2021 Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

November 30th, 2020 by

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing a boat
The 2021 Chevy Silverado follows a long tradition of exceptional trucks, with top-notch engineering to boost its performance. When it’s properly equipped, the 2021 Silverado 1500’s towing capacity is 13,300 pounds! Sid Dillon explores the engines and features that lead to the Chevy Silverado towing capacity, the Silverado 1500 payload, and more below!

2021 Silverado 1500 Towing Capability by Engine

Omaha drivers have a choice of five engine options for their Chevy Silverado, depending upon their preference for diesel, fuel economy, horsepower, and other factors. Each engine still boasts a competitive towing capacity in Lincoln. Let’s check them out:

3.0L Duramax® TurboDiesel Engine (LT, RST, LTZ and High Country trims):

  • 277 horsepower
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 23 mpg city/33 mog highway
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 9,500 pounds of Chevy Silverado towing capacity
6.2L V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management (High Country, LTZ, LT Trail Boss, RST and Custom Trail Boss  trims):

  • 420 horsepower
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 13,300 pounds of Chevy Silverado towing capacity
5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management (standard on  LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country; available on LT and RST):

  • 355 horsepower
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed or 10-speed automatic transmission
4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management (Standard on WT, Custom and Custom Trail Boss)

  • 285 horsepower
  • 305 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 7,900 pounds of Chevy Silverado towing capacity
2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management (Standard on LT and RST, available on Custom and WT):

  • 310 horsepower
  • 348 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 9,300 pounds of Chevy Silverado towing capacity

Not only do all these engines come with great towing capabilities, but you can also fit a lot of stuff in the bed and still drive steadily with 2,280 pounds of available payload. Looking at other trucks? Compare these to the ones on the Chevy Colorado.

Towing Features

Great towing in Fremont isn’t just about raw power; it’s about getting a truck that’s been equipped with technology and performance features that make towing a controlled process. Chevy has made sure to put many such features on their 2021 Chevy Silverado:

  • Up to 15 different camera views are available so you can see what’s going on when you’re hitching, driving, and parking.
  • An advanced trailering system that’s a first for its segment allows you to use an interface to build trailer profiles, cue checklists, do diagnostics, and sync with the myChevrolet Mobile app.
  • Other performance features include Trailer Sway Control, Hill Start Assist, Trailer Theft Alert, and Auto Grade Braking.
  • Brake features include Brake Gain Memory and Electric Parking Brake Hookup for maximum security on the road.

Find Your 2021 Chevy Silverado Today!

The 2021 Silverado 1500’s payload and towing capacities are great on paper, but the best way to decide on your ideal truck is to test drive one! Lincoln drivers can find these 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 engines at Sid Dillon, where we’re proud to plenty of financing options. You can also see how much the 2021 Silverado 2500HD can towContact us today to find out more about the Chevy Silverado!

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