All-new 2.7L Turbo Adds to Efficient, Fun-to-Drive 2019 Silverado

Posted on 23. Oct, 2018 by in GM Canada


All-new 2.7L Turbo Adds to Efficient, Fun-to-Drive 2019 Silverado

More torque, aloft horsepower and softened city L/100 km over formerly customary 4.3L V-6

2018-10-22

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DETROIT (Friday, Oct 19, 2018) — The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with a technologically modernized 2.7L Turbo offers full-size lorry business a able and fit choice with a fuel expenditure rating of 11.9L/100 km city and 10.3L/100 km highway in rear-wheel-drive models.

To grasp both softened opening and altogether efficiency, engineers done intelligent choices with engine technologies, modernized production and a use of churned materials. The bottom quell weight of a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado with a 2.7L Turbo is 172 kilograms (380 pounds) reduction than a stream Silverado with a 4.3L V-6, notwithstanding carrying some-more interior room and load space.

“The new Silverado 2.7L Turbo delivers considerable opening and fuel efficiency,” pronounced Tim Asoklis, Silverado arch engineer. “It’s fun to expostulate each day — discerning from a start, and pulling tough underneath acceleration. With a highway fuel expenditure rating of 10.3L/100 km, a lorry is fit while still charity copiousness of capability to tackle weekend projects and trips to a lake.”

Standard on LT and RST trims, a 2.7L engine offers 14 percent some-more torque and 11 percent softened city fuel potency and it is some-more than a full second quicker 0-60 mph than a 4.3L V-6 it replaces. The Silverado city fuel potency also exceeds a customary 3.3L V-6 engine charity in a 2018 Ford F-150 XLT (fuel expenditure rating of 12.3L/100 km city).

The new Silverado also delivers a largest load volume of any full-size lorry on a market, so business don’t have to scapegoat space for efficiency. They’ll also suffer Silverado’s full-size lorry capability and durability. The new 2.7L Turbo engine delivers an SAE-certified 310 horsepower and 472Nm (348 lb-ft) of torque, surpassing Ford’s 3.3L V-6 and Ram’s 3.6L V-6 amiable hybrid by 31 percent and 29 percent respectively. The Silverado 2.7L Turbo reaches a rise torque some-more fast than Ford or Ram engines in a shred and delivers it from 1,500 to 4,000 rpm. Customers will feel that energy as a lorry can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds. Its max towing ability is 3,266 kilograms (7,200 pounds) and there is a 1,034-kilogram (2,280-pound) max payload.*

Developed from a opening as a lorry engine, a new 2.7L Turbo integrates many opposite innovative technologies to support engine opening and efficiency, including:

  • An innovative double beyond cam valvetrain that enables high- and low-lift valve profiles, invariably non-static valve timing and Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation).
  • A dual-volute turbocharger housing for softened stifle response, low-speed torque and probably no turbo lag.
  • Chevrolet’s initial focus of Active Thermal Management, that uses targeted engine heating and cooling opposite a whole powertrain complement to emanate optimal conditions for optimal fuel economy and redeem differently squandered empty feverishness for faster engine and delivery warmup.
  • Stop/start record that automatically stops a engine in stop-and-go trade for fuel efficiency.

The engine was subjected to months of nonstop contrast to copy a lifetime of limit prohibited and cold cycles. This is in further to some-more than 475,000 validation tests and 1.6 million kilometres (1 million miles) of real-world contrast to broach a continuance and opening Chevrolet lorry business demand.

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers 8 trims interconnected with 6 engine/transmission combinations, so each patron can find a right lorry to compare their singular performance, efficiency, record and value requirements

*Requires unchanging cab, late availability.

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