Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, dimensions, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD full-size pickup truck. The Silverado 2500HD features a 6.0-liter V-8 mated to a Hydra-Matic six-speed automatic and a 6.6-liter turbodiesel V-8 matched with an Allison six-speed automatic.


2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Technical Specifications
Overview
Models:regular, extended, and crew cab with standard or long box
Body style / driveline:full-size three-quarter-ton heavy-duty pickup truck, 2-door regular cab and 4-door extended and crew cab, front engine, rear / four-wheel drive
Construction:body-on-frame
EPA vehicle class:full-size truck
Manufacturing location:Flint, Michigan, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Key competitors:Ford Super Duty Series, Ram heavy-duty pickup
Engines
 Vortec 6.0L V-8 (L96)Duramax 6.6L Turbodiesel V-8 (LML)
Type:6.0L V-86.6L V-8
Displacement (cu in / cc):364 / 5967403 / 6599
Bore & stroke (in / mm):4.00 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 924.06 x 3.9 / 103 x 99
Block material:cast ironcast iron
Cylinder head material:cast aluminumcast aluminum
Valvetrain:overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timingoverhead valve, four valves per cylinder
Ignition system:coil-near-plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wirescompression, glow plug start aid
Fuel delivery:sequential fuel injectiondirect injection diesel with high pressure common rail
Compression ratio:9.6:116.0:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):360 / 268 @ 5400397 / 296 @ 3000
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):380 / 515 @ 4200765 / 1037 @ 1600
Recommended fuel:regular unleadeddiesel or B20
Maximum engine speed (rpm):60004800
Emissions controls:three-way catalytic converter, positive crankcase ventilation, evaporative collection systemcooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), EGR cooling-bypass system, diesel particulate filter system (DPF), selective catalyst reduction (SCR)
Transmissions
 Hydra-Matic 6L90Allison 1000
Type:six-speed automatic (with Vortec 6.0L)six-speed automatic (with Duramax 6.6L)
Gear ratios (:1):
First:4.033.10
Second:2.361.81
Third:1.531.41
Fourth:1.151.00
Fifth:0.850.71
Sixth:0.670.61
Reverse:3.064.49
Final drive ratio:3.73 or 4.103.73
Chassis / Suspension
Front:all models: std long- and short-arm independent front torsion bar suspension
Rear:semi-elliptic two-stage multi-leaf spring
Steering type:integral power-assisted recirculating ball
Steering ratio:16:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:3.57
Turning Circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m)
Regular cabExtended cabCrew cab
std. box: 44.9 / 13.7std. box: 47.9 / 14.6std. box: 50.5 / 15.4
long box: N/Along box: 51.8 / 15.8long box: 54.8 / 16.7
Brakes
Type:power-assisted, Hydroboost brake-apply system, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS
Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):front: 13.97 x 1.57 / 355 x 40
rear: 14.17 x 1.34 / 360 x 34
Total swept area (sq in / sq cm):front: 277.7 / 1791
rear: 277.5 / 1790
Wheels / Tires
Wheel size and type:17 x 7.5-in steel
17 x 7.5-in aluminum
18 x 8.0-in aluminum
20 x 8.5-in aluminum
Tire size:LT245/75R17 all-season
LT265/70R17 all-terrain
LT265/70R18 all-season
LT265/60R20 all-terrain


