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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 [...]

2024 Chevy Silverado 3500 HD

Many customers have asked us just what it is like to kick back on a long haul with the 2024 Chevy Silverado 3500 High Country here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis! Even though so many various eco-friendly movements have shined a bright light on smaller and more efficient cars as of late, there’s something to be said for cruising in a vessel that can provide enough comfort to render the longer journeys in life.
This truck is so impeccably good at taking on the role of a road warrior that it effortlessly shames the competition! Many models out there that can claim payload and towing capacities of this grade begin to cross the line into the territory reserved for burly semi-tractors, known as the “slinky types” and a bit prone to wobbling. The Motor Trend auto review crew enthusiastically claimed that the Silverado has a way of remaining wonderfully placid over the road, and [...]

2024 Silverado 2500 HD ZR2

The Motor Trend blogging team had remarked over this past week that “Gone are the days of heavy-duty trucks sporting a graphics package and skid plate to make up an off-road trim.” These were once thought of as pure workhorses but have now fully undergone the transformation to massive recreation-ready machines. They can tackle tough trails and haul extra-large loads and can surprisingly be even more capable than many half-ton close relatives.


This expert blogging staff recently rounded up a 2023 Ford-F250 Super Duty Tremor, Chevy Silverado 2500HD ZR2, and a 2023 Ram Rebel HD to run the diesel-powered trio through a strict regimen of highway driving, towing, hauling, and off-road challenges. The Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 arrives for the 2024 model year, with the giant gravitational pull of segment leading Multimatic DSSV Dampers. The suspension also arrives at the table primed and ready for challenges with a 1.5-inch lift, along with unique front control [...]

Even during a period of automotive history that is heavily dominated by the potential and performance of EVs, some of the best and most feature-rich gas-powered models ever built are enjoying their prime right now here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis. The Silverado 2500 and 3500 HD offerings for the 2024 model year have been fully revised, with some of the best-loved features from the Silverado 1500 being swapped out to join the hard workin’ hauling and towing party! 

This refresh comes complete with new powertrains, and among them are some of the burliest and baddest V8s in the entire biz! The “double trouble” in the form of 6.6-liter V8s comes with one gas, and one turbo diesel option. The Yahoo Autos reporting crew enjoyed their tester with the gasoline version, featuring variable valve timing and direct fuel injection to boost capability and out-of-the-gate performance. This engine dutifully cranks out 401 horsepower and [...]

The folks who are coming to Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis looking at trucks are looking to find the ideal rig for big jobs. We’re talking mountains of dirt, shuttling lumber back and forth all day, and surveying areas offering challenging terrain. The 2024 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is poised to arrive on the scene boasting an excellent means of making it through the tough stuff while spending much-deserved time off kicking up dirt.

The ZR2 joins the tough-as-nails heavy-duty lineup, exclusively available on the 2500 HD model configured with the Crew Cab body style and standard-size cargo bed. There’ll be no mistaking it when it comes rambling in your direction, with this gigantic grill featuring all new “flowtie.” There are now also different moldings around its wheel arches, red front tow hooks, and unique CR2 badging that identify it as a segment-leading off-road conquering machine.

A few items of the awesome standard equipment are 4-wheel [...]

2024 Silverado ZR2

Here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis (and nationwide!), the rough and tumble Chevy Silverado has quite the fanbase. Last week, the Motor 1.com blog excitedly described the details of the new technology within the Silverado’s cabin, and also included details about the off-road ZR2 variant! The ZR2 will now be offered with the 3.0-liter inline-six Duramax turbo-diesel engine for the first time, cranking out 305 horsepower and 495 lb-ft of torque.
The ZR2’s standard engine was previously the 420 horsepower, 6.2 liter V8 that cranks out 460 lb-ft of torque. You can still count on a smaller-packaged punch coming from the 2.7-liter four-cylinder TurboMax engine, and Chevrolet did not list any new changes for the 5.3-liter V8. The 2024 Silverado is also now offered in Lakeshore Blue Metallic and Slate Gray Metallic, and its 6.2-liter V8 will feature active dual exhaust with Sport mode.
The Midnight Edition will now also be available on the High [...]

2023 Chevy Silverado 1500

Year after year, our customers have expressed their continued satisfaction with the Chevy Silverado 1500, particularly with its capability and technology features. Here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis, we don’t expect that to change in 2023! Since our brand’s establishment in the early 1900s, Chevrolet has released some of the most powerful and iconic vehicles ever made. The 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 certainly follows that tradition, with all of the characteristics to make a diehard truck lovers’ heart race and more.

The Silverado hit the scene in the late ‘90s, offering the most advanced state-of-the-art tech for the time: a CD player, electronic locking, awesome AC, and power windows. This was a completely different era for trucks, and the term “state-of-the-art” certainly meant something different than it does today! During the Silverado’s second generation, drivers enjoyed the addition of OnStar, which assists drivers with various needs, ranging from navigational to emergency. Drivers could [...]

Even though we are fully aware that trucks are just as capable during the tough winter months, we still are quite anxious about the coming of spring here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis! The 2024 Chevy Silverado HD is on track to be just as awesome as our entire rig line has been for decades, with new features that build on its already long-lasting and durable character. The GM Authority blog just announced that this model will now include Wireless Phone Projection for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard across all trim levels.
All Work Truck and Custom trim levels of the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD are now equipped with the Chevy Infotainment 3 system, and also have a 7-inch touchscreen. The LT, LTZ, and range-topping High Country trims are outfitted with the Chevy Infotainment 3 Premium system, with Google already built in and ready to fetch the next fast food joint or [...]

The Chevrolet Silverado is consistently earning accolades to solidify its status as a segment-leading contender. The Silverado reached its fourth generation in 2019, but completely reworked the truck this year with extra safety features, interior upgrades, and larger displays. 

The 2023 model year provides some minor modifications, with trail-ready off-road capability and a powertrain variety that begins with a turbo-four and tops off with a champion-hauling diesel. The ZR2 Bison Variant brings the ingredients to conquer the trail with five protective skid plates and steel rock rails, showing up armed and dangerous for the muddy and exciting challenges ahead. The 3.0-liter turbo diesel now sees a jump in torque production up to 495 lb-ft, and you can pick from 10 trims, 3 bed configurations, and 3 cab sizes. 

After the ZR2 made its debut last year, [...]

A truck that brings everything customers want and need will constantly score incredibly high satisfaction points here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis, and the Silverado has been doing just that for years. As the media team on duty for Chevy released the fine details regarding what they deemed most important regarding the incoming 2024 model, the enhancements to design, strength, and confidence were highlighted in detail.

The lineup includes both 2500 HD and 3500 HD models in the very awesome Regular Cab, Double Cab, and Crew Cab configurations, with Dual-rear-wheel models available and providing the rugged foundation for a 36,000-lb. trailering capacity. The very capable Allison 10-speed automatic transmission is now available as standard equipment for both the standard 6.6-liter V8 gas engine and the legendary Duramax turbodiesel. This provides the replacement for the [...]

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