2014 Silverado Delivers Power and Efficiency

Posted on 17. Apr, 2013 by in GM Canada

2014 Silverado Delivers Power and Efficiency

2013-04-17

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Edmonton, Alberta (Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013) – Today during a Edmonton Motor Show, Chevrolet announced initial opening data, and fuel expenditure ratings for a all-new 2014 Silverado 1500, lifting a bar in a fiercely rival light-duty pickup segment.

The 2014 Silverado will embody a series of vital improvements:

  • A some-more powerful, some-more fit EcoTec3 engine,
  • A six-speed involuntary transmission,
  • A stronger, quieter cab with an all-new interior,
  • Four-wheel front brakes with Duralife rotors
  • A new bed with customary box rail protectors and CornerStep bumper

“The 2014 Silverado is new from hood to hitch,” pronounced Marc Comeau, clamp boss of sales, use and offered for Chevrolet in Canada. .  “When we mix a innovative facilities of a new Silverado with unmatched V8 appetite and efficiency, Silverado becomes a good choice for pickup customers, assisting them save income during a siphon but any compromises in capability and performance.”

Proven V-8 appetite with improved potency than a turbo V-6

The 2014 Silverado launches after this open with organisation cab models versed with a all-new 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8, that is approaching to appetite 3 out of 4 Silverado 1500s.

Chevrolet now announced fuel expenditure ratings of 8.7 L/100km highway for 2wd models, and 9.0 L/100km highway for 4×4 models. That is improved than any V-8 competitor, and beats a 2013 Ford EcoBoost turbocharged V-6 for both 2wd and 4×4 models.

Silverado’s 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 is SAE authorized during 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque, with some-more than 300 lb-ft of torque accessible from 2,000 to 5,600 rpm for manageable opening underneath a extended operation of real-world conditions.

“Silverado’s accessible 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 gives business a best of both worlds,” pronounced Jeff Luke, executive arch operative for Silverado. “Customers get a proven appetite and dependability of a V-8 lorry engine, with improved fuel economy than a heading competitor’s smaller turbocharged V-6.”

“EcoTec3 builds on 58 years of V-8 knowledge and trillions of real-world miles,” pronounced Luke.  “The 2014 Silverado will give business class-leading V-8 fuel potency and a assent of mind that comes with a proven V-8 design, a multiple no aspirant can match.”

Best accessible towing rating of any light-duty pickup

Demonstrating a capability of a 2014 Silverado and a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 engine, double cab 2WD models versed with a accessible max towing package, accessible after this year, will have towing ratings of adult to 11,500 pounds, some-more than any light avocation pickup now on a market.

To serve save business income and revoke inconvenience, Silverado’s 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 is designed to work on unchanging 87 octane gasoline even when towing or hauling.

Silverado will also offer after this year a customary 4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 that is approaching to offer well-developed torque and towing capability for a customary V-6, and an all-new 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8, with even some-more power, torque, and towing capability than a 5.3L V-8. Final opening information and fuel expenditure ratings for these engines will be accessible in a entrance months.

Seamlessly switch to four-cylinder operation

Silverado’s multiple of capability and potency formula in partial from a EcoTec3 engines, that yield a proven appetite of a large-displacement lorry engine when needed, afterwards switch seamlessly to four-cylinder operation underneath lighter loads.

“In formulating a 2014 Silverado 1500, we looked during a far-reaching accumulation of powertrain configurations, and resolved that large-displacement lorry engines could best yield a load and towing capability that lorry business require, with a long-term dependability they expect,” pronounced Luke.

“Silverado’s EcoTec3 record eliminates a fuel economy chastisement that mostly goes with rugged, high-torque lorry engines. With a EcoTec3 engines, lorry business don’t have to do some-more with reduction – some-more work with smaller engines. They can keep a advantages of a incomparable banishment engine and still get improved fuel efficiency.”   

All 3 EcoTec engines underline Direct Injection, Active Fuel Management and invariably Variable Valve Timing, a multiple not found in rival trucks. The engines also use a compress beyond valve pattern and weight-saving components such as aluminum blocks and cylinder heads to revoke a mass of a engines for additional appetite savings.

Other facilities that give a 2014 Silverado considerable capability embody frames done from high-strength steel; imperishable six-speed involuntary transmissions; larger, stronger behind axles for V-8 models; and an updated cessation with two-stage multi-leaf behind springs.

Among a other updates for 2014 are a stronger, quieter cab; revised steering, cessation and brakes; and inventive solutions for handling load in a bed.

The broadest portfolio, a right collection for a job

The 2014 Silverado 1500 organisation cab will be assimilated after this year by a unchanging cab indication and a new double cab model, that replaces a extended cab and facilities forward-hinged behind doors for easier entrance to a behind seat.  Also entrance shortly are new complicated avocation pickups and an all-new midsize lorry formed on a successful tellurian Colorado.

“Chevrolet will have a broadest portfolio in a business,” pronounced Luke. “No one will be improved positioned to offer any and each lorry patron a right collection for a job.”

Additional Details and Data

Silverado 1500 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8

  • 355 hp (265 kW) @ 5600 rpm
  • 383 lb-ft of torque (518 Nm)@ 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 load rating: 2,102 pounds
  • Fuel expenditure ratings (L/100km):
    • 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

Fuel expenditure ratings, 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

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