2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Dimensions
Exterior
 Regular Cab Long BoxExtended Cab Standard BoxExtended Cab Long BoxCrew Cab Standard BoxCrew Cab Long Box
Wheelbase (in / mm):133.6 / 3395.4144.1 / 3662.4158.1 / 4017.4153.7 / 3904.4167.7 / 4259.4
Overall length (in / mm):225 / 5716230.6 / 5858249.5 / 6338240.1 / 6100259 / 6580
Overall width (in / mm):80 / 203280 / 203280 / 203280 / 203280 / 2032
Overall height (in / mm):77.5 / 1970.577.8 / 1977.677.6 / 197178.3 / 195878 / 1983
Track -- front (in / mm):68.8 / 174868.8 / 174868.8 / 174868.8 / 174868.8 / 1748
Track -- rear (in / mm):67.3 / 170967.3 / 170967.3 / 170967.3 / 170967.3 / 1709
Min. ground clearance -- 2WD (in / mm):front: 9.8 / 249
rear: 9.1 / 232
front: 9.8 / 249
rear: 8.5 / 217
front: 9.7 / 248
rear: 8.4 / 215
front: 9.7 / 248
rear: 8.3 / 213
front: 9.7 / 248
rear: 8.2 / 210
Min. ground clearance -- 4WD (in / mm):front: 9.7 / 248
rear: 9.1 / 231
front: 9.7 / 248
rear: 8.5 / 216
front: 9.7 / 247
rear: 8.4 / 214
front: 9.7 / 247
rear: 8.2 / 209
front: 9.7 / 247
rear: 8.2 / 208
Step-in height (in / mm):26.3 / 66826.2 / 66526 / 66226 / 66125.9 / 658
Weight Ratings
 GVWR (lb / kg)Curb Weight (lb / kg)Payload (lb / kg)
Reg cab, long box (2WD):6.0L: 9300 / 4218
6.6L: 9900 / 4490
6.0L: 5596 / 2538
6.6L: 6475 / 2937
6.0L: 3704 / 1680
6.6L: 3425 / 1553
Reg cab, long box (4WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 9900 / 4490
6.0L: 5920 / 2685
6.6L: 6775 / 3073
6.0L: 3580 / 1624
6.6L: 3126 / 1418
Ext cab, std. box (2WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 5995 / 2719
6.6L: 6795 / 3082
6.0L: 3506 / 1590
6.6L: 3205 / 1453
Ext cab, std. box (4WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 6278 / 2847
6.6L: 7105 / 3222
6.0L: 3222 / 1461
6.6L: 2895 / 1313
Ext cab, long box (2WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 6096 / 2765
6.6L: 6927 / 3142
6.0L: 3404 / 1544
6.6L: 3073 / 1394
Ext cab, long box (4WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 6371 / 2890
6.6L: 7235 / 3281
6.0L: 3130 / 1419
6.6L: 2765 / 1254
Crew cab, std. box (2WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 6115 / 2773
6.6L: 6907 / 3133
6.0L: 3385 / 1535
6.6L: 3094 / 1403
Crew cab, std. box (4WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 6377 / 2892
6.6L: 7208 / 3269
6.0L: 3123 / 1416
6.6L: 2792 / 1266
Crew cab, long box (2WD):6.0L: 9500 / 4309
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 6208 / 2816
6.6L: 7058 / 3201
6.0L: 3292 / 1493
6.6L: 2942 / 1334
Crew cab, long box (4WD):6.0L: 9900 / 4490
6.6L: 10000 / 4536
6.0L: 6525 / 2959
6.6L: 7387 / 3350
6.0L: 3375 / 1531
6.6L: 2613 / 1185
Cargo Box
 Standard BoxLong Box
Cargo volume (cu ft / L):60.7 / 171875.5 / 2138
Length at floor (in / mm):78.8 / 200397.7 / 2483
Width at floor (in / mm):62.4 / 158662.4 / 1586
Tailgate width (in / mm):61.5 / 156461.5 / 1564
Width between wheel housings (in / mm):50.6 / 128650.6 / 1286
Inside height (in / mm):21 / 53321 / 533
Interior
 Regular CabExtended CabCrew Cab
Headroom (in / mm)41.2 / 1048front: 41.1 / 1044
rear: 39.4 / 1002
front: 41.2 / 1048
rear: 40.5 / 1030
Legroom (in / mm)41.3 / 1049front: 41.3 / 1049
rear: 34.3 / 872
front: 41.3 / 1049
rear: 39 / 991
Shoulder room (in / mm)65.2 / 1657front: 65.2 / 1657
rear: 65.3 / 1658
front: 65.2 / 1657
rear: 65.1 / 1655
Hip room (in / mm)60.3 / 1532front: 60.3 / 1532
rear: 61.8 / 1571
front: 60.3 / 1532
rear: 65.4 / 1663
Capacities
 Regular CabExtended CabCrew Cab
Seating:2 / 35 / 65 / 6
Fuel tank -- 2WD and 4WD (gal / L):36 / 13636 / 13636 / 136
Engine oil (qt / L):6.0L: 6.0 / 5.7
6.6L: 10 / 9.5
6.0L: 6.0 / 5.7
6.6L: 10 / 9.5
6.0L: 6.0 / 5.7
6.6L: 10 / 9.5
Cooling system (qt / L):6.0L: 16.4 / 15.5
6.6L: 25.4 / 24
6.0L: 16.4 / 15.5
6.6L: 25.4 / 24
6.0L: 16.4 / 15.5
6.6L: 25.4 / 24
Trailering
 Trailer towing maximum with ball hitch (lb / kg)Trailer towing maximum with fifth-wheel hitch (lb / kg)
Reg. cab, long box:2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 14700 / 6668
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 17800 / 8074
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 14400 / 6531
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 17500 / 7938
Ext. cab, std. box:2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 14300 / 6486
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 17500 / 7938
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 14000 / 6350
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 17200 / 7801
Ext. cab, long box:2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 14200 / 6441
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 17400 / 7892
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13900 / 6304
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 16500 / 7484
Crew cab, std. box:2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 14200 / 6441
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 17400 / 7892
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13900 / 6304
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 16700 / 7575
Crew cab, long box:2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13000 / 5897
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 13000 / 5897
2WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 14100 / 6395
2WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 17200 / 7801
4WD w/ 6.0L (4.10 axle): 13800 / 6259
4WD w/ 6.6L (3.73 axle): 15600 / 7076

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