Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

February 16th, 2021 by
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With a series of towing features, the 2021 Chevy Silverado towing capacity tops out at 13,300 pounds, while offering a payload of 2,280 pounds in a hydroformed, boxed high-strength steel frame bed. This makes the Chevy Silverado one of the most powerful trucks on Hartselle roads and work sites. Find out more about the features that make the Chevy towing capacity so strong with Mitch Smith Chevrolet, Inc..


How Much Can a Chevy Silverado 1500 Tow by Engine?

When you opt for the Chevy towing capacity for your hauling needs in Hanceville, you’ll be able to choose from five engine options. All of them offer different levels of performance, so you only pay for the power you need. Take a look at how much a Chevy Silverado 1500 can tow by engine:

4.3L V6 Engine (Standard)

  • 285 hp
  • Best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 7,900 pounds

2.7L Turbo Engine

  • 310 hp
  • 348 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 9,600 pounds
  • Increases efficiency

5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management

  • 355 hp
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 11,500 pounds
  • The same engine with active fuel management tows up to 10,000 pounds

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 420 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 13,300 pounds on the RST trim

13.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel

  • 260 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 9,500 pounds

Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Features

While the powerful engine options are the heart of the 2021 Chevy towing capacity, the truck is also well-equipped with standard and available features that make towing safer and easier in Decatur. The standard trailering package includes:

  • Trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver
  • 4-pin connector
  • Automatic locking rear differential
  • 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.

You can make towing even easier when you add the Max Trailering Package that’s available in select trims and. It adds the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more. Top off your Chevy towing capacity with extended view towing mirrors that are made especially for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500.

Experience How Much a Chevy Silverado 1500 Can Tow at Mitch Smith Chevrolet, Inc.

Contact Mitch Smith Chevrolet, Inc. to schedule a test drive so you can feel the engine power and see the features that make the Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity so impressive! Or, check our Silverado inventory from the comfort of your Cullman home and choose which truck will best suit your towing needs.

Learn More at Mitch Smith Chevrolet, Inc.

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