Learn more about the engines on the 2016 Chevy Silverado. Getting to know the engines will give you a better idea of how much power you need and which configurations you can choose from. Each engine works to balance efficiency and power, although some focus on one or the other.
Chevy Silverado 6.2-Liter EcoTec3
Perhaps the most popular engine on the Silverado 1500 is the 6.2-liter EcoTec3. This engine generates 420 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 460 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm. It also delivers the best-in-class towing capacity of 12,000 pounds, something that Sulphur Springs drivers truly enjoy. Even with such impressive performance, this engine maintains 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway*.
Chevy Silverado 5.3-Liter EcoTec3
If you don’t need the power of the 6.2-liter engine, then you should consider the 5.3-liter EcoTec3. This one generates 355 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 383 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm. It can tow an impressive 11,000 pounds, more than enough for most drivers. It even has the best-in-class fuel economy of 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway*.
Chevy Silverado 4.3-Liter EcoTec3
The final engine choice for the 2016 Silverado is the 4.3-liter EcoTec3. This engine generates the best-in-class torque of 305 pound-feet at 3,900 rpm. It also has 285 horsepower at 5,300 rpm and can tow 7,600 pounds. This is the ideal engine for those who want to maximize fuel economy, getting 18 mpg city and 24 mpg on the highway*.
The team at Jay Hodge Chevrolet in Sulphur Springs, Texas, can give you more information on the various engines available on the 2016 Chevy Silverado, including which configurations are available.
*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.