The engine oil capacity of the 5.3L Vortec V8 engine is 6 quarts including the oil filter. Use the AMSOIL EA15K50 oil filter with the 5.3L Vortec V8 engine.
In the early 1990s, GM introduced the second-generation LT1 small-block engine. In 1996, Chevrolet added Vortec heads to their 5.0L and 5.7L V8 engines. This top end makeover also brought a redesigned fuel delivery system known as the Central Sequential Fuel Injection (CSFI) system. The GM Vortec Generation III engine blocks are classified as a 4.8L, 5.3L, 5.7L (LS1), and a 6.0L.
General Motors revealed on May 5, 2013 an upscale crew-cab package of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country. The standard Silverado High Country will come with GM's redesigned small-block 5.2 liter V8 engine with 355 horsepower that averages 23 miles per gallon with two-wheel-drive. Four-wheel-drive will be available as well. The Silverado High Country is expected to sell well in Texas.