2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

November 11th, 2021 by

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 with Horse Trailer
Are you looking for a light-duty pickup truck with the guts, engineering, and power enhancing features to get the job done right? In that case, it’s time to take a look at the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500. Thanks to rugged features and smart technology, the all new Silverado 1500 is built to impress Tabler workers, and impress it does. Check out the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capabilities and more by reading our guide below.



Towing Capacity by Engine Selection

Of course, towing the maximum 13,300 lbs achievable by the Silverado 1500 might not be what some drivers are after. No matter – the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 has five different engine configurations. Read more about them below:

  • 4.3L V6: 285 hp. 305 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity of 7,900 pounds.
  • 2.7L Turbo: 310 hp. 348 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity of 9,600 pounds.
  • 5.3L V8: 355 hp. 383 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity of 11,500 pounds.
  • 6.2L V8: 420 hp. 460 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity of 13,300 pounds.
  • 3.0L I6 Turbo-Diesel: 277 hp. 460 lb-ft of torque Towing capacity of 9,500 pounds.

Chevy Silverado Tow Package & More

It’s clear to see, especially after a test drive, that the Chevy Silverado 1500 was built for work. Because of this, it makes sense that you’d find a host of tow-friendly features that help keep every job safe and efficient.

  • Trailering Package: A standard for the Silverado 1500, this package includes a 2021 Chevy Silverado tow hitch platform, 2-inch receiver, 4-pin connector, automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Available on select Silverado trims, this optionally adds the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more.
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: Our Chevrolet Parts Center is stocked with OEM towing mirrors for your new 1500!

Explore the Chevy Silverado at John Holt Auto Group, Inc.

Now that you’ve read a bit about the 2021 Chevy Silverado towing capacity and its available towing packages, isn’t it time to test one out for yourself? Come down to our showroom in Chickasha, just a quick drive from Amber, and let our team of professionals show you everything there is to see in the 2021 Chevy Silverado. Contact us online to set an appointment today!


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