2012 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Will meets power.

Silverado HD. From the job site to the campsite, from the family farm to the family reunion, you'll find our long-lasting, dependable pickup trucks doing it all- every day. Silverado HD features a fully boxed, heavy-duty frame, and an available Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine with Allison 6-speed automatic transmission that can tow up to 23,000 lbs.1

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Specifications

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MODELS

Regular Cab Long Box: 2500HD 2WD and 4x4 and
3500HD Single Rear Wheel (SRW)/Dual Rear Wheel (DRW) 2WD and 4x4
Extended Cab Standard Box: 2500HD 2WD and 4x4
Extended Cab Long Box: 2500HD 2WD and 4x4 and 3500HD SRW/DRW 2WD and 4x4
Crew Cab Standard Box: 2500HD 2WD and 4x4 and 3500HD SRW 2WD and 4x4
Crew Cab Long Box: 2500HD 2WD and 4x4 and 3500HD SRW/DRW 2WD and 4x4

MAXIMUM CAPACITIES

  2500HD 3500HD
Cargo volume (cu. ft.)2 75.5 75.5
Payload (lbs.)3 4,212 7,215
Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 36 36
Seating (Regular Cab/Extended Cab and Crew Cab) 3/6 3/6
Trailer weight rating (lbs.)4 17,800 23,000
GVWR (lbs.)5 10,000 13,400

EXTERIOR FEATURES

  WT LT LTZ6
LTZ Plus Package: EZ Lift locking tailgate, power-adjustable pedals, Universal Home Remote transmitter and rear-wheel housing liners on SRW models Not Available Not Available Optional
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist6 Not Available Optional7 Optional8

ENGINES/CHASSIS FEATURES

  WT LT LTZ6
Differential: automatic locking rear Optional9 Optional9 Standard
Engine: Vortec 6.0L V8 with 360 hp (322 hp with box delete and on 3500HD models) and 380 lb.-ft. of torque (E85 capability when Fleetside Box is ordered) Standard Standard Standard
Engine: Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 with 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft. of torque10 Optional Optional Optional
Exhaust brake11 Optional Optional Optional
Oil cooler, engine: heavy-duty, external Standard Standard Standard
Oil cooler, transmission: auxiliary, heavy-duty, external Standard Standard Standard
Skid Plate Package:12 frame-mounted shield protecting front underbody, oil pan, differential case and transfer case (requires 4x4 on WT models) Optional Optional Optional
Snow Plow Prep Package: 10-amp power for backup and roof emergency light, high-flow front bumper, Skid Plate Package and electrical relays (4x4 models only; see dealer for additional ordering information) Optional Optional Optional
Suspension Package: Z85 Handling/Trailering Standard Standard Standard
Suspension Package, Z71 Off-Road: 35mm shock absorbers, off-road jounce bumpers, Skid Plate Package and Z71 decals on rear-quarter panels (SRW models only) Not Available Optional13 Optional
Z71 Appearance Package (Requires Z71 Off-Road Suspension Package, SRW models only) (Extended and Crew Cab models only) Not Available Optional Optional
Trailering Package: trailer hitch platform, seven-wire harness mated to seven-way sealed connector, automatic locking rear differential, trailer brake control jumper harness, under-dash harness and external transmission oil cooler Optional9 Optional9 Standard
Transfer case: floor-mounted, manual shift-on-the-fly (4x4 models only) Standard Not Available Not Available
Transfer case: two-speed electronic, with rotary dial (4x4 models only) Not Available Standard Standard
Transmission: six-speed automatic, with Tow/Haul mode14 Standard Standard Standard
Transmission: Allison® 1000 Series, six-speed automatic, with engine-grade braking and Tow/Haul mode12 Optional Optional Optional

SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

  WT LT LTZ6
Air bags:15 driver and right-front passenger Standard Standard Standard
Air bags:15 head-curtain Optional Optional Optional
Air bags:15 seat-mounted for thorax and pelvic protection Optional Optional Optional
Brakes: four-wheel antilock disc Standard Standard Standard
OnStar®:16 Directions & Connections® Plan for the first six months Optional Standard Standard
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System (SRW models only) Standard Standard Standard
Trailer brake controller: ABS-integrated13 Optional Optional Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES

  WT LT LTZ6
Climate control: single-zone, manual Standard Standard Not Available
Climate controls: dual-zone, automatic Not Available Optional6, 17 Standard18
Convenience Package: power-adjustable pedals, Rear Parking Assist, Universal Home Remote transmitter, remote vehicle starter system and rear-window defogger Not Available Optional Not Available
Interior Plus Package: six-way power-adjustable driver seat, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, Bluetooth® wireless technology19 for select phones, USB port,20 dual-zone automatic climate controls,7 EZ Lift locking tailgate and foglamps Not Available Optional Not Available
Rear vision camera system (displayed on rearview mirror or nav screen when equipped)6 Not Available Optional21 Optional22
Sunroof: power-sliding with Express-Open and wind deflector23 Not Available Not Available Optional18
Window: power, full-drop, rear door24 Not Avalaible Standard Standard
Window: power, side-sliding, rear6, 25 Not Avalaible Optional Optional

