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GM Authority Details 2023 Chevy Silverado ZR2 Bison’s Addition of Duramax Diesel Engine

It is now back-to-school season here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis, and while many families are thinking about the all-popular crossover SUV segment, we can guarantee that the impressive Chevy Silverado 1500 is an excellent means of getting everyone where they need to be during this busy month! GM Authority provided the scoop on the debut for the new 2023 Chevy Silverado ZR2 Bison off-roader last week, along with its accompanying star of the show, the Duramax diesel engine. 

August 16th is the official reveal date for further details on the 2023 Chevy Silverado ZR2 Bison equipped with the durable and dependable Duramax LZ0 engine. Also available will be a brand-new canyon and trail-ready Bison model, with an enormous dosage of added expertise from the battalion-grade creators at AEV Expedition Vehicles, providing even more along the lines of true off-road chops than the standard Silverado ZR2. We’d be willing to bet that new fog lights, new bumpers, floor liners, wheels, and skid plates could all be in the works for this heavily upgraded release. 

The LZ0 Engine will be like the 3.0-Liter I6 LM2 turbodiesel Duramax offered previously, which uses 3.0 liters of displacement, turbocharged aspiration, and an inline 6-cylinder configuration. The solid numbers are not quite in yet for the output, emissions, and fuel economy, but it’s guaranteed that we won’t have to wait too much longer to obtain more of the exciting details. While the base-level Work Truck and Custom trims are ideally suited for those working trades and anyone watching their spending level, the LT model is where the fancier interior is offered. 

The Car and Driver team of auto experts claimed after a test drive that they would spring for the standard-length bed and crew cab for the maximum passenger space and would also choose the 5.3-liter V8 over the optional diesel engine for its cost efficiency and faster speed. The addition of the V8 also allows the selection of the Z71 Off-Road package. Customers here at Jim Butler have loved that there is a configuration of the Silverado 1500 for any job. Every version of the Silverado has been very agile in the handling department and feels a bit smaller during the drive than the actual size suggests. 

Exciting and obstacle conquering off-road capability has become a huge item on customers’ wish lists, as hitting the trail has been the ultimate antidote for the cooped-up blues. The LT trim and up has a horizontal 13.4-inch touchscreen boasting enhanced features such as a Google-powered voice assistant, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and the fast-acting and versatile knowledge offered from Amazon Alexa integration. Key safety features allowing for peace of mind include standard blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, standard lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist, standard forward-collision warning, and automated emergency braking.

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