Powerful and Versatile: The Chevy Truck Lineup

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD (2)

The versatile Chevy truck lineup has something for every driver. These premium vehicles are known all over the world for their long-lasting reliability, remarkable strength, and refined style. Whether you are looking for the mid-size efficiency of the Colorado or the heavy-duty strength of the Silverado 3500HD, Chevy will make you a satisfied customer. With so many engine and cab choices, you can customize your pickup to fit your lifestyle precisely.

Which truck is right for you? Biggers Chevy has created this guide to the 2016 Chevy truck lineup to help you make an informed decision. We have highlighted the classic Colorado and Silverado lines below.

Engine (hp & torque) Max Towing Capacity Cab Choices Bed Sizes
  • 2.5L – 200 hp and 191 lb-ft
  • 3.6L V6 – 305 hp and 269 lb-ft
  • 2.8L Duramax Diesel – 181 hp and 369 lb-ft
7,000 lbs
  • Extended cab
  • Crew cab
  • 61.2 inches
  • 74.4 inches

The 2016 Chevy Colorado is available in base, WT, LT, and Z71 trim levels.

Engine (hp & torque) Max Towing Capacity Cab Choices Bed Sizes
  • 4.3L V6 – 285 hp and 305 lb-ft
  • 5.3L V8 – 355 hp and 383 lb-ft
  • 6.2L V8 – 420 hp and 460 lb ft
12,000 lbs
  • Regular cab
  • Crew cab
  • Double cab
  • 69.33 inches
  • 78.87 inches
  • 97.77 inches
  • 6.0L V8 – 360 hp and 380 lb-ft
  • 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 – 397 hp and 765 lb-ft
  • 6.0L V8 SFI (CNG) 301 hp and 333 lb-ft (CNG)
18,000 pounds
  • Regular cab
  • Crew cab
  • Double cab
  • 97.80 inches
  • 51.03 inches
  • 6.0L V8 – 360 hp and 380 lb-ft
  • 6.6L V8 – 397 hp and 765 lb-ft
23,200 pounds
  • Regular cab
  • Crew cab
  • Double cab
  • 78.86 inches
  • 95.98 inches

The 2016 Silverado line is available in WT, LT, LTZ, and High Country trim levels with additional options for the 1500.

2015 Chevrolet Colorado (960 x 300)

2016 Chevy Colorado (MSRP from $20,100)

This mid-size pickup truck combines advanced technology, great fuel economy, and an abundance of safety features in a manageable size for all drivers. With the Colorado, you’ll never have to sacrifice performance for efficiency.

  • Engine Options: The base Colorado offers the 2.5L direct injected VVT engine, while the WT trim level and above include the 3.6L direct injected V6 engine. The WT trim also offers an optional 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel I-4 engine.
  • Towing Capacity: The Colorado is no lightweight when it comes to towing, with a best-in-class maximum capacity of 7,000 pounds.
  • Cab Choices: Choose from extended cab or crew cab option for a little extra space.

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Cropped w850

2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 (MSRP from $26,895)

The 2016 model picks up where the 2015 class-leading Silverado left off. The versatile cargo box features innovative storage solutions and options, like moveable upper tie-downs to completely customize your space. The Silverado will reinvent how you travel with cargo.

  • Engine Options: The 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine features Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection, and Continuously Variable Valve Timing. Boost your power with the 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine or the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine at higher trim levels.
  • Towing Capacity: The Chevy Silverado 1500 can handle towing up to 12,000 pounds for mid-sized towing jobs.
  • Cab Choices: The 1500 model offers double, standard, and crew cab options.

2015 Chevrolet Silverado  2500HD

2016 Chevy Silverado 2500HD (MSRP from $32,955)

The Silverado 2500HD brings heavy duty strength and heavy duty durability. This rugged vehicle was designed to stay sturdy on the toughest outdoor terrain, even with the tailgate open. Despite its heavy workload, the 2500HD always delivers a smooth ride.

  • Engine Options: The Vortec 6.0L V8 engine features Variable Value Timing. The B20-Diesel compatible Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 is also available for higher trim levels for flexible fueling options.
  • Towing Capacity: Tow heavy equipment up to 18,000 pounds with ease in this durable pickup.
  • Cab Choices: The flexible Silverado 2500HD comes in crew cab, double cab, and regular cab options.

2015 Silverado 3500 (950 x 350)

2016 Chevy Silverado 3500HD (MSRP from $34,055)

As Chevy’s most advanced heavy-duty pickup truck, the 2016 Chevy Silverado 3500HD is in a class of its own. This powerhouse features incredible towing and climbing capacity. The extraordinary Silverado 3500HD can handle any challenge with style and ease.

  • Engine Options: Enjoy the standard Vortec 6.0L VVT V8 engine or experience the Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine with optional Allison 1000 six-speed transmission.
  • Towing Capacity: With the capability to tow 23,200 pounds, you’ll be hard pressed to find something that the Silverado 3500HD can’t carry.
  • Cab Choices: Whether you choose crew cab, regular cab, or double cab, you will have plenty of space in your 3500HD.

Check out Chevy’s Unbeatable Trucks in Person!

At Biggers Chevy, we are proud to offer the 2016 Chevy truck lineup. When it comes to long-lasting quality that won’t let you down, the Colorado and Silverado have you covered. Our experts at Biggers Chevy can attest to that. But, you don’t have to take our word for it. Visit us at 1385 East Chicago Street in Elgin to check out these great vehicles in person. You can give us a call at 866-431-1555 or contact us online for more information. We look forward to finding the perfect 2016 Chevy truck for you!