A black 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition is parked in the open garage door of a tractor storage building.

2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition: Beauty Meets Tough

It’s that time of year again where we’re all discussing the new model year of vehicles. Chevy recently announced their 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500, and it lives up to the excitement. Particularly, one of the special editions of the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 is worth an in depth analysis because of its unique qualities. The Carhartt Edition of the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 is one of four special editions released, but this one stands out because of its brand partnership and unique features that give this heavy-duty truck a custom feel. So is the Carhartt Edition worth it? Once you see all that it has to offer, you’ll be ready to show your new Carhartt Silverado off to everyone you know.

Why Carhartt?

It’s a valid question. Brand collaborations are nothing new in the automotive industry, but how did Chevy come to partner with Carhartt? Chevy actually released its first Carhartt Edition Silverado 2500 as a concept car at the 2016 SEMA Show. The response was so positive that Chevy and Carhartt worked hard to bring this concept to reality for every truck owner. Now we have the beautiful 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition.

With Carhartt, you get durable, quality products that keep you outside longer and help you get the job done. When you think about it, it’s the perfect partnership for the Chevy Silverado, especially the Silverado 2500. What you will find in this special edition is the distinctive qualities of Carhartt and the Silverado equally shine and are unmistakable.

Custom Features Inside and Out

The black and tan seats are shown in a 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition.

At first glance, the Carhartt Edition of the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 pops with a Mosaic Black Metallic exterior color and a Carhartt pinstripe detailing. The exterior is also stamped with the Carhartt logo on the doors and tailgate. Continuing the overall bold and unique exterior, the grille bar plus the front and rear bumpers match the body color. The tires are all-terrain, and 20 inches, which means your truck can literally take you wherever you want to go. It’s undeniable that when you take this special Silverado for a ride, it’s definitely one of a kind.

When you step inside the Carhartt Edition, the custom nature is even bolder. You’ll find all-weather floor mats with the Carhartt badge stamped for everyone to see. Both the front and rear seats are made of a premium, perforated leather with a two-tone Jet Black and Carhartt Brown color scheme. The headrests are embroidered with the Carhartt logo, making it unmistakable where it comes from. All of these exterior and interior features are exclusive to the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition. You won’t find them in any other trim of the Silverado and may not again in this capacity.

The Carhartt Edition is available on the LTZ trim of the 2021 Silverado 2500. This LTZ trim is one of the most popular trims for the Silverado 2500, and for good reason. It already has its own hardworking and top-of-the-line features, and all of these come with the Carhartt Edition. Each package was designed specifically for the LTZ trim and work effortlessly with the design features of the Carhartt edition.

The LTZ Convenience packages give you heated and ventilated seats, a premium sound system, a bed view camera, an 8-inch touch screen, and HD surround vision. Going a step further, the LTZ Plus package provides a power tailgate, and rear bed LED lighting. Whether this is a work truck or a leisure truck, it’s easy to feel the luxury nature every time you enter the vehicle.

A truck this size and power demands top-quality safety features. Chevy is known to provide an innovative combination of safety and technology, and they achieved this once again in the 2021 Silverado. The Carhartt Edition of the 2021 Silverado 2500 features park assist, lane departure warning, blind spot alert, front collision alert, Intellibeam headlights, automatic braking, and following distance indicator. To say this special edition of the 2021 Silverado 2500 comes fully loaded is an understatement. We’ve only scratched the surface of the Carhartt Edition. Every truck not only look has to look good, but it also has to put in a hard day’s work.

Power and Capability – Getting the Job Done

A black 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition is shown from the rear at a higher angler.

What good is a truck that looks the part but doesn’t play the part? There’s nothing to worry about the 2021 Silverado 2500 because it’s already shown drivers it can handle any job. The Carhartt Edition is no different and comes standard with many power and capability components that will get your job done while also looking stylish and sleek.

This truck comes equipped with a 6.6L V8 engine with the option for an EcoDiesel engine. It has a maximum of 3,760 lbs payload and can trailer up to 14,500 lbs. That means the Carhartt Edition can handle all the gear and all the crew along for the ride. Because who wouldn’t want to spend a day in that rugged beauty of a truck?!

Speaking of trailering, the Carhartt Edition sports a trailer package and advanced trailering system. Everything you would need on the exterior of the vehicle for towing is included, plus all of the interior alerts that help you along the way. This includes trailer maintenance reminders, mileage, safety alerts, electrical diagnostics, and tire pressure monitoring.

The Carhartt Edition might have been designed to look awesome, but it’s meant to be taken anywhere, even if that is off the beaten path. For that reason, this Silverado 2500 is equipped with all of the off-roading features you would need for a safe and adventurous ride. The main features of this package are hill descent control, skid plates, and off-road suspension. Chevy doesn’t produce wimpy trucks, and the same is true with this Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition. Its power and capability further align it as a special edition and might just win over the most rugged of truck owners.

A Special Edition for Everyone

Believe it or not, the Carhartt Edition is not the only special edition 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500. There are other special editions that are worth mentioning and prove that Chevy goes out of their way to provide a custom, exclusive truck for anyone. The Midnight Edition is a complete blackout all over the exterior and is available on the LT and LTZ trims. The Z71 Sport Edition is also available on the LT and LTZ trims and has a bold exterior with the body color matching the grille bar and bumpers, along with black door handles and accents. The Z71 Chrome Sport Edition is similar to the Sport Edition, except it features chrome accents. Finally, if you are a lover of the Lone-Star State, then the LTZ Texas or Premium Texas editions with unique Texas badging are perfect for you.

Carhartt and Chevy: A Perfect Match

Real truck lovers want a truck that can handle all of the work and adventures necessary and look eye-catching so they can brag to their friends. The 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Carhartt Edition checks those two boxes perfectly. It’s a special edition that feels more like a custom edition. Chevy chose one of the most popular and capable trims to feature the Carhartt Edition on, which will keep both the luxury lover and workaholic happy. This special edition is sure to make a statement out on the roads, and we believe it more than lives up to its hype.