GO
GoAutoLogo
MENU

Make / Model Search

New models - Chevrolet - Silverado - 3500HD LTZ

HSV confirms Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD spec

Heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverado 3500 arriving in Aus showrooms from $147,990 plus ORC

Chevrolet logo12 Oct 2018

JUST months after launching the 2500HD in Australia, HSV is expanding the Chevrolet Silverado with the addition of the heavy-duty 3500HD LTZ that will sit atop the five-variant full-sized pick-up range at $147,990 plus on-road costs.
 
The right-hand-drive conversion process will begin at HSV’s Clayton South production facility this month, with the single-variant 3500HD likely to appeal to those looking to haul particularly heavy cargo either in the load bed or behind the 3500HD in a trailer.
 
While the 3500HD employs the same powertrain as the 2500HD, its upgraded rear suspension with dual rear wheels increases its payload from 875-975kg in the 2500HD to a whopping 2200kg, while maximum braked towing capacity jumps from 5890kg to 9000kg with a tray-mounted pintle hitch.
 
Using a traditional tow ball, towing capacity is identical to the 2500HD – 3500kg with a 50mm ball and 4500kg with a 70mm ball.
 
Justifying its position atop the Silverado range, the 3500HD LTZ comes with a number of luxurious features including perforated leather bucket seats with front heating, ventilation, 10-way power adjustment and memory function, heated, tilt and reach-adjustable leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable pedals, remote start, 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster and an 8.0-inch Chevrolet MyLink audio system.
 
Included in the touchscreen system is a seven-speaker Bose sound system, USB ports, auxiliary jack, Bluetooth functionality, voice control and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
 
Exterior specification includes front foglights, recovery hooks, side steps, remote locking tailgate, tinted glass, 17-inch chrome alloy wheels, and chrome trim on the grille surround, bumpers, body side mouldings, door handles and exterior mirrors.
 
Safety kit extends to Chevy’s StabiliTrak stability control system with proactive roll avoidance, traction control, electronic trailer sway control, hill start assist, six airbags, front and rear parking sensors, reversing camera, forward collision alert and lane departure warning.
 
Parking aids are particularly useful for the hulking pick-up that measures 6564mm long, 1975mm tall and 2438mm wide with a 4260mm wheelbase.
 
The 3500HD shares the same powertrain as the 2500HD, namely a 6.6-litre turbo-diesel V8 outputting 332kW and a whopping 1234Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed Allison automatic transmission with an electric transfer case and heavy-duty locking rear differential. A 136-litre fuel tank ensures fuel stops are not too frequent.
 
Stopping power for the 3710kg behemoth comes from four-wheel disc brakes, while the load bed sits 2483mm long with 1296mm of room between the wheelarches.
 
Two options are available for the 3500HD, including a spray-on bedliner ($1500) and prestige paint ($1100).
 
Along with the 3500HD announcement, HSV has also released an alternative compliance option for the 2500HD, which raises the gross vehicle mass (GVM) from 4491kg to 4600kg, increasing the payload of LTZ models from 875kg to 975kg, while the WT variant jumps from 975kg to 1085kg. Increasing GVM requires the 2500HD to be driven with a Heavy Vehicle driver’s licence.



2018 Chevrolet Silverado pricing*

 
2500HD WT (a) $114,990
2500HD LTZ (a) $134,990
2500HD LTZ Midnight Edition (a) $139,990
2500HD LTZ Custom Sport (a) $139,990
3500HD LTZ (a) $147,990

*Excludes on-road costs


Read more

GoAuto can help you buy a new Silverado

Customer Terms and Conditions – New Car Lead enquires

Agreement

This is an agreement between GoAutoMedia Pty Limited ACN 094 732 457 of PO Box 18, Beach Road, Sandringham, VIC, 3191 (“we/us”), the owner and operator of the GoAuto.com.au website (“the website”) and the person wanting GoAuto.com.au to provide them with a lead for the purchase of a new car (“you”).

By completing a New Car Lead Enquiry, you agree to the terms and conditions and disclaimers and acknowledge the policies set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order for us to effect a lead you must you must complete a New Car Lead Enquiry (“Enquiry”).
  • We will call you as soon as possible after you complete the Enquiry and certainly no later than the next business day. When we call, we will discuss with you your new car requirements.
  • You consent to our passing on the Enquiry and your requirements to an appropriate authorised motor car dealer as a lead.
  • We will contact you again in approximately eight days following your initial enquiry to check on the progress of the Enquiry.
  • While we will provide the dealer with the Enquiry and details of your new car requirements, we take no responsibility for what happens after passing on that material as a lead.
  • You acknowledge that we are a new car information service providing new car editorial information, pictures and prices to our customers as a guide only. Any new car prices published on the website are the manufacturers’ recommended retail prices and do not include delivery charges and on-road costs. Any authorized motor car dealer to which we pass on your Enquiry as a lead will provide you with full details of the price at which the vehicle will be sold to you.
  • You acknowledge that we do not sell motor vehicles. Any sale of a new car to you by a dealer after we have passed on your Enquiry to that dealer as a lead, is a sale by that dealer not by us.

Privacy Policy– New Car Lead Enquires

  • We take privacy very seriously. We understand that you will only complete an Enquiry if you can trust us to protect your personal information and use it appropriately. Our policy is to ensure that the personal information collected when you make an Enquiry is only used for the purposes of connecting you with an authorised motor car dealer.
  • We do not on-sell information collected from you or any other customer.
  • From time to time, we may email you with information or promotions that may be relevant for car buyers. You will continue to receive communications from us unless you tell us that you do not want to receive any advertising or promotional information in the future by unsubscribing from these communications.
close
* Denotes required field
** Australian inquiries only

Click to share

Click below to follow us on
Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Chevrolet models