2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

February 16th, 2021 by

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 with Horse Trailer
How much can a Silverado 1500 tow? The Chevy Silverado towing capacity for the 2021 model year ultimately depends on your powertrain setup, but it maxes out at an impressive 13,300 pounds. This is in addition to a maximum payload rating of 2,280 pounds, making this Chevy pickup truck an ideal hauler for drivers like you in Sterling Heights. Learn more about the Silverado 1500 towing capacity with Moran Chevrolet, Inc..



How Much Can a Silverado 1500 Tow?

The Silverado 1500 towing capacity varies by engine. So, how much can a Silverado 1500 tow? Find out the tow rating of each new Silverado 1500 configuration below.

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 (10,000 pounds with active fuel management)

6.2L V8 Engine

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

3.0L I6 Turbo-Diesel

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

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity: Features

Obviously, powertrain setups contribute significantly to how much you can tow behind the wheel of a Silverado 1500 on the Macomb Township streets, but what features contribute to the Chevy Silverado towing capacity? Take advantage of the following packages and systems.

  • Trailering Package: Every Chevy Silverado 1500 model comes with this package, which includes a trailering hitch platform, a 2-inch receiver, a 4-pin connector, a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector, and an automatic locking rear differential.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Select Chevy Silverado 1500 trims can have this package installed for the likes of revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and the Handling//Trailering Suspension Package.
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: Purchase these optional tow mirrors as an accessory for enhanced visibility and safer towing around Saint Clair Shores.

Access the Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity at Moran Chevrolet, Inc.

Ready to see the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in action? The team at Moran Chevrolet, Inc. is here to help! Get in touch to ask any questions or to schedule a test drive in Clinton Township, and make sure to check out our new vehicle specials for our current deals on Chevy trucks. We look forward to working with you!

Interested in the towing capacities of other Chevy models? Consider the Chevy Equinox if you’d like a small SUV that can still haul significant loads!

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