GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine Options

Compare GMC Sierra 1500 & Chevy Silverado 1500 Powertrains Before Picking Your Next Truck from Paul-Richard GM Center of Peru, IN

Which capable work truck from General Motors is suited towards your daily towing and north central Indiana? As GM trucks, the new GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 carry the same quartet of powertrains.

But which engine will Peru, IN drivers want to pick out? Learn more about each engine option these new GMC and Chevy trucks can be equipped with. Then visit the Paul-Richard GM Center of Peru to pick out your new truck.

GMC Sierra 1500 & Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Options for Peru, IN Drivers

2.7-Liter Turbo High-Output Inline-4 Engine

Few base engines are as robust as this turbocharged 4-cylinder powertrain, giving Peru drivers plenty of power (310 ponies) for payloads and towing voyages.

This turbocharged engine is standard on WT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST Double Cab, and LT Trail Boss trims for the Chevy Silverado 1500. Pro, SLE, and Elevation models for the GMC Sierra 1500 are equipped with this powertrain.

  • 310 horsepower
  • 430 pound-feet of torque
  • 9,400-pound maximum towing capacity
  • Up to 22 highway miles per gallon

3.0-Liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel Inline-6 Engine

This is the most fuel-efficient option for Peru drivers wanting a powertrain that earns 30 miles per gallon on Indiana highways without compromising power. This turbodiesel engine delivers an impressive 495 pound-feet of torque to simplify towing.

Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High County trims for the Chevy Silverado 1500 can come with this powertrain. This is the standard engine for the off-road-ready AT4 model, and it's available for other GMC Sierra 1500 trucks, including the Denali, Denali Ultimate, SLT, SLE, and Elevation.

  • 305 horsepower
  • 495 pound-feet of torque
  • 13,000-pound maximum towing capacity
  • Up to 30 highway miles per gallon

5.3-Liter EcoTec3 V8 Engine

Tackle open Indiana roads and tow with confidence when relying on this V8 engine that gives both the Chevy Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 over 11,000 pounds of towing capability.

The SLT and Denali GMC Sierra 1500 trucks are equipped with this V8 engine. High Country, LTZ, and RST Crew Cab trims for the Chevy Silverado 1500 also pair this V8 powertrain.

  • 355 horsepower
  • 383 pound-feet of torque
  • 11,200-pound maximum towing capacity
  • Up to 21 highway miles per gallon

6.2-Liter EcoTec3 V8 engine

This is the powertrain that delivers the power Peru drivers need for big jobs or fun plans. This V8 powertrain is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

This hearty V8 engine is standard on the Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2, along with Denali Ultimate and AT4X models for the GMC Sierra 1500.

  • 420 horsepower
  • 460 pound-feet of torque
  • 13,00-pound maximum towing capacity
  • Up to 19 highway miles per gallon

Reserve a New GMC Sierra 1500 or New Chevy Silverado 1500 Truck in Peru, IN

Which engine can meet your demands? Contact the Paul Richard GM Center sales team with a call or click. Then reserve either the new GMC Sierra 1500 or the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with your preferred powertrain. You can buy or lease these new GM trucks in Peru, IN!


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