2018 Chevrolet Silverado Engine and Towing Specs
January 03 2018, Product Expert
The 2018 Chevy Silverado is a pickup designed for power. You don’t have to look any further than its engine to see that. Fitted with the most powerful V8 engine in its class, the new Silverado packs a punch, and it’s not afraid to show it where it counts.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado Engine Specs
The 2018 Chevy Silverado has an available 6.2L V8 Direction Injection engine, which outputs an impressive 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. This makes this engine the most powerful V8 engine of its class, with the highest maximum horsepower available on the market. In addition, with Active Fuel Management™ the 2018 Chevy Silverado also has the best fuel economy of any V8 pickup in the industry today.
However, the power doesn’t stop there. To complement its engine, the 2018 Chevy Silverado also features an available 8-speed automatic transmission. This is a highly efficient, smooth-shifting transmission that helps keep the power under your control, giving exceptional handling every step of the way.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado Towing Capacity
The 2018 Chevy Silverado has a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 lbs, in large part due to its powerful V8 engine. This means that it can tow just about anything that you could need, and with its great handling, do so with ease. In addition to this, the 2018 Chevy Silverado can come with an available Hill Start Assist, a system of sensors that detect when the Silverado is on a grade of 5% or more. These sensors will adjust the brakes to help prevent a rollback, giving you more control and safety.
The 2018 Chevy Silverado is a pickup designed with you in mind. With the Best-In-Class towing and horsepower for any V8 pickup, there’s nothing that this vehicle can’t tackle. Contact us at Lanoue Chevrolet today to learn more!