2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

December 4th, 2020 by
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If you need power, the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 stands head and shoulders above its competition. With a maximum towing capacity of 13,300 pounds and a payload of 2280 pounds, the Chevy Silverado is capable of just about every job you’ll need around Marshalltown. With a boxed high-strength steel frame, and series of towing features, the 2021 Silverado 1500 truck is one of the strongest on the market.

Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity By Engine

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity can be attributed to its three powerful engine options:

  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: This powerful option provides 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque. You can expect a Silverado 1500 towing capacity of up to 9,600 pounds.
  • 4.3L V6 Engine: A 285 hp best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque option comes standard in the Silverado 1500 with a towing capacity of 7,900 pounds.
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel: A diesel powertrain with a 9,500 pound towing rating that pulls with 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management: With this option, the Silverado 1500 achieves 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, and can tow up to 11,500 pounds. Note the same engine with active fuel management towes up to 10,000 pounds.
  • 6.2L V8 Engine: When equipped with this powerful engine, the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 has a towing capacity of 13,300 pounds (on the RST) trim. The V8 also generates an impressive 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, giving you enough power to move just about anything on the streets of Cedar Rapids.

Silverado 1500 Towing Features

An impressive engine isn’t the only thing that the Chevy Silverado comes with. You can also opt for the following packages that can be purchased from Chevy or our parts department! Learn more about adding options like towing mirrors for your Chevy Silverado:

  • Trailering Package: The standard package for the Chevy Silverado 1500. Includes trailer hitch platform, 2-inch receiver, 4-pin connector, automatic locking rear differential, and 7-wire harness with 7-way sealed connector.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Available for select trims, this package includes revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, handling/trailering suspension package, and more.
  • Optional Towing Mirrors: Add on additional towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado for added safety around Williamsburg.

Explore the Chevy Silverado 1500 at Thys Automotive Family Today

If you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you can come in today to test drive it. Our friendly finance staff can help you find the ideal package for you, and answer any questions you may have to make getting you onto the road faster and easier than ever.

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