2017 Chevy Silverado HD Boasts About New Duramax Diesel


All new 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD has something to boast about. The vehicle is equipped with a lot of brand new features but its main advantage is its engine. So what do we have? You’re about to discover it.

2017 Silverado HD Release Date

There’s no accurate information on when to expect 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD. There were a lot of rumors saying that the car would come at the end of 2016 but they haven’t been confirmed and Chevy Silverado HD 2017 is still not released. So there are assumptions that it may arrive in the beginning of 2017 which hasn’t been confirmed either.

2017 Silverado HD Specs

Some of the rumors have lived up to expectations, though. 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD does include a diesel engine which is described in details in the following paragraph. The car offers you a 6speed automatic type of transmission known as Allison 1000. Whatever trim you choose you’ll have this transmission. There’re no official claims on the productivity of Chevy Silverado HD 2017 but it’s expected to be around 450 horsepower and 960 lb-ft torque. The standard engine variant is still Vortec L96 of V8 type which has as much as 6.0 liters. This unit is good for 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft torque. It’s paired with 6-speed automatic type of transmission.

2017 Silverado HD Diesel

Let’s proceed to the juicy part now. The diesel engine is no other than a new version of Duramax. It’s V8 type which has 6.6 liters to offer. It’s assumed that this unit outputs up to 450 horsepower. So 2017 Silverado HD towing capacity of 18,100 lb and it can be used for hauling and trailering purposes. It’s a turbo diesel kind of engine which is good for better torque. Nevertheless, it functions in a smooth and quiet way. The new unit is equipped with a new electronic system by GM.

2017 Silverado HD Changes

To begin with, the vehicle has a new air induction system which helps to improve the productivity of the engine used. The car has a new hood scoop for this feature. The exterior boasts about new colors such as Graphite Metallic and Pepperdust Metallic. New aluminum wheels are used now along with capless fuel fill. Interior also gets new shades known as Jet Black Medium and Ash Gray. The vehicle will still be available in four trims.

You can also try Silverado 2500HD Alaskan Edition. It’s made for those who love snow. For example, you can enjoy a massive stainless-steel snowplow. It also uses new Duramax engine. This FWD vehicle with wheels of 20 inches.

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