General Motors today announced pricing for the new 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD and 2011 GMC Sierra HD.
Prices for the base Silverado HD start at $27,965. An upgrade to the proven Duramax diesel engine and Allison transmission combination will cost you an extra $8,395 (the same as in 2010).
The base 2011 Sierra HD will have a price of $27,965, excluding a $995 destination charge for the 2500 regular cab 2WD model. The Sierra Denali HD, the first offering of the exclusive Denali line on a heavy-duty GMC pickup, will start at $45,865, excluding destination as well.
Engine choices for both models include the Vortec 6.0L gasoline V8 making 360-hp and 380 lb-ft of torque and the 6.6L Duramax turbo-diesel V8 making 397-hp and 765 lb-ft of torque. The 6.0L gasoline V8 is mated to a Hydra-Matic 6L90 6-speed automatic transmission while the 6.6L Duramax diesel is mated to a new Allison 1000 6-speed automatic.
2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD:
2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD:
Chevrolet Announces Pricing For 2011 Silverado HD
o Segment-leading horsepower and torque with proven Duramax diesel engine / Allison transmission combination at carryover pricing
o 2011 Silverado HD hits Chevy dealerships this summer
DETROIT ““ Chevrolet today announced pricing for the 2011 Silverado HD, highlighted by carryover pricing on the improved Duramax diesel engine and Allison transmission. This means best-in-class horsepower and torque at 397 HP and 765 lb-ft of torque, respectively, for the same option price as 2010 models.
“Heavy duty pickup customers are some of the most knowledgeable out there, and we heard them loud and clear. They want maximum power and capability at the best value possible,” said Product Director Maria Rohrer. “We delivered huge increases in power and capability while actually improving our fuel economy with the Duramax diesel engine ““ all while maintaining current pricing.”
Silverado HD base pricing starts at $27,965, which excludes a $995 destination charge. An upgrade to the proven Duramax diesel engine and Allison transmission combination runs $8,395 ““ the same amount as in 2010, despite the significant improvements in fuel economy ““ including a highway cruising range of up to 680 miles; aforementioned increases in performance; and new B20 biodiesel capability.
The 2011 Silverado HD also offers the latest technology in driver confidence and control features such as trailer sway control, smart exhaust braking, hill start assist and more. An all-new chassis, featuring a fully-boxed, high-strength steel frame combines with the aforementioned engine improvements to increase trailering capacity to 20,000 pounds (9,072 kg), and payload capacity to 6,335 pounds (2,873 kg).
The Silverado HD will be offered in work truck, LT and LTZ trim levels, and will begin production in May. Delivery to dealers is expected in early June. All models come with a segment-best five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
GMC Announces Pricing on 2011 Sierra Heavy Duty Pickups:
o Pricing unchanged for the proven Duramax diesel engine and Allison transmission combination
o Sierra HD offers segment-leading diesel horsepower and torque
o New Denali version starts at $45,865
o Sierra HD models arrive in GMC dealerships this summer
DETROIT ““ GMC announced today that the all-new 2011 Sierra HD will have a starting price of $27,965, which excludes a $995 destination charge for the 2500 regular cab 2WD model. The Sierra Denali HD, the first offering of the exclusive Denali line on a heavy-duty GMC pickup, will start at $45,865, excluding destination. The new Sierra HDs produced at the Flint Assembly Facility will begin arriving in dealerships in June.
The Sierra HD delivers best-in-class diesel horsepower and torque with the proven and reliable Duramax diesel powertrain and Allison transmission at carryover pricing from 2010 models of $8,395 despite the significant improvements in fuel economy, quietness, emissions and performance. Customers will also benefit from increased towing capability (up to 20,000 lbs./9,072 kg) and payload (up to 6,335 lbs./2,873 kg) that is supported by an all-new fully-boxed, high-strength steel frame for maximum utility and exceptional ride characteristics. The Sierra HD also offers the latest technology in driver confidence and control features such as trailer sway control, a “˜smart” exhaust brake, hill start assist and more.
“The all-new 2011 Sierra Denali HD blends capability with premium features and styling.” said Lisa Hutchinson, GMC product marketing director. “With its powerful, best-in-class diesel engine, the new Sierra HD models have increased towing and hauling capabilities, a key consideration for people who use them for work or for recreation such as towing a large boat or trailer.”
The Sierra Denali HD is a 2500HD 4WD crew cab. The iconic Denali four-bar, chrome grille with round air inlets distinguishes it on the outside, along with body-color bumpers, chrome door handles, chrome accents and 18- and 20-inch polished forged aluminum wheels.
The 2011Sierra HD lineup has expanded to include eleven 2500HD models and eight single- and dual-rear-wheel 3500HD models offered in WT, SLE and SLT trim levels. A new and larger 36-gallon (136 L) fuel tank is standard on all models. Combined with highway fuel economy improvements up to 11 percent over the previous model, GM testing indicates that the Sierra HD”s equipped with the Duramax diesel can have a highway range up to 680 miles, and new B20 biodiesel capability. The truck also offers the best warranty coverage in America with a five-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.
– By: Omar Rana