This past December, the all-new 2019 Silverado’s 6.2-liter V8 engine earned one of the most competitive honors in the industry: a 2019 Wards 10 Best Engines award.
The 2019 Silverado’s V8 engine is the largest and most powerful engine in the segment, pumping out 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque by way of its advanced Hydra-Matic 10-speed automatic transmission. The engine also employs cutting-edge Dynamic Fuel Management technology, which works to optimize fuel efficiency without sacrificing top-notch performance. With such advanced efficiency technology, the 6.2-liter V8 establishes itself in a class all its own.
“DFM determines 80 times per second exactly how many cylinders require fuel to meet power demands. And, incredibly, it uses as few as two cylinders to propel the full-size pickup down the highway,” explained Drew Winter, Senior Content Director for Chevrolet.
To determine which engines make the list, WardsAuto editors consider all-new, substantially improved, or electric propulsion vehicle systems available in the United States for that given year. They evaluate various aspects of the engine, including horsepower, torque, engine technology, and efficiency, comparing them with other engines in its segment. After all considerations, the 6.2-liter V8 proved unbeatable, perfectly balancing power and efficiency and boasting beautifully smooth performance.
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