2021 Chevrolet Silverado Medium Duty Conventional Truck
The Chevrolet Silverado Medium Duty line – which includes 4500, 5500, and 6500 models- was introduced for the 2019 model year in collaboration with Navistar. For the 2021 model year, the Silverado Medium Duty gets a few minor changes and updates.
|Assembly Location||Navistar Plant, Springfield, Ohio|
|Body Style(s)||Regular Cab or Crew Can|
|Engine(s)||6.6L Duramax L5D V8|
|Drive Wheels||Rear-Wheel-Drive, Four-Wheel-Drive|
|Availability||U.S.A., Canada, Mexico|
|Predecessor||2020 Chevrolet Silverado MD|
|Successor||2022 Chevrolet Silverado MD|
Changes, Updates, New Features
- Addition of StabiliTrak, which is standard on all models
- Neutral-at-Stop is now standard
- Addition of FuelSense 2.0 transmission shift control calibration
- Upfitter switch kit is now standard
- Exhaust brake is now standard
- Addition of an Open rear axle, non-locking rear as a standard feature
- Addition of Axle, limited slip, Dana Spicer as an available option
See detailed 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Medium Duty changes, updates and new features here: 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Medium Duty change log.
The updates and changes described here are specific to the U.S. market and may differ for other markets.
The 2021 Silverado Medium Duty continues to be offered as conventional truck with an engine/hood-forward design and is still available with several cab and box configurations:
- Regular Cab Dual Rear Wheel
- 2WD (CC56403)
- 4×4 (CK56403)
- Crew Cab Dual Rear Wheel
- 2WD (CC56043)
- 4×4 (CK56043)
The Chevrolet Medium Duty truck is available in Regular Cab and Crew Cab configurations in various wheelbases and GVWRs.
The 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD are all available as either Work Truck (1WT) or LT (1LT) models.
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado MD is offered with the following engine and transmission choices:
|Engine||Fuel||Aspiration||Transmission||Horsepower @ RPM||Torque @ RPM||Available Gear Ratios|
|6.6L Duramax L5D V8||Diesel||Turbocharged||6-Speed Automatic||350 @ 2700||700 @ 1600||4.10, 4.30, 4.56, 4.88|
Chevrolet Silverado MD pickup trucks utilize a platform that was jointly developed by Navistar and General Motors.
The 2021 Silverado Medium Duty pickups is assembled at the Navistar plant in Springfield, Ohio.
The 2021 Silverado should become available by the end of Q3 2020.
We expect the Silverado Medium Duty pickup trucks to remain in production for the foreseeable future, with mild updates and enhancements along the way. The Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana are great examples of this, as they have remained more or less unchanged for the past decade.
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