New Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax High-Output Engine

Sales: Closed  Call us at: Call sales Phone Number(515) 257-7296

Stronger. Faster. More Powerful.

Chevrolet’s all-new L3B 2.7L TurboMax 4-cylinder gasoline engine is the modern powertrain designed specifically for light-duty pickup trucks. Available in the next generation Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, and LT Trail Boss.

Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax High Output Engine

2.7L L3B Engine Vitals

The Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax 4-cylinder engine is packed with tried and tested as well as new technology to provide excellent fuel economy and good performance;

  • Displacement: 2.7L / 166.4 cu. in.
  • Aspiration: Turbocharged
  • Torque: 430 lb-ft
  • Horsepower: 310 hp
  • Acceleration: 6.8 seconds (0-60 MPH)
  • Fuel Efficiency: 19 MPG (Combined)
  • Towing & Trailering: 4,309 kg (9,500 lbs)

The all-new Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax high-output engine is the epitome of the modern powertrain. Faster, stronger, and more powerful than previous incarnations, this engine was designed for light-duty pickup trucks and is available in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, and LT Trail Boss models. Learn more about the 2.7L TurboMax high-output engine today before taking a test drive in your preferred Chevrolet Silverado 1500 trim level. 

Key Performance Benefits


Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax Engine Speed and Horsepower

Speed & Horsepower


The new 2.7L TurboMax engine features a lower mass than 3.6L V6 engines yet provides more horsepower for the speed you crave: 

  • 310 horsepower @ 5,600 RPM
  • 0 – 60 MPH in 6.8 seconds

Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax Engine Fuel Economy

Fuel Efficiency

A new crankshaft and block contribute to safer handling of higher RPMs and loads: 

  • 420 lb-ft of torque @ 1,500 RPM

Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax Engine Reliability


Thanks to technology such as Direct Injection and Cylinder Deactivation, this engine provides the fuel economy you want: 

  • 21 MPG Highway
  • 18 MPG City
  • 19 MPG Combined


Chevrolet 2.7L TurboMax Engine Diesel-Like Performance

Diesel-Like Performance

A diesel-like performance combines with a fully-forged bottom end for safer and easier towing: 

  • Tows up to 9,600 pounds
  • Provides payload of up to 2,280 pounds

Technology of Vehicles


There are plenty of other tech features that contribute to the 2.7L TurboMax engine’s performance and fuel efficiency. They include: 

  • PRIORITY OIL FLOW: Maintains oil pressure via a pressure relief valve to avoid premature wear and tear.
  • ELECTRIC WATER PUMP: Continually cools the engine for an enhanced performance every time you drive.
  • ACTIVE THERMAL MANAGEMENT: Heats engine components during cold weather and cools them during hot weather.
  • PISTON COOLING JET: Provides extra piston cooling and lubrication. 
  • FORGED STEEL CRANKSHAFT: Stiffens the crank by 30% for superior strength.
  • FULLY-FORGED STEEL BOTTOM END: Handles heavy loads easily thanks to a diesel-like design. 
  • CHAIN TENSIONERS: Improves chain durability with a pressure relief valve.
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with 2.7L TurboMax High-Output Engine


So how does this modern Chevrolet engine stack up to engines on other popular work trucks, such as the 3.3L V6 PFDI engine in the Ford F-150 and the 3.6L V6 eTorque engine in the RAM 1500? The Chevy 2.7L TurboMax high-output engine outclasses its competitors on the performance front! Check it out:

2.7L TurboMax High-Output Engine

  • Horsepower: 310 hp
  • Torque: 430 lb-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 9,500 lbs

3.3L V6 PFDI Engine

  • Horsepower: 290
  • Torque: 265 lbs-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 8,200 pounds

3.6L V6 eTorque Engine

  • Horsepower: 305
  • Torque: 269 lbs-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 7,540 pounds

The fuel efficiency ratings among these engines are similar, such as the EPA-estimated 19/city and 24/highway ratings for the RAM engine.


Get Directions

3600 111th St, Urbandale, IA, 50322
Bob Brown Chevrolet, Inc. 41.62694, -93.77388.