Specs

Research 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Work Truck Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.98 x 1.57
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.17 x 1.34
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.98 x 1.57
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Tailgate Width (in) 61.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 21.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
Tailgate Width (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 62.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Volume (ft³) 75.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 25.4

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 730
Maximum Alternator Watts
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 2 @ 125

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Engine

Displacement 6.0L/366
Fuel System Direct Injection
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 397 @ 3000
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 4200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 685 @ 1600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 765 @ 1600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 322 @ 4400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 335 @ 3100
Engine Order Code LML
Engine Order Code LGH
Engine Order Code L96
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Engine Type Turbocharged Diesel V8
Displacement 6.6L/403

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.6
Height, Overall (in) 77.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 95.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 225.0
Wheelbase (in) 133.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 37.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.8
Cab to Axle (in) 56.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.5
Overhang, Front (in) 38.8

Frame

Frame Type Hydroformed

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Location - TBD -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 36

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Hip Room (in) 60.3

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.6
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
Body Style Reg Cab
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Fleetside
Body Code ZW9
Body Code E63

Suspension

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9825
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4400
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 7050
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9750
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9825
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4800
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4400
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 7050
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9750

Tires

Spare Tire Size LT235/80R17E
Front Tire Size LT235/80R17E
Rear Tire Size LT235/80R17
Rear Tire Size LT265/70R18E
Rear Tire Size LT235/80R17E
Spare Tire Size LT235/80R17E
Spare Tire Size LT265/70R18E
Spare Tire Size LT265/70R18E
Spare Tire Size
Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2860
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2515
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3525
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2470
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QZT
Front Tire Order Code QWF
Front Tire Order Code QGM
Front Tire Order Code QQO
Rear Tire Order Code QZT
Rear Tire Order Code QWF
Rear Tire Order Code QGM
Rear Tire Order Code QQO
Spare Tire Order Code ZQO
Spare Tire Order Code ZZT
Spare Tire Order Code ZGM
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code 4GM
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size LT235/80R17
Front Tire Size LT265/70R18E

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2400
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 14500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3525
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3625
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14100
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1440
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2115
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1950
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 13000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14100

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.49
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.61
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.81
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.03
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.10
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MYD
Trans Order Code MW7
Transfer Case Power Take Off

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 10400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 10700
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 10000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11100
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11200
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2772
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3003
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 9825
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 9375
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 7050
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 16000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 20500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 27500
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 13400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 12800
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 13000

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material