2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Custom
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The Fuel-Efficient Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel Engine

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has received major improvements for the 2020 model year. One such improvement is the addition of the all-new Duramax® 3.0-liter Turbo-Diesel I6 engine.

This powerful engine has an impressive EPA-estimated 23 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.*

The team that developed both the Duramax® diesel engine and the 2020 Silverado 1500 planned for a truck that is both efficient and powerful. The engine pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission to reach 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, so you’ll have plenty of strength for tough jobs.

The engine is not only the first Silverado 1500 diesel engine, but it’s also the first diesel engine since 1997 to be on a light-duty Chevrolet truck. Plus, it’s also the first inline-six offered in the Silverado 1500 engine lineup. The engine is crafted from durable materials and features a new thermal management system, which heats propulsion components faster.

Having a great fuel economy is not only better for the environment, but it also saves you time and money at the gas station. Take the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 out for a test drive at Rentschler Chevrolet and see the other great features that the truck has to offer.

* Silverado 1500 2WD with available Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel EPA-estimated 23 MPG city/33 highway.

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