2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

August 3rd, 2021 by

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 with Horse Trailer

Did you know that the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity reaches a massive 13,300 pounds when properly equipped? The Chevy Silverado towing and payload capabilities ensure that it can dominate any Killeen jobsite. How much can a Chevy Silverado 1500 tow when it’s equipped with the 3.0L Turbo-Diesel engine? What if it has the V6 engine? Find out below.

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

The 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity varies by engine, and there are five engine options available. Here’s the Chevy Silverado towing capacity by engine:

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

  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 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 1500 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 1500 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

What Can a Chevy Silverado 1500 Tow?

If you’re like a lot of Salado drivers, you work hard during the week and play hard on the weekend. So, is the Chevy Silverado towing capacity capable of handling your boat or camper trailer? Here are just some of the things it can tow:

What You Can Tow with the Chevrolet Silverado Towing Capacity

  • Single-axle camper
  • Small to mid-size fifth-wheel RVs
  • Bass boat
  • Small Sailboat
  • Medium Sailboat
  • Horse trailer
  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Jet skis

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