2015 Chevrolet and GMC Pickups, SUVs to Offer Eight-Speed Transmission

Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by in GM Canada

2015 Chevrolet and GMC Pickups, SUVs to Offer Eight-Speed Transmission

2014-07-21

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Oshawa, Ontario (Monday, Jul 21, 2014) – Chevrolet and GMC have reliable a new eight-speed involuntary delivery will be customary on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models versed with a 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8.

The GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed is approximately a same distance and weight as a Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic. Its 7.0 altogether rigging ratio widespread is wider than GM’s six-speed involuntary transmissions, providing a numerically aloft initial rigging ratio to assistance drivers start off some-more quietly with a complicated bucket or when trailering. The 8L90 also enables numerically revoke back spindle ratios, that revoke engine rpm on a highway.

With 420 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, a 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 is a many absolute engine offering in any light-duty pickup, and offers a maximum accessible trailer rating of 5, 443 kilograms (12,000 pounds), formed on SAE J2807 Recommended Practices. As with other EcoTec3 engines, it seamlessly switches to four-cylinder operation underneath lighter loads to urge fuel economy.

Additional technical sum and a fuel expenditure ratings will be announced closer to a start of prolongation in a fourth entertain of 2014.

About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 140 countries and offered some-more than 4.9 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline energetic performance, fluent pattern and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, and is one of a industry’s healthiest brands. Innovation and engineering value is built into all GMC vehicles and a code is elaborating to offer some-more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. The 2014 Sierra half-ton pickup boasts all-new powertrains and design, and a Sierra Heavy Duty pickups are a many able and absolute trucks ever built by GMC. Every sell GMC model, including Yukon and Yukon XL full-size SUVs, is now accessible in Denali oppulance trim. Details on all GMC models are accessible during http://www.gmc.gm.ca, on Twitter during @GMCCanada or during http://www.facebook.com/gmccanada

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