Double Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), and Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab LB DRW (6.6L 8cyl 6A). Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD models are available with a 6.6 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 401 hp, depending on engine type. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2020 Silverado 3500HD 3.7 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2020 Silverado 3500HD.

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What's a good price for a New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD?

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A)

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $43,390. The average price paid for a new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) is trending $5,212 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $5,212 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $38,178.

The average savings for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) is 12% below the MSRP.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A)

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $46,535. The average price paid for a new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) is trending $3,716 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,716 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $42,819.

The average savings for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT 2dr Regular Cab LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A) is 8% below the MSRP.

Which 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HDS are available in my area?

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What is the MPG of a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD?

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LTZ 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD High Country 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB (6.6L 8cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded

EPA Est. MPGN/A
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainfour wheel drive
Displacement6.6 L
Passenger VolumeN/A
Wheelbase158.9 in.
Length250.0 in.
Width81.9 in.
Height80.9 in.
Curb Weight6947 lbs.

Should I lease or buy a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD?

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