Which 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine Is Right for You?

2018 Chevrolet Silverado

The new 2018 Silverado 1500 is available at DeLillo Chevrolet with a wide range of powerful and efficient engines. This makes your choice in powertrain for your new pickup both exciting and difficult. So which 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engine is right for you? Here’s what each offers to help you decide:

  • 5-liter V6: This engine creates 285 horsepower and best-in-class standard V6 torque of 305 lb-ft. It can tow up to 7,600 lbs and yields 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway.*
  • 3-liter V8: With this engine and the available eAssist powertrain on Crew Cab LT and LTZ models, you can achieve best-in-class V8 fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway.* This engine pumps out 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque and can tow up to 11,100 lbs.
  • 2-liter V8: The 2018 Silverado 1500’s most powerful engine generates a whopping 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. With this powerhouse engine, the Silverado 1500 achieves best-in-class V8 towing capability at 12,500 lbs. Despite its raw power, this engine still manages to yield an impressive 15 miles per gallon in the city and 21 on the highway.*

If you’re still unsure, come into DeLillo Chevrolet to talk to one of our sales representatives.

*EPA estimated.

Bill Demarest

Bill works at DeLillo Chevrolet in Huntington Beach, CA. He has been at the dealership and in the Huntington Beach area for 35 years and is looking forward to sharing his vast automotive experience. Bill has a wife, two daughters, four grand kids and two great-grand kids. He loves the community and the weather!

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