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Is the GMC 5.7 A good engine?
The 5.7 short block engine is the perfect engine for excellent performance with a 260 horsepower rating. The intake valve, exhaust valve, and other components are made with cast iron. A 350 cubic inch for optimal performance. The transmission of this engine is automatic.
Is a 5.7 V8 a good engine?
Overall, the 5.7 Hemi is an outstanding engine. It has earned a reputation as a reliable and sturdy workhorse of an engine. If you talk to anyone that owns a vehicle with a 5.7 Hemi engine, they will likely have very few, if any, bad things to say about it.
Is 5.3 or 5.7 engine better?
IMO-The 5.3 is definately a faster motor but the 5.7 seems to handle weight better. My 5.3 averages about 17mpg while and I got about 15mpg with my 5.7. It is hard to get a good comparison though. The 5.7 was a Z71 regular cab, short bed with an auto and 3.73s.
What is the most reliable V8 engine?
10 Cars with the Most Reliable V8 Engines
- Lexus GS F.
- Lexus LC 500.
- Infiniti Q70.
- Ford Mustang GT.
- Genesis G80.
- Dodge Challenger R/T.
- Dodge Charger R/T.
- Mercedes-Benz S 560 4MATIC/AMG S 63.
Are 5.7 Hemis reliable?
Again, the Chrysler 5.7 HEMI is a pretty reliable engine. Problems can and will occur at some point in the engines life. However, it’s a risk we take with all engines and the best we can do is maintain them as well as possible. 5.7L HEMI longevity should be north of 200,000 miles if well maintained.
How much horsepower does a GM 5.7 have?
In 2001, GM improved the intake and exhaust manifolds, increasing the rating to 350 horsepower (260 kW) and 365 pound-feet of torque (495 Nm). The engine was used in the Corvette from 1997 through 2004.
How long should a V8 engine last?
Most engines on the road today are designed to last well over 100,000 miles. An engine will last much longer if the engine is not abused in any way and all maintenance that the manufacturer recommends is done on or before it is due.
How long do 5.7 Hemi engines last?
5.7 Hemi engines are good for 250-300 000 miles and more if properly cared for and regular maintenance is carried out. Early models suffered from valve seat issues which were rectified after 2008. It’s not uncommon to find high mileage 5.7 Hemi trucks running around today.
Is a 5.7 Hemi a big block?
The modern hemi is definitely a small block. The small block / big block is not determined by the factory displacement (for example, Chevy built a 400 cubic inch small block that had more displacement from the factory than the original 396 big block).