2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Reveals New Diesel Engine

July 11th, 2019 by

The Chevy Silverado 1500 has plenty of power to offer, and it’s always ready to take on any job ahead. When equipped with the new diesel engine, the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 delivers even more power and efficiency to tackle work days and road trips.

Under the hood of the 2020 Silverado, you’ll find the Duramax 3.0-liter I6 diesel engine. This optional engine comes at a pivotal time, when consumers desire both power and efficiency.

While there currently aren’t EPA ratings for the diesel engine, it’s sure to offer more economy than standard engines, and is likely to beat out the engines of competitors like the Ford F-150 and the Ram 1500.

Though fuel economy numbers are still up in the air, the power numbers are out. The Duramax diesel engine is set to deliver 277 horsepower and an incredible 460 lb-ft of torque, just as much torque as you’d get with the V8 engine.

The diesel engine is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, which helps you transition smoothly through gears.

If you’re interested in the Duramax diesel engine, you will be find it in the 2020 Silverado LT, RST, LTZ, and High Country trims. You’ll also get jaw-dropping towing power, proving that the Silverado can truly do it all, especially when equipped with the diesel engine.

Learn more about the Chevy Silverado 1500 when you visit Graff Chevrolet for a test drive.