The new Silverado 1500 truck is coming soon. However, the company holds an ace upon the sleeve with diesel vehicle as the further option. Conversion to other fuel is not so simple due to strict requirements. So, we will wait for some while to see 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel.
Nevertheless, the vehicle is definitely on the way. How do we know that? Spy shots! Images of the vehicle are already available, and thanks to sharp lenses we can be sure in it. The new Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel was caught at the gas station and there is no doubt it is the real thing since it is pouring diesel in the tank.
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel News and MPG
According to the latest rumors, we won’t see diesel edition of the truck in the first half of 2018. Engineers are tuning the engine to achieve better mpg rating. With more fuel-friendly nature, the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel will be more compatible with the market. On the other hand, fans will have to wait some more time to see it, which could be disappointing and annoying.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel Release Date
We already wrote about the uncertain release date of the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel. It is still a mystery, and the company will probably do it after we see a Ford F-150 diesel out on the market. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean if Ford is going to be late, that Chevrolet will slow down. Importance is huge, and there is no time to waste.
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel Powertrain Updates
As far as we can learn, the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel is definitely seeing a Duramax unit as its powertrain. Surprise or not, it offers the best combination of power/mileage/torque/price ratio, and buyers will know to appreciate that. However, the company could decide to deploy a brand-new unit, which is still conceptual drivetrain. It is a 4.5-l V-8 LMK engine, which was planned for some other vehicles. Nevertheless, its output of around 300 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque would suit perfectly for the 2019 Silverado 1500.
2019 Silverado 1500 Diesel Prices and Options
We don’t have any further updates on the pricing of the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel. So, we still believe that $30,000-$31,000 would be a perfect range for a base truck. Nevertheless, Chevrolet will come with special equipment for this model. So, we could see unique suspensions, forks, as well as some interior features.