Chevrolet Silverado News of the Week
General Motors has announced the official power numbers for the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD with the 6.6L Duramax diesel. The engine is impressive and will serve Chevrolet and GMC HD pickups and their customers well. More reviews, latest news, specs and road tests on the Chevrolet Silverado in 2017 are:
Chevrolet Silverado deliveries in the United States totaled 54,272 units in December 2016, a decrease of 13.8 percent compared to the 62.992 units sold in December 2015. During the 2016 calendar year, sales of the Silverado lineup decreased 4.3 percent to 574,876 units.
Chevrolet today announced the redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel offered on the 2017 Silverado HD. This next-generation redesign offers more horsepower and torque than ever ? an SAE-certified 445 horsepower (332 kW) and 910 lb.-ft. (1,234 Nm) ? to enable easier, more confident hauling and trailering.
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 line of half-ton full-size pickup trucks receives several updates, new features, and equipment changes for the 2017 model year.
The new-for-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and GMC Sierra 2500HD will use the fifth generation of GM?s Duramax, a 6.6-liter V8 diesel producing 445 HP and 910 lb-ft of torque! Compared to the fourth-generation oil burners in the current model-year pickups, it?s an increase of 48 HP and 145 lb-ft of stump-pulling and traction-breaking twist.
The automaker used the stunt to show off the new Duramax 6.6 liter, V-8 turbo-diesel engine it will offer in the 2017 line of Silverado heavy-duty pickups.