It’s a new year, which means new products and technology. This season’s trucks have some of the most advanced and efficient diesel engines ever designed.
John Moroney from Motoringresearch.com posted a blog in October, 2018 with a list of updates they were able to find on upcoming options.
Chevrolet Colarado/GMC Canyon
In 2019, Chevy’s Colorado is offering the option of a Duramax turbodiesel with 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft. of torque.
This ever popular truck can now have a 3.0-liter V6 Power Stroke turbodiesel with 250 horsepower and 440 lb-ft. and an excellent 25 mpg.
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500
Both of these trucks will have Duramax 3.0 liter inline-six diesel paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Dodge Ram 1500
This is all new for this year and will have an EcoDiesel. The last iteration of that engine had 240 horsepower and 420-lb-ft.
Nissan Titan XD
The XD offers an optional 5.0-liter Cummins turbodiesel V8 with 555 lb-ft of torque and 310 horsepower.
Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350
Both can be upgraded to a 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel with 450 horsepower and a monster of torque at 935 lb-ft.
Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD plus 3500HD
The optional Duramax 6.6-liter V8 offers a whopping 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque.
Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500
The inline-six has a number of option depending on the transmission choice. An added benefit is this engine is claimed to go 15,000 miles between oil changes.
The technicians at Western Turbo are ready and up to date on all changes for 2019. If you’re not ready for a new model and want to keep your diesel running great, contact us to set up your next service. With 9 service bays, Western Canada’s best diesel diagnostics, and an extensive parts inventory, Western Turbo will keep you Manitoba road ready, regardless of the age of your diesel. Our diagnostic service will help you to determine whether we can rebuild or recondition your part to save you money.
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