The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is a one-ton work truck that gets only minor changes from the 2018 model before a bigger update for the 2020 model year. It is only available in a crew-cab configuration with both long and standard beds.
Here’s a quick outline of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD specifications.
- The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is built on GM’s full-size K2 platform, which is shared with the GMC Sierra HD.
- The 2019 Silverado 3500 HD starts at $40,100 plus a $1,495 destination charge.
- The top-of-the-line High Country trim can reach over $76,000 before dealer-added accessories.
- The 2018 Silverado 3500 HD started at $35,500 plus a $1,395 destination charge.
- The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is available in eight trims: WT (work truck), LT, LTZ and High Country, all with either single or dual rear wheel options.
- The top-of-the-line High Country trim comes with 20-inch chromed-aluminum wheels, heated and vented custom leather-appointed front seats, a 6-inch chrome assist step and a Bose premium audio system.
- All 2019 Silverado 3500 HD trucks are covered by a 3-year/36,000-mile limited bumper-to-bumper warranty and a 5-year/50,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.
- Four-wheel drive and two-wheel drive are available.
- The standard wheels on the 2019 Silverado 3500 HD are 18-inch painted steel, with 17-inch polished forged-aluminum wheels available on higher-trim dual-rear-wheel trims and 18-inch chromed-aluminum wheels available on higher-trim single-rear-wheel trims.
- The dimensions of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD vary depending on options. The crew cab with long box has a 167.7-inch wheelbase, 151.1-inch length from front bumper to back of cab and a 95.98-inch width at rear fenders. The crew cab with standard box has a 153.7-inch wheelbase, 151.1-inch length from front bumper to back of cab and a 95.98-inch width at rear fenders.
- The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD has three engine options: a 6.0-liter Vortec V8 that can either burn either gasoline or gaseous LPG/CNG and a 6.6-liter V8 Duramax diesel.
- The 6.0-liter Vortec V8 produces 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque when running on gasoline. It is also FlexFuel E85-capable. Adding the LPG/CNG option costs $300 and removes the E85 capability. The 6.6-liter V8 Duramax diesel engine produces 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque. It is also B20 diesel-compatible.
- No hybrid, plug-in hybrid or full-electric powertrains are available.
- All-wheel drive and selectable driving modes are standard on all models.
- The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD uses a six-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode and Auto Grade Braking to reduce the amount of conventional braking needed while towing or driving downhill.
- The maximum towing capacity for a 2019 Silverado 3500 HD is 23,100 pounds. This requires the Crew Cab two-wheel-drive dual-rear-wheel version with fifth-wheel hitch and Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine.
- EPA fuel economy numbers are not required for heavy-duty trucks like the 2019 Silverado 3500 HD. In a Car and Driver test, a 2017 Silverado 3500 HD was rated at 13 mpg overall.
- The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD comes with two airbags as standard, single-stage front airbags for the front seats. Six airbags – single-stage front and seat-mounted side-impact airbags for the front seats and head-curtain airbags for front and rear seats – are available as options.
- Standard safety equipment also includes a rear-vision camera and Teen Driver mode.
- Optional safety and driver-assistance technology includes forward-collision alert, front- and rear-park assist and lane-departure warning.
- The standard infotainment system in the LT trim uses an 8-inch color touchscreen, AM/FM/SiriusXM Bluetooth system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The six-speaker system also has USB and an auxiliary port for portable media devices.
- Navigation and a six- or seven-speaker Bose sound system are standard on the High Country trim and available on the LTZ trim.
Comfort & Convenience
- A front 40/20/40 split-bench seat is standard on the LT trim, with a 10-way power-adjustable driver seat with power lumbar support available.
- Leather-appointed, heated and vented front bucket seats are standard on the High Country trim, which includes 10-way power adjusters, including two-way power lumbar control.
- Remote keyless entry, steering wheel audio controls, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and 4G LTE WiFi hotspot capability are standard on all trims, with remote start and a heated steering wheel available.