2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

September 20th, 2021 by

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The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 can achieve up to 6,000 kg on Wasaga Beach streets, along with a payload limit of 1,270 kg. Though it’s maneoverable and light, the Silverado can achieve this impressive towing capacity thanks to a new hydro-formed boxed high-strength steel frame. This truck also comes loaded with a long list of towing features like towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado. Read on to learn more about what the Silverado has to offer. Then, apply for financing and contact Mike Jackson GM to book a test drive in Collingwood!

Towing Capacity By Engine Option

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing varies depending upon which of its 5 engine options you choose. Take a moment to get acquainted with the selection:

  • 4.3L V6 Engine: With 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque, this engine option snags you 3,580 kg of towing from the get-go.
  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: Step up to this turbo option, and Barrie drivers will enjoy 310 hp, 348 lb-ft of torque, and up to 4,350 kg of towing capacity.
  • 5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management: This option elevates the 2021 Chevrolet towing capacity to 5,200 kg (Note: the same engine with active fuel management tows up to 4,500 kg) and offers 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque.
  • 6.2L V8 Engine: Equipped with this engine, towing jumps up to 6,000 kg on the RST trim. You can also expect 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.0L I6 Turbo-Diesel: Opt for the diesel option, and you’ll enjoy 4,300 kg of towing, 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

Towing Features

The Silverado 1500 also features a long list of towing features to make whatever job you need to complete in Meaford easier. Take a look at a few highlights below:

  • Trailering Package: Standard on the Silverado, the trailering package features a hitch platform, 4-pin connector, 2-inch receiver, 7-way sealed connector, automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: This Handling/Trailering Suspension Package upgrade includes revised shock tuning and upgraded rear springs for seriously heavy-duty jobs.
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: Opt for these towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado trucks, and you’ll have a much smaller blind spot—especially helpful when changing lanes while towing a heavy load.

Test Drive a Chevy Silverado at Mike Jackson GM

Now that you’ve read about the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado towing capacity, experience all the performance features this vehicle has to offer with a test drive. Simply call Mike Jackson GM at 888-901-8063 to take the next step in Collingwood. While you’re doing research, take a moment to explore our Chevy research guides for other helpful reads, including our comparison between the 2021 Chevy Silverado and RAM 1500!

 

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