2000 5.7 Engine Specificationsby Justin Cupler
In the year 2000, Chevrolet was manufacturing several V-8 engines. One of those engines was the 5.7-liter V8, which had been in Chevy's lineup since 1967. This engine had many uses in the 2000 model year. It was used in pickup trucks, vans and sports cars. The vans and pickup trucks used the same exact engines, while the two sports cars, the Camaro Z28 and Corvette, each had their own version of the engine.
In 2000, the C/K2500, C/K3500 and Express vans all used the same version of the 5.7-liter. This engine produced 255 horsepower (hp) at 4,600 revolutions-per-minute (rpm) and 330 foot-pounds of torque at 2,800 rpm. This engine had a bore--cylinder width--of 4 inches and a stroke--piston travel inside the cylinder--of 3.48 inches. It was a 16-valve (16V), overhead-valve (OHV), V8 configuration and had a 9.4:1 compression ratio. Its total displacement was 5,733 cubic centimeters or 349.849 cubic inches. Only the Express van was rated by the EPA for fuel economy, as it got 14 miles-per-gallon (mpg) in the city and 18 mpg on the highway.
The 2000 Camaro Z28 utilized a higher performance version of the 5.7-liter. This engine produced 305 hp at 5,200 rpm and 335 foot-pounds of torque at 4,000 rpm. The 2000 5.7-liter had a 3.90-inch bore and a 3.62-inch stroke. It was a 16-valve, OHV, V8 configuration with 10.1:1 compression. This engine had a total displacement of 5,670 cubic centimeters or 346.004 cubic inches. This engine got 17 to 18 mpg in the city and 25 to 27 mpg on the highway, depending on the options selected.
The 2000 Corvette had the highest-performing 5.7-liter of the model year. This engine produced 345 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 350 foot-pounds of torque at 4,400 rpm. It was a 16-valve, OHV, V8 configuration and had a compression ratio of 10.1:1. The bore was 3.90 inches, while the piston's stroke was 3.62 inches. This engine had a total displacement of 5,670 cubic centimeters or 346.004 cubic inches. This engine got 17 to 18 mpg in the city and 25 to 27 mpg on the highway, depending on vehicle options.
Justin Cupler is a professional writer who has been published on several websites including CarsDirect and Autos.com. Cupler has worked in the professional automotive repair field as a technician and a manager since 2000. He has a certificate in broadcast journalism from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Cupler is currently studying mechanical engineering at Saint Petersburg College.