Best Chevy Trucks for Work

February 10th, 2022 by

Looking for a new pickup you’ll need to put to work? We’ve got three Chevy trucks to consider, any of which will give you what you need.

Chevy Colorado

The Chevy Colorado is a smaller truck, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be able to get the job done. It comes with a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that will give you 200 horsepower and 191 lbs.-ft. of torque. There is also a 3.6-liter V6 that generates 308 horsepower and 275 lbs.-ft. of torque and a turbocharged 2.8-liter, four-cylinder diesel with 181 horsepower and 369 lbs.-ft. of torque. While the base model can tow up to 3,500 pounds, the V6 takes that up to 7,000 pounds. And the turbodiesel is the most capable, as it can tow up to 7,700 pounds. The maximum payload of the Chevy Colorado is 1,550 pounds, and there are two bed sizes: 5-foot-2 inches and 6-foot-2 inches.

Chevy Silverado 1500

The Chevy Silverado 1500 comes with a 4.3-liter V6 engine that puts out 285 horsepower and 305 lbs.-ft. of torque. There are also several other engines to pick from, including a 6.2-liter V8 that pumps out 420 horsepower and 460 lbs.-ft. of torque. The towing and hauling ability of the Chevy Silverado 1500 is fantastic. When properly equipped, it can tow up to 13,300 pounds and haul up to 2,280 pounds. To make towing easier, you can add features like a trailer sway controller and hitch guidance. There are three beds to pick from: 5-foot-10-inches, 6-foot-7-inches, or 8-foot-2-inches, and they all come with an integrated step and 12 fixed tie-downs.

Chevy Silverado 2500

The Chevy Silverado 2500 comes with a 6.6-liter V8 engine that generates 401 horsepower and 464 lbs.-ft. of torque. You can also choose the Duramax diesel 6.6-liter V8 that offers 445 horsepower and 910 lbs.-ft. of torque. This truck also has outstanding towing ability, as it has a tow rating of 14,500 pounds. It can also haul up to 3,900 pounds. There are two available bed sizes: 6-foot-7-inches or 8-foot-2-inches.

Come down to Patriot Chevy Warminster to check out any of these models.

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