The 2021 Chevy Silverado HD is here, and it’s offering a host of enhancements and updates, including a wealth of new standard and available features.
For starters, the Bed View Camera display for the cabin rearview mirror is now available on Work Truck, Custom, and LT Trim levels. What’s more, the Bed View Camera display for the infotainment screen now comes as standard on High Country trims, and is available on the LT and LTZ.
On the infotainment front, SiriusXM radio and OnStar are now offered as standard on LT, while Work Truck gets the features as available options. High Country and LTZ models also get wireless phone projection with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard, while the feature is optional on LT.
Safety tech is also upgraded, with the Safety Confidence Package available on Work Truck and Custom trims, adding in features like Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Alert, a Driver Information Center, and Steering Wheel Audio Controls.
Final touches include a front center console with storage as standard on Custom and Work Truck trims, as well as two new exterior colors – Mosaic Black Metallic and Cherry Red Tintcoat.
The 2021 Chevy Silverado HD also comes with a variety of trailering technology features, such as an available 15 camera views via eight cameras placed around the vehicle, a Trailer Length Indicator, and Jack-Knife Alert, which will issue an alert when a jack-knife situation is detected.
What’s more, the 2021 Chevy Silverado HD also comes with a 36,000-pound max towing capacity, an increase of 500 pounds compared to the outgoing model. The increase is made possible by new suspension hardware updates and wheel packaging changes.
As a reminder, the 2021 Chevy Silverado HD is offered with two engine options, including the naturally aspirated 6.6L V8 L8T, which makes 401 horsepower and 464 pound-feet of torque, and the 6.6L V8 L5P turbodiesel Duramax, which makes 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque.