CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 ENGINES
2.7L TURBO VS THE 5.3L V8


2.7L Turbo High-Output


As the standard engine for nearly every Silverado trim, drivers can expect to receive torque on demand thanks to a unique dual volute turbocharger. This 2.7-liter Turbo High-Output engine offers an ideal blend of power and durability, delivering up to 310 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, this four-cylinder engine can provide a maximum conventional towing capacity of up to 9,300 pounds for heavy workloads around Brooksville, FL.

5.3L V8 engine


Cranking out 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, this 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine is the tried and true option for the Silverado lineup. Featuring Dynamic Fuel Management, you'll experience improved efficiency on the highway while retaining power when needed in Wesley Chapel, FL. Highlighting a maximum conventional towing capacity of 11,200 pounds, this engine is no slouch on the job.

2.7-liter Turbo High-Output vs. 5.3-liter V8


Engine Output: Featuring a substantial output increase over previous years, the standard 2.7-liter Turbo High-Output takes the cake for its small form factor by pumping out an impressive 430 pound-feet or torque. However, drivers seeking higher speed are encouraged to choose the 5.3-liter V8 that produces a thrilling 355 horsepower.

Fuel Economy: With the rising cost of fuel becoming a factor in everyday life, efficiency has become a strong focus of Chevrolet when it comes to the Silverado lineup. Both the standard 2.7-liter Turbo High-Output and the 5.3-liter V8 engines return a respectable-EPA estimated 22 MPG Highway.

Maximum Towing Capacity: Silverado 1500 trucks are known for their capability. If you're looking to tow a vehicle around the Tampa Bay area, consider opting for a model with the 5.3-liter V8. The engine has a maximum towing capacity of up to 11,200 pounds.


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Ready to explore the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 lineup and see which engine option is best for your lifestyle? The team at Castriota Chevrolet is here to help by providing a helpful and relaxing shopping experience where you can get behind the wheel for a test drive. Contact a member of our sales team to plan your visit, or stop by our dealership today to explore new Chevrolet options in Hudson, FL!

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