SEATING

  WT LT LTZ6
Vinyl 40/20/40 split-bench front seat with recliners Standard Not Available Not Available
Cloth 40/20/40 split-bench front seat with recliners Optional Not Available Not Available
Premium Cloth 40/20/40 split-bench front seat with recliners, center armrest with storage and lockable underseat storage (also available with Custom Leather-appointed trim) Not Available Standard Not Available
Premium Cloth reclining, six-way power-adjustable front bucket seats (also available with Custom Leather-appointed trim) Not Available Optional6 Not Available
Custom Leather-appointed, reclining, heated, 10-way power-adjustable front bucket seats Not Available Not Available Standard

AUDIO SYSTEMS

  WT LT LTZ6
AM/FM stereo Standard26 Not Available Not Available
AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player Optional Standard Not Available
AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player and USB port20 Not Available Optional27 Standard
AM/FM stereo with in-dash six-disc CD/MP3 player and USB port20 Not Available Not Available Optional28
Bluetooth® wireless technology19 for select phones Optional29 Optional27 Standard
Bose® speaker system Not Available Optional30 Standard
Rear-seat DVD entertainment system Not Available Not Available Optional31
Touch-screen navigation radio32 with MP3-compatible CD/DVD player Not Available Not Available Optional33
SiriusXM™ Satellite Radio: 34 with three trial months Optional Standard Standard
SiriusXM NavTraffic: 35 Not Available Not Available Optional

WHEELS

  WT LT LTZ6
17-inch painted-steel (2500HD) Standard Not Available Not Available
17-inch chrome-clad (2500HD) Optional Not Available Not Available
17-inch machined-aluminum (2500HD) Not Available Standard Not Available
18-inch painted-steel (3500HD SRW, optional on 2500HD WT) Standard Not Available Not Available
17-inch steel (3500HD Big Dually) Standard Not Available Not Available
17-inch steel with chrome overlay and center caps (3500HD Big Dually) Not Available Standard Not Available
17-inch polished forged-aluminum (3500HD Big Dually Crew Cab) Not Available Optional Standard
18-inch polished forged-aluminum (2500HD) Not Available Optional Standard
18-inch polished forged-aluminum (3500HD SRW) Not Available Standard Standard
20-inch polished-aluminum (2500HD)36 Not Available Optional Optional
  • 1 Requires fifth-wheel trailer hitch and Regular Cab model. Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a base vehicle, except for any option(s) necessary to achieve the rating, plus driver. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the maximum trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See your Chevy dealer for additional details.
  • 2 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
  • 3 Maximum payload capacity includes weight of driver, passengers, optional equipment and cargo.
  • 4 Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a properly equipped base vehicle, except for any option(s) necessary to achieve the rating, plus driver. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the maximum trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See your Chevy dealer for additional details.
  • 5 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle, driver, passengers, cargo and optional equipment.
  • 6 Extended and Crew Cab models only.
  • 7 Requires available Convenience Package.
  • 8 Requires available LTZ Plus Package.
  • 9 Standard on 3500HD models.
  • 10 Requires available Allison 1000 Series six-speed automatic transmission. Reduced output (335 HP/685 lb.-ft.) for trucks with cargo box.
  • 11 Requires available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine.
  • 12 2WD models require available Z71 Off-Road Package.
  • 13 Requires available Trailering Package.
  • 14 Requires Vortec 6.0L V8 engine.
  • 15 Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.
  • 16 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.
  • 17 Requires available Interior Plus Package. Not available with Snow Plow Prep Package.
  • 18 Not available with Snow Plow Prep Package.
  • 19 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle.
  • 20 Not compatible with all devices.
  • 21 Not available with provision for cab roof-mounted lamp/beacon or Snow Plow Prep Package. Requires available Interior Plus Package and Convenience Package.
  • 22 Not available with provision for cab roof-mounted lamp/beacon or Snow Plow Prep Package. Requires available LTZ Plus Package.
  • 23 Only available on Crew Cab.
  • 24 Extended Cab models only.
  • 25 Not available with rear-window defogger.
  • 26 Not available with SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
  • 27 Requires available Interior Plus Package.
  • 28 Not available with rear-seat DVD entertainment system.
  • 29 Requires available OnStar and AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player.
  • 30 Requires available front bucket seats and Interior Plus Package. Not available with AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player.
  • 31 Requires Crew Cab model.
  • 32 Map coverage excludes Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and portions of Canada.
  • 33 Requires LTZ Plus Package and rear-vision camera system.
  • 34 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after three-month trial. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and Washington, D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details.
  • 35 Requires available navigation radio. Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after trial period. Available only in select markets. If you decide to continue SiriusXM service at the end of any complimentary trial, the chosen plan will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates unless you call 1-800-967-2346 to cancel. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement at siriusxmradio.com. For more information, see siriusxmradio.com/navtraffic.
  • 36 Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle's performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to gmaccessorieszone.com or see your dealer for details.
  • 37 Interim availability.

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