There’s a lot about the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 to look forward to, the least of which is the new 3.0-liter Duramax turbo-diesel engine. When this option is under the hood, driver’s will spend less time at the pump and less money on gas. Rear-wheel-drive models of the new Chevy Silverado 1500 that are equipped with the new turbo-diesel engine boast an impressive EPA-estimated 23 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.*
It was important for Chevrolet to offer a diesel option in the 2020 Silverado 1500 that could be fuel efficient as well as strong and capable. They succeeded with the 3.0-liter Duramax turbo-diesel, which can tow up to 9,300 pounds, and carry a payload of up to 1,870 pounds. The 3.0-liter Duramax turbo-diesel kicks out 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
The new turbo-diesel powertrain is the first diesel option available in a light-duty Chevrolet pickup since 1997. This well-balanced option gives drivers a choice that delivers the best for multiple priorities, including a smooth performance. With this option in the lineup of Chevrolet engines available in the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500, the new model year seems to have everything it needs to meet the demands of the modern driver.
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