2014 Sierra V-8 Fuel Consumption Better Than Ford EcoBoost V-6

Posted on 17. Apr, 2013 by in GM Canada

2014 Sierra V-8 Fuel Consumption Better Than Ford EcoBoost V-6

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Edmonton, Alberta (Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013) – The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 full-size pickup lorry arrives during dealers after this open with a best V-8 pickup fuel expenditure in a industry. Sierra’s new 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 uses Direct Injection, Active Fuel Management and Variable Valve Timing to grasp fuel expenditure ratings of 13.0 L/100km city and 8.7 highway with two-wheel expostulate or 13.3/9.0 with four-wheel drive.

In further to highway ratings that are 1 L/100km softened than a allied 2013 Ford V8 pickup and 1.5L/100km reduce than a Ram V8, Sierra’s new V-8 fuel expenditure ratings are also  softened than those of a 2013 Ford F-150 EcoBoost V-6.

The new 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 combines a heading fuel potency with opening and capability. With an SAE authorized 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque – increases of 40 hp and 48 lb-ft compared to a 2013 indication – Sierra’s new 5.3L offers a class-leading towing ability of adult to 11,500 pounds.

“Here in Canada, a 2014 Sierra is second to nothing in a full-size lorry market,” pronounced Glenn Lemmerick, GM Canada’s informal executive for Western Canada. “Truck owners design durability, capability and fuel efficiency, and this latest era of a proven V-8 is designed to broach on those expectations.”

The 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 is only one of 3 some-more fit new engines for a Sierra. A customary 4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 arrives this summer, and Sierra also will be accessible after this year with an all-new 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 with even some-more power, torque and capability than a 5.3L. Additional specifications for a 6.2L will be expelled later.

Compared to a 2013 Sierra, a new indication adds a customary 4.2-inch radio display, a locking tailgate, projector headlamps, a CornerStep back bumper, cloth seats (versus vinyl in other trucks), DuraLife stop rotors and other all-new features. The truck’s all-new 4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 and six-speed involuntary delivery is engineered to offer softened potency and capability, with additional sum entrance later.

Additional Details and Data

Sierra 1500 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8

  • 355 hp (265 kW)@ 5600 rpm
  • 383 lb-ft of torque (518 N-m)@ 4100 rpm; some-more than 300 lb-ft of torque from 2,000 to 5,600 rpm
  • Maximum accessible towing rating: 11,500 pounds*
  • Maximum accessible cargo rating: 2,102 pounds
  • Fuel expenditure rating:
    • 13.0 city, 11.0 combined, 8.7 highway (2wd)
    • 13.3 city, 11.4 combined, 9.0 highway (4×4)

Horsepower and torque ratings are SAE authorized regulating 87 octane unchanging gasoline.

* With Max Trailer Package, accessible after this year

EPA fuel economy estimates, light-duty pickups with V-8 and turbocharged V-6 engines

Source:  2014 Chevrolet Silverado fuel expenditure ratings formed on GM contrast in suitability to Transport Canada authorized exam methods.  Competitive information formed on 2013 Model Year Natural Resources Canada Fuel Consumption Guide

Maximum accessible towing ratings, light-duty pickups with V-8 and turbocharged V-6 engines

*Double cab 2WD with Max Trailer Package, accessible after this year. Maximum towing ratings for rival trucks also requires discretionary equipment.

Source:  Published manufacturer’s information

About GMC in Canada

GMC offers reward engineering and higher capability in a versatile lineup of fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers. The GMC Terrain offers shred heading highway fuel consumption, along with a flexibility and opening that have tangible GMC for some-more than a century. Complementing a Terrain is a Acadia eight-passenger crossover, a assured family of Yukon SUVs and versatile lineup of Sierra pickups. Details on all GMC models are accessible during www.gm.ca.

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