6.2L V-8 L87

Strong Heritage
Meets Efficiency

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Horsepower:  420 hp @ 5600 rpm
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Torque:  460 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm*
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Cylinders:  8
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Fuel Type:  Regular gasoline (87 Octane)

6.2L V-8 L87 Features
& Specifications

The L87 builds upon the previous 6.2L L86 with integral components for Automatic Start/Stop capability and available Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM) for even greater efficiency. Efficient, robust technologies including Direction Injection, Variable Valve Timing, oil-jet piston cooling, and a two-stage oil pump continue to be standard on L87.

Type 6.2L
Displacement 6162 cc
Engine Orientation Longitudinal
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Valve Configuration Overhead valves
Valves per Cylinder 2
Assembly Sites Tonawanda, NY and St. Catharines, Ontario; Spring Hill, TN
Valve Lifters Hydraulic roller
Firing Order 1 - 8 - 7 - 2 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3
Bore x Stroke 103.25 x 92 mm
Fuel Type Regular gasoline (87 Octane)
Maximum Engine Speed 6000 rpm
Emissions Controls Catalytic converter, Three-way catalyst, positive crankcase ventilation
Horsepower 420 hp (313 kW) @ 5600 rpm*
Torque 460 lb-ft (624 Nm) @ 4100 rpm*
Block Cast aluminum
Cylinder Head Cast aluminum
Intake Manifold Composite
Exhaust Manifold Cast nodular iron
Main Bearing Caps Cast nodular
Crankshaft Forged steel
Camshaft Billet steel
Connecting Rods Forged powder metal
*As tested in Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (Dbl., Crew).