2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

December 1st, 2020 by

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing a Boat
Whether you’re looking for a high-performance pickup for your daily commute or Gardendale worksite, the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 is an excellent choice. The Chevrolet Silverado towing capacity reaches a maximum of 13,300 pounds, and you can opt for a variety of available trailering accessories and packages that will take your towing experience to the next level. Additionally, the Silverado 1500 payload of 2,280 pounds makes it one of the strongest light-duty pickups you can buy. Learn more about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capabilities with Edwards Chevrolet Co., Inc..

Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Horse Trailer

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity and performance capabilities derive from the five following engine options:

  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: This standard, base engine achieves 310 hp, 348 lb-ft of torque, and a 9,600-pound towing capacity.
  • 4.3L V6 Engine: This engine delivers 285 hp and a best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque. Its towing capacity is 7,900 pounds.
  • 5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management: Take your towing up a notchwith this available engine that reaches 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. The towing capacity increases to 11,500 pounds, but with active fuel management, the same engine can also tow up 10,000 pounds.
  • 6.2L V8 Engine: With this top-tier engine, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity reaches a maximum of 13,300 pounds (on the RST trim). This engine also generates 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel: This available diesel engine allows Hoover drivers to tow up to 9,500 pounds. You can also harness its 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque on the Birmingham roads.

Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Features

The new Chevy Silverado 1500 is designed to help you get the job done with ease. As a result, this truck is accompanied by variety of available features that will make towing and hauling around Bessemer a breeze:

  • Trailering Package: This standard package includes a trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver, a 4-pin connector, an automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Available for select Silverado 1500 trims, this package adds the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more.
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: You can purchase extended view towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado trucks for better and safer towing.

Shop for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at Edwards Chevrolet Co., Inc. Today

From the off-roading sites in Birmingham to the job sites in Gardendale and Hoover, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the most versatile pickup trucks on the market. Stop by our dealership to browse the Silverado 1500 configurations, or contact us ahead of time to arrange a test drive. Our team is ready to help you get behind the wheel of a new Chevy Silverado 1500 as soon as possible!


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