2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Features, Price, Specs, Interior, Colors

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If you’re looking for a highly capable pickup truck, consider getting the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. This Chevy model is one of the most popular heavy-duty full-size trucks on the market because of its well-rounded excellence.

Aside from impressive towing and hauling capabilities, it also offers a composed ride and spacious cabin. Additionally, it comes in an array of trim levels, body styles, and bed sizes to suit the needs and preferences of different truck buyers.

Check out this detailed description of the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500.

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Pricing

The price of the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 varies depending on a number of factors, including the trim level, cab configuration, and optional features.

The entry-level trim has a base manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $36,300, while the top-of-the-line model starts at $64,100. A fully-loaded Silverado 2500 can cost more than $80,000.


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Engine Specifications and MPG

If you decide to purchase the new Chevrolet Silverado 2500, you have two engines to choose from. The standard engine is a 6.6-liter V-8 that produces 401 horsepower and 464 pound-feet of torque. It works with a six-speed automatic transmission to deliver power to the rear wheels, but you can also opt for the available all-wheel drive. With this power plant, the truck can accelerate to 60 mph from a standstill in 7.5 seconds.

For greater towing capability and a more engaging driving experience, go for the optional 6.6-liter Duramax turbo-diesel V-8. Rated at 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque, this legendary power plant cuts the sprint time to an impressive 6.5 seconds. It pairs with a slick-shifting Allison 10-speed automatic transmission that does a great job of handling its immense power.

Regardless of which engine you choose, the Silverado 2500 is capable of performing most driving tasks with ease and confidence. However, if you need to regularly tow or haul extremely heavy loads or negotiate hilly terrain, you’ll be better off getting the turbo-diesel engine.

Another appealing aspect of the Chevy Silverado 2500 is its refined handling. Despite its hefty size and weight, this truck is surprisingly easy to maneuver, thanks to its well-weighted and responsive steering. It also rides smoothly over uneven surfaces and demonstrates excellent stability and composure at highway speeds and around corners. Furthermore, this truck can be a decent off-roader when it’s equipped with the Z71 Off-Road package, which includes an upgraded suspension, all-terrain tires, and underbody protection.

Since the EPA doesn’t test heavy-duty trucks, the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 doesn’t have an official fuel-economy rating. However, in a Fuelly survey, it was found that the mechanically similar 2021 Silverado 2500 delivers an average combined mpg of 12.7. The survey is based on data collected from 40 vehicles and more than 400,000 miles of driving.

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Towing Capacity

Whether you’re planning to use your new pickup truck to transport materials at a construction site or a camper trailer on an outdoor trip, you won’t be disappointed with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500. This truck is capable of towing up to 14,500 pounds with the gas-powered engine or 18,500 pounds with the diesel engine. With this kind of capacity at your disposal, you can tow a 40-foot travel trailer or a large sailboat with no issue.

When it comes to payload capacity, the Silverado 2500 can carry 3,979 pounds with the standard powertrain. Choosing the optional engine causes the rating to drop to 3,715 pounds.

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Safety and Tech Features

The higher trims of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 come with several driver-assistance technologies that can help you detect potential hazards promptly and avoid collisions. These features include automatic emergency braking, forward-collision alert, lane-departure alert, blind-spot detection, and rear cross-traffic warning.

In addition, the truck has several optional trailer-assist features that make towing easier and safer. One of them is an innovative multi-view camera system with a transparent mode that allows you to “see through” your trailer and get a clear view of what’s behind it. This system can be very helpful when you’re trying to park your truck or merge with highway traffic while trailering.

Aside from advanced safety features, the Silverado 2500 is also equipped with a good selection of infotainment features to keep you connected and entertained behind the wheel. It comes standard with the Chevy Infotainment 3 system, which allows you to connect your smartphone via Bluetooth, Android Auto, or Apple CarPlay.

The base model is equipped with a 7-inch touch screen display and a two-speaker sound system, while every other trim offers an 8-inch touch screen and a seven-speaker audio system. You can also get upgrades such as extra USB ports, a Wi-Fi hot spot, wireless device charging, and satellite radio.

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Trim Levels

The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is available in five trim levels: Work Truck, Custom, LT, LTZ, and High Country. As the entry-level model, the Work Truck is mainly focused on getting the job done, so it only has basic amenities. The Custom offers sportier styling and subtle comfort upgrades, while the LT and LTZ look and feel more upscale, with chrome accents and an array of additional features.

If you want a pampering ride, opt for the range-topping High Country. This model approaches luxury territory with its generous list of comfort and convenience features, which include genuine leather upholstery, 10-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support and memory settings, 10-way front passenger seat, front bucket seats, heated and ventilated front seats, a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, carpeted floor mats, rear air vents, keyless entry, and remote start.

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Paint Color Options

The Chevy Silverado 2500 has a wide selection of exterior color options for you to choose from, including Black, Mosaic Black Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Iridescent Pearl Tricot, Summit White, Northsky Blue Metallic, Greenstone Metallic, Cherry Red Tintcoat, and Red Hot. No matter which color you choose, this truck makes a striking statement on the road with its bold, aggressive styling and imposing stance.

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Iridiscent Pearl Tricoat

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Red Hot

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Mosaic Black Metallic

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Northsky Blue Metallic

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Silver Ice Metallic

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Summit White

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Black

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Greenstone Metallic

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Cherry Red Tintcoat

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