2020 Chevy Silverado Turbodiesel Takes Top Spot on US News’ List of Trucks with Best Gas Mileage
Taking the top spot on the U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 16 Trucks with Best Gas Mileage is the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado – Turbodiesel. But, that’s not the only Chevy truck the editors praised for its efficient fuel efficiency. Also included on the list were the 2020 Chevy Colorado – four-cylinder, 2020 Chevy Colorado – turbodiesel, and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – turbocharged four-cylinder.
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2020 Chevrolet Silverado – turbodiesel engine
When powered by the 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado easily snagged the number one spot on the U.S. News list thanks to its EPA-estimated fuel efficiency rating of 33 mpg on the highway. It gets a 23 mpg rating in the city.
“Its huge boost in torque helps the Silverado return the best fuel economy estimates in the full-size pickup truck segment,” according to U.S. News & World Report writers Steven Loveday and Liana Madrid. “In addition, when properly equipped, the Silverado with the turbodiesel engine can tow up to 9,300 pounds.”
2020 Chevrolet Colorado – four-cylinder engine
The 2020 Colorado is equipped with a 200 horsepower-rated 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive offers a responsive driving performance. The EPA-estimated city mpg is 20 and 26 on the highway.
2020 Chevrolet Colorado – turbodiesel engine
When powered by the available Duramax 2.8-liter turbodiesel engine, the 2020 Colorado earns a best-in-class EPA-estimated rating of 30 mpg on the highway.
“For a savings of about $1,200 over the GMC Canyon, you can get into a 2020 Chevrolet Colorado with the same fuel-efficient turbodiesel engine option,” according to Loveday and Madrid. “The Colorado is easy to drive thanks to its smooth ride and carlike handling.”
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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – turbocharged four-cylinder engine
There are six engine options for the 2020 Silverado 1500.
“If you want a Silverado with the turbo-four, choose the LT model, which also adds a Wi-Fi hotspot and two additional USB ports,” note Loveday and Madrid.
DeAnn Owens is a Dayton transplant by way of the Windy City, yet considers herself to be a California girl at heart even though she’s only visited there once. To get through the dreaded allergy season unique to the Miami Valley, she reads, writes, complains about the weather, and enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and their newest addition, a Boston terrier puppy that is now in charge of all their lives. In the future, she hopes to write a novel and travel through time. See more articles by DeAnn.