2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engines: Which One Is Right For You?

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is powerful, efficient, and reliable. But with three varied engine options, how can you be sure you are selecting the right one for your needs? Below, we’ve detailed all of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engines to help you make your decision.

  • 3-liter V6 engine: This base engine delivers 285 horsepower and best-in-class V6 torque of 305 lb-ft. It can tow up to 7,600 lb and yields an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway.
  • 3-liter V8 engine: This powerful engine is available with eAssist, earning it best-in-class V8 fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway.* The engine generates 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque and can tow up to 11,100 lbs.
  • 2-liter V8 engine: The Silverado 1500’s most powerful option creates 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, offering best-in-class V8 towing capability of 12,500 lb. This engine yields 15 miles per gallon in the city and up to 21 on the highway.**

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 enginesYou can enhance towing performance with features like Tow/Haul Mode, Hill Start Assist, StabiliTrak® with Trailer Sway Control, an Integrated Trailer Brake, and much more.

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available at Bill Crispin Chevrolet.

*EPA-estimated 18 MPG city/24 highway with 5.3L V8 eAssist (2WD).
**EPA estimated 2WD.

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