Chevy Silverado Double Cab vs. Crew Cab: What’s the Difference?

2023 Chevy Silverado 1500
Chevy Silverado Double Cab

vs.

Chevy Silverado Crew Cab
5 to 6

Seating Capacity

5 to 6
35.2 inches

2nd-Row Legroom

43.4 inches
Standard

Available Bed Sizes

Standard & Short
2,040 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,080 pounds
13,300 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

13,200 pounds

The Chevy Silverado Double Cab and Crew Cab look similar at first, but there are some notable differences that might influence your choice. For starters, both the Double Cab and Crew Cab can seat two to three more passengers than the Regular Cab — which offers seating for up to three people. Compare the Chevy Silverado Double Cab vs. Crew Cab to see which makes more sense for your Sykesville commute. See how they stack up in terms of seating capacity, dimensions, bed sizes, and more.

 

 

Chevy Silverado Double Cab vs. Crew Cab: Seating Capacity & Dimensions

Both the Chevy Silverado Double Cab and Crew Cab can seat five or six passengers. The rear rows of both builds differ in terms of how much space they offer. Compare the Double Cab and Crew Cab interior dimensions below to see which makes more sense for your needs:

Silverado Double Cab Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom: 43.0 inches (1st) / 39.9 inches (2nd)
  • Legroom: 44.5 inches (1st) / 35.2 inches (2nd)
  • Shoulder Room: 66.0 inches (1st) / 64.9 inches (2nd)
  • Hip Room: 61.2 inches (1st) / 60.2 inches (2nd)

Silverado Crew Cab Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom: 43.0 inches (1st) / 40.1 inches (2nd)
  • Legroom: 44.5 inches (1st) / 43.4 inches (2nd)
  • Shoulder Room: 66.0 inches (1st) / 65.2 inches (2nd)
  • Hip Room: 61.2 inches (1st) / 60.2 inches (2nd)

Both are great options when you need a spacious cab. The Double Cab is a smart choice for Hanover, PA drivers who travel with passengers on occasion, while the Crew Cab is a good fit for drivers who work with a small team every day. The Crew Cab offers eight more inches of legroom in the second row.

Chevy Silverado Cab Configurations & Bed Sizes

Which Silverado configurations offer the Double Cab and Crew Cab? To access the Double Cab, you’ll need the Standard Bed/79.44-inch box length. If you want the Crew Cab, you can choose between the Short Bed/69.92-inch box length or the Standard Bed/79.44-inch box length.

Which Chevy Silverado bed size is right for your commute around Owings Mills — the Short or Standard Bed? Here’s a closer look at the specs for these two bed sizes:

  • Standard Bed Total Volume: 71.7 cubic feet
  • Short Bed Total Volume: 62.9 cubic feet
  • Both beds have a height of 22.4 inches and a maximum width of 71.4 inches. The width decreases to 50.6 inches at the wheel wells.
  • Short Bed is available with off-road-ready models like the Trail Boss and ZR2.

Chevy Silverado Double Cab vs. Crew Cab: Towing & Hauling Capacities

No matter which cab/bed you choose, the Chevy Silverado can tow and haul like a champ. You’ll have the towing power you need to tackle jobs around Owings Mills, or haul a trailer to your family’s favorite camping spot. However, when it comes to performance, there are slight differences between the Chevy Silverado Crew Cab and Double Cab that you should note. Compare their specs below:

  • The Double Cab and Crew Cab can be paired with any of the Chevy Silverado’s engines.
  • Properly equipped, the Silverado Double Cab can tow up to 13,300 pounds, while the Crew Cab can tow up to 13,200 pounds.
  • Hauling power is also similar for both cabs. The Double Cab can haul up to 2,040 pounds in the bed, while the Crew Cab has a maximum payload of 2,080 pounds.

Compare the Chevy Silverado Crew Cab and Double Cab at Len Stoler Chevrolet Today!

Learning more about the differences between the Chevy Silverado Crew Cab and Double Cab in person is the best approach. We could go on and on about the Chevy trucks on paper, but we’d rather show you first-hand! Len Stoler Chevrolet is a premier Westminster Chevy Silverado dealer, serving Sykesville and beyond. Ready to get behind the wheel of a new Chevy Silverado Crew Cab or Double Cab? Schedule a test drive by contacting us online or by phone at (410) 840-7157 today!

 

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