Are you looking for some of the heaviest-duty pickups on the market? If so, your best options are the 2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD and the 3500HD. With that, we'd like to welcome you to your complete guide to the 2500 HD and 3500 HD--here we'll cover towing, safety, power, and everything you need to know to decide which heavy-duty workhorse is right for you.

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Sierra 2500 HD vs 3500 HD: Powertrain

Both models are available with the standard 6.0-liter V8 gasoline engine that churns out over 360 hp and 380 lb.-ft. of torque when paired with a heavy-duty 6-speed transmission. Two-wheel drive (2WD) or four-wheel drive (4WD) is available for both models. 

The available Duramax 6.6-liter turbocharged diesel V8 engine generates 445 hp and 910 lb.-ft. The diesel-equipped models are easily identified by a prominent and functional hood scoop that cools the airflow into the powerful Duramax Diesel to maximize horsepower.

Sierra 2500 HD

A Sierra All-Terrain HD premium off-road package is offered on SLT crew cab models with AWD. It features:
  • 18-inch aluminum wheels, 
  • All-terrain tires, and 
  • Body-color grille with black and chrome accents
An All-Terrain X HD package is available on the SLT trim that includes:
  • 18-inch black aluminum wheels 
  • Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tires

Sierra 3500HD

A Sierra All-Terrain HD premium off-road package is offered on SLT 4WD models. It features:
  • 18-inch chrome aluminum wheels, 
  • All-terrain tires, and 
  • Off-road suspension

SLT and SLE models without the All-Terrain package or dual rear wheels can also get the off-road suspension.

Sierra 2500 HD vs 3500 HD: Towing


Sierra 2500HD

  • Maximum conventional towing capacity: 14,500 lbs.
  • Maximum fifth-wheel tow rating: 15,400 lbs.
  • Maximum payload capacity: 3,276 lbs.

Sierra 3500HD

  • Maximum conventional towing capacity: 20,000 lbs.
  • Maximum fifth-wheel tow rating: 23,100 lbs.
  • Maximum payload capacity: 6,112 lbs.
Echomaster® Trailering Camera System is also available.

Sierra 2500 HD vs 3500 HD: Cab and Bed Options


Sierra 2500HD

With the Sierra 2500HD's crew cab, you have plenty of space. In the front row, you and your co-pilot have 45.27 inches of legroom available. The second row of seats also has 40.93 inches of legroom. The cargo box of the Sierra 2500HD comes in two options. The standard box offers a 78.86-inch length and the long box has a 97.76-inch length.

Sierra 3500HD

Sierra's 3500HD has three configuration choices for the cab and box. All three choices have a crew cab with either a standard box of almost 79 inches long or a long box that is nearly 98 inches long. The third choice is a crew cab with a long box that includes a dual rear wheel setup for better strength and durability under the bed.

Sierra 2500 HD vs 3500 HD: Safety

Both 2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD feature:
  • Standard airbags, including front, thorax side-impact, and head-curtain airbags
  • Optional features such as forward-collision alert, lane-departure warning, front and rear park assist, and safety-alert seat

Sierra 2500 HD vs 3500 HD: Infotainment

The standard infotainment system for both GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD includes: A 7-inch touch screen An 8-inch screen is standard on the Denali and available on SLT and SLE trims 

Sierra 2500 HD vs 3500 HD: Comfort

Both GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD include:
  • A Snowplow Prep Package 
  • Remote vehicle start, wireless device charging, remote locking tailgate, and a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel 
  • StabiliTrak® to help get you and your cargo get to the job site securely
  • A CornerStep rear bumper 
  • Teen Driver feature 
  • Capless fuel-fill system available with 3500HD gas models with cargo box

Deciding Between the 2019 GMC Sierra 25000HD and 35000HD at Woody Folsom Chevrolet

As you can tell, there's no wrong decision when it comes to choosing between the 2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD and the 35000HD. Explore our inventory of Sierra heavy-duty pickup trucks in Baxley, GA to find out which truck is the best fit for you!

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