Looking over the figures, we find that the 2021 Chevy Silverado 5500HD 4×4 Crew Cab WT is the best-selling configuration as of July of the 2021 calendar year.
Back in August of the 2020 calendar year, GM Authority uncovered the best-selling Chevy Silverado Medium Duty configuration for the 2020 model year, which, according to documents seen by GM Authority, was also the Chevy Silverado 5500HD 4×4 Crew Cab WT, indicating the continuing popularity of this particular configuration.
Meanwhile, the second best-selling 2021 Chevy Silverado medium Duty truck configuration is the 5500HD 4×4 Regular Cab WT.
Note that GM offers 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD models as part of the Silverado Medium Duty line, each of which is set apart by its respective GVWRs. Chevy Silverado 4500HD models are rated at 14,001 pounds to 16,500 pounds, 5500HD models are rated at 17,500 pounds to 19,500 pounds, while 6500HD models are rated at 21,500 to 23,500 pounds.
Per second-quarter sales figures for the 2021 calendar year, U.S. sales for the Chevy Silverado Medium Duty truck have risen considerably, up 79.2 percent year-over-year with 3,025 units, as compared to 1,688 units for the year prior. Sales year-to-date are up 80.3 percent with 4,912 units sold, as compared to 2,724 units for the 2020 calendar year.
Meanwhile, U.S. sales of the Silverado Light Duty pickup are up 31.1 percent for Q2, while U.S. sales of the Silverado HD are up 42 percent for Q2.
Chevrolet Silverado Sales Detail - Q2 2021 - USA
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Meanwhile, aging Chevy Silverado MD inventory has reached a new low. As GM Authority covered previously, roughly 1,300 units of the 2020 Chevy Silverado Medium Duty truck and 0 units of the 2019-model-year truck are still available on dealer lots, as compared to 500 2019 Silverado MD trucks and 1,500 2020 Silverado MD trucks as of the end of May. Inventory has steadily declined over the course of the 2021 calendar year, with a combined 4,000 units of the Silverado MD (2019 and 2020 model years) previously available at the end of December, 2020.