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Chevy Adds Bigger Commercial Trucks To Its Mix

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John Goreham
Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com

Chevy is adding larger commercial trucks to its mix. The new class 6 truck expands Chevy's range of Low Cab Forward trucks. The new 6500XD picks up where the Class 4 and 5 Chevy trucks leave off. Notably, the Class 6 has a dock-height loading deck. These new trucks have bodies up to 30 feet long and can accommodate up to 29,950 pounds of cargo.


The standard engine is a 5.2-liter, four-cylinder turbodiesel, capable of generating 520 lb-ft of torque. The engine is coupled to an Allison 2500 Series 6-speed automatic transmission (with PTO) and Dana axles are standard. Chevy;s commercial truck business has seen seven straight months of growth.




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Soooooo it's pretty much.. welcome back to Isusu, GM. *yawn*

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Cant wait to see the new GM/Navistar truck line.

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