2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
There are few American automobiles as iconic as the Chevy Silverado. For decades, it has embodied strength, toughness and American muscle. It has stood the test of time and remains one of the best-selling auto lines in the United States. The Chevy Silverado’s appeal crosses many demographic lines. It is, of course, useful for hauling items in its bed and with its top of the line towing capacity. However, like most automakers in the United States and abroad, Chevy has embraced the modern technology that make newer model vehicles have a very 21stcentury home feel to them. The 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is stacked with both standard features and available features. There are multiple trims, as well, to let you customize this classic truck to fit your needs perfectly. Here, we are about to look at just a few of the design capabilities and amenities that make this large, powerful truck a smart, sleek, modern “home away from home.” We will check out the power the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 offers, take a tour of its roomy interior and explore just some of the technology available. Whether it is a commute to work, a road trip with the family or helping that friend that only has a sedan move, the Chevy Silverado is sure to meet the demands of every modern day driver.
One of the biggest advantages of the technological takeover of the automobile industry is the incredible safety features available on newer models. The 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 is no exception to this trend. This truck comes standard with an infotainment center on the front panel with an eight-inch touchscreen display. An additional Navigation package is available. This system is also both Android and Apple compatible. This allows drivers to connect their phones, via an auxiliary cable, to the truck’s system and use the phones’ applications and services through the infotainment center. Whether it be music, podcasts, directions, phone calls or whatever you use your phone for, this feature allows drivers to stay hands-free and keep their eyes on the road.
Safety has and always will be important to automakers, and technology is improving upon these efforts. The 2019 Chevy Silverado comes standard with such features as a Rear Vision Camera, Stabilitrak and Onstar connected services. These features allow for the driver to be able to see all around the vehicle and to help the driver keep control of the vehicle in adverse conditions, such as snow, ice or rain. In the unfortunate event, there is a crash or other such event, OnStar will help you get connected to the authorities. However, those are just some of the standard features. Other available amenities include Front and Rear Parking Assist, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning. These features, at certain speeds, are an invaluable aid to new or inexperienced drivers and come n handy to those drivers who have been on the road for some time. The 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 also comes standard with Teen Driver Technology (3). This feature allows parents to customize what features can and cannot be used while being driven by a new driver, and gives a “report card” on the driving habits of said driver. Parents can then be better able to instruct their teens on proper driving techniques. This peace of mind for parents comes standard and is completely free of charge.
More and more, modern technology is making its way into our vehicles. These comforts are becoming a major selling point for many car and truck buyers. But, it isn’t just gadgets and touch screens that draw potential buyers to the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500. Truck drivers look for spacious and comfortable interiors to get them from Point A to Point B. The interior of the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 features 42.8 inches of front seat headroom and 45.8 inches of front seat leg room (2).
Additionally, there is also ample shoulder and hip room in both the front and back seats. The standard bench seats are leather and heated, but there is also an option for bucket seats in the front, which could also have the ventilation feature in them. It can safely seat six passengers and has six airbags.
If you are looking for more than just a roomy feel, and maybe asking what creature comforts the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 can offer, well they have those, too. The whole vehicle has a built-in 4G Wi-Fi hotspot and Rear Entertainment Systems. Blu-Ray or DVD players are also available. It has a standard six-speaker sound system with an available option to add a Bose system. But, the technology available in the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 is not limited to watching movies on road trips.
The American pick-up truck is the embodiment of power in a vehicle. The 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 is no exception. Like its predecessors, the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 continues the tradition of high-quality engine performance Chevrolet is known for. This newest offering from Chevy has an available 6.6 liter V8 diesel engine that offers 380 torque at 4200 RPMs and 360 horsepower at 5400 RPMs (1). This engine is slightly larger than some recent Chevy Silverado models, as well as some of the engines of its closest competitors.
These statistics are important to those looking to haul heavy loads. A good torque ratio allows the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 to start moving its heavy load from a full stop safely and efficiently. It is the equivalent of racecar drivers and their ability to get from 0-60 with a quickness. And the high horsepower keeps the large load moving at higher speeds. Additionally, it has one of the largest cargo beds in its class, letting the driver haul larger loads and make fewer trips. This is all accompanied by a six-speed transmission, which comes standard on the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500. The functionality of this transmission sends power to the rear wheel and distributes the payload, making for a more efficient distribution of the overall workload of the Chevy Silverado.