4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 Offers Best-in-Class Capability

New engine gives Silverado and Sierra unsurpassed city fuel efficiency

2013-06-21


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Oshawa, Ontario (Friday, June 21, 2013) – The all-new 4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 powering the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra will be the most capable standard V-6 in any full-size pickup truck – leading the segment in city fuel efficiency and helping customers save money through a host of fuel-saving technologies.

Silverado and Sierra 4x4 models achieve fuel consumption ratings of 12.6 L/100 km city, the best of any 4x4 full-size pickup.  The highway fuel consumption is rated at a highly competitive: 9.0 L/100km for 4x4 versions, and 8.4 L/100km for 2WD models.

The 4.3L V-6 also help Silverado and Sierra offer the highest-available payload rating of 2,108 pounds and the highest available towing rating of 7,200 pounds.

About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has manufactured trucks since 1902, and is one of the industry's healthiest brands. Innovation and engineering excellence is built into all GMC vehicles and the brand is evolving to offer more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including the Terrain small SUV and Acadia crossover. The 2014 Sierra half-ton pickup boasts all-new powertrains and design, and the Sierra Heavy Duty pickups are the most capable and powerful trucks ever built by GMC. Every retail GMC model, including Yukon and Yukon XL full-size SUVs, is now available in Denali luxury trim. Details on all GMC models are available at http://www.gmc.gm.ca.

2014 4.3L V-6 EcoTec3 AFM VVT DI (LV3) for Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra

The all-new 4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 powering the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra will be the most capable standard V-6 in any full-size pickup truck – leading the segment in city fuel economy and helping customers save money through a host of fuel-saving technologies.