2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

If you’re looking for the most powerful heavy-duty pickup in the Silverado lineup then you’ve just found it. The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is not only capable, but smooth and comfortable as well. Outside is a high-strength steel frame and durable features and inside is a quiet cabin with the latest in Chevy technology. Whether you need a truck for your full time business, or just to tow your fifth-wheel trailer on the weekends, this truck can handle anything you throw its way.

Come and take one of these trucks for a test drive! You can see which ones we have available in stock right now and then just give us a call. If you do decide to purchase a new Silverado 3500HD from us, you’ll also receive a Lifetime Powertrain Warranty at no additional cost. This is a warranty that is unique to our dealership here in Forest Lake, MN. So come and see us soon near North Branch, Roseville, and White Bear Lake.

2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD Black at night

Overview

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is the king of the Silverados. This full-size heavy-duty pickup truck can tow up to 23,200 pounds, has a max payload of 7,153 pounds, and gets up to 910-lb-ft of torque. It has two engine choices: a gas powered 6.0L V8 and a turbo-diesel 6.6L V8 with a class-leading 445 horsepower. If you’re looking for one of the most powerful and capable trucks of the modern day, then you’ve found it in the Silverado 3500HD.

Outside, this truck may be conquering some rough roads, but inside you’ll be sitting in a calm and quiet cabin. Seating is super comfortable and made with dual firm foam for extra support and comfort. Media is controlled through a 7 or 8-inch Chevrolet MyLink diagonal color touchscreen. 4G LTE Wi-Fi is built in for all to enjoy, and there are plenty of USB ports to go around. Wireless charging is included as well along with hands-free voice and bluetooth capability.

There are seemingly endless combinations of configurations, trims, drive types, engine choices, packages, and accessories. Configurations come in long or standard box and either double, crew, or regular cabs. 2WD or 4WD is available and there are four standard trims with either single or dual rear wheels. Some special editions are also available like the High Desert, Midnight, and Redline, for those who want to stand out from the crowd.

General Specs

MSRP $34,710
Make Chevrolet
Model Silverado 3500HD
Vehicle Type Truck
City MPG n/a
Highway MPG n/a
Max Horsepower 445
Max Torque (lb-ft) 910
Seats 3-6

Features

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has durable features made for heavy-duty tasks. To help you steer such a powerful full-size pickup, it comes available with Digital Steering Assist. This power steering makes hauling and trailering much easier with electronic controls for enhanced stability and road holding on the highway. And while you’re on the express way you’ll benefit from the available diesel engine’s reduced noise and vibration with acoustic rocker covers, along with isolated injectors, a full-length acoustic lower oil pan and an all-new fuel system.

The roll-formed steel cargo box in this pickup is lighter, stronger, and more durable than traditional stamped-steel boxes. A spray-in bedliner is available factory installed for more protection, and you’ll find plenty of upper and lower tie-down hooks around the bed of the truck as well. LED bed lighting is also available. To help with ease of use, Chevy is the only make to offer CornerStep, which is an available rear bumper step. This can be extremely useful for loading and unloaded the bed of your truck.

The WT trim comes with a transfer case with a floor-mounted shifter to manage drive modes. In 4WD models you can shift between 2WD High, 4WD High, 4WD Low, and Neutral. These modes will help you switch between highway, snowy, off-road, and everyday driving conditions with ease. Other trims come with an electronic shift transfer case with rotary dial controls for shifting between the same settings.

On top of standard features in the base model like a locking tailgate, assist handles, cruise control, a four-speaker audio system, power door locks, and a tire-pressure monitoring system, there are seemingly endless available features. The Convenience Package adds tinted windows, a remote locking tailgate, remote keyless entry, and more. Accessories range from bed mats and extenders to ladder racks and bed side rails. If you want it in your truck, it’s very likely you can have it. These trucks can be fully tailored to meet each one of your specific needs.

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2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Bed2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Features2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Exhaust Brake2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Trailer Hitch

Performance

This is the most powerful truck in the Silverado lineup, and its performance reflects that appropriately. There are two heavy-duty engines available: a 6.0L gas-powered Vortec V8 or a Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8. The diesel engine delivers an outstanding 910 lb-ft of torque and 445 class-leading horsepower while the 6.0L gas engine gives you 380 lb-ft of torque and 360 horsepower. Both come with a 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission.

According to Chevy, they’ve stiffened and strengthened the cylinder heads of the Duramax diesel engine for a 19% increase in max torque. This makes the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD with a diesel engine one of the most powerful trucks available today. Both engines work in tandem with trailering technologies to offer amazing control while hauling large loads. The fully boxed frame rails in this truck made of high-strength steel help to achieve a max payload rating of 7,153 pounds.

Let’s get into an exciting part of this truck’s performance: towing & hauling. The standard Vortec 6.0L engine can tow up to 14,600 pounds and the 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel engine can tow up to an incredible 23,300 pounds. To keep your trailer safe and enhance towing performance, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD also includes Trailer Sway Control, an available Trailering Camera System, and an available Diesel Exhaust Brake System. A Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitch is also available as a dealer-installed accessory, featuring an easy drop-in design.

