Silverado Engine Options
The Chevrolet Silverado is designed to get the job done. It comes in three capable sizes so you can choose the right capabilities for your work. There are a variety of engines available for each model.
- The base engine on the Silverado 1500 is a 4.3-liter V6 rated at 285 horsepower and a best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, this engine makes the Silverado capable of towing up to 7,600 pounds.
- Next is a 5.3-liter V8 with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. It boosts towing numbers up to 11,100 pounds.
- The most powerful engine for this truck is a 6.2-liter V8 rated at 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. It offers a best-in-class towing capacity of 12,500 pounds.
- Standard on Silverado 2500 models is a 6.0-liter V8 rated at 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, this engine lets the Silverado 2500 tow up to 14,800 pounds.
- The available Duramax 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8 delivers a class-leading 445 horsepower and an incredible 910 lb-ft of torque. This engine boosts the truck’s towing maximum up to 18,100 pounds.
- The same 6.0-liter V8 engine is standard on the Silverado 3500. However, its maximum tow rating changes and drops to 14,600 pounds.
- With the optional Duramax 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8, the Silverado 3500 can tow up to 23,300 pounds.
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