2021 GMC Sierra Towing Capacity

December 30th, 2020 by

2021 GMC Sierra

When you need the job done right in Watertown, you need a vehicle with reliable power that you can trust every time. The GMC Sierra has just the power you need to take on every job with confidence. How much can the GMC Sierra tow? When properly equipped, the GMC Sierra can tow up to 11,800 pounds, allowing you to haul whatever you need without breaking a sweat. Learn about the GMC Sierra towing capacity, features, and capability with Brookings Auto Mall. 

GMC Sierra Specs 

The GMC Sierra towing capacity is expertly complemented with some exceptional specs to give you an edge on the Brookings roads. The Sierra has a variety of choices to help you tow and drive with confidence, including: 

  • 4WD or 2WD optional drivetrain
  • Short Box or Standard Box truck bed length
  • 2.7L turbo engine or 6.2L ECOTEC3 V8 engine
  • Multiple trims and accessories
  • Crew Cab or Double Cab style

Other GMC Sierra Towing Features

You know how much the GMC Sierra can tow, but what else comes with this powerhouse truck? To help you tow confidently on the Mitchell roads, here are some additional towing features of the GMC Sierra: 

Max Trailering Package 

Only with this package can you reach the maximum 11,800 pound GMC Sierra towing capacity. With this package, the Sierra is equipped with:

  • 9.76-inch rear axle
  • 3.42 axle ratio
  • Revised shock tuning 
  • Heavy-duty springs 
  • Enhanced cooling radiator
  • 220-amp alternator

Industry-First Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist 

Hitch View allows the Electronic Parking Brake to automatically set any time you put your Sierra into Park mode to avoid rolling. 

Trailering Camera Package

With this package, you’ll have to side-view mirror cameras, allowing to change lanes and reverse with ease, especially if you have a trailer. For even more visibility, you can pair this package with a trailer-mounted camera.

Traction Select System with Tow/Haul Mode 

Depending on which mode you’re driving in, this system adjusts the transmission shift points, StabiliTrak, and throttle mapping. 

Integrated Trailer Brake Controller 

Easily monitor the trailer brakes with the accessible control buttons located on the center console. 

GMC Sierra ProGrade Trailering System

With this system, you’ll be able to use state-of-the-art towing technology to help you get more visibility and better control. Here are some of the features of the ProGrade system: 

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View: Using a dynamic grid line, this system uses zoom capability to make it easier to hitch up your trailer. 
  • Trailer Light Sequence Test: This will allow you to test your trailer lights before you hit the road even if you’re by yourself. 
  • In-Vehicle Trailering App and Phone App: Some of the features of this system include pre-departure checklists, Trailer Theft Detection, and trailer brake settings.

Discover the Sierra at Brookings Auto Mall

How much can the GMC Sierra tow? With 11,800 pounds of power, you can be sure to handle anything the Brookings roads can throw your way. Contact us to learn more about our inventory and apply for financing to get the process started. 

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