Diesel-powered 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 will get 33 mpg freeway

Diesel ½-ton vans simply received much more fascinating.

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the all-new 3.Zero-liter Duramax turbo-diesel engine delivers an EPA-estimated 33 mpg freeway and 23 metropolis in rear-wheel-drive fashions.

EPA-estimated gasoline economic system for four-wheel drive fashions is 29 mpg freeway/23 metropolis.

With an SAE-certified 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, the Silverado 3.Zero-liter Duramax with four-wheel drive can be able to towing as much as 9,300 kilos and a max payload of 1,870 kilos.

That is the primary diesel supplied in Chevrolet’s light-duty vans since 1997, and the model’s first-ever inline-six for full-size, gentle obligation vans. As such, engineers had a clear sheet to leverage the effectivity and stability of an inline-six-cylinder structure.

Chevy sought out to make use of extremely sturdy supplies in key elements, together with iron cylinder liners inside the aluminum engine block, a cast metal crankshaft and connecting rods in addition to blended silicon/aluminum pistons for higher warmth resistance and lowered enlargement.

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The inline-six engine supplies a balanced configuration for low noise and vibration traits. It options an aluminum block for weight discount, an 84mm x 90mm bore and stroke, dual-overhead camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder.
A brand new lively thermal administration system warms up propulsion elements extra rapidly for extra environment friendly operation.
The exhaust brake, which is offered in tow-haul mode, can present extra driver confidence when towing, particularly when going downhill.
The motive force-selectable cease/begin expertise enhances gasoline economic system by shutting off the engine at stoplights and sure different stop-and-go conditions, serving to save gasoline. The engine routinely restarts when the driving force takes his or her foot off the brake.
The 3.Zero-liter Duramax is solely paired with a Hydra-Matic 10L80 10-speed computerized transmission, that includes smaller gear steps and an general bigger ratio unfold to allow peak effectivity. Clever controls modify to the driving force’s wants for easy operation and aggressive response.
The Duramax 3.Zero-liter turbo-diesel marks Chevrolet’s fourth diesel truck within the obtainable lineup, becoming a member of the Colorado, Silverado HD and Silverado Medium Obligation. The corporate attracts on diesel truck expertise from the Silverado HD with the Duramax 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8 and Colorado with the Duramax 2.Eight-liter Turbo-Diesel.

The brand new diesel possibility completes the all-new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 propulsion portfolio, which supplies eight trims paired with six engine/transmission mixtures. The 3.Zero-liter Duramax turbo-diesel is offered on the LT, RST, LTZ and Excessive Nation trims. For the LTZ and Excessive Nation, the 3.Zero-liter Diesel is a $2,495 possibility, an identical to that of the 6.2-liter V-Eight. For the LT and RST, it’s a $3,890 enhance over a 2.7-liter Turbo engine.

The primary buyer deliveries of the 2020 Silverado 1500 with the obtainable 3.Zero-liter Duramax turbo-diesel are anticipated to start within the fall.