SEEING 2020
Diesel World|January 2021
EMISSIONS FRIENDLY BOLT-ONS FOR THE 2020 DURAMAX
JACOB WHITE

When GM released the all-new 2020 Silverado and Sierra HD models, there was a lot of talk within the market. Some thought the new looks were a step in the right direction, some not so much. With that massive frontend and the bold, in-your-face grille and headlight combo it’s either a love it or hate it appearance. Whether or not you like the new looks on the 2020 trucks, there is no denying the incredible performance from that L5P Duramax, especially now that it’s backed with an impressive 10-speed automatic transmission. In its fourth year now, the sixth generation 6.6L Duramax, dubbed L5P, is by far the best one yet. State of the art high-pressure fuel injection systems, the new variable geometry Borg Warner turbocharger, and super-efficient emissions systems with even more cooling capacity, the L5P packs a big punch, at least as far as stock trucks are concerned. With a claimed 445hp and 910lb-ft of torque, and that 10-speed transmission ready to keep it in the peak power band whenever you need it, these Duramax trucks can get just about any job done without breaking a sweat.

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