We’ve already written a little about anticipated 2019 Chevy Silverado powertrain options, but at that point we didn’t have engine output numbers, just the knowledge that this full designed truck would be available with six powertrain combinations. We know for sure now that this will translate into five different engines, with three transmissions. You can get details of engine output on the 2019 Chevy Silverado and how these engine and transmission combinations shake out below.
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Engine Output on the 2019 Chevy Silverado
285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet
This engine will come standard on Work Truck, Custom, and Custom Trail Boss models. It will come with Active Fuel Management, and be always mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_half_last_clear”]
310 horsepower and 348 pound-feet
This turbocharged model will come only on LT and RST models. It is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and comes with Active Fuel Management.[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet
This engine will be available either mated to a six-speed transmission and with Active Fuel Management (AFM), or with an eight-speed transmission and Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM). It will be available with AFM on the Work Truck, Custom, and Custom Trail Boss trims, and with DFM on the LT and RST trims. This elite model equipped with the eight-speed automatic transmission will come as the standard engine on LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High Country models. All transmission and fuel management options with this engine offer the same engine output, though the fuel economy numbers may change depending on the setting and driving demands.
420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet
The top gasoline engine on the 2018 Chevy Silverado will come mated to the new elite 10-speed automatic transmission and also offer Dynamic Fuel Management. It will be available on the top LTZ and High Country trims.
3.0-liter inline six-cylinder Turbo Diesel
Newly available for 2019 is a diesel engine option on the classic Chevy light-duty Silverado. Chevrolet hasn’t release the engine output numbers for this engine yet, and we would be hard pressed to even speculate at this point. We see another blog post in our future! This diesel engine will be available on LT, RST, LTZ, and High Country trims and will come mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. This diesel powertrain will become available sometime early in 2019.
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