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5 Of The Most Reliable Engines Chevy Ever Put In A Silverado
5.3L Vortec V8
The 5.3L Vortec V8 engine commonly found in Chevy trucks, like the Silverado, has gained a strong reputation for its robust performance, reliability, and longevity.
It was produced in two generations, Gen III and Gen IV, with various models and versions. The engine's balance of power and efficiency makes it a popular choice among enthusiasts.
6.0L Vortec V8
The 6.0L Vortec V8 engine had many variations from 2009 to 2019, like the LQ4 and LY6. The engine has an output of 300-345 horsepower and 360-380 lb-ft of torque.
The engine has been improved over the years to enhance its performance and fuel economy. Owners have reported the engine surpassing 300,000 miles with proper maintenance.
6.2L EcoTec3 V8
Another Silverado powerplant known for its impressive performance is the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8, an engine that has also been a staple in various GM vehicles.
With proper maintenance, the use of premium gasoline, and adherence to recommended oil change intervals, this 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine has been known to exceed 250,000 miles.
5.3L EcoTec3 V8
Introduced in 2014 as the successor to the Gen4 Vortec 5300, the highly regarded 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine is popular among truck enthusiasts.
It offers a range of power outputs, usually between 355 to 380 horsepower and 383 to 416 lb-ft of torque. Its features and design also contribute to its long-term reliability.
6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8
The Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine has undergone significant changes over the years to meet stricter emissions regulations while enhancing power and performance.
It's built to withstand the rigors of heavy-duty use, and the engine's durability becomes evident when considering the miles it can accumulate without significant issues.