2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

March 26th, 2021 by
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 towing a trailer

If you’re in search of a reliable, heavy-duty pickup truck, look no further than the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD! The Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity can reach 18,500 pounds when properly equipped! Learn more about the Silverado 2500 engine specs and performance features with Edwards Chevrolet Co., Inc., below. When you’re ready to secure the keys to this perfect work truck, contact us to arrange a test drive! 

2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing: Engines

Whether you’re needing a truck to tow your ATV on weekend trips outside of Gardendale, or you’re looking for the ideal work companion, the Chevy Silverado 2500 is here to help you get the job done! But, how exactly is this Chevy Silverado towing capacity achieved? It’s all due to the under-the-hood components. Check out the details of the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 engines, below: 

  • 6.6L V8 Gas Engine–Has a maximum towing capacity of 14,500 pounds when you choose the Silverado 2500 HD Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD with 17-inch wheels and available fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch. This engine provides 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque, along with a six-speed automatic transmission.
  • Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine–Delivers a Chevy Silverado towing capacity of 18,500 poundson properly equipped configurations. This engine outputs 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque. The available Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission allows for such impressive torque that the Silverado 2500 can tow its full capacity in first gear.

2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Features

In addition to the powerful engine and transmissions that make this Chevy Silverado towing capacity possible, the Silverado 2500 also has some of the highest payload capacities in its class. On top of that, Hoover drivers have access to a variety of towing features that enhance one’s safety and towing performance when on the road. These towing features include the Advanced Trailering System that’s comprised of the following:

  • Trailer maintenance reminders
  • Trailer security alerts
  • Trailer mileage
  • Tow/haul reminder
  • Trailer electrical diagnostics
  • Trailer tire pressure monitoring alert
  • Pre-departure checklist

Additional tow-friendly options include:

  • Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control
  • StabiliTrak with Trailer Sway Control and Proactive Rollover Avoidance
  • Auto Park Brake Assist
  • New Park Grade Hold Assist

Explore the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 at Edwards Chevrolet Co., Inc.

If you’re impressed with the new Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity, don’t wait any longer to get behind the wheel of the powerful pickup. Here at Edwards Chevrolet Co., Inc., our friendly team is always happy to answer any questions you may have and take you for a test drive. Check out our money-saving new vehicle specials, then stop by our dealership located near Bessemer.

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