The 2021 Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

March 16th, 2021 by

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing a trailer

Did you know that the maximum Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity is a massive 13,300 pounds when properly equipped? And the Silverado 1500 payload capacity goes up to 2,280 pounds. So you can tow that boat or trailer on our Griffin roads and look great while you’re doing it. We go into more detail about the impressive Chevy Silverado towing capacity below.

2021 Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

Several powerful engine options are available for this beast of a truck, and they each have their own Silverado 1500 towing capacity. Here’s how the Chevy Silverado towing capacity breaks out by engine:

Duramax® 3.0L Turbo-Diesel – LT, RST, LTZ and High Country

  • Chevrolet Silverado Towing Capacity – 9,500 pounds
  • Silverado 1500 Payload Capacity – 1,870 pounds
  • Horsepower – 277 hp
  • Torque – 460 lb-ft

6.2L EcoTec3 V8 With Dynamic Fuel Management™ – High Country, LTZ, LT Trail Boss, RST, and Custom Trail Boss

  • Chevrolet Silverado Towing Capacity – 13,300 pounds
  • Silverado 1500 Payload Capacity – 1690 lbs / 2090 lbs with Max Trailering Package
  • Horsepower – 420 hp
  • Torque – 460 lb-ft

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 With Dynamic Fuel Management™ – LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country; available on LT and RST

  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity – 11,500 pounds
  • Silverado 1500 Payload Capacity – 2060 lbs / 2170 lbs with Max Trailering Package
  • Horsepower – 355 hp
  • Torque – 383 lb-ft

4.3L EcoTec3 V6 With Active Fuel Management™ – WT, Custom and Custom Trail Boss

  • Chevrolet Silverado Towing Capacity – 7,900 pounds
  • Silverado 1500 Payload Capacity – 2,250 pounds
  • Horsepower – 305 hp
  • Torque – 285 lb-ft

2.7L Turbo With Active Fuel Management™ – Custom and WT

  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity – 7,900 pounds
  • Silverado 1500 Payload Capacity – 2,280 pounds
  • Horsepower – 305 hp
  • Torque – 285 lb-ft

Chevy Silverado Towing Accessories

If you do a lot of towing around McDonough, you know it’s about more than the Silverado 1500 towing capacity. You need the right towing accessories to get the best performance. Here are just a few of the accessories that can be ordered from our parts center:

  • Extended View Tow Mirrors in Black
  • Pre-loaded Trailer Hitch by CURT™ Group – Associated Accessories
  • 7-Way Trailer Wiring Electrical Adapter by CURT™ Group – Associated Accessories
  • Pintle Hook and Ball Combination Hitch by CURT™ Group – Associated Accessories

Check Out the New Chevy Silverado at Volume Chevrolet of Forsyth

Drop by Volume Chevrolet to find out how easy it can be to get your next pickup. While you’re here, make sure to check out our new vehicle specials. Our dealership is conveniently located near Forsyth. We’re here to help, so contact us today!
 

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