The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel Beats Out Both Ford, Ram For Best-In-Class Fuel Economy



Obviously, when buying a truck fuel mileage isn’t at the top of the list for concerns. But with gas prices rising, it’s still something to at least take into consideration. The 2020 Silverado 1500 diesel is rated at 23 miles per gallon city and 33 mpg highway with 2WD and 23 mpg in the city and a slightly lower 29 mpg highway for 4WD. In comparison, Ford’s Powerstroke diesel in the F-150 is 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway for the 2WD, with 20 mpg city and 25 mpg highway on the 4WD. We’re interested to see what Ram numbers are for its new EcoDiesel.

For those of you not interested in fuel economy, here are the numbers you want to hear about. The Silverado diesel puts out 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. It can tow 9,300 pounds and has a payload capacity of 1,870 pounds.