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2011 Duramax Diesel Truck

With the 2011 Chevy Silverado HD, the world of heavy duty vehicles has been taken to a whole new level. This particular model of Chevy vehicle has been a leader for many years. It just continues to get better and to offer consumers more of what they need. A vehicle that can work hard and play hard is exactly what they offer. 

You will be very impressed with the power that is behind the 2011 Chevy Silverado HD. It offers you the Duramax 6.6 Liter Turbo Diesel V8. That means 397 horsepower and 765 feet of torque. It is truly the most heavy duty pickup that has ever been made – by Chevy or any other company. That is certainly a feat to be very proud of.

Power is only part of the value with the 2011 Chevy Silverado HD though. It offers you better gas mileage than in the past. The increase in MPG is about 11%. You should be able to average 680 miles on a single tank of gas. A heavy duty pickup that is also more fuel efficient should certainly have your attention! Duramax Diesel Interior


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2011 Silverado 2500 Duramax Diesel Truck Review Continued

Chevy Duramax Diesel Side View With the Allison 6 speed transmission, you can easily shift all of the weight of what you haul to tow to the back axle. You can haul up to 6,635 pounds and tow up to 21,700 pounds! When you have such heavy loads on your 2011 Chevy Silverado HD you will be glad that you can use special features to keep it all safe. There is absolutely no reason to take unnecessary risks.

These features include the Trailer Sway Control and the StabiliTrak. These will help you to keep your load easily on the road or on the terrain you happen to be covering. The smart exhaust brake system also helps to slow down the truck and what is being towed when you are descending. You can accomplish such tasks as hauling on the steepest of roads without any lack of confidence along the way.

This process also helps to ensure your brake pads on the vehicle are going to last a very long time. Your 2011 Chevy Silverado HD won’t overheat either. You are going to feel that you have the ability to haul or tow just about anything with this vehicle – and you are right because that is exactly what it was designed for.

All of the four wheel drive models offer you the ability to apply a snow plow too. This is a great feature if you live on a farm or a ranch. It can be frustrating that no one comes out to clean your roads. Yet you can’t allow nature to stop you from taking care of your animals or crops. With this vehicle though you will be able to get the snow out of your way and get the work done.

When you take all of the individual elements that the 2011 Chevy Silverado HD offers alone, they are great. However, when you add them all together you have the perfect heavy duty vehicle that exceeds everyone’s expectations. This is a great vehicle that you can be very proud to own. These are very dependable vehicles that will last no matter what you have to do with them.

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The MSRP for the 2011 Chevy Silverado HD starts as low as $27,965. The fully loaded options are up to $53,340. You will find investing in one helps you to accomplish a variety of work and personal goals. You can also count on this particular Chevy heavy duty pickup to help you do it all safely and easily.

The new Silverado HD Duramax Diesel is the new benchmark when it comes to towing or hauling. If you have to get the job done right ontime and all the time, this is the truck for you. Shop online today!

Previous Duramax Diesel articles and news.

GM will invest nearly $100 million dollars to build a brand new Duramax 4.5 liter V8 engine that will be used in the Chevy Silverado truck line by 2009. Fuel efficiency will stand to improve by nearly 25% as compared to standard gasoline engines. Carbon Dioxide will be reduced by around 13% compared to normal diesel engines. The V-8 Duramax will be NOx compliant in all 50 states as it is one of the cleanest diesel engines ever built. The engine is expected to yield just over 310 HP and 520 ft·lb of torque. We are proud to carry and extended line of Chevy Duramax Diesel Trucks in the Sacramento area. Come see our inventory today.



Chevy Duramax Diesel Here is the recipe for some good clean fun. First, add Chevrolets new 6600 liter V-8 Duramax engine into a new Silverado. Next, add the new Allison 6-speed transmission and lastly, fill it up with diesel. You now have a truck that has all of the power (and ultra clean burning engine) you need to haul you to your next dream vacation destination. Towing your boat or trailer through the mountains with this powerful work horse will be a breeze thanks to 360 HP at 3,200 RPM's or 650 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 RPM's. 

General Motors new Duramax 6.6 Liter turbo-diesel V-8 engine has been upgraded to comply with the most stringent of 2007 federal emissions regulations & continues to deliver outstanding power & torque ratings that GM customers have come to expect. The new diesel particulate filter system has been upgraded to meet government (mandated) emissions regulations for any diesel engine that is manufactured on or after January 2007. The new code requires a 90% reduction of particulate matter & 50% reduction to the NOx.

The Duramax offers outstanding acceleration & powerful towing performance. All the benefits of the 2006 engine have been carried over into the new engine. The additional benefits include enhanced efficiency & a more smooth & quiet engine. Duramax diesel engine











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2008 Silverado 2500 Duramax Diesel Truck Review

Chevy Duramax Diesel The 2008 Silverado 2500 Duramax diesel truck has the 6.6L Turbo engine available. The V8 Turbo engine offers 365 horsepower at 3200 RPM with 660 pound per feet of torque at 1600 RPM. The engine starts very well in colder temperatures because of the Glow plugs, which convert electricity into heat when starting. The advanced pilot injection and electronics from the direct injection system helps to reduce combustion noise and reduces emissions. The engine also has an air-to-air intercooler and computer controlled vanes, which is because of the variable geometry smart turbocharger that is located between the cylinder heads. The cast aluminum cylinder heads have a four-valve design that helps maximize power and reduces emissions.

