2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

July 23rd, 2020 by

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If you live a heavy-duty lifestyle, then you need a heavy-duty pickup truck that can keep up with you. That’s why the Chevy Silverado 1500 is the perfect vehicle for you. The Chevy Silverado 1500 payload maxes out at 2,250 pounds and can pull up to 19,100 pounds. No matter how big the task, you can be sure the Chevy Silverado 1500 will be able to carry the load on those Watertown drives. Let’s look at some of the different towing capacities by engine. 

Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

These engine options combine fuel efficiency with a powerhouse Chevy Silverado towing capacity. Let’s take a look at each available engine so you can find out which one is best for you:

2.7L Turbo:

  • 310 hp
  • 348 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,000 pounds of towing capacity

3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel: 

  • 277 hp 
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 15,000 pounds of towing capacity

4.3L V6:

  • 285 hp
  • 305 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,800 pounds of towing capacity

5.3L V8 with DFM (L84):

  • 355 hp
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 16,800 pounds of towing capacity

5.3L V8 without DFM (L82):

  • 355 hp 
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 16,800 pounds of towing capacity 

6.2L V8 with DFM:

  • 420 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Maximum towing capacity of 19,100 pounds

For a fuel-efficient ride paired with a well-rounded Chevy Silverado 1500 payload, these engine options check off all the marks. You can visit Brookings Auto Mall to find out more about our Chevy Silverado 1500 features. No matter which engine you choose, your Arlington commute is about to get a serious upgrade.

Which Engine is Best for Me?

If you prioritize fuel efficiency, the 2.7L Turbo and the 4.3L V6 engines are both great choices that still offer a good amount of towing power. When it comes to Chevy Silverado towing capacity, the 5.3L V8 engine options will give that extra boost you need to handle those tougher jobs.

For the most impressive Chevy Silverado towing capacity, choose the 6.2L V8 option or the 3.0L Duramax engine. Confidently traverse the Madison roads with the power you need to handle any job. If you’re curious about other Chevy Silverado 1500 performance features, we can walk you through the details! Here are a few highlights:

  • Transparent Trailer: This provides 15 different camera views as well as an additional tailgate-mounted camera, for maximum visibility while hauling.
  • Trailering Package: This package tacks on a 7-wire harness and a 7-way sealed connector to the standard trailering features that come with the Silverado 1500.
  • Max Trailering Package: If you need to tow heavier loads, the Max Trailering Package provides improved shock tuning, upgraded rear suspension, and all of the features on the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package.

Discover Your New Chevy Silverado 1500 at Brookings Auto Mall 

With the Chevy 1500 payload maxing out at 19,100 pounds, drivers in the Des Smet area can take on any trip knowing they have the Chevy Silverado towing capacity to handle any obstacles. Feel free to contact us to learn more about our Chevy Silverado features and browse our new vehicle inventory.

 

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