Chevrolet models equipped with a 5.3-liter V8 Vortec LMG engine include the 2006 through 2014 four-wheel drive Suburban and Tahoe. The Chevrolet Express cargo van came equipped with a 5.3L Liter V8 Vortec LMF engine.
The 5.3-liter Vortec LMG is a small-block V8 engine built for full-size trucks and SUVs. The engine uses variable valve timing to deliver an efficient balance of power and torque. It is an improvement over previous engines because it optimizes airflow from the intake manifold to the cylinder heads.
The 5.3-liter Vortec LMF is a small-block V8 engine built for full-size vans and pickup trucks. It resembles the LMG in most specifications; however, the LMF has an improved engine cradle and mounting system that reduces vibrations that cause noise through the chassis and passenger compartment.