To help you get off of the beaten path, a Z71 Off-Road Package is available. This includes 35mm twin tube gas-charged shocks, a 33.6mm front stabilizer bar, an under body transfer case shield, Z71 badge and decals, interior trim plates, lower bumper appearance, Hill Descent Control, and more. If you’ll often be using your Silverado 3500HD to take you and your hauled items across dirt, mud, or rocks then this is a great package for you. An automatic locking rear differential also comes standard.

Performance Specs

0 – 60 mph n/a
0 – 120 mph n/a
1/4-Mile n/a
City MPG n/a
Highway MPG n/a
Combined MPG n/a
6.0L Horsepower 360
6.0L Torque (lb-ft) 380
6.6L Horsepower 445
6.6L Torque (lb-ft) 910

Interior

The interior of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is extremely comfortable, spacious, and durable. They designed the seats with an all-day drive in mind, so they’ll have you feeling relaxed even on a long-haul trip. Sound deadening materials and triple sealed doors make for a super quiet cabin. It’s quiet enough to keep a baby asleep in the back seat, so this truck can definitely double as a family vehicle when needed. Seats are made with dual firm foam for added comfort and support, and are available as cloth, vinyl, or leather.

Technology includes either a 7 or 8-inch Chevrolet MyLink diagonal color touchscreen media system. This comes with wireless charging and built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi. From the steering wheel you’ll be able to control music, calls, and other functions. There are multiple USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, power outlets, and more. This heavy-duty truck has all of the interior technology comforts to run a business out of.

The luxurious High Country trim gets upgrades like a Bose premium audio system, a nice step up from the standard speaker system. It also includes all of the Premium Package features like a heated steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning, and Safety Alert Seat. This package is available to add to other trims as well if those features are what you want.

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2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Interior Seating2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Interior Center Console2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Interior Media Display2017 Chevrolet 3500HD Interior Steering Wheel Controls

Safety

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has not been rated by the NHTSA yet, but it has some great safety features. Standard features include a Rear Vision Camera, Daytime Running Lamps, front driver and right-front passenger single stage airbags, Proactive Roll Avoidance, traction control, and Teen Driver Mode. You’ll also have RemoteLink Key Fob Service which includes Remote locks, horn, and lights. A 3 month trial of the OnStar Guidance Plan is also included.

Available safety features include 4-wheel antilock disc brakes, Hill Descent Control, Rear Park Assist, Lane Departure Warning, OnStar, Forward Collision Alert, and Front Park Assist. Some of these features come standard on certain trims, and some are available to add as an extra option. The brakes have ABS and come with strong Duralife rotors. No matter where your truck takes you, all passengers and cargo will be securely protected.

Safety Ratings

Overall Safety Rating

N/A

Overall Front Star Rating

N/A

Overall Side Star Rating

N/A

Rollover Star Rating

N/A

Trims

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD WT Single Rear Wheel

WT Single Rear Wheel from $35,505

  • Vortec™ 6.0L V8 engine
  • Available Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine with Allison® transmission
  • High-strength, fully boxed steel frame

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD WT Dual Rear Wheel

WT Dual Rear Wheel from $36,340

  • Vortec™ 6.0L V8 engine
  • Available Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine with Allison® transmission
  • High-strength, fully boxed steel frame

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT Single Rear Wheel

LT Single Rear Wheel from $39,660

  • Cloth seating
  • EZ Lift and Lower Tailgate
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 3-month trial

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT Dual Rear Wheel

LT Dual Rear Wheel from $40,730

  • Cloth seating
  • EZ Lift and Lower Tailgate
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 3-month trial

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LTZ Single Rear Wheel

LTZ Single Rear Wheel from $48,620

  • Heated front leather-appointed seating
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Remote vehicle starter system

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LTZ Dual Rear Wheel

LTZ Dual Rear Wheel from $48,380

  • Heated front leather-appointed seating
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Remote vehicle starter system

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD High Country Single Rear Wheel

High Country Single Rear Wheel from $55,810

  • 17-inch polished forged-aluminum wheels (DRW)
  • 18-inch chromed-aluminum wheels (SRW)
  • Unique body-color front and rear bumpers

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD High Country Dual Rear Wheel

High Country Dual Rear Wheel from $56,815

  • 17-inch polished forged-aluminum wheels (DRW)
  • 18-inch chromed-aluminum wheels (SRW)
  • Unique body-color front and rear bumpers

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Warranty

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a great warranty package to make sure your heavy-duty truck is protected for a long time. On top of the warranties listed below, it also comes with two included maintenance visits in the first two years or 24,000 miles of ownership. This includes diesel exhaust fluid refills for diesel engines.

  • Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty: 3 Years, 36,000 Miles
  • Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty: 5 Years, 60,000 Miles*
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 Years, 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion Warranty: 3 Years, 36,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through: 6 Years, 100,000 Miles

*When you purchase a new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD from our dealership here in Forest Lake, MN you’ll also receive a free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. This warranty lasts as long as you own the vehicle! No other local competitor can compete with our unique warranty.

 

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