What Are the Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Choices?

By Sunrise Chevrolet | May 25th, 2017
ENGINE SIZE HORSEPOWER TORQUE
4.3L V6 285 hp 305 lb-ft of torque
5.3L V8 355 hp 383 lb-ft of torque
6.2L V8 420 hp 460 lb-ft of torque

When a truck is your vehicle of choice, having a mighty engine beneath the hood is a must. Among the Chevy Silverado 1500 engine choices on offer for the 2017 model year, drivers will find an impressive lineup of EcoTec3 options that employ tried-and-true fuel-saving technologies to deliver outstanding fuel efficiency and to serve up powerful performance chops to get the job done. Keep reading to learn more!

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Lineup

The Mighty 3

The 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 lineup features three powerhouse engines for drivers to choose from.

  • The standard-issue 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine offered onboard the Chevy Silverado 1500 produces 285 hp and a class-leading 305 lb-ft of torque. This engine also enables the Silverado 1500 to achieve up to 7,600 pounds of towing capacity. Equipped with this engine, the Chevy Silverado 1500 delivers EPA-estimated fuel economy of 24 mpg on the highway and 18 mpg in the city.
  • The available 5.3L EcoTeco3 V8 engine offered for the Silverado 1500 lineup generates 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with this mighty engine, the Silverado 1500 can serve up 11,100 pounds of towing capacity and achieve a best-in-class EPA-estimated fuel economy of 23 mpg on the highway and 16 mpg in the city.
  • When the available 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine is on deck, it delivers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. When equipped with this engine, the Chevy Silverado 1500 flexes a class-leading 12,500 pounds of towing muscle and also achieves an EPA-estimated 21 mpg on the highway and 15 mpg in the city.

Rev Up and Get Ready!

Drivers can experience the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 engines for themselves at Sunrise Chevrolet. Stop in and see us or contact us today to learn more about the Silverado 1500 models and to take your favorite trim level out on the road for a test drive. Our friendly, experienced team members will also be glad to help you obtain financing once you’ve settled on the Silverado 1500 model you’d like to take home and call your own.

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