The 2020

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Engine Guide
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The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

comes in 6 distinct powertrains, giving you extreme versatility for any type of job.

You’ll see that some engines are equipped with either Dynamic Fuel Management or Active Fuel Management. The Dynamic Fuel Management system only utilizes the cylinders that are needed in the moment to help you conserve fuel. The Active Fuel Management system alternates between 4 and 8 cylinders, a more simplified version unlike its Dynamic predecessor.

Available Engines

Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6

  • 23 city / 33 hwy
  • 277 horsepower / 460 lb.-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic
  • 9,300-lb. maximum towing capability
  • Auto start/stop technology

6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

  • 420 horsepower / 460 lb.-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic
  • 13,400-lb. maximum towing capability

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

  • 355 horsepower / 383 lb.-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic
  • Auto start/stop technology

4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management

  • 285 horsepower / 305 lb.-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic

2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management

  • 310 horsepower / 348 lb.-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic
  • Auto start/stop technology

Trim Compatibility

Each 2020 Silverado 1500 trim comes with its own standard engine, but some models can be installed with another compatible engine. See what comes with each trim and which engines you can swap it for: 

High Country

Standard engine: 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management 

  Available engines:

  • Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6
  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

LTZ

Standard engine: 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

Available engines:

  • Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6
  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

LT Trail Boss

Standard engine: 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

Available engines:

  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

RST

Standard engine: 2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management

Available engines:

  • Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6
  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

LT

Standard engine: 2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management

Available engines:

  • Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management

Custom Trail Boss

Standard engine: 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management

Available engines:

  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management

Custom 

Standard engine: 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management

. Available engines:

  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management
  • 2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management

Work Truck

Standard engine: 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management

Available engines:

  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management
  • 2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management

With so many flexible options, there is a combination out there for your perfect Silverado 1500. Visit Sanger Chevrolet Buick GMC or call us at (559) 399-4042 to start building your dream truck!  

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