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Extended cab vs. single cab

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by FinerCutslawnCare, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. FinerCutslawnCare

    FinerCutslawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,386

    So this year i am planning on getting a bigger truck. I am looking at chevy 2500 hds for 08 and can't decide wether i should get a single cab or a extended cab truck. I will be plowing with this truck as this is one of the reasons i am upgrading. I also just want some more motor. What do ya think i should get?
  2. Shopkeeper

    Shopkeeper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 85

    The size of the cab has nothing to do with how much power you're getting with the motor. A single cab will be better for plowing because it is shorter, but I can tell you from experience that the ext. cab is great for putting all your crap in the back. I usually only carry one other person wtih me so my back seats are full of stuff while the front is clean. it works great.
  3. GravelyNut

    GravelyNut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,594

    Plus if you have to, you can put more people back there.
  4. KTM

    KTM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 492

    extended cab's seam to always have a bit better resale, that is somthing else to consider. I have not looked into the 2500 chevys but, when I was looking at odering a new 1500 options were cheaper on the extended cab's for some reason.
  5. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,463

    ext cab. no question
  6. POPO4995

    POPO4995 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    Me personally, will never have anything less than ext cab. But thats my personal truck. All the other trucks are regular cabs. :)
  7. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,570

    Extended cab is nice. Any more I think that extended cab or crewcabs will be the way to go for me personally.

    The extra cab space is quite handy.

    Nothing wrong with regular cabs either. It depends on your needs.
  8. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,281

    I Like a regular cab alot better, also think they look better. The only way i'd buy an extended or crew cab is if I had a family.

    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,526

    i had an extended cab before and all it ended up being was a place for more junk to accumulate, switched back to regular cab and dont have anywere as much junk in the truck as i did before.
  10. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,169

    I have a reg cab... i have been looking at ext. cabs for the extra room, no matter if it was a w/t or just a personal truck id say ext. cab is the way to go.

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