2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

November 3rd, 2021 by
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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing a boat

If you have serious weekday chores or weekend fun on the horizon, you need a vehicle that can keep up. The new Chevy Silverado 1500 offers rugged durability and sophisticated refinement to help you transition from work to play with ease. Whether you need to haul heavy-duty equipment through Livonia or trailer your adventure gear out past Canton, the latest Silverado has the specs you need.

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity maxes out at 13,300 pounds. What’s more, this beast offers an impressive 2,280-pound payload capacity. Learn more about Silverado towing below!


Towing Capacity Per Engine

The impressive Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity is bolstered by a range of strong engine options:

4.3L V6 Engine

  • 285 hp
  • 305 lb-ft of torque
  • 7,900-pound towing capacity

2.7L Turbo Engine

  • 310 hp
  • 348 lb-ft of torque.
  • 9,600-pound towing capacity

5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management

  • 355 hp
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 11,500-pound towing capacity (Note: the same engine with active fuel management tows up to 10,000 pounds)

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 420 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 13,300-pound towing capacity (on the RST trim)

3.0L I6 Turbo-Diesel

  • 277 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 9,500-pound towing capacity

Silverado Towing Accessories and Packages

Whether you’re looking for towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado or you’re interested in a trailering package, you can find a bevy of Silverado accessories when you work with Gordon Chevrolet, Inc.:

  • Trailering Package: Standard on the Chevy Silverado 1500, this package offers a trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver, a 4-pin connector, an automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Available on select models, you can upgrade your Plymouth hauling experience with this package that adds the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more.
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: For added visibility, you can equip your ride with extended towing mirrors.

Explore the Chevy Silverado at Gordon Chevrolet, Inc.

Now that you’ve had the chance to study the powerful Chevy Silverado 1500 online, the time’s right to visit us in Garden City for a test drive. Whether you need a new pickup or you’re hoping to outfit your ride with towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado with our parts team, we’re here to help with all of your automotive needs. Contact us today to learn more about this legendary pickup truck!


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