General Motors has released official EPA fuel economy results for its all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. GM said the 2WD Silverado models can achieve up to an EPA-estimated 23 mpg highway, and the 4x4 models can achieve 22 mpg highway, when equipped with the 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8. The brand said Silverado Crew Cab models will receive this engine.
The GMC Sierra can achieve an EPA-estimated 23 mpg highway, 16 city, for the 2WD model, and 22 highway, 16 city, for the 4x4 model. On the Sierra, the 5.3L V-8 is an $895 option.
For pricing, GM said the Silverado’s manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the regular cab model starts at $24,585, which is the same base MSRP as the 2013 model. The double cab model’s MSRP is $28,610, and the crew cab model is $32,710. For the GMC Sierra, the regular cab model’s MSRP is $25,085, the double cab model is $29,110, and the crew cab is $33,210. All of these prices include a $995 destination freight charge but exclude tax, license, and optional equipment.
You can read our previous coverage of the 2014-MY Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra here.
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet