That updated turbocharged 2.7-liter 4-cylinder pleased Chevy engineers adequate for them to shuffle the engine options offered to purchasers. Gone is the base 4.3-liter V6 in favor of the more muscular I4.
In truth, the engine’s so excellent, GMAuthority reports that the 2022 Silverado LT Trail Boss will now come gearedup with it rather than the 5.3-liter V8 discovered on the 2021 edition. As of this composing, the Chevy configurator website still notes the 2022 Silverado LT Trail Boss’ requirement engine as the 5.3-liter V8, while the Custom Trail Boss lists the 2.7-liter 4-cylinder.
While the 2.7 makes 45 less horsepower than the V8 (310 vs. 355), modifications in output offer it more robust torque (420 vs 383 lb-ft). That additional muscle comes in convenient when pulling.
The 2.7-liter engine has an EPA ranking of up to 19 mpg in the city and 22 on the highway, while the V8 gets 16/21 under the finest of situations. So this appears to be a win-win for buyers – more torque and muchbetter mileage.
We’ve reached out to Chevrolet to discover out how the rate may alter.
Chevrolet will apparently likewise provide purchasers the choice of a 3.0-liter turbodiesel Duramax engine on the Custom Trail Boss trim.
The 2022 Silverado isn’t anticipated on dealer lots upuntil spring.