Chevrolet Silverado
1500 Engines

2.7-Liter TurboMax™ High-Output vs. 5.3-Liter EcoTec3 V8

There's freedom in having the right amount of power. Having the right tools at your disposal to get the job done is a benefit that you can't ignore. When it comes to power, the Chevy Silverado 1500 delivers. With various powertrain options, you can decide how to best approach your next big job. Choose between our 2.7-liter TurboMax™ High-Output or 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engines and overcome any obstacle with power and grit.

Create a commotion and achieve greatness when this incredible powertrain is equipped in your Chevy Silverado 1500. This engine delivers up to 310 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of maximum torque for a capable and reliable journey. Our unique dual volute turbocharger delivers torque on demand that makes the toughest jobs look and feel easy.

Standard on WT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST Double Cab, and LT Trail Boss.

  • 310 Horsepower
  • 430 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • Up to 19/22 MPG City/Highway
  • Max Trailering Up to 9,500 Pounds

Experience the thrill of 8-cylinders under your command. Bring your truck to life with this powertrain option. Whether you're hauling, lounging, or moving, the 5.3-liter V8 is your ticket to perfection. This engine delivers up to 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, which gets the job done.

Standard on RST Crew Cab 2WD, LTZ 2WD, and High Country 2WD.

  • 355 Horsepower
  • 383 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • Up to 16/21 MPG City/Highway
  • Max Trailering Up to 11,200 Pounds

2.7-Liter TurboMax™ High-Output vs. 5.3-Liter EcoTec3 V8

Engine Output: You can't go wrong with either of these powertrain options. The 2.7-liter TurboMax™ High-Output engine pumps out enough power for maximum performance. The 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 pushes the limits of excitement. Our 2.7-liter engine delivers more pound-feet of torque, making it easy to move heavy loads. The 5.3-liter V8 provides more horses for heart-racing acceleration.

Fuel Economy: Rising gas prices make owning a truck that knows how to save more important than ever. While you'll experience a great ride with either powertrain, balancing the right engine for your driving needs is key. The 2.7-liter TurboMax™ High-Output engine offers a little more distance to the tune of 19/22 MPG City/Highway than the 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8, which gives you 16/21 MPG City/Highway.

Maximum Towing Capacity: Upon first glance, the Chevy Silverado 1500 maintains an air of grandeur. This impressive pickup truck inspires the achiever in us to push past boundaries and exceed our goals. If you want a powerhouse in your corner, look no further than the Silverado 1500. The 2.7-liter TurboMax™ High-Output engine delivers a maximum towing capacity of up to 9,500 pounds. When fitted with the 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8, you'll experience up to 11,200 pounds of maximum towing capacity.

Key Differences: If you're interested in going the distance in a truck that is as powerful as it is fun, choose the Chevy Silverado 1500 equipped with our outstanding 2.7-liter TurboMax™High-Output powertrain. When it's time to go to work, the Chevy Silverado 1500 equipped with our 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 is the way to go.


Let Gillespie Chevrolet become your gateway to an awesome driving experience.

In the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you're certain to enjoy performance beyond your wildest dreams. Regardless of which powertrain you select, a fantastic journey awaits. Contact the experts at Gillespie Chevrolet to learn more about this incredible pickup truck. If you have questions about financing and incentives, our knowledgeable and dedicated sales team can help.


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