For the new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado a 2.7L turbo 4-cylinder gas engine is standard on the popular LT and RST trims, with V6 and V8 engines also available.
The 2.7L turbo 4-cylinder gas engine has an 8-speed auto, cylinder shutoff, 310hp (213kW) and 348 lb-ft (472Nm), a maximum tow rating of 7,200 lb (3,265kg), and a max payload of 2,280 lb (1,034kg). It’s only available (and standard) on the midrange LT and RST.
A 5.3L V8 with dynamic cylinder shutoff, an 8-speed auto, 355hp (265kW) and 383 lb-ft (519Nm), 11,600 lb (5,262kg) tow rating, and 2,190 lb (993kg) max payload is optional on the LT and RST, and standard on the LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country.
For the LTZ and High Country, there’s an optional 6.2L V8 with dynamic cylinder shutoff, a 10-speed auto, 420hp (313kW) and 460 lb-ft (624Nm), max tow rating of 12,200 lb (5,534kg), and a max payload of 2,100 lb (953kg).
A 3L turbo-diesel V6 is option in the LT, RST, LTZ, and High Country from 2019.
The entry level Work Truck, Custom, and Custom Trail Boss are fitted with a standard 4.3L V8 and 6-speed auto with 285hp (213kW) and 305 lb-ft (414Nm), active cylinder shutoff, a max tow rating of 8,000 lb (3,629kg), and a max payload of 2,500 (1,134kg).
The optional engine on the Work Truck, Custom, and Custom Trail Boss is a 5.3L V8 with active cylinder shutoff, a 6-speed auto, 355hp (265kW) and 383 lb-ft (519Nm), a max tow rating of 11,000 lb (4,990kg), and max payload of 2,430 lb (1,102kg).