We have waited and talked about the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 6.2L engine long enough. Now, it’s time to see and hear it. Roman flew out to Austin, TX to test and review the new Silverado luxury line – the High Country. He grabbed the keys and went in search of a straight and flat stretch of road for a real-world 0-60 MPH test.
The 6.2-liter truck engine block and most components are shared with the 2014 C7 Corvette. The motor has been retuned to truck duty with the focus on lower end torque. And GM engineers delivered an SAE certified 420 hp @ 5,600 rpm and 460 lb-ft @ 4,100 rpm. The Corvette version is more high revving and makes 455-460 hp @6,000 and 460 lb-ft @4,600 rpm. The 6.2L EcoTec3 in this High Country Silverado redlines at 6,000 rpm, has direct injection, VVT, variable displacement, and sounds great too!
The 2014 Silverado High Country can also be had with the 5.3-liter V8 EcoTec3 and comes only with a crew cab, but two bed lengths. There is the model with the 5’8” bed, and the longer wheel base (153 in) with 6’6” bed. Maximum payload is 1,957 lbs and maximum tow rating is 9,800 lbs with the 2WD model.
6.2L MPG is still TBD.
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Andre Smirnov is a life-long automotive enthusiast, writer, reporter, and software engineer. He has been a contributor at TFLcar since 2011. When not working or spending time with the family – you can find him tinkering in the garage or simply ‘going for a drive’.