2021 Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity

May 26th, 2021 by
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing a boat

Choosing a 2021 Chevy Silverado means getting an exceptional amount of towing and payload. The Chevy Silverado towing capacity reaches 13,300 pounds, while the Chevy Silverado 1500 payload has a 2,280 maximum. With its hydroformed, boxed high-strength steel frame, and a series of towing features, the Chevy Silverado towing capacity numbers aren’t just high, they’re backed by construction that enhances the towing experience. Take a closer look at how the Chevy Silverado towing capacity and the Silverado 1500 payload capacity, then get ready to haul everything you need in Barberton. 

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity Per Engine 

Five engine options are at the base of the Chevy Silverado towing capacity. Here’s a look at how they compare: 

4.3L V6 Engine (Standard Silverado 1500 engine) 

  • 285 hp
  • Best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque 
  • Towing capacity of 7,900 pounds

2.7L Turbo Engine

  • 310 hp
  • 348 lb-ft of torque 
  • Towing capacity of up to 9,600 pounds

5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management

  • 355 hp
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 11,500 pounds (Note: the same engine with active fuel management tows up to 10,000 pounds). 

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 420 hp 
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 13,300 pounds on the RST trim 

3.0L I6 Turbo-Diesel

  • 277 hp 
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of  9,500 pounds 

Chevy Silverado Towing Features 

The Chevy Silverado 1500 was built to work, so it only makes sense that it offers plenty of features to make towing and hauling the Chevy Silverado 1500 payload easier. Some of those features are: 

  • Trailering Package: Standard for the Chevy Silverado 1500, this package includes a trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver, a 4-pin connector, an automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector. 
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: This package is available for selected configurations and adds the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more. 
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: Our parts department offers accessories like Chevy Silverado tow mirrors and more, so you can customize your Silverado for how you tow in North Canton. 

Experience the 2021 Chevy Silverado at Serra Chevrolet Akron

No matter what your Akron towing needs are, there’s a new Chevy truck to help! Contact Serra Chevrolet Akron to schedule a test drive and discover which Chevy Silverado 1500 payload capacity and towing ability is right for you.

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