2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Overview

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Overview

With 46 trims to choose, no one should ever complain that the 2006 Chevy Silverado 2500HD doesn't grant you freedom of choice. The key change comes in the new 6.6 L diesel-powered engine and 6 speed automatic transmission for 2006. The Silverado 2500HD also got some exterior updates.

Overall, the Silverado 2500HD offers 3 different powertrains: a base 6.0 L, 300 hp V8 with standard 5 speed manual transmission, an 8.1 L, 330 hp V8 with 6 speed automatic, and a 6.6 L, 360 hp V8 with 6 speed automatic. If you add trailer capabilities, you can tow up to 16000 lbs., but the Silverado 2500HD usually has standard towing capacity of up to 12000.

With its multitude of trims and powerful towing capacity, drivers show a lot of love for the 2006 Chevy Silverado 2500HD. However, the mediocre build quality knock it down a notch. Balance out the positive with the negative and you'll like the power and functionality that the Silverado 2500HD has to offer.

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    2006 Chevrolet 2500hd With Bad 6.0

    I am curious what model years will be able to be swapped into my truck? Also curious if a 5.3 is an option or not?

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    2006 Duramax Diesel 6.6 Gas Mileage

    I am looking to buy a chevy or gmc silverado crew cab with the duramax/allison combo short bed. I would like to know what type of gas mileage I can expect to receive during normal driving and what I c...

    6,035 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
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    What Do You Need To Add To Get More Towing Capacity

    I want to buy a 2006 silverado 2500hd to pull a 5th wheel rv. fully loaded the trailer would be about 12000lbs. would this be sufficient or would i need to add something to beef up the towing capacit...

    12,223 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    2006 Chevy Silverado 2500hd Duramax Coolant Leak

    Every 3-4 days my low coolant light comes on and there's not a visible coolant leak although you can smell it after its ran for awhile probably burning off. All pressure gauges in the truck have read ...

    43 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    Another Oil Pressure Question 2006 Chevy 6 Liter Gas

    To start with my truck was bought new by my wife and I she drives it mostly but not much , it only has 24,670 miles on it never been off road. The oil pressure thing started the other day when she st...

    54 views with 10 answers (last answer 3 months ago)