2014 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Deliver Most Power in Class

Jason Siu
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2014 chevy silverado gmc sierra deliver most power in class

With 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra offer the most power of any pickup in the light-duty pickup truck segment.

Powered by a 6.2-liter, V8 engine, both the Silverado and Sierra also delivers best towing capacity in their class with a maximum trailering capacity of 12,000 pounds when properly equipped.

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Those not looking to boast the most performance from their pickups however can also opt for a 4.3-liter V6 with 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque or a 5.3-liter V8 with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. The V6-equipped model has a max towing capacity of 7,600 pounds while the smaller V8 is good for 11,500 pounds with the max towing package. The 5.3-liter V8 also boasts the best highway fuel economy of any V8 pickup with 23 mpg.

SEE ALSO: 2014 GMC Sierra Review – Video

Fuel economy figures for the 6.2-liter V8 engine hasn’t been announced yet. Both vehicles will be available at dealerships this fall.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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