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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,496
3 listings nationwide

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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
High Country Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$75,938

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD

In its final year before fading into history as the Silverado 3500 Classic, the domestic pickup got a stronger engine, available 6 speed automatic transmission, and a re-shuffled set o...

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
High Country Crew Cab 4WD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
20
Rodney writes:
Awesome truck horse power for days
Bear356 writes:
The Silverado is a good truck but I feel the dodge is going to retain its value and last longer
15
will writes:
drives smoother
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
High Country Crew Cab 4WD
No User Reviews

Specs

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
High Country Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 34 gal 36 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Biodiesel
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 4,400 RPM
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--
--
--
300 hp @ 4,400 RPM
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401 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
360 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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--
--
--
360 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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464 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
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--
--
--
9.4:1
16:1
10.8:1
Displacement
6,000 cc
8,100 cc
6,600 cc
6,600 cc
8,100 cc
6,000 cc
6,600 cc
6,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.62 in
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4.06 in x 3.9 in
4.06 in x 3.9 in
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4 in x 3.62 in
4.06 in x 3.9 in
4.06 in x 3.86 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 3 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 43.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload 3,578 lbs --
Maximum Payload 3,578 lbs 4,365 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 12,000 lbs 14,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 15,000 lbs 21,030 lbs
Exterior
Length 258.5 in 250 in
Width 79.7 in 81.9 in
Height 77.3 in 80.9 in
Wheelbase 167 in 158.9 in
Bed Length 97.6 in 82.2 in

Available Options

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
High Country Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cherry Red Tintcoat
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • NORTHSKY Blue Metallic
  • Oxford Brown Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8, B20-Diesel Compatible
  • Assist Steps, Power-Retractable, With Bright Trim
  • Gooseneck / 5TH Wheel Prep Package
  • High Country Deluxe
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) Aluminum High Gloss Black With Machined Finish Wheels
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) Chrome Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) High Gloss Black Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, Auxiliary Trailer Camera, Wired
  • LPO, Bedside Storage Boxes
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • Safety Package II
  • Technology Package
  • Sunroof, Power on Crew Cab Models

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