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$60,000 Silverado

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Cosmic Charlie, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. Cosmic Charlie

    Cosmic Charlie Senior Member
    Messages: 237

    Saw a 2011 Silverado 2500 HD Crew Cab Duramax with ALOT of options and the window sticker was over $ 60,000, and that didn't include the plow ...

    Truck was very nice Black LTZ ... special order
    Truck $ 44,255
    Diesel $ 7200
    6 speed Allison $1200
    & a bunch of other stuff
    PRICELESS - not - wicked expensive

    I need to get a new wallet - mine went empty
  2. 496 BB

    496 BB Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    They offer alot of discount and could prolly get that down a bit. Either way though its still WAAAAY too much for a damn truck. Thats why I bought an 85 K20 and will make it to what I want....ultimate plow/mud truck. New trucks are great but I dont need a massage seat and radio that tells me where to go. That all costs money and Id rather spend it on upgrading. I dont care how much money I have if I have a $1000/month payment that vehicle better cover 1320ft in less than 11 seconds.

    Now you see why everyone buys a Ford :laughing:
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2010
  3. KC9MDQ

    KC9MDQ Member
    Messages: 35

    My wife and I were on the Dodge website the other day and just for s*its and giggles , spec'd out a 3500 Crew Cab longbox with ALLLLLL of the bells and whistles , except for navigation system . Came to about $ 57,000 lol . It's amazing how much people pay for these trucks !

    ( And yeah , I know I said the "D" word in a GM forum , LOL )
  4. woodchuck2

    woodchuck2 Senior Member
    Messages: 304

    I too went and looked ta the new 2011 D-Max and was sickened by the price. I bought my ECSB new with a plow and my RCLB used with a plow and they both combined cost less than the new 2011 and that did not have a plow. I guess it will be awhile before i buy another new diesel.

    On another note dieselpower magazine stated that the new 2011 Dodge is roughly $10k cheaper than the GM or Ford. Too bad they cannot put a good truck around that engine.
  5. 7d9_z28

    7d9_z28 Senior Member
    Messages: 240

    i make the reciever hitch for the new gm HD trucks (17,000# capacity, alot of huge welds) and i went to check out what it looked like all done and on the truck, found a nice red crew cab at the local dealership, didnt have all the options, was like 54,000
  6. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    makes you wonder how guys are plowing for $65/hr
  7. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    2011 duramax crew cab duelly I looked at the other day here was 54k
  8. georgerk82

    georgerk82 Senior Member
    from OHIO
    Messages: 114

    Ford is more exspensive, One of my customers owns 30 dealerships so I see all the window stickers pretty often and the 2011 Fords they just got in were way over priced, a couple of them were over $70,000 that is crazy for a pickup!
  9. BossPlow614

    BossPlow614 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,870

    I'd put $50,000 into a bmw or benz and $20,000 into a diesel truck. Unbelievable how expensive trucks are getting :mad:

    Especially when you delete the stuff immediately on them that increases the price so much (dpf and exhaust and replace with a tune and turbo back) and then the truck can actually breathe! :nod:
  10. 496 BB

    496 BB Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    Thing that REALLY sucks is you cant run tunes on newer trucks with the new ECMs. I'll stick to an LBZ or LLY over these new ones anyday.
  11. BossPlow614

    BossPlow614 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,870

    Problem is, what are we gonna do in the future then? Other than somehow hope to get rid of the emission laws...
  12. mossman381

    mossman381 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,410

    You can't go by sticker price. That is just the MSRP. You should be able to get the price down by alot. Probably not right now, because the dealers know people will pay a premium to be the FIRST one to own the 2011. The price will come down when the new craze is gone.
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2010
  13. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Banks has already broke the LML ecm so the others won't be far behind. I have a couple LMM's and LB7 and the LML is by far the nicest truck out of all of them.
  14. tjlands

    tjlands Senior Member
    Messages: 579

    As much as I wanted to add a new GMC to my fleet this December, looks as if I am going to stick it out without it.
    Both Ford and GM are about the same with GM going lower on financing. But to me they are both about 5 grand to high.
    I'll wait

    on another note, Kinda liked the Ford better, 2011 crew cab 2500 SD XLT over the same GMC
  15. 496 BB

    496 BB Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    I didnt mean you couldnt actually tune them as you can and Im not talking crap handheld tuners either. Im talking EFI Live. Thing is those these newer computers have special check sums and algorithms to tell if you have ever programmed the ECM and will automatically void ALL of your warranty unless your dealer is cool with things. EFI Live CAN get around this but have received alot of heat from GM and will not release it that way. So back to the pay to play. Im all for that but to not warranty a mirror problem because you have a tuner is dumb.
  16. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    I'm very fluid in EFI Live as I have a built LMM. Banks is always the first to come out with programming and it doesn't matter what boxed tuner you use now GM will know. I also don't think they should warranty things engine related if you have a tuner. That being said I have a great dealer that knows what I have done to my truck and chooses to warranty it. My LML will stay stock though. I think it comes down to what you can afford or what you want to spend your money on. We keep our trucks for 10 years and I feel buying new or next to new suits our needs. My LML was used and bought from a Subaru dealer btw.
  17. procutsnow

    procutsnow Member
    Messages: 49

    I just picked up my special order 2011 3500HD. Regular cab gasser with a few functional options. Just over $30k plus tax.

    I ordered it with:
    Snow Plow Prep (skid plates, 160 amp alternator, prewired beacon switch)
    HD Trailering Equipment
    Roof marker lights
    Gooseneck Wiring
    Camper Mirrors
    Cruise Control
    A/T tires on 18" rims
    Cloth seats

    Not fancy but with a 9'2" Boss VXT I think it will push snow pretty well?
  18. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    these days you basically need anoter morgage for a new loaded to the gills truck!!!!!!
  19. mossman381

    mossman381 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,410

    That is not bad a price Procut.
  20. procutsnow

    procutsnow Member
    Messages: 49

    Thanks, I didn't do too bad. Should be a good work truck for me. I own two small apartment complexes that I will be plowing and have picked up 15 residentials. Should be an interesting winter.