2021 Chevy Trailblazer Towing Capacity

March 30th, 2021 by

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer parked next to lake


If you’re looking for a sporty compact crossover, the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer delivers a fun performance on Garden City roads. However, when it comes down to hauling a trailer on weekend trips, can the Trailblazer stand up to the challenge? When properly equipped, the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer towing capacity achieves a maximum of 1,000 pounds! Find out more about the Chevy Trailblazer towing, performance, or interior features with Gordon Chevrolet, Inc.!

How Can You Achieve the Chevy Trailblazer Towing Capacity?

Livonia drivers who are eager to harness the maximum Chevy Trailblazer towing capacity will need the ECOTEC 1.3L Turbo Chevy Trailblazer engine and the accompanying Trailering Equipment Package. This pairing is either standard or available depending on the trim level and drivetrain you select:

1.3L Turbo Engine w/ Trailering Equipment Package

  • FWD LT: Available
  • FWD ACTIV: Standard
  • FWD RS: Standard
  • AWD LS: Standard
  • AWD LT: Standard
  • AWD ACTIV: Standard
  • AWD RS: Standard

1,000-Pound Capacity Hitch Trailering Package

The Trailering Equipment Package features a 4-wire electrical harness and a 4-pin sealed connector that connects your trailer’s lights to your automobile. But, if you plan on towing the maximum 1,000 pounds, you’ll need to make sure that you have the right trailer hitch. Choosing Chevrolet’s 1,000-Pound Capacity Hitch Trailering Package is a great way to ensure safe towing throughout Canton.

This package has a MSRP of $265 for the 2021 Trailblazer, excluding the cost of installation. You’ll get the following equipment with your purchase:

  • 1,000-pound capacity hitch
  • 1 ¼ inch receiver opening

Additional Chevy Trailblazer Engine Options

As mentioned previously, the Chevy Trailblazer towing capacity is only achievable with the ECOTEC 1.3L Turbo engine. Aside from its towing ability, you may be wondering how this engine upgrade compares to the base-level ECOTEC 1.2L Chevy Trailblazer engine. Check out their individual specs, below:

Base ECOTEC 1.2L Chevy Trailblazer Engine

  • Horsepower/torque: 137 hp/162 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing: Unavailable

Available ECOTEC 1.3L Chevy Trailblazer Engine

  • Horsepower/torque: 155 hp/174 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing: 1,000 pounds

Explore the New Chevy Trailblazer at Gordon Chevrolet, Inc.

If you’d like to experience the new Chevy Trailblazer, contact us to arrange to test drive at our dealership located near Plymouth. Then, browse our rotating Gordon Chevrolet, Inc. Specials that can help you secure the keys to a new Trailblazer for less!

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