The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Performance Specs are Truly Impressive

April 26th, 2016 by

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500When you require a pickup that can handle any load on any terrain, the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 specs rise to the occasion. This is quite simply one of the most powerful trucks vehicles on the road right now, and it offers drivers like you the kind of uncompromising capabilities you want to have at your disposal. Explore the numbers on this heavy-duty truck for yourself. If this seems like the kind of pickup you’d like to rely on, learn more at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, KY.


The standard engine in the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is a 6.0L V8 that puts out 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. Also available is a diesel-powered 6.6L V8 that boosts power to 397 hp and an astounding 765 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, but the diesel engine comes with a more robust eight-speed Allison 1000 transmission. Each version comes standard with rear-wheel drive, but all are available with four-wheel drive if you regularly travel on rough roads or in bad weather.

Payload and Towing Capability

No matter which powertrain you choose, expect your 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 to deliver beastly capabilities. Payload tops out at 7,153 pounds, and max towing capacity is rated at 23,200 pounds. That means if you need to haul heavy equipment, fully loaded trailers, or massive boats, you’ll have more than enough pulling power to work with.


This pickup is available with a number of features that help you make the most of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 specs. For instance, trailer sway controls keep even the heaviest loads in line. Front and rear parking sensors make it much easier to position the full-loaded truck where you need it, and with both long (8-foot) and standard (6.5-foot) bed options, you can be sure to have as much carrying capacity as you need.

Accomplish Everything in the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

If a large and powerful pickup is essential to the jobs you do, check out the latest Silverado 3500 at Tom Gill Chevrolet. We are located at 7830 Commerce Drive in Florence, KY, right off of I-71. We’re also open for tours and test drives seven days a week. Contact us with your questions.