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At Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis, we have always known that Chevrolet is known for building trucks that thoroughly “go the distance”! There are 18,500 members of the Chevy Truck Legends community on Facebook, where drivers are ecstatic about their rigs hitting the prestigious 100,000-mile mark on the odometer. For some drivers, this is an amazing milestone, while others are just barely getting warmed up to the tremendous task at hand.

The Top Speed blogging crew recently shed light on some very resilient truck owners who own a Silverado that you just can’t keep down! The incredibly heavy-duty Silverado 3500 is a tried-and-true workhorse that managed to offer one very happy couple in Michigan six wonderful years with no major problems or repairs needed. The LBZ Duramax engine found in this million-mile model is legendary and takes up residence in a very aspirational 2006 model. Owners Hugh and Tammy Pennington were thrilled to put over 600 miles a day on the truck [...]

Chevrolet heavy-duty pickup trucks tops list of vehicles that last at least 200,000 miles

2015-silverado-3500hd-model-overview-high-country-cnt-well-1-648x316-03For durability and longevity, the Chevy Silverado Heavy Duty tops the charts according to iSeeCars.com and AutoBlog. The highest percentage of vehicles with 200,000 miles on the odometer was compiled by these two sites, and the top dog was the Silverado HD.

It is noted that the vehicles in the study were model years 1981-2010 as Americans put an average of 13,476 miles on their cars, trucks and SUVs each year. Future results of current model years can’t be guaranteed, but the Silverado HD’s results are definitely encouraging for St. Louis-area truck fans.

Diesel engines play a big role in the longevity of heavy duty pickup trucks, and the Duramax 6.6-liter turbo-diesel engine mated with an Allison transmission is one of the tops in the segment. The Duramax powers up for 397

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