Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engines

Optimize Your Work Day with the Perfect Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine

Some decisions are just more important than others - including what you get under the hood of your new pickup truck. The Chevy Silverado 1500 lineup features many exciting options and technology, but the reason you need a truck rests underneath the hood. Whether you need the muscle for the worksite or extra help around the homestead, the Chevy Silverado 1500 lineup has an engine that works hard for you. We're here to help you work out the specifics and find the right powertrain for your needs!

2.7-liter Turbo High-Output

The lineup comes standard with the 2.7-liter engine, offering 24 percent more torque than the previous year's powertrain. It makes 310 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, giving you a maximum towing capacity of 9,500 pounds. The 2.7-liter engine comes with the WT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST Double Cab, and LT Trail Boss trims.

  • 310 horsepower
  • 430 pound-feet of torque
  • 19/22 mpg city/highway
  • Maximum towing capacity of 9,500 pounds

5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8

When you need more power from your new pickup truck, the robust 5.3-liter V8 gives you plenty of muscle to manage the work load. This engine makes 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, providing you with a towing capacity of 11,200 pounds. Thanks to the Dynamic Fuel Management system, you'll even find an efficient engine rumbling under the hood. This powertrain is standard on the RST Crew Cab 2WD, LTZ 2WD, and High Country 2WD. Available on WT 2WD, LT 2WD, RST Double Cab, 2WD, 4x4 LT, RST, LTZ, and High Country with Max Trailering Package.

  • 355 horsepower
  • 383 pound-feet of torque
  • 16/21 mpg city/highway
  • Maximum towing capacity of 11,200 pounds

6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8

If you grave even more power, the 6.2-liter V8 is an upgrade over the 5.3-liter V8 from the Chevy Silverado 1500 lineup. This stout engine produces 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, allowing you to conquer heavy trailers and payloads. The most powerful V8 in the lineup is capable of a maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds and comes standard on the ZR2 trim. It's available on the Custom Trail Boss, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High Country.

  • 420 horsepower
  • 460 pound-feet of torque/li>
  • Maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds

Duramax® 3.0-liter Turbo-Diesel

You don't need to sacrifice efficiency to enjoy power. The Chevy Silverado 1500's Turbo-Diesel engine gives you more than enough muscle, offering 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The engine boasts a maximum towing capacity of 13,300 pounds, second only to the 6.2-liter V8. This engine is available on the Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High Country trims.

  • 277 horsepower
  • 460 pound-feet of torque
  • Maximum towing capacity of 13,300 pounds
  • 23/33 mpg city/highway

Choose the right engine today at Hondru Chevrolet of E-Town!

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