Chevrolet seems prefer it’s about to finest its crosstown rivals providing probably the most highly effective diesel engine within the light-duty pickup phase.
The all-new Three.Zero-liter inline-6-cylinder Duramax turbodiesel is ready to launch this summer time in a number of Silverado trims.
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After a leaked seller doc that exposed its specs to be 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque was revealed on Jalopnik, Chevrolet confirmed that the numbers are right.
Each figures are greater than these for the Ford F-150’s Three.Zero-liter Energy Stroke V6, which is rated at 250 hp and 440 lb. In the meantime, Ram’s Three.Zero-liter EcoDiesel V6 is at present on hiatus, however will return quickly and put out 260 hp and 442 lb-ft when it was final accessible within the model’s 1500 truck.
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Though Ram may crank up the facility earlier than its engine hits showrooms, it’s unlikely that Ford will anytime quickly, however the diesel F-150 is the present gasoline financial system chief at 30 mpg.
Chevy hasn’t but revealed how far its diesel truck can go on a gallon, or its most towing and hauling capability, however did say the engine would promote for a similar premium over the 5.Three-liter gasoline V8 as its 6.2-liter V8 possibility does: $2,495 on LT, RST, LTZ and Excessive Nation trims, all with a 10-speed computerized transmission. The powertrain may even be an possibility for the GMC Sierra.
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