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If you've been a longtime Chevy HD fan and it's time to trade-in your old outfit, the 2012 Chevy Silverado HD's numerous improvements will help keep you a Chevy loyalist. If you're an old Ram (formerl
If you're looking for the most powerful diesel engine in an HD truck, Ram's Cummins diesel engine takes top honors (torque, not horsepower). Those who like a little more upscale flair in their trucks
Thanks to its torque-heavy 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V8, we found that towing a 10,000-pound trailer behind the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD truck posed absolutely no challenge whatsoever. The 2012 Chevy Silverado HD's available Duramax diesel develops 397 horsepower and 765 lb-ft of torque (that's more horsepower but less torque than the Ram HD, and less horsepower and torque than the Ford PowerStroke diesel). Despite the difference in power from its main rivals, the Silverado HD still takes top honors in fifth-wheel and conventional towing
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By mikey (MI) on Wednesday, May 15, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 21,000overall rating 6 of 10rating details
Pros: "pulls a 10,000 lb 5th wheel great!"
Cons: "Can,t pass a gas station 7 1/2 to 8 mpg"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1
"21,000 only get 7 to 8 mpg pulling and 11 to 12 empty!! Rattles on bumpy rds. Been driving chevey trucks for 37 years never been so disappointed.Never considered another brand before this truck. DO NOT BUY A 6.0 CHEVY TRUCK."
By MX264 (WV) on Monday, April 29, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 44,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "Pleanty of Power; Great Reliability"
Cons: "Little bit stiff of a ride but its a 3/4 ton truck"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9
"Truck has been very reliable; Duramax motor and Allison trans. has plenty of towing power. I averaged around 16-17 mpg highway miles. Overall, I'm happy with the truck. According to Kelley Blue Book it has really held its value."
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