|4.3L EcoTec3 V6||5.3L EcoTec3 V8||6.2L EcoTec3 V8|
|285 hp||355 hp||420 hp|
|305 lb-ft||383 lb-ft||460 lb-ft|
|24 highway mpg||23 highway mpg||Class-Best 12,000-Pound Towing|
|Top V6 Torque in Class||Best-Ever Gas V8 Fuel Efficiency||Best Ever Light-Duty Power for Chevy V8|
2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Options
Once you’ve set your sights on a 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500, your homework is only just beginning. After all, the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 didn’t become Birmingham’s favorite full-size light-duty pickup by chance. There are three terrific powertrain options available under the hood of the latest Silverado 1500, each of which is worthy of consideration depending on a prospective buyer’s needs. Each has its own features that make it popular to operators, meaning that, once you’ve chosen the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 as your next pickup, there is an option for you regardless of your needs or lifestyle. Let's take a closer look at the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Options.
Standard in the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 is a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine that delivers a 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. Due to its nimble performance profile, this power platform is often chosen by buyers who are looking for a solid daily driver. However, due to its 7,000-pound towing capacity, it is exceedingly versatile as well. It offers the highest V6 torque in its class, even as it delivers an excellent 24 highway mpg. This is due to the use of Active Fuel Management, which deactivates cylinders if they aren’t needed at the time. All told, the 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 is perfect as a daily driver, yet powerful enough for effective light-duty work.
Which 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Option is best for you?
While the V6 option is certainly perfectly suited for many tasks, there are also two V8 options that offer higher output to tackle more intimidating jobs. The first is a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 is a perfect middle-ground option for Alabama drivers, offering best-in-class fuel-efficiency for a V8 as well as a 9,500-pound towing capacity. The powertrain delivers an excellent 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, while the addition of Active Fuel Management rewards drivers to enjoy 23 highway mpg. For drivers who desire the best of both worlds -- both fuel efficiency and commendable output -- the 5.3L V8 is a perfect fit.
If you desire even more power, however, there’s one power platform to top them all. Topping the lineup is a 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 that rewards drivers with an excellent 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. This translates to an available 12,000-pound trailering capacity, as well as the singular status of being the most powerful gas V8 that Chevrolet has ever offered in a gas V8 light-duty pickup. If that doesn’t get your blood running, then perhaps nothing will.
Each of these engine options are now available in models of the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500, now available at Harbin Automotive. To learn more about any of these options or to schedule a test drive, visit our dealership today!