2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Options


Looking for pure, raw power under the hood? The legendary 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 has a lineup of engine options for the brute strength you need, combined with maximum fuel efficiency. And, this workhorse is recognized as the most dependable and long-lasting full-size pickup trucks out there, so the Silverado will bring you years of jobs well done.



What Are the Engine Choices?

Engine Horsepower Torque Towing Fuel Economy
4.3L V6 285 hp at 5,300 rpm 305 lb-ft at 3,900 rpm 7,600 lbs 18 MPG city/24 MPG highway
5.3L V8 355 hp at 5,600 rpm 383 lb-ft at 3,100 rpm 11,100 lbs 18 MPG city/24 MPG highway
6.2L V8 420 hp at 5,600 rpm 460 lb-ft at 4,100 rpm 12,500 lbs 15 MPG city/21 MPG highway

Pick Your Power

No matter which Silverado 1500 engine you choose, you’re going to be equipped with serious horsepower and torque, plus massive towing capability and competitive fuel economy. In fact, many of these engine specs are best-in-class, so there’s no research needed to know how the Silverado stacks up against other pickup trucks.

  • 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 – This aluminum block engine puts out a solid 285 hp and best-in-class standard V6 torque – 385 lb-ft, giving it 7,600 pounds of towing capability. Active Fuel Management ensures the engine operates at peak fuel efficiency, an EPA-estimated 18 MPG city/24 MPG highway.
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 – With 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, this engine is a beast. It has 11,100 pounds of towing capacity, while achieving best-in-class V8 fuel economy of 18 MPG city/24 MPG highway.
  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 – The most powerful engine available for the Silverado 1500, the 6.2L V8 churns out 420 hp and 460 lb-ft and boasts 12,500 pound of towing capability, the best in its class.

Experience the Silverado Performance

Chevy Silverado engine options give you the flexibility to choose the right amount of power and efficiency for the work you’re doing. And, you can try them all out and experience how they compare at Bowman Chevy. All it takes is a test drive to feel the difference and make your decision. Come check out our inventory, and we’ll help you explore all the options. Contact Bowman Chevy and get behind the wheel of a Silverado 1500 today!