The Fuel Efficiency of the 2024 Silverado 3500

April 22nd, 2024 by
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Do you need a heavy-duty workhorse for your Puyallup tasks? The Chevy Silverado 3500 is perfect for your next new vehicle. It’s got two engine options, one gasoline, and one diesel, to go along with a vaunted towing capacity for up to 36,000 pounds with the diesel engine!

How fuel-efficient is the Silverado 3500? We’ve got the answers with our guide. Although the EPA doesn’t officially list any numbers, some estimates out there help you determine the fuel efficiency of the Silverado 3500 ahead of a purchase near Tacoma.


How Fuel-Efficient Is the Silverado 3500?

No official numbers exist. But plan to get up to 14 mpg on the highway with the gasoline engine and up to 19 mpg on the highway with the diesel engine. Keep in mind that the actual fuel efficiency of the Silverado 3500 may change based on how much you tow, how much payload you have, and the speed you drive.

Fuel Efficiency of the Silverado 3500: Engine Specs

You’re probably already aware of the stout engines needed to tow the heavy loads behind the Silverado 3500. Take a look at the engine specs that help answer, “How fuel-efficient is the Silverado 3500?”

Chevy Silverado 3500 Gasoline

  • 6.6L V8 engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 401 hp
  • 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 19,090 pounds max available trailering weight

Chevy Silverado 3500 Duramax® Diesel

  • 6.6L Duramax® turbocharged V8 engine
  • 10-speed Allison® automatic transmission
  • 445 hp
  • 910 lb-ft of torque
  • 36,000 pounds max available trailering weight

Keep in mind the towing capacity of the diesel engine is the best in its class. You can tow up to 18 tons! This heavy-duty pickup also has a huge 36-gallon fuel tank to help you on your way to the next Auburn task or your next outdoor adventure! We think you’ll love

Test Drive a Chevy Silverado 3500 for Sale in Sumner!

We invite you to climb into the cabin of the Chevy Silverado 3500 whenever you’re ready. Contact us or call (253) 299-2561 to schedule a test drive at your convenience with Sunset Chevrolet. Until then, crunch some numbers with our payment calculator to see how this pickup shakes out with your monthly budget.


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