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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140 Work Truck

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 159 Work Truck

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

2020 Chevy Silverado 2500
$28,300 MSRP

Starting Price

$34,100 MSRP
4.3L V6

Standard Engine

6.6L V8
285 hp


401 hp
305 lb-ft


464 lb-ft
229.5 inches


235.5 inches
139.6 inches


141.6 inches

In the Chicago area, Chevy Silverado trucks rule the roads, but which model is the right choice for you? Deciding between the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 can be tricky, so we’ve compiled a list of the key differences to help you make the right decision for your particular needs. Whether you want a well-balanced dynamo or a heavy-duty powerhouse, we’ll help you find the Chevy Silverado that fits into your lifestyle and budget perfectly.

2020 Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 Silverado: Price

One key difference between Chevy Silverado 1500 and 2500 is the price point. If you are on a budget, the Silverado 1500 is the more affordable of the two with a starting price of just $28,300 MSRP. However, if you need the larger size and higher output of the Silverado 2500, you’ll still enjoy a great value starting at just $34,100 MSRP. Consider browsing our new vehicle specials or value your trade to save a little extra!

2020 Silverado 1500 in a field

2020 Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 Silverado: Performance

Between the Chevy 1500 vs. 2500, you’ll find two different performances. The Silverado 1500 has a 285-hp 4.3L V6 with 305 lb-ft of torque as its standard engine, along with the option for a 355-hp 5.3-liter V8 — both regular gas options. For heavy-duty work, the Chevy Silverado 2500 offers a 401-hp 6.6L V8 gas-powered engine and a 445-hp 6.6L V8 diesel for greater versatility. Which performance is right for your workload in Madison? If you’re still unsure, our team of experts can help you decide!

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Dually

2020 Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 Silverado: Dimensions

The 1500 vs. 2500 Silverado models also differ when it comes to dimensions. You might find that the smaller Silverado 1500 fits more easily into parking spots and garages with a length of 229.5 inches, while the Silverado 2500 is six inches longer at 235.5 inches. The Silverado 2500 also has a slightly longer wheelbase at 141.6 inches, compared to a shorter 139.6 inches on the Silverado 1500.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD from the side

Test Drive the Silverado 1500 vs. 2500 at Badger Truck & Auto Group!

Want to see the difference between Chevy Silverado 1500 and 2500 for yourself? Swing by Badger Truck & Auto Group in Milwaukee, near neighboring Green Bay, and see which model catches your eye! If you decide you’d like to drive the more powerful model, we know you’ll love what you find in our Chevrolet Silverado HD inventory.

Learn more about the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD towing capacity and engines, then contact us with any questions. While you’re at it, compare the 2020 Silverado 2500 vs. Ford F-250.

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Our New Silverado 2500 Inventory

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