2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 Specs

2015 Chevy Silverado side view in snow.

Silverado specs have been winning performance enthusiasts over for decades, and the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 specs demonstrate it’s range of capabilities. With EcoTec3 engines powering all of its trims, the Silverado 1500’s powertrain is the first to combine active fuel management, direct fuel injection, and continuously variable transmissions into one standard package, so that you can enjoy the 1500’s rugged capability while remaining fuel-efficient. The EcoTec3 motor is available as a 4.3L V-6, 5.3L V-8, and 6.2L V-8 engine, all engineered to tackle a variety of jobs. Read on to find out more about the Silverado 1500’s powertrains including towing and hauling abilities.

Powerful Engine Options

The 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 specs confirm the power that the Silverado has to offer. Let’s review the highlights for each engine:

Silverado 1500 EcoTec3 V8 Engine

Silverado 1500 EcoTec3 V8 Engine

  • 4.3L V-6: The base V-6 puts out 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of peak torque, which is enough power to comfortably tow a motorboat or mid-sized trailer. Pair all of that with its 6-speed automatic continuously variable transmission, and this V-6 returns a confident 24 mpg on the highway.
  • 5.3L V-8: The 5.3L V-8 utilizes the continuously variable 6-speed automatic transmission as well for sharp handling. With 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of available torque, this configuration enables the new Silverado 1500 to tow up to 11,500 lbs when properly equipped.
  • 6.2L V-8: If you need to tackle big jobs, then consider the 6.2L V-8 engine, which gets 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of peak torque. It comes paired with a continuously variable 8-speed transmission, which means you’ll have no problem gracefully towing the 12,000 lbs when properly equipped.

With electronic sway control and hill start assist, the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 delivers a sure towing experience with as much stability and confidence as it does power and capability.

Learn More about 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 Specs at Biggers Chevy

If you’d like to test drive the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500, contact us or simply visit our dealership. We’re located at 1385 E. Chicago St. Elgin, and we’re open Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M to 9:00 P.M. and on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. We’d love to show you just what the new Silverado can do for you.