GM has unveiled the specification details of the powerful standard 4.3-liter V6 engine, which will motorize the stunning GMC Sierra or the Chevrolet Silverado duo of the full size pickup trucks, along with the greatest and strongest selling point of the latest unit being torque. Moreover, GM said that the 305 lb-ft (413 Nm) of torque enhanced by the latest engine is the highest of any other standard V6 engine in the segment.
Furthermore, the latest engine raises 285 horsepower or 212 kW and is joined to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Meanwhile, the EPA fuel economy estimates will be unveiled at a later date. In addition, the unit contains the direct injection, the active fuel management or the cylinder deactivation and also the continuously variable valve timing.
The great GMC Sierra will be presented with three latest EcoTec3 engines – a powerful 5.3liter V8 obtainable at launch this summer, and then it followed by the powerful 4.3liter V6 and also 6.2liter V8 versions obtainable later this year. GM also said that all of those three engines are especially designed specifically for the high trailering and also hauling demands that truck buyers have.
The great GMC Sierra together with the powerful 4.3liter V6 will have trailering ratings up to 7,200 pounds or 3,266 kg intended for a regular cab, the short bed, 4WD model. Gm said that this is 500 pounds or 227kg more than the stunning Ford F-150 3.7L and also 700 pounds or 317kg more than a stunning Ram 1500 3.6L.
The latest 2014 GMC Sierra models together with the great 4.3liter EcoTec3 V6 engine will be sold later this year along with a suggested starting price of $25,085 or €19,180 (includes a destination charge of $995 or €760). Unfortunately, Chevrolet hasn’t revealed yet the price for the stunning base Silverado complemented with the similar engine.