2020 Chevrolet Silverado Performance Spotlight

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The Silverado 1500 is known as the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size truck on the market. The 2020 model year comes with some great upgrades and features, including a range of performance options. This new pickup is set to be more capable thanks to added horsepower and torque, and it also provides more selection than most other trucks on the market.

Here is a quick glimpse at Silverado 1500 performance capabilities.


There are five engine choices: 4.3-liter V6, 5.3-liter V8, 6.2-liter V8, 2.7-liter Turbo, and 3.0-liter Duramax Turbo-Diesel

  • 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 Engine - This engine comes with up to 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. This EcoTec3 engine has one the best-in-class torque for engines that are its size. This engine option has a towing capacity of 7,900 pounds, and it can get up to 16 city/21 highway mpg.
  • 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 Engine - This upgraded powertrain generates up to 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. It has a towing capacity of 11,300 pounds, and it gets up to 16 city/22 highway mpg. This engine has best-in-class efficiency compared to other engines its size.
  • 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 Engine - This engine option is the largest V8 for the 1500 pickup, capable of generating up to 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. It can tow a best-in-class 13,400 pounds when properly equipped, which is unparalleled for pickups this size. This engine gets 16 city/20 highway mpg.
  • 2.7-liter Turbo with Active Fuel Management - The turbocharged engine keeps things efficient and capable, offering up 310 horsepower and 348 pound-feet of torque. With auto stop/start technology, it maximizes efficiency while still towing up to 6,800 pounds. This engine gets 20 city/23 highway mpg.
  • 3.0-liter Duramax Turbo-Diesel - The robust diesel engine option from the Silverado lineup delivers 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, ensuring that you have enough power and capability for any task. Capable of towing up to 7,600 pounds, this engine also gets 23 city/33 highway mpg, making it one of the most efficient trucks on the road.


The Silverado 1500 comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission, as well as other performance features like an automatic locking rear differential and premium transfer case. Upper-level trims come with an eight-speed transmission, including the High Country, Crew Cab LTZ, Z71, and LTZ models with a 6.2-liter V8 or Trailering package. You can even equip the new 10-speed automatic transmission for a seamless experience at the wheel of the Silverado! These trims also come with an available Autotrac transfer case with dial control for added performance.

There's nothing quite like the Silverado 1500. With impressive performance and the latest features, it's easy to see why so many have chosen this pickup. Get yours today at Amesbury Chevrolet.

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