2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

January 6th, 2021 by
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The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity maxes out an admirable 13,000 pounds, and its truck bed payload can haul up to 2,280 pounds. With a boxed high-strength steel and hydroformed frame, and a bevy of advanced towing features, the Silverado 1500 paves the way for a new kind of higher-powered light-duty pickup on Lakeland streets. Read on to learn more about the Silverado 1500 payload, Chevy Silverado towing, and more. Then fill out a pre-approval and schedule for a test drive in Plant City at Stingray Chevrolet.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity Per Engine

  • 4.3L V6 Engine: Even at entry-level, Valrico drivers will enjoy 285 hp, 205 lb-ft of torque, and 7,900 pounds of towing.
  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: At 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque, you enjoy 9,600 pounds all while seeing an improvement in fuel economy.
  • 5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management: At 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, towing capacity is elevated to 11,500 pounds (Note: the same engine with active fuel management tows up to 10,000 pounds).
  • 6.2L V8 Engine: This engine is the one that gets you that max of 13,300 pounds (on the RST trim). Expect a whopping 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel: Tow up to 9,500 pounds with 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque while getting higher fuel economy numbers on a diesel engine.

Chevy Silverado Towing Features

  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Adding on revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and Handling/Trailering Suspension Package for select trims, this package and dramatically up your towing power.
  • Trailering Package: Standard on the Chevy Silverado 1500, you get a trailering hitch platform, 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector, 2-inch receiver, a 4-pin connector, and an automatic locking rear differential right out of the gate.
  • Optional Towing Mirrors for Chevy Silverado: When you add the optional towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado, you’ll get an even better view of the load you tow to make sure it stays properly hitched on the highway and to make backing up easier than ever.

Explore Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing at Stingray Chevrolet

When Brandon drivers are ready to experience that 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity and Silverado 1500 payload for themselves, they can give Stingray Chevrolet a call at (813) 359-5000. If you have more questions about the truck buying process, don’t be afraid to ask. You can also check out our vehicle buying tips for more informative reads about whether to buy or lease and more! You can consult with our team about ordering parts if you’re interested in adding optional towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado!