2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

June 30th, 2020 by

A 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 towing a horse trailer

When you’ve chosen the Chevy Silverado 1500 over the competition, there’s a good chance that the Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity was part of the reason. Marshalltown drivers looking for a light duty truck with the power to get an RV or boat to Pine Ridge Park will find just the right amount of power in the Chevy Silverado. Take a closer look with Thys Automotive Group.



Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

Cedar Rapids drivers have a choice when it comes to Chevy Silverado towing capacities, based on engine sizes:

  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: This base engine is standard, providing 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque. This power gives the Silverado 1500 a towing capacity of up to 7,000 pounds.
  • 4.3L V6 Engine: This engine produces 285 hp and a best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque. Its towing capacity is 7,900 pounds.
  • 5.3L V8 Engine: This Chevy Silverado 1500 engine achieves 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity is increased to 11,600 pounds.
  • 6.2L V8 Engine: A Chevy Silverado 1500 with this engine can tow its maximum of 13,400 pounds (on the RST trim). Additionally, this V8 generates an impressive 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel: With the available diesel powertrain, you’ll be able to tow up to 9,400 pounds. You’ll also be able to pull out 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Features

There are plenty of great features and packages that make the Silverado 1500 towing capacity a cinch to handle on Williamsburg roads. Optional towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado models can be purchased from our parts department  as accessories for safer towing, for starters.

Trailering Package

  • Standard for the Chevy Silverado 1500
  • Trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver
  • 4-pin connector
  • Automatic locking rear differential
  • 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector

Optional Max Trailering Package

  • Available for select trims
  • Handling/Trailering Suspension Package
  • Revised shock tuning
  • Upgraded rear springs

Transparent Trailer

  • 15 different camera views
  • An additional tailgate-mounted camera provides a complete visual representation of the area behind your trailer.
  • Newly available for the Silverado 1500

Experience the Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity at Thys Automotive Group

Are you ready to get on the road? Then check the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 inventory at Thys Automotive Group and find the right Silverado for you!

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