The exterior dimensions for the 2008 Silverado 2500 Duramax diesel depend on the cab size. The Silverado comes in a regular cab long box, which has a wheelbase of 133 inches, length of 224.7 inches, height of 76.4 inches for a 2WD and 76.3 inches for a 4x4. The width is 79.9 inches. The ground clearance is 9.6 inches for the 2WD and 9.5 inches for the 4x4. The truck seats three passengers and has a fuel tank capacity of 34 gallons. The curb weight is 5,308 pounds for a 2WD and 5,554 pounds for the 4x4.

The extended cab with a standard box has a wheelbase of 143.5 inches. A length of 230.3 inches, height of 76.8 inches for the 2WD and 76.9 inches for the 4x4. The width is 79.9 inches with a ground clearance of 9.5 inches. The truck seats 6/5 passengers (standard/optional) and has a fuel tank capacity of 26 gallons. The curb weight is 5,596 pounds for a 2WD and 5,847 pounds for the 4x4.

The extended cab with a long box has a wheelbase of 157.5 inches. A length of 249.2 inches, height of 76.6 inches for the 2WD and 76.7 inches for the 4x4. The width is 79.9 inches with a ground clearance of 9.5 inches. The truck seats 6/5 passengers (standard/optional) and has a fuel tank capacity of 34 gallons. The curb weight is 5,735 pounds for a 2WD and 6,006 pounds for the 4x4.

The crew cab with a standard box has a wheelbase of 153 inches. A length of 239.9 inches, height of 71.7 inches for the 2WD and 77.1 inches for the 4x4. The width is 79.9 inches with a ground clearance of 9.5 inches. The truck seats 6/5 passengers (standard/optional) and has a fuel tank capacity of 26 gallons. The curb weight is 5,742 pounds for a 2WD and 5,983 pounds for the 4x4.

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The crew cab with a long box has a wheelbase of 167 inches. A length of 258.7 inches, height of 76.7 inches for the 2WD and 76.9 inches for the 4x4. The width is 79.9 inches with a ground clearance of 9.5 inches. The truck seats 6/5 passengers (standard/optional) and has a fuel tank capacity of 34 gallons. The curb weight is 5,899 pounds for a 2WD and 6,169 pounds for the 4x4.

The Silverado 2500 Duramax diesel is an extremely versatile truck that will satisfy all of your needs. Shop online today!



2008 Chevy Duramax Truck HD 2500

Chevy Duramax Diesel 2500 HD The 2008 Chevy Truck HD 2500 will give the driver up to twenty percent better gas mileage. The suggested price for the truck is $24,935 verse other full size trucks that are $25,013. It will have a zero to sixty acceleration of 5.6 seconds over other full size trucks that have 7.08 seconds. The 6.0L V-8 353 HP engine will work together with the 6-speed automatic transmission to give ultimate performance. Weighting in at 5,308 pounds of curb weight, the 2500 offers a heavy-duty ride. The short and long arm front suspension offers a smooth ride as does the rear leaf suspension.

The front springs are a torsion bar while the shocks are gas pressured. The rear leaf springs are gas pressure as well. The truck comes with four wheel disc brakes and sixteen inch painted steel wheels. The vinyl seat trim will be easy to clean and the front driver seat direction controls will make it easier to drive and maneuver around. There is a rear view mirror for day/night driving and a vanity mirror on the passenger side. The audio system is satellite, Am/FM, XM with an in dash CD player with MP3 capabilities. The truck has Internet access, a trip meter and manual front windows.

The safety features on the 2008 Chevy Duramax Truck HD 2500 are the OnStar navigation system, anti lock brakes daytime running lights and front impact bags for the passenger and driver. The side impact bars will protect from side door crashes. The safety features are however rated lower than other trucks. The cab can seat three people and has legroom of 41.3 inches, headroom of 41.4 inches and 65.2 inches for shoulder room. Hip room is measured at 62.5 inches. The cab will fit three people, but there are going to be smaller in stature.

The cargo capacity is rated higher over other trucks with a cargo length of 97.8 inches and 50.6 inches in width. The gross weighted vehicle rating is at ninety-two hundred pounds with a front and rear GAWR of forty-two hundred pounds and six thousand eighty-four pounds. The payload is rated for 3,892 pounds and the trailer weight is 10,400 pounds. The maximum tongue weight is at 16,000 pounds. The cargo volume is 75.5 cubic feet. The truck is not rated highly for off road driving as it has a drive type of rear wheel.

The 2008 Chevy Duramax will give the driver a nice ride when loaded down and will offer a bouncy ride unloaded. It is however quieter than most other trucks from its counterparts Dodge and Ford. Since the fuel capacity has been expanded, you will spend less time at the station filling up. The ease of the driving the 2500 will mean that anyone can handle a truck this large. Be prepared for the off center steering column that will take some getting use too. The nice thing is the transmission, which slows the load down slowly with a tap of the brakes instead of putting all the weight on the transmission.

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The crew cab with a long box has a wheelbase of 167 inches. A length of 258.7 inches, height of 76.7 inches for the 2WD and 76.9 inches for the 4x4. The width is 79.9 inches with a ground clearance of 9.5 inches. The truck seats 6/5 passengers (standard/optional) and has a fuel tank capacity of 34 gallons. The curb weight is 5,899 pounds for a 2WD and 6,169 pounds for the 4x4.

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