2024 Chevy Silverado HD — More Diesel Power, New Look Inside and Out

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The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado HD towing a boat

  • We don’t anticipate to know pricing on the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD for a couple of months, however it’s going to seemingly begin within the mid-$40,000 vary.
  • Upgrades embrace a completely refreshed cabin, a extra highly effective diesel choice, and a brand new 10-speed computerized transmission.

Chevrolet right now unveiled a dramatically up to date 2024 Silverado HD heavy-duty truck. The brand new heavy hauler encompasses a refreshed, extra subtle look, a extra highly effective diesel choice, and a brand new, extra environment friendly transmission than the truck it replaces.

This isn’t technically a full redesign. It’s what automakers name a mid-cycle refresh — an replace midway via a automobile’s manufacturing run. However, simply because it did with the usual Silverado this yr, Chevrolet has gone a little bit deeper than regular for this makeover. It includes a radical refresh inside and outside and a few mechanical updates.

The 2024 Silverado HD is as soon as once more obtainable in 2500HD and 3500HD fashions in Common Cab, Double Cab, and Crew Cab configurations. A dual-rear-wheel choice is obtainable on the 3500. Chevy says it’s going to provide Work Truck, Customized, LT, LTZ, and Excessive Nation trims. It additionally says an off-road-focused ZR2 will be a part of the HD trim lineup later within the model yr — a primary for the Silverado HD. Chevy says extra particulars will come on the ZR2 later.

Subtler Look Up Entrance, Considerate Usability Touches in Again

The most important Chevy vehicles get a brand new search for the 2024 model yr. The grille is the most important change. It loses a horizontal line that made the previous model really feel layered, gaining a extra cohesive look with new C-shaped LED working lights. The headlights are actually break up distinctly into excessive and low beams. Chevy says, “as house owners method or depart their 2024 Silverado HD, an animated lighting sequence welcomes or bids them farewell from the truck.”

A bowtie badge appears to be like extra delicate than the phrase CHEVROLET stretched six ft extensive throughout the previous one. It retains its bulging hood set larger than the mattress sides, which has at all times given the Silverado HD a barrel-chested appear to be it desires to select a struggle with Popeye.

The mattress — as much as 83.5 cubic ft with the lengthy field — contains considerate touches like nook steps constructed into the bumper, steps forward of the rear wheels, and the obtainable 6-position Multi-Flex tailgate. A 120-volt outlet within the mattress is elective.

Remade Cabin Contains Larger Display

Inside, Work Truck fashions stay spartan and sturdy. However LT, LTZ, and Excessive Nation fashions get a completely up to date cabin centered round a outstanding 13.4-inch-diagonal infotainment display. It’s canted barely towards the motive force.

The middle console integrates a wi-fi cellphone charger pad set deep within the console, meant to assist stop the cellphone from distracting the motive force. A pass-through area underneath the middle console, Chevy says, creates the spacious really feel of an old style bench seat.

Thoughtfully, Chevy has retained knobs to regulate the local weather settings and quantity.

New Transmission, Extra Highly effective Diesel Possibility

Two powertrains might be obtainable.

The 6.6-liter gasoline V8 returns unchanged, with its 401 horsepower and 464 lb-ft of torque. Engineers have spent a while enhancing the opposite one. The well-known 6.6-liter Duramax V8 turbodiesel is again, however with extra energy for 2024. It now is available in at 470 horsepower and a really spectacular 975 lb-ft of torque.

Each ship their energy via an all-new computerized transmission, with 10 speeds as an alternative of the previous six. It ought to enhance gasoline effectivity, although Chevy hasn’t printed that quantity but. The corporate does say that added gears “translate to a extra assured feeling of on-demand energy, no matter whether or not the truck is towing a trailer.”

When paired with the gasoline engine, the transmission comes tuned to optimize grade braking, “with the nearer gear ratios enabling higher engine-braking management.”

An improved suite of accessible towing expertise contains cruise management that accounts for the added drag of a trailer, and a blind-spot alert that accounts for the size of the trailer. Additionally new is a warning that sounds if the mixed automobile and trailer weight exceeds the automobile’s gross mixed weight ranking.

The large truck will make its public debut on the State Honest of Texas later this month, at which level we anticipate to listen to about pricing.

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