Explore the Sierra 1500’s 2.7L Turbo Engine

The Sierra 1500 is an exceptional pickup truck with impressive power and luxury to thrive in Manitoba. Even the base model is impressive enough to make drivers take a second look, with enticing standard features and a new 2.7L Turbo 4-cylinder engine that is both capable and efficient. At Key Chevrolet in Swan River, we can walk you through the highlights of the Sierra 1500’s base engine and help you choose the best trim level for your needs. Schedule a test drive today to experience the power and luxury of the Sierra 1500 for yourself.

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Performance Specs

The base 2.7L engine in the Sierra 1500 is a small but mighty powerhouse, producing 310 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The 2.7 L turbocharged I4 engine features a slew of cutting-edge technologies, including Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection, Auto Start/Stop, Active Thermal Management, and a three-phase camshaft. This engine, when paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, is sure to provide a smooth and exhilarating driving experience.


The 2.7L I4 engine in the Sierra 1500 competes admirably with the other available powertrains. Manitoba drivers can have confidence that this engine has a towing capacity of up to 9,600 pounds and a payload capacity of up to 2,280 pounds, making it an exceptional performer. It’s difficult to believe that all of these incredible performance capabilities are packed into the base engine of the Sierra 1500.

Fuel Efficiency

With innovative technology such as Direct Injection and Cylinder Deactivation, the 2.7 L turbocharged engine can deliver impressive fuel efficiency at an elite level. Explore the 2.7 L turbocharged engine’s efficiency:

  • 10.8 L/100km Highway
  • 12.5 L/100 km City
  • 11.7 L/100km Combined

Speed & Performance

A redesigned 3-phase camshaft has given the Sierra 1500’s 2.7L turbo engine a boost. This enhancement has resulted in impressive performance figures, allowing drivers to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.8 seconds, a significant improvement over previous model years. You’ll feel confident and in command behind the wheel of the Sierra 1500 with this dynamic acceleration.

Innovative Technologies

Variable Valve Timing

The engine in the Sierra 1500 is even more efficient due to variable valve timing, which adjusts valve lift timing to optimize performance and fuel efficiency while lowering emissions.

Direct Injection

The 2023 Sierra 1500 2.7L engine focuses on improving performance, efficiency and emissions, thanks to having fuel directly injected into the combustion chamber. Economic and innovative, the Sierra 1500 makes significantly better use of its fuel in this modern era.

Active Fuel Management

First seen on GMC’s 5.3L V8 engine, active fuel management deactivates half of the engine cylinders in certain circumstances to improve fuel efficiency without compromising power when you need it.

3 Phase Camshaft

The camshaft of the 2.7 L engine adapts to demand, easily sliding through its positions to deliver what you need.

  • “High Lift” mode for better performance.
  • “Low Lift” mode for everyday commuting.
  • “AFM” mode for optimal fuel efficiency.

Test Drive the 2023 Sierra 1500 in Swan River, Manitoba

Explore the great capabilities of the Sierra 1500, and the rest of the GM pickup truck and SUV lineup available at Swan River’s Key Chevrolet in Manitoba. For all your Chevrolet, GMC, and Buick needs, trust the experts at our local dealership sales and service departments.