Does GM make a half-ton diesel?

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra mark the return of the diesel engine for the half-ton, full-size pickup. Our half-ton, full-sized pickups can be equipped with a new Duramax 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine.

Who makes the new 3.0 Duramax?

General Motors
The Duramax 3.0L I-6 is a turbo-diesel engine produced by General Motors for use in various vehicles, primarily full-size half-ton pickup trucks and potentially SUVs….GM Duramax 3.0-Liter I-6 LM2 Turbo Diesel Engine.

Type 3.0L I-6 Turbo-Diesel
Combustion System: Compression ignition
Induction System: Variable-geometry turbocharger
Displacement: 3000 cc

Can you get a Duramax in 1500?

Offering up to an EPA estimated 30 MPG highway, the Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel not only gives you the most efficient Sierra 1500 ever, but is an ideal powertrain for off-road adventurers with a powerful 460 lb-ft of torque and best-in-class 277 diesel horsepower.

Why did Chevy stop making square bodies?

The Reason the Square Body Will Stay Retired As industry standards continue to change and fuel prices skyrocket, recreating the square body isn’t as simple as, well, recreating it. Trucks today, as ugly as you might think they are, look this way to maximize their fuel economy.

Are there any 1 / 2 ton diesels on the market?

Finally 30 years later, the Big Three all have 1/2 ton diesels. 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Duramax Diesel 3.0L in-line 6 is the new kid on the block, which completes Detroit. And Ram 1500 3.0L EcoDiesel is back with it’s 3rd generation after the EPA problem. The two diesels they sent me for review were similar.

What kind of diesel engine does GM use?

Since 2011, DEF has afforded GM the ability to meet stringent NOx emission regulations while making more power with its 6.6L Duramax diesel mills. Also take note of the tach and the engine’s 5,100 rpm red line.

Is there a diesel option for the Chevy Silverado?

Here’s the latest: the LM2 Duramax diesel option for the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 trucks gets a deep price cut, according to GM’s employee discount website.

When did the Ford half ton diesel come out?

Things were definitely hunky dory when Ram occupied the half-ton diesel segment all by its lonesome from ’14-’17, but the arrival of Ford’s 3.0L Power Stroke stripped the EcoDiesel of virtually any accolades it laid